Saturday 25th February 2017,
The Denisonian

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Molly Shanahan ‘90 understands body perception through dance

SAVANNAH DELGROSS Arts & Life Editor Visiting artist Molly Shanahan ‘90 grabbed a chair, flipped it around, sat, and looked at the small crowd, mostly dance majors or members of the dance team, and said sincerely, “You are so lucky to be here.” After making sure everyone was comfortable in the Knapp Performance Lab, which [...]

December 6, 2016 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Final Beck Lecture welcomes Reginald Dwanye Betts

MAT SCOTT Arts & Life Editor The Barney-Davis board room wasn’t big enough to hold everyone who came out for the final Beck Lecture of 2016. Wearing a Superman t-shirt and an army green jacket, Reginald Dwayne Betts had the entire audience focused when he started talking. His poetry touched on many poignant themes, including [...]

December 6, 2016 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Jazz Ensemble performs with guest musicians for concert

KAITLYN SPECHT Arts & Life Editor Even though the Jazz Ensemble Concert drew a large crowd into Burke Recital Hall on Nov. 16, it felt as if the audience was simply sitting in on a class, as Pete Mills, the director, walked among the musicians through their performance, hopping a little to the beat and [...]

December 6, 2016 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Singer’s Theatre Workshop highlights student talent

MAT SCOTT Arts & Life Editor Angsty teens and sensitive topics were the stars of the show in the Singer’s Theatre Workshop performance of Spring Awakening. With lead performances by Meg Odell ‘19 as Wendla Bergman and Benson Anderson ‘18 as Melchior Gabor, the show received standing ovations from Saturday’s audience. A bildungsroman, or coming-of-age [...]

December 6, 2016 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Panel discusses migration and refugee communities

TRISHNA DESAI Staff Writer Higley Auditorium was transformed into a landscape of compelling global discussions and moving storytelling as part of Friday night’s panel called “Migration, Youth, and Higher Education.” The two-part event was sponsored and organized by Dr. Taku Suzuki as an extension of his “Migration and Citizenship” course and Dr. Joanna Grabski, Denison’s [...]

November 15, 2016 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Pianist combines classical and modern melodies

KAITLYN SPECHT Arts & Life Editor If you were expecting traditional piano music, you might have been disappointed with Christina McMaster’s piano recital.  But if you were looking for something unexpected, dynamic and edgy, then McMaster delivered all of that and more. The British pianist is one of the most active pianists in the UK [...]

November 15, 2016 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0