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College twirls in evening of world dance

A group of dancers will perform cultural dances—including Indian, Japanese, Caribbean and African American dances—during the Gateway Tapestry dance this Saturday. The performers will explore diversity using dance, fashion and a history of fabric. In addition to the traditional cultural dances, college students and community members will model clothing from different cultures. “There’s also a…

Workshop shows inner workings of city recycling

Grinnell senior citizens learned about the benefits of recycling and the intricacies of the city’s new single-stream program on Monday at the Drake Public Library. Jordan Scheibel ’09.5 , an AmeriCorps member working for Imagine Grinnell, explained to the crowd of 30 what materials were compatible with the municipality’s recycling system. “Some things don’t work…

Alum discusses life after Grinnell, Arts Council

After graduating a semester early in December 2011, Caitlin Deutsch ‘12 began working as the Volunteer and Arts Center Coordinator at the Grinnell Arts Council, a new position as of February 2012. S&B reporter Alyse Hunt ’15 interviewed Deutsch about life after Grinnell, working at the Arts Council and future plans. How did you start…

Masks take on new life

By Katherine Chung  chungkat@grinnell.edu Imagine a world where bulls dance on stilts, wild horses fly through the air and fish sit idly on buckets blowing bubbles out of pipes. On Saturday, Michael Cooper will bring this fantastical world  of wonder to Grinnell, along with his collection of oversized masks. Cooper will pantomime his one-man show…