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Taylor Hodges

Taylor Hodges has 19 articles published.

After the Syllabus, Beach Tomes

The upcoming summer away from Swarthmore means a rare window of reading books not dictated by sylabi.  For those for whom sudden litereary freedom might be intimidating,  here is a list of summer recommended reads followed by choice selections from Swarthmore English professors.   “On the Road: The Original Scroll” (2007, 408 pgs) by Jack… Keep Reading

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Impermanent Beauty: A Senior Art Thesis

Alex Anderson sits perfect postured on a stool, legs crossed so one knee sits over the other and his right foot bobs off the ground.  His black leather shoe is clean of the red dust that covers the floor of his studio space.  His hair in its trademark right triangle has been carefully teased and… Keep Reading

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David Linde: An Interview

As Part of The Film and Media Department’s Friday Symposium on the future of visual media, David Linde `82, former president of Focus Features and Chairman of Universal spoke this past Thursday night in Sci 101 about the economic future of the film industry and his new production company, Lava Bear.   The Phoenix’s Taylor… Keep Reading

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Film Symposium Preview: Visualizing Media Futures

This Thursday and Friday the Film and and Media Studies department will present a series of lectures, conversations, and demonstrations investigating the future of visual media influence through advances in technology. Visualizing Media Futures Symposium will bring six presenters to speak on throughout the day Friday, bookended by two keynote speeches.  The first will open… Keep Reading

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Disclosure: Proper Garage, Boiled Down

Dance-pop duo Disclosure clearly knows what they’re doing.  The pair has successfully integrated the tropes of the UK’s underground dance music into poppier structures, allowing the band to break into the UK’s top-40 charts and set them on the precipice U.S. of omnipresence.  But as the electronic production duo brought their live act to Philadelphia’s… Keep Reading

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Music as Temporal Art: Orchestra 2001’s Woodwinds Across Centuries

For those who’ve pondered the conflicting sonics of contemporary and Renaissance woodwind compositions, Orchestra 2001, an ensemble for modern classical music, provided just the food for that particular thought in Lang Concert Hall this past Sunday. For those uninterested in the disparate sounds of Western wind instruments, you didn’t miss much. Sunday saw Orchestra 2001,… Keep Reading

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Patti Smith Performs at Bryn Mawr

Patti Smith has had an amorphous career.  Even before she published her National Book Award-winning memoir, “Just Kids,” in 2010, it always seemed salient to ask whether the artist was more of a musician or a poet.  Now after her book’s publication we’ve had to ask whether the 66 year-old has been a writer this… Keep Reading

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