Arts

Ranking the ‘Peanuts’ holiday specials

By Jesse Koblin – 6 months ago

Although I cannot remember my first interaction with “Peanuts,” it was probably watching 1965’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on TV. The opaque whimsy of the holiday special’s first scene, synchronized…

Vassar Tiny Desk showcases music on campus

By Sadie Keesbury – 6 months ago

Watching musicians perform live allows an audience to feel personally connected with the music and the personality of the artist they are watching, and catching a live set can also…

What makes a long film engrossing?

By Allen Hale – 6 months ago

One of the key barriers of entry to films are their runtimes. Movies which extend well past the two hour mark are often slandered as boring, pretentious or outright excessive.…

Madison Beer’s second album will cure your winter blues

By Alyvia Drapeau – 6 months ago

Madison Beer’s long-anticipated second studio album, “Silence Between Songs,” was released back in September. This album is a perfectly cohesive collection of songs that flows smoothly—just like Beer’s angelic voice—from…

The 1975 brings ‘The Sound’ to Tampa Bay

By Emma Lawrence – 6 months ago

After queuing for a grand total of three hours and 46 minutes, the doors finally opened to Amalie Arena, hosting The 1975’s “Still…At Their Very Best” tour. I felt as…

Soundtracking my life through playlists

By Sufana Noorwez – 6 months ago

I can pinpoint the moment when I really learned what music was, and realized where my taste fit within it. It is not that I did not grow up with…

Ukrainian documentary stuns Vassar audience

By Catherine Borthwick – 6 months ago

On Nov. 1, members of the Vassar community gathered in the Rosenwald Theater to watch a screening of “20 Days in Mariupol,” a documentary directed by Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist…

New indie-pop band discovers the elusive secret to life  

By Darja Coutts – 6 months ago

This past June, the eccentrically dressed band FIZZ released their debut single “High In Brighton,” promising thrilling harmonies, addictive drums, charming clarinet solos and sweet escapism just in time for…

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ is never going out of style

By Tallulah Rector – 6 months ago

Taylor Swift’s album “1989” was always about time. The purpose of the album was to transition Swift from country-star to pop-star with inspiration from the music of her birth year.…

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