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Toni Morrison casts her spell

“I’m worth it.” A filled LPAC auditorium. A lengthy standing ovation. The moment so many have been waiting for since the start of this academic year finally came Monday night when Toni Morrison was wheeled onto LPAC Mainstage. Dr. Weinstein’s reverent introduction of Morrison as a spokesperson for her race, a figure that has been… Keep Reading


Honors directing thesis pulls back the curtain

For months, the cast of the upcoming play, “Lex & Goldaline” have been crafting a unique, immersive theater experience. “Devised theater” is a play that is not written, but rather created through a series of brainstorming exercises. In the spirit of this genre, the cast has been writing about various themes and workshopping their ideas… Keep Reading


RnM diversifies and prepares for upcoming show

Each semester, members of Rhythm n Motion (RnM) recreate our internal worlds on stage. This Saturday, from 8:00 to 9:00 at LPAC, the dancers will mirror our own joy, excitement, and fear through their movement. RnM is the largest and longest dance group in the campus. Founded in 2001 by Jumatatu Poe ‘04, now a… Keep Reading


GHF Variety Show showcases student talent

Last Friday, the Global Health Forum (GHF) held its annual Variety Show with performances from several student groups, featuring a capella, sketch comedy, and more. Proceeds from the Variety Show will go towards Shot@Life, a UN organization that provides vaccines to children worldwide. Along with Grapevine, Vertigo-go, and many others, hosts Claudia Lujan ‘15 and… Keep Reading


Tamagawa taiko group promises an epic show

According the dance program professor Kim Arrow, spring is coming – it’s just waiting a few days for one of the most exciting performances of the year. “These performances are so packed with energy, I start to wonder if spring waits for Tamagawa.” On April 6 at 7 pm, the Tamagawa Taiko performers will once… Keep Reading


First Friday Celebration to kick off Spring Arts Month

There is no better way to celebrate the advent of spring than with art and food. Tomorrow, the Student Activities Office will bring to us the inaugural First Friday Celebration to kick off Swarthmore’s Spring Arts Celebration. First Friday Events aren’t uncommon in many US cities. Philadelphia’s First Friday is one of Philly’s most vital… Keep Reading


Equivocation defies dramatic formula

It’s 1605 and a penniless playwright, William “Shagspeare,” is commissioned to abandon his play, “Macbeth,” in favor of a propaganda-esque account of the Gunpowder Plot. Also known as the Guy Fawkes Treason, the Gunpowder Plot was the failed assassination attempt of King James I of England. This political moment forms the volatile background behind the… Keep Reading


Le1f wows Tri-co crowd

Khalif Diouf, better known by his stage name Le1f, blew away crowds of fans at the Bryn Mawr Campus last Friday, March 21st. He performed to an audience hailing from the entire Tri-co and further out, in a double act with Betty Who. This was the only show the Bryn Mawr Concert Series will put… Keep Reading

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