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Ivan Coyote, storyteller to remember, wows LPAC

When someone says they are going to tell a story, a handful of mental images prepare your horizon of expectations — maybe a parent struggling to get an antsy child to sleep or a peer who never seems to apply a discriminatory eye to the relevance of particular details about their most recent crazy weekend.… Keep Reading


A reorchestrated production of “Guys and Dolls”

This weekend’s production of “Guys and Dolls” will revamp the musical classic whilst trying to recreate its original feel. This is going to be Swarthmore’s second concert-staging of a musical, following “South Pacific” last spring. Many of the cast commented on how musical director Andrew Hauze, who also directed the previous production, has put into… Keep Reading


Greek tragedy fights its environment in Medea

Rehearsals for “Medea” began just like one of the lines of cocaine I’d witnessed, as an innocent bystander, being cautiously sniffed two and a half weeks ago by some faceless and nameless Swattie and his friend in the dark, off a small, rectangular mirror: sitting upon the surreal grass-carpeted stage in the amphitheater like a… Keep Reading


(Ir)reverence: Celebrating Arrow of God and Chinua Achebe’s Influence

The week before fall break saw (Ir)reverence: A Multimedia Conference celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s influential novel “Arrow of God,” hosted by the entire Tri-Co, aimed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the release of the novel “Arrow of God” by incendiary Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It put Achebe’s works in dialogue with… Keep Reading


Dual film screening asked to whom history belongs

Hong Kong-based filmmaker and film professor Louisa Wei let her work speak mostly for itself when she presented it to a smattering of students and other community members on Tuesday,  October 7 in the LPAC Cinema.  She introduced her movie, “Golden Gate Silver Light,” with a few words of background information and a quick clarification… Keep Reading

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