Author Archives: Tali Berkowitz

Artist spotlight: Izzy Yellen

Artist spotlight: Izzy Yellen

Photo by Marieke de Koker. Senior philosophy major and creative writing minor Izzy Yellen puts his passions for music and writing to work in a variety of ways. Many might know him from either of his two radio shows or from his articles in The Lawrentian, projects which Yellen has worked on throughout his time

Guest pianist Jonathan Biss gives impressive performance

Photo courtesy of Benjamin Ealovega On Friday, Oct. 6, renowned pianist Jonathan Biss ushered in this year’s Artist Series in the Lawrence University Memorial Chapel. It was an exciting time for the public to have an artist visit, as well as an amazing listening opportunity for Lawrence students. This performance nicely complimented last week’s opening

Daniel Lippel kicks off 2017 New Music Series

Daniel Lippel performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Nidi Garcia On Monday, Oct. 2—as the first in this year’s New Music Series line up—Daniel Lippel, a modern marvel guitarist, performed an impressive repertoire in Harper Hall. Lippel has performed all over the world and his repertoire reflected this. The composers had ranging nationalities from Argentinian

Book Review “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore”

For book lovers, book stores are a little piece of heaven to be enjoyed with childlike wonder. In “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan, the namesake store seems like it would be just that sort of establishment—but it turns out to be in a category all its own. It is a little hole-in-the-wall in