Daily Archives: May 4, 2012

Gamelan ushers in finals week

Sebring-Lewis will be filled with the sights and sounds of Indonesian tradition when the Javanese Gamelan Music and Dance Ensemble performs this Saturday at 2 p.m.  The program will consist of five “sets” of music, one of which will feature a traditional wedding dance. “The music, generally speaking, its exoticness and strangeness can be bridged…

post-industrial landscapes

Across from the Strand Theatre, between Lonnski’s Pub and Dori’s, Dani Radoshevich ’12 has installed her latest artwork in her apartment. The show opened on May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Radoshevich has been working all semester on her exhibition, Post Industrial Landscape, which is comprised of photos and paintings depicting and inspired by industrial buildings….

John Vietnam brings common sense to bob’s

As part of Grinnell’s celebration of Asian Pacific Islander American month, performance poet and rapper John Vietnam will perform at 9 p.m.  Friday, May 4th in Bob’s Underground Café. Originally from Chicago, IL, Vietnam currently attends the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The roots of the event began in another Midwest liberal arts college. “Earlier this semester,…

Student Salon to Open Friday

The Annual Student Art Salon showcases works created by Grinnell students in the preceding year. It is organized by the students of the Art SEPC and designed by the staff of Faulconer Gallery, where it will open this Friday at 5 p.m. Art pieces are selected through a jury process and hung by Milton Severe,…

Graffiti comes to Harris

Though Harris will be the target of graffiti artists this Saturday, there’s no reason to call the police. The Graffiti Art Showcase is wholly legitimate and sponsored by the Pioneer Diversity Council. “We’re going to have Harris set up like an alley and have four different student graffiti artists doing 15 minutes of live presentation,”…

A family of Independancers

Swag. Cleanliness. Energy. Personality. These words describe what the students in IndepenDANCE aspire to embody every day in rehearsal, words that they consider their motto. This diverse group, which rehearses for twelve hours every week, is made up of people with a variety of training backgrounds. “We have cheerleaders, ballerinas, hip hop dancers, etc., so…

Craft Approaches

Next Wednesday the 9th, the Spring Arts and Crafts Fair will take place outside the Bookstore from 2—5 p.m.  Students will be able to browse the creations of about ten student vendors, including Eric Mistry ’14, Lauren Flynn ’12, and Mona Porter ’12, with items ranging from knitted scarves to artisan lip balm and vegan…

Confusion on Sexual Assault Response Spurs Conversation

Campus Safety and Security’s mishandling of an incident of sexual misconduct late last week increased the urgency of ongoing conversations about sexual assault policy centered on Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Stephen Briscoe, Director of Campus Safety and Security, said that when a student called requesting a student advocate, his office transferred the call to the…