Arts

Love melodrama

It is fitting that “I Am Love,” a 2009 Italian film that opened in the U.S. last summer, is being shown as part of a dinner-and-movie event this Friday at the quad, because most of its pleasures are culinary. A two-hour-long family saga, it begins at the birthday feast of the Rechhi family patriarch, whose…

Artist discusses media, collaboration

Jane Gilmor, an artist from the University of Iowa, spoke Thurs. in Bucksbaum. (Un)seen Work, her installation in Faulconer, concerns the work of the many people whose work is often forgotten, such as mechanics, waitstaff and health care workers. Why did you choose metal as the main medium for the Faulconer installation? The metal is…

Another spoken word artist expands beyond Bob’s

Que’nique Newbill ’12 performs slam poetry at Bob’s Underground Cafe, and like other artists that have been featured here, he often performs with a partner. In his case, it is previously-interviewed Jumi Bello ’13. They recently appeared together in Burling Library at a poetry night. Here, Newbill discusses his influences and performance habits, as well…

British play adapted for Grinnell’s stage

This weekend, Grinnell students will stage the US premiere of “The Contingency Plan,” a modern environmentalist drama. The production first debuted at the Bush Theatre in London in 2009 as two separate but related shows. A combined version of the two was then written for BBC Radio. Director Lesley Delmenico, Associate Professor of Theatre and…