Friday, March 22, 2019

Category Archives: ARTS

Travis Scott: Trip to Astroworld

Liz Foster ’22 A&E Editor This Saturday night, I hopped in a rocket (read: Uber) and blasted off to meet Travis Scott in Astroworld. Scott’s ASTROWORLD: WISH YOU WERE HERE tour has grossed over thirty million dollars, and after paying over $100 myself to sit in the 200’s, I understand why. My journey into Travis… Continue Reading

Cinestudio Preview: Vice, Taken with a Grain of Salt

Erin Gannon ’19 Staff Writer If you imagine American Psycho with the violence scaled back and picked up the plot and dropped it on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., you might begin to get a sense of Adam McKay’s Vice. A quasi-satirical biopic about the life and political career of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), the… Continue Reading

Slayyyter and the Future of Pop

Liz Foster ’22 A&E Editor  The year is 2019 and pop music is shapeshifting in time with the culture. Slayyyter, a superstar to-be, is more than a key piece in the growing pop puzzle. The twenty two year old has more fingers on two hands than singles in her discography, yet has managed to establish… Continue Reading

Chapel Singers Album Displays Musical Talent

Chapel Singers Album Displays Musical Talent

Ben Gambuzza ’20 Contributing Writer  This past week, I really had a craving to hear the Trinity College Chapel Singers. They are Trinity’s crowning musical fixture and brighten even the bleakest Sundays. And in Scotland, there are many bleak Sundays.  But this past weekend, I unfortunately could not get to the chapel. Luckily, there was… Continue Reading

Annual Vagina Monologues Performance a Success

Annual Vagina Monologues Performance a Success

Claire Donohue ’22 Contributing Writer  On Feb. 13, Eve Ensler’s play, an adaptation of an anthology of interviews, taken from a collection of women over 20 years ago, was recited in monologue format by a diverse group of students and faculty. The monologues included stories from trans women, women who had experienced genital mutilation, dominatrixs,… Continue Reading

Lil Pump’s Harverd Dropout has Irresistible Quality

Liz Foster ’22 A&E Editor  When South Florida trapper Lil Pump dropped his self titled debut in 2017, I liked it more than anyone who claims good taste ever should have. There was something infectious and firey in his flows, the slew of producers and features he used worked nicely, and his lyricism, though lacking… Continue Reading

It’s Ariana Grande’s World, We’re Just Living In It

Liz Foster ’22 A&E Editor  “You know I’m a star” sings Ariana Grande on “NASA,” the third track off of her fifth and most recent album thank u, next as she solidifies her place as the biggest popstar in the world. The album comes from two weeks of non-stop studio time, a well slated, spontaneous… Continue Reading

Casablanca: “As Time Goes By”

Erin Gannon ’19 Staff Writer Casablanca, often considered one of the greatest romance films of all time, if not one of the greatest films of all time, returns to Cinestudio this week as part of an annual Valentine’s Day tradition. The ill-fated love story between Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) and Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) has… Continue Reading

2019 Audio Recommendations for AirPod Users

Liz Foster ’22 Arts Editor Like any other person who succumbs to peer pressure and the pursuit of materialistic satisfaction, I bought Apple’s newest toy: the elusive AirPods. Two weeks later I’ve concluded a few songs slap in AirPods like no other. “Rage” by Rico Nasty:  “Rage” is Rico Nasty’s fiery lead single off of her… Continue Reading

A Star is Born (2018) to be Shown at Cinestudio

Erin Gannon ’19 Contributing Writer In the modern age of endless Hollywood remakes and franchises that have no end in sight, Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born brilliantly brands itself as distinct from these categories, virtually nothing about how the film was marketed would lead audiences to realize that it is actually the fourth iteration… Continue Reading