Broad Street Hits the Spot

By Kelly Pyzik pyzikkel@grinnell.edu Walking down Broad Street on the way downtown, one may encounter house #1132. This is the lovely, colorful abode of Mary Ulseth ’13, Megan Schlabaugh ’13, Hannah Safter ’14, Allison Moore ’13, and Julia Kreznar ’13, which they have named ´The G-Spot.` When asked about the story behind the name, Schlabaugh…

G-Mons for growth

By Meg Schmitt schmittm@grinnell.edu Like most events at Grinnell, it involved sex and giggling. This Friday and Saturday, Grinnell Monologues (G-Mons) maintained the event’s purpose of providing a “dedicated safe space for Grinnellians to talk about sex, sexuality, bodies and relationships” in two hours of personal, intimate, awkward and entertaining monologues. G-Mons, modeled after Eve…

Students set the stage with One Acts

ZOE RODRIGUEZ ’13   What is your play Sticks and Stones about?  It’s a meeting between a lawyer and his new client, a cop who’s shot a black teenager. It was written right after the race riots in L.A. It escalates really dramatically between these two characters as they try to reach a common goal….

Small Elephant invades Faulconer

By Christopher Squier  squierch@grinnell.edu With the trumpeting of elephants, the crack of whips and the flying colors of carnival tents, Small Elephant Stories brings the circus to Faulconer Gallery this weekend in the under-an-hour form of an incredible and novel dance performance. Stemming from an idea gleaned from the children’s book The Magician’s Elephant by…

Los Infrahumanos goes subterranean

By Christopher Squier  squierch@grinnell.edu From Uruguay to the United States, Los Infrahumanos exists not just in a somewhat unknown space in Burling basement, but inhabits the tense historical space between two wartime allies. On Tuesday, Grace Withmory ’13 presented this exhibition of Antonio Frasoni linocut prints, which will be open to view through December 21….

I would walk Ninety Miles to see you

By Geo Gomez gomezgeo@grinnell.edu Met with widespread acclaim as fresh new voices on the jazz scene, an interesting new form of jazz came to Grinnell Thursday in the form of Ninety Miles. A three-piece Cuban-American jazz ensemble, Ninety Miles incorporates Afro-Cuban jazz into their sound. Featuring Stefon Harris on vibes, Nicholas Payton on trumpet and…