Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Letís Dance Society presents ìFollow the Fedora” Wednesday night

The College of Woosterís Letís Dance Society performed their ìFollow the Fedora” performance on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Freedlander Theatre. The dancers showed off their exceptional dance skills. The performance was an interesting combination of storytelling, theater and social dance. It was a combined effort of studnet performers and choreographers, including Eric Hernandez í09, who showed off their dance skills, including swing dancing and the tango.

I.S. exhibitions finish with Lafferty, Castle

The search for identity ó individual and collective, personal and national ó unites the two senior Independent Study art exhibitions being shown in the MacKenzie Gallery in Ebert Art Center through today, Friday, May 1.

Juliann Lafferty í09 incorporated transparent photographic prints, light boxes and thrift-store picture frames in her artistic study of family, home and memory titled ìSynthesis: Connecting with Home Away from Home.” Continue reading I.S. exhibitions finish with Lafferty, Castle

Nathan Comstock reviews theatre I.S. show

Last Friday and Saturday, Tess Burgler ’09 presented her Senior I.S. production, entitled Original Shakespeare Theatre.

The idea was to use original practice methods to make a performance as close as possible to how Shakespeare would have done it, while still being interesting and enjoyable to both Shakespeare fans and non-fans. As a casual fan of the bard, I found the performance quite enjoyable, but I’m not sure whether or not it appealed to non-Shakespeare fans as well as it could have. Continue reading Nathan Comstock reviews theatre I.S. show

Okkervil River doesn’t flow well

Here’s something fun to try: stick your hand into a bag of jellybeans and blindly shove into your mouth whatever multi-colored spices you grasp.

With all likelihood, the resulting flavor will be something that is best described as a licorice-coated insult to your taste buds.

Separately, the flavors all taste just fine, but when mixed together something so disgustingly vile is created that not even a starving dog would eat it. Continue reading Okkervil River doesn’t flow well

A capella groups kick off Family Weekend

Last Friday night to kick off family weekend, all of the campus a capella groups performed in McGaw Chapel. The four campus groups put on a dazzling performance for Wooster students and their parents.

These groups are student-led, giving them vast freedom in what music they choose to focus on and perform.

After These Messages, one of two all-female a capella groups, was the first group to perform. Continue reading A capella groups kick off Family Weekend