Friday, February 22, 2019

Author Archives: Trip Slaymaker

Trinity Band Pakalolo Patrol To Release First Album

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 MANAGING EDITOR Trinity’s own Pakalolo Patrol has unofficially released their first eight track self-titled album, Pakalolo Patrol. Get ready for a mix of easy going surf rock and distorted raucous, a pair of sounds that marry each other smoothly on this album. The band strikes a difficult balance between a host of… Continue Reading

Student Nears End of Artistic Recycling Bin Project

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR James Hilton ’18 had an idea. As a junior year transfer student new to Trinity, Hilton arrive thinking about ways he could make the most of his time as an undergraduate. Next semester, Hilton’s project of many months will be realized in the form of individually painted recycling bins made… Continue Reading

Spring Weekend at the Mill Applauded by Students

Spring Weekend at the Mill Applauded by Students

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR Last Saturday, in an event following the main Spring Weekend concert at Koeppel Ice Rink, the Mill hosted “Spring Freakend.” The show featured three bands that performed on a large outdoor stage behind the Mill. The first band to perform was longtime Mill standby Wooly Mammoths. The band that was… Continue Reading

Interview: Preston Discusses “The Lincoln Vaudeville”

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR This weekend, Christopher Baker’s play The Lincoln Vaudeville will be performed at Austin Arts Center. The play, directed by Trinity Theater and Dance Dept. Professor Michael Preston is a Vaudeville inspired exploration of the politics of the Civil War. Preston is a good friend of Playwright Christopher Baker and his… Continue Reading

Spring Weekend Shakeup Results in New Choice

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR Upon meeting last week and reviewing the decision to allow rapper B.o.B to perform at Spring Weekend, Barnyard voted to cancel their announcement. In the wake of the last-minute change in plans, students wondered if the entire event would be cancelled. On the morning of Monday, April 9, however, EAC… Continue Reading

Hip Hop Festival: Bennett Performs, NoName Cancels

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR   The Trinity Annual Hip Hop Festival concluded in a concert in the Washington Room last Saturday Night. The headliners, Rappers Taylor Bennett and Noname, both Chicago natives, had drawn a crowd of around two hundred spectators to a lively and excited atmosphere. The Saturday night concert functions as the… Continue Reading

La Ma Ma’s “Trojan Women” Explores Ancient Theater

DYLAN INGRAM ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER In 1925, Virginia Woolf published an essay titled “On Not Knowing Greek.” In the piece, Woolf laments that a modern person will never hear the precise sound of the ancient Greek language, know how Greek actors held themselves on stage, or experience the lost works in the history of Greek… Continue Reading

2018 Spring Dance Concert Magical and Captivating

2018 Spring Dance Concert Magical and Captivating

MEG SMITH ’21 STAFF WRITER The Spring Dance Concert, presented annually by the Department of Theater and Dance, captivated audiences on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31. This year’s program consisted of seven dances, choreographed by four students, two faculty, and one guest choreographer from the Hartt School. The show opened to a number… Continue Reading