Friday, February 15, 2019

Category Archives: ARTS

Dealing with the Tragic Loss of Rap Icon Mac Miller

Dealing with the Tragic Loss of Rap Icon Mac Miller

AMY WESSON ’19 A&E EDITOR On Friday, Sept. 7, rapper, producer, and musician Mac Miller died of a drug overdose in his home at the age of 26.  The death of Mac Miller, born Malcolm McCormick, is a tragic loss of an evolved young artist in the midst of his creative prime.  His fifth and… Continue Reading

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