Arts

Pillowman comes to Grinnell

“The Pillowman,” a Tony award-winning play written by Martin McDonagh, is the story of Katurian K. Katurian (John “Hutch” Freeland ’14), a writer who has been charged with the murder of three children. The play, directed by Craig Quintero, follows an ultraviolent and dreamlike tale, featuring two over-the-top detectives, Tupolski (Khameron Riley ’13) and Ariel…

Concert brings the Gospel to Gardner

Tonight, Friday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m., Grinnell’s own Scott Phillips ’11, Carlos Sims ’12, Cody Weber ’13 and Tye Smith ’14 will take the stage in Gardner Lounge for a rap show inspired by the Gospel. Phillips and Sims, the organizers of the event, have fittingly titled it “Gospel Rap concert.” The event is…

Inception – three layers in, not actually that deep

Undoubtedly the colossal box-office intake from “Inception” this past summer—$291.8 million—demonstrates that, from a basic entertainment value standpoint, the film succeeds. This, along with the success of “The Dark Knight,” shows director Christopher Nolan to be unusually gifted at drawing his audience in. With both films, Nolan primarily flaunts his penchant for structural originality. His…