Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Category Archives: ARTS

Aronofsky’s “Mother” Is a Puzzle

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 STAFF WRITER One of the more controversial films to come out this year, mother! has become the center of debate for a multitude of reasons. Director and writer Darren Aronofsky is no amateur at receiving opposing discourses about his films, from critics and the general population alike. Looking back at his 2000… Continue Reading

Hartford Symphony Orchestra Opens with Ceremony

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 MANAGING EDITORS On Friday, Oct. 6th, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will be hosting its opening concert of the season, featuring Beethoven’s Eroica and Kanno’s Revive. The concert, a juxtaposition of cultural backgrounds and eras in music, is a celebration of multiculturalism. In addition to the concert presented, the symphony… Continue Reading

Review: Knox Fortune’s “Paradise”

Review: Knox Fortune’s “Paradise”

Electra Walker ’19 Contributing Writer The first time I heard rising Chicago-native singer and producer, Knox Fortune, it was on Chance the Rapper’s third mixtape, Coloring Book, on the Billboard hit, All Night. In Knox Fortune’s debut album, Paradise, released Sept. 22, the artist invents his unique musical identity. Paradise is a rhythmic album, simple… Continue Reading

Interview: Pakalolo Patrol

Interview: Pakalolo Patrol

SAM SHIELD ’18 A&E EDITOR Last Wednesday, I sat down to talk with a new Trinity College based band Pakalolo Patrol. The four piece group plays surf inspired music with punk rock intensity. Imagine a calm day at the beach, throw in an open container citation and a shark attack, and you have Pakalolo Patrol.… Continue Reading

Review: Hartford Stage Production of :A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Review: Hartford Stage Production of :A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR         One of the great appeals of William Shakespeare’s play is their mutability across time and location. As the most performed dramatic canon ever, Shakespeare’s plays have been set all through history and on every continent. Devout purists might scoff at a performance of Macbeth set in feudal Japan or… Continue Reading

Heathers Premieres at Trinity: Review

Heathers Premieres at Trinity: Review

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT When Heathers premiered in 1988, it was meant to skewer and satirize the John Hughes-era high school coming-of-age movies that had dominated the box office during the decade of the eighties. Thanks to a hilarious and vicious script by Daniel Waters and the believable chemistry of the leads Winona… Continue Reading