Arts

Alums discuss journalism careers

By Isabel Braham – 1 month ago

On a quiet Thursday night in the Villard room, Vassar was graced with the presence of two feminist forces of nature. Extraordinarily creative and remarkably funny, Vassar alumnae Alanna Okun…

FWA strives to create community in cast, audience

By Matt Stein – 1 month ago

Stephen Schwartz’s 1970 musical “Godspell” is about the life of Jesus. Except it’s not. While the show is loosely based on the Gospel of Matthew, the show goes beyond those…

London Stage actors perform Shakespearean classic

By Kelly Vinett – 1 month ago

From the London Stage via the University of Notre Dame 2018 Residency Program, five actors took to the Martel Theater this week, performing William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.”…

Soccer Mommy comes ‘Clean’ in debut

By Fiona Nematbakhsh – 1 month ago

Open and honest, Sophie Allison, who records as Soccer Mommy, makes her studio debut on “Clean” with a chronicle of teenage life through the perspective of someone seemingly older and…

Vassar to host Spring Festival

By Izzy Braham – 2 months ago

On April 7, Vassar will welcome local kindergarteners and elementary school students to Joss Beach for its annual Spring Festival, which will include a bouncy house, cookie decorating, face painting,…

Merely Players condenses little-known Molière play

By Matt Stein – 2 months ago

There’s a clichéd idiom that says the only certainties are death and taxes. However, the theater often tries to defy this turn of phrase by reviving plays from centuries ago.…

Johnston historicizes Fukushima Disaster

By Kelly Vinett – 2 months ago

When we think of disasters, we often think of them as phenomena beyond human control. We picture uncontrollably strong forces destroying everything, and everyone, in their path. Humans have generally…