Author Archives: Cameron Carrus

Snarky Puppy kicks off LU-Aroo with a fantastic show

Snarky Puppy kicks off LU-Aroo with a fantastic show

Snarky Puppy, a progressive jazz-funk fusion collective originally formed by students of the University of North Texas, hit the stage to close-out the first night of LU-Aroo last Friday. The full band counts thirty members, but the band for this tour was seven musicians in total: bass, drums and trap kit, guitar, keyboard, tenor saxophone

LU improv group opens for professional troupe Octavarius

Last Thursday night, May 2, the Cloak Theater was filled with laughter. Popular Lawrence University improv group, formerly known as “Hi, I’m Prov” and currently known as “Optimistic Feral Children,” warmed up the stage for the professional, Chicago-based improv group “Octavarius.” When Octavarius went on, they did not just hit the stage. They worked the

LSO features Michael Mizrahi

Last Friday, Jan. 25, the Lawrence Symphony Orchestra performed their first show of the term. They proved that they have only grown individually over the six-week break and matured collectively since last term. The first piece was the debut of a piece by composition student Nolan Veldey ‘13 entitled “All But Inescapable.” It began with