Friday, August 23, 2019

Category Archives: ARTS

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

Who Will Dominate the Music Industry in 2019?

Liz Foster ’22 Staff Writer I’m not a Pitchfork columnist, but I’d like to say I’ve got a knack for picking out a future megastar every now and then. Before Halsey and the Chainsmokers teamed up for their multi-platinum hit “Closer,” I was second row at Boston Calling cheering on a blue-haired girl dressed in… Continue Reading

“Maria by Callas” at Cinéstudio and in Today’s World

“Maria by Callas” at Cinéstudio and in Today’s World

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Ask anyone who studies abroad for a semester, especially one who travels as far away as China- there is a lot a student misses while spending time away from the United States. My first week home was filled with visits to Chipotle, my favorite hometown coffee shop, and New York’s Metropolitan… Continue Reading

Album Review: Baltra’s Recent Release “Can’t Explain It”

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR  For electronic music fanatics, autumn isn’t just about the dip in temperature or changes in leaf colors. Instead, we look forward to filling the end-of-summer void with rich, complex, and textured releases, sonic qualities that Michael S. Baltra (Baltra) presents consistently within his music. Can’t Explain It is the newest EP… Continue Reading

A Q & A with Photographer John Anthony Rosa ’21

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR When did you first get into photography and why? Most people will say that the first “real time” I got into photography was Junior year of high school. But in all sincerity, that’s not really true. I actually first started when I went on exchange in Berlin, Germany. As a… Continue Reading

Trinity Artist Spotlight: A Q&A with Meg Smith ’21

Trinity Artist Spotlight: A Q&A with Meg Smith ’21

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR Who is Meg Smith? I am a sophomore intending to major in neuroscience and visual arts. I am from Portland, Oregon, and growing up in the beautiful great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest has definitely influenced the love of nature which informs my work. Why embroidery? When I started doing… Continue Reading