Saturday, April 21, 2018

Category Archives: ARTS

Cinestudio Movie Review: The Great Silence

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR Setting a western in a snowy landscape may seem like a simple way to change audience expectations. Sergio Corbucci’s The Great Silence is one of the great spaghetti westerns of the sixties not just because it was the first set in snow, but because it subverts nearly every touchstone of… Continue Reading

International Hip Hop Festival Preview

International Hip Hop Festival Preview

TRINITY TRIPOD A&E SECTION Trinity’s annual International Hip Hop Festival will take place at Mather Hall’s Washington Room on Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8. Free and open to the public, the festival’s theme will be “censorship, free-speech a nd protest.”       Headlining the event is hip hop artist Noname, who grew… Continue Reading

Nicolas Jaar Releases Surprise Album Under A.A.L.

Nicolas Jaar Releases Surprise Album Under A.A.L.

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 MANAGING EDITOR Having been so successful with the release of Sirens and its recently revealed deluxe version, Chilean-American DJ Nicolas Jaar had taken a break from producing new material, or so people thought. Jaar mysteriously released an album on Feb. 17 titled 2012-2017 under an underutilized moniker, A.A.L. (Against All Logic), with… Continue Reading

Into The Woods Achieves Trinity Theater Greatness

Into The Woods Achieves Trinity Theater Greatness

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR In a broad sense, Into The Woods sets out to defy expectations. Worn out by centuries of homage and rebooting, Grimm’s fairy tales make a near perfect medium for subversion. When everyone thinks they know what will happen next, opportunities for shocking and meaningful changes are everywhere. Performed between Thursday… Continue Reading

The Vagina Monologues Performed on Campus

The Vagina Monologues Performed on Campus

HAMNA TARIQ ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER After the success of last year’s ‘A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer’, the Women Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) on campus decided to perform The Vagina Monologues, instead of MMRP, after a few years. Trinity’s rendition of the globally recognized play was directed by Hamna Tariq ’20… Continue Reading

Gardner Theft Trail Stops Cold in Hartford

Gardner Theft Trail Stops Cold in Hartford

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR The March, 1990 theft of 13 artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston remains the most valuable single art heist in history. Part of the legend that has built up around the loss and secret movements of the pieces is the result of the strange details of the… Continue Reading

Space Camp and Bat House Rock at The Mill

Space Camp and Bat House Rock at The Mill

MEG SMITH ’21 A & E EDITOR The Mill provided a fun and fresh Friday night concert with Connecticut-based non-binary industrial metal band Space Camp and Boston indie-rock quartet Bat House. Space Camp opened with a literal bang as they lled the tiny venue with their chaotic, rebellious sound and undeniably genderqueer presence. Their merchandise… Continue Reading