Arts

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Bachelor of Arts Exhibition: Winners selected

Last Friday, April 11, third and fourth-year Grinnell students received accolades for their works submitted to the Bachelor of Arts Exhibition. Eleven students received awards in six categories for pieces ranging from sculpture to photography. Delia Salomon ’14 received the Inez Louise Henely ’14 Best in Show award for her piece, “Tweeting,” which consisted of…

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Hart exploring the flip side

Top 40s radio plays only a handful of songs by any artist and pretty much ignores the rest of their entire album. These ignored and underrepresented songs are the focus of KDIC DJ Julia Hart’s ’17 radio show, “B-Sides and C-Sides.” Hart pairs together popular songs with other great, lesser known music to create an…

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An honorary alum returns to make laughs

Hari Kondabolu is an Indian-American stand-up comic on the rise. After graduating from Bowdoin College, he performed stand-up comedy on the side, while working as an immigrant rights organizer in Seattle. He has appeared on Conan and Jimmy Kimmel Live! The S&B’s Ruth Wu ’17 sat down with Kondabolu during his fifth annual visit to…

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Digital ghosts in smith gallery

Smith Gallery is currently hosting “Ghost in the Machine,” a series of multimedia works by Amy Linder ’14 that address the shifting meanings of loss and history in a digital age. The show features paintings, drawings, collages and prints which reflect Linder’s musings on the implications the Internet holds for the way history and culture…

BAX: A culminating celebration of student art

This afternoon, the Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX) will open in Faulconer Gallery. The show will display projects created by third and fourth-year Grinnell studio art students, including a diverse array of mediums and feature work from students studying multiple disciplines. The show, which has been facilitated by the Art SEPC, continues in the tradition…

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Student photographers get down in the dark room

While iPhones, selfies and Instagram have made photography widespread and accessible, many talented Grinnellians pursue photography as a serious hobby through various mediums and with varying interests. Frank Zhu ’15 got started with photography after discovering his father’s old photography equipment at home. Travel photography became his main interest and he received Grinnell’s Fischlowitz Fellowship, designed…

Cirque du Happenstance

Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in Roberts Theatre, the theatre troupe, Happenstance, will be performing their show “Impossible! A Happenstance Circus” as part of their week-long residency at Grinnell, sponsored by the new Artists@Grinnell program. Happenstance is composed of six members: Artistic Co-Directors Sabrina Mandell and Mark Jaster, as well as Karen Hansen, Sarah Olmsted Thomas,…

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Multimedia Conversations and Culture in Faulconer

With an opening reception today, the Faulconer Gallery is premiering a series of multi-media works by artist Willie Cole. Cole’s pieces, which include sculptures, drawings, paintings and prints, draw upon his personal and familial experiences to speak about themes of the African-American experience, inner-city life and spirituality. In his show, “Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures…