Arts

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…

Pillars and Tongues to folk up your night

Pillars and Tongues—part symphony orchestra, part gospel choir? Sure sounds like it. In truth though, the band modestly boasts only a violin, some double bass and percussion wielded by Elizabeth Remis, Evan Hydzik and Mark Trecka respectively. A majority of the tracks off their latest EP, “Lay of Pilgrim Park,” are sparse in lyrics, and…