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The concert will be modeled after NPRs Tiny Desk Concert series. (Graphic courtesy of Téo Rodriguez 24)

Student band Sold Out Six showcases talents with ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

By McKenna Graf, Contributing Writer December 9, 2022

As an established group of musicians who have each taken strides in their passions for music, the student band Sold Out Six is taking their own tiny stage tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Kirby Library to display...

The Wolves offers a look into the lives of teenage girls on a club soccer team. (Photo by Adam Atkinson for Lafayette College)

A theater transformed into a soccer field: Newest theater production ‘The Wolves’ runs this weekend

By Olivia Puzio, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

Sports and theater fans alike can look forward to the Lafayette theater department's newest play this weekend. “The Wolves,” which premiered this past Thursday, explores the inner lives of female soccer...

Jazz pianist Joey Alexander will be performing with bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick Scott. (Photo courtesy of RUBA)

Three-time Grammy nominated jazz pianist Joey Alexander to perform at Lafayette tomorrow

By Yumna Hussain, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

Tomorrow, the Williams Center will host Indonesian jazz pianist Joey Alexander, the world-renowned festival and concert hall headliner. Joining Alexander will be bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick...

The classical music quartet will be accompanied by Julien Labro on the bandoneon. (Photo by Amanda Tipton)

Grammy-winning classical music ensemble Takács Quartet to bring intimate and complex performance

By Yumna Hussain, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

One of the world’s most distinguished string ensembles will be taking the stage at the Williams Center for the Arts next week on March 9. The Takács Quartet is entering its 47th season after receiving...

Donald Nally, conductor of The Crossing, has worked with choirs around the globe and currently is the John W. Beattie Chair in Music and director of choral organizations at Northwestern University. (Photo courtesy of Jill Steinberg)

‘We are dedicated to words that matter’: Grammy-winning choir The Crossing to perform at the college tomorrow

By Katie Frost, Managing Editor February 4, 2022

For Donald Nally, conductor of the Philadelphia-based choir The Crossing, singers and conductors are similar to journalists. They ask important questions and do not profess to know any of the answers. The...

Animated depictions of characters from Monkey

With virtual stunts and an important message, livestreamed performance of ‘Monkey’ opens next Thursday

By Beatriz Brait Amorosino March 5, 2021

Almost eleven months after it was originally scheduled to take place, the theater department's virtual production of the show "Monkey" finally premieres next Thursday. The show, adapted from the folk...

Sarah Frankel 21 adapted The Summoning of Everyman to take place on Lafayettes campus. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Orttung 22)

A College Hill take on a 15th century play: Student-adapted production of ‘The Summoning of Everyman’ premieres next Thursday

By Lisa Green September 25, 2020

A student-directed and adapted live production of “The Summoning of Everyman” will premiere next Thursday, marking the first time a student has directed a show for the college's theater department...

Cast members in Much Ado About Nothing rehearsed and filmed the production over Zoom, from various locations across the country. (Photo courtesy of Lizzie Gumula 22)

A new way to experience Shakespeare: Student-run virtual production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ premieres this Friday

By Katie Frost September 16, 2020

2020 has been a tough year for the theater world. For some Lafayette students, however, all the world truly is a stage—even the box of a Zoom screen. A student-produced production of “Much Ado About...

Joey DeFrancesco will be playing the organ, trumpet and saxophone in his jazz performance at the college. (Photo courtesy of Michael Woodall)

Grammy-nominated jazz musician Joey DeFrancesco to perform at the college tomorrow

By Beatriz Brait Amorosino March 6, 2020

Four time Grammy-nominated jazz musician Joey DeFrancesco joined Miles Davis and his band for a tour across Europe when he was just 17 years old, and he has recorded with artists including Van Morrison,...

The choreography of Koresh Dance Company is meant to be left to the audience for their own interpretation.
(Photo courtesy of Koresh Dance Company)

Koresh Dance Company to perform signature style at college next Wednesday

By Shirley Liu February 7, 2020

Ronen Koresh, founder and artistic director of the Koresh Dance Company, refuses to give any explanation of his choreography. “You do not rob anybody of their experiences when they watch a show,”...

“The Day” explores life and the eternal in a collaborative fusion of music and dance. (Photo courtesy of Jacobs Pillow)

A ‘conversation of the moment’: Legendary artists Wendy Whelan and Maya Beiser to perform at the college next Wednesday

By Katie Frost November 1, 2019

“Life is gone in a second,” said dancer Wendy Whelan. “But let’s explore this moment together as fully present as we can for this hour.” Whelan will accompany cellist Maya Beiser for a performance...

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is considered to be the best jazz ensemble at any stage. They will be performing tonight at 7 p.m. at the Williams Center for the Arts. (Photo courtesy of the Williams Center for the Arts)

Preview: Renowned ensemble, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, performs tonight at Williams Center for the Arts

By Danielle Mullan November 1, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is "widely considered the most accomplished ensemble of players in the world, on any stage,” according to director of the college's performance series, Hollis Ashby. The...

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