Arts

D’Ambra embraces hands-on approach to ancient art

By ZOE KURTZ – 7 years ago

Professor of Art Eve D’Ambra is busy this semester, immersed in cultures of the past— ancient Greece and Rome. She teaches seven lectures in the Art History 105-106 course, Greek…

Poring over the origins of a Netflix hit

By EMMA DANIELS – 7 years ago

After binge-watching Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, arguably this summer’s most talked about television series, I decided to go to its source: Piper Kerman’s 2011 memoir Orange is the…

Gordon-Levitt script looks at vice, morality

By LILY SLOSS – 7 years ago

Due to “no pants Friday,” a history paper on the horizon and the incalculable impact of a solid outline, I am going to review the odd film Don Jon in…

Salinger fails in attempts to define author

By VICTORIA YOUNGBLOOD – 7 years ago

Imagine a slightly unpleasant man who returns from war with post traumatic stress disorder and wants to stay inside most of the time. You would probably have no problem leaving…

Unravelling history through the art of dress

By ISABELLA DELEO – 7 years ago

To study clothing is to study the very fabric of history. To that end, Arden Kirkland ’93 weaves together the passing of time, the changing of trends in order to…

HEL show to launch Vassar comedy season

By VICTORIA YOUNGBLOOD – 7 years ago

Happily Ever Laughter (HEL), one of Vassar’s many comedy groups, will kick off a semester of laughs this weekend with a night of sketch comedy. The show will be performed…

Merely Players modifies classic play Prometheus Bound

By ZOE KURTZ – 7 years ago

Prometheus Bound, directed by Steven Wooley ’14 and starring Zachary Boylan ’16, premieres September 27 after a rather unconventional rehearsal schedule. Normally, a show’s process follows the schedule of the…

Concertmaster reflects on personal music career at VC

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 7 years ago

For Kevin Lee ’14, choosing to play the violin was not a thought out decision. “I just randomly chose the violin,” remarked Lee, a Biology major, research assistant and chair…