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Robert Glasper Trio promises more than just jazz

By Halley Freger fregerha17@grinnell.edu The Robert Glasper Trio is playing a show at Grinnell tonight, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Unlike most shows hosted by Grinnell Concerts, this show will not be in Gardner Lounge, a dorm basement, but rather in the beautiful Sebring-Lewis Hall, a seemingly fitting location for a Grammy Award-winning artist. In…

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Writers@Grinnell: Chris Martin

Author Chris Martin continued the Writers @Grinnell series this week, sharing a few of his works at a poetry reading and leading a round table on Thursday. Martin has written three collections of poetry: “The Falling Down Dance,” “Becoming Weather,” and “American Music,” the last of which was selected for the Hayden Carruth Award. Additionally,…

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Chen Yi talks merging East and West through music

Cassidy Hillburn hillburn@grinnell.edu Grinnell College’s Center for Humanities sponsored one of the first events of this year’s speaker series entitled “Rethinking Global Cultures” earlier this week on Sept. 13. Dr. Chen Yi spoke with the goal of exploring cultures on a global scale. Yi is a professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance at…

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EatChewAlive, a unique ode to Iowa

By Merlin Matthews matthews17@grinnell.edu An exhibition of the works of John Schlue titled “EatChewAlive” opened at the Grinnell Arts Center last Thursday, Sept. 8. “EatChewAlive” features nine paintings with oil paint and acrylic felt on canvas. Schlue’s work came to the Grinnell Arts Center through Stephen Beck ’14, who grew up with Schlue in Belle…

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Artist Profile: Josh Anthony ’17

Josh Anthony ’17 considers himself a newcomer to the art world, but has already created work that is fresh and thought provoking as it meditates on the commonplace. Anthony sat down with the S&B’s Keli Vitaioli to discuss process, progress and the potential of his art in the future. The S&B: How did you get…