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Ending the year with a boom: Lafayette Percussion Ensemble hosts its year-end spring concert

Ending the year with a boom: Lafayette Percussion Ensemble hosts its year-end spring concert

Aleni MacKarey May 6, 2016

The ambiance in Williams Center can get downright thunderous. This past Monday evening, the Williams Center for the Arts showcased a group of Lafayette student entertainers. Under the direction of Professor...

EXposing identities in art: New event explores culture through fashion

Aleni MacKarey April 29, 2016

When students venture into the Farinon atrium this Saturday, they will see an event that showcases an individual's identity through the avenues in art. Sponsored by Lafayette African and Caribbean...

Vocalist pays rare visit to Lafayette: World-famous musician Philippe Jaroussky comes to campus on Mother’s Day

Aleni MacKarey April 23, 2016

This Mother's Day, the Lafayette and Easton community members have the opportunity to share a special gift with their mothers. As the final performance of the Williams Center Performing Arts Series for...

An artistic experiment: Artist Judy Pfaff takes unique approach to her art

An artistic experiment: Artist Judy Pfaff takes unique approach to her art

Aleni MacKarey March 4, 2016

After over a weeklong process to install the exhibit, Judy Pfaff's "Somewhere After" will be displayed in the Grossman Gallery in the Williams Visual Arts Building until April 16. Pfaff has received...

A new jazz experience: Artist-in-residence to play at Williams Art Center

Aleni MacKarey February 19, 2016

A jazz veteran will bring a new musical experience to Williams this weekend. Bill Goodwin began his career at age 17. Ever since then, he has been taking gigs and playing with jazz greats. He’s now...

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Weaving the tapestry of history: Gail Skudera exhibition brings the past to life through textiles

Aleni MacKarey February 16, 2016

Nestled in the back corner of the Williams Center for the Arts, the Williams Center Gallery sometimes goes unnoticed by Lafayette student traffic. The "Gail Skudera In Time/ Out of time. Woven Photo Collages"...

Un-fi ltered Shakespeare

Aleni MacKarey February 5, 2016

Play group Filter Theatre delivers a unique take on The Twelfth Night The Filter Theatre’s performance of “Twelfth Night” was everything but traditional Shakespeare. The audience walked in to the...

Members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. [Photo courtesy of Orpheus]

Classical music on campus

Aleni MacKarey January 29, 2016

World-renowned orchestra to play Friday Winter Storm Jonas has passed. Students have returned to campus. The spring semester is underway, and with it Williams Arts Center’s series of events. Today at...

Contemporary music on campus

Aleni MacKarey December 4, 2015

An interview with ensemble director Kirk O’Riordan The Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble (LCCME) will perform their final concert this evening. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. in the Williams...

The quintessential quartet

Aleni MacKarey November 20, 2015

Classical musicians perform moving music in Williams Center On Tuesday, members of the Lafayette and Easton communities stepped in from the windy day to enjoy an evening of music. With nothing on stage...

Quick costumes for Halloweekend

Aleni MacKarey October 30, 2015

Dress-up options for any budget Halloween is supposed to be scary. Coming up with a costume for the big day, however, shouldn’t be a frightening experience. Here are some quick n' easy, last-minute do-it-yourself...

Julian Sands reading from “Various Voices of Harold Pinter” at the Williams Center for the Arts. [Photo courtesy of Williams Center]

Celebrating an iconic writer

Aleni MacKarey October 9, 2015

Actor Julian Sands pays tribute to friend and mentor Harold Pinter A large crowd gathered Tuesday night to enjoy award-winning actor Julian Sands’ performance in "A Celebration of Harold Pinter," directed...

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