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“Malcolm & Marie,” 2021, directed by Sam Levinson — 2.5/5 Stars  After the success of writer and director Sam Levinson’s HBO series “Euphoria,” expectations for “Malcolm & Marie” were high. Written with stars Zendaya and John David Washington in mind and produced in association with Netflix, the new film was set to be a proving

A pianist, violinist, and cellist play together masked on a stage.

Fryxell’s junior recital success

Sarah Wheeler ’06 (left), junior Beth Frycell junior (center), and junior Alex Lewis (right) preform on stage. Photo by Sebastian Evans. Beth Fryxell’s junior year violin recital was held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. As well as being open to a very limited audience in Harper Hall, the recital was livestreamed. For the

Faculty recital reflects on pandemic

On Friday, Feb. 5, Assistant Professor of Music Tim Albright and Associate Professor of Music Mark Urness shared a collection of original compositions and arrangements called “2020 Reflections,” a dual effort project focused on the challenges of returning to improvisation during the pandemic. With Albright on the trombone and Urness on the double bass, the

Let Me Tell You: An invitation back to TARDIS

Last term, I interviewed Lawrentians about what pieces of entertainment and media got them through the summer of lockdown and isolation. This term, I’m doing the same thing, except it’s my turn. Each week I’m giving my comfort food, pop culture and art suggestions for the dreary winter we’re facing. What’s something you can watch, read or listen to that can take

Two musicians, Jackson Peters and Linnea Morris, performing masked and distanced on stage with small audience visible.

SOL Studios hosts open mic

Freshmen Jackson Peters (left) and Linnea Morris (right) perform on stage.   Photo by Pei Robins. This past Friday, Jan. 29, Students of Lawrence (SOL) Studios held an open mic for Lawrence students to perform in front of a limited but lively audience. The student performances ranged from original instrumental pieces to covers of jazz

Let Me Tell You: Great Midwest Trivia Contest action questions

Last term, I interviewed Lawrentians about what pieces of entertainment and media got them through the summer of lockdown and isolation. This term, I’m doing the same thing, except it’s my turn. Each week, I’m giving my comfort food, pop-culture and art suggestions for the dreary winter we’re facing. What’s something you can watch, read or listen to that takes your mind

Artist Talk: Cathy Cook

Artist, filmmaker, educator and eco-activist, Cathy Cook, paid a virtual visit to Lawrence on Wednesday, Jan. 27 for the university’s first art talk of 2021, during which she shared her experience with her latest “Cranes in Motion” project, among other films.  Cook is currently an associate professor of visual arts at the University of Maryland

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