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Artist Spotlight: Daniel Miller

Artist Spotlight: Daniel Miller

Recent technological advancements have profoundly altered the shape of music. It is difficult nowadays to find a song without some digital touch, from basic editing to intense synthesizing. An extremely versatile new instrument has arisen, for better or for worse: the computer. From the late 60s on, artists and bands like Brian Eno, Kraftwerk and

Perscribed Escape debuts “Merry Wives of Windsor”

This weekend in the Wriston Auditorium, Shakespeare will come alive once again in Prescribed Escape Productions’ performance of “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” I sat down with director Alysa Levi D’Ancona and assistant director Bryan McManus to preview their production and gain insight into the new creation that is Prescribed Escape Productions. The plot of

New Nick Cave album a poetic success

When asked to describe his band’s fifteenth studio album, “Push The Sky Away,” Nick Cave, frontman of the Australian alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, said: “Well, if I were to use that threadbare metaphor of albums being like children, then “Push The Sky Away” is the ghost-baby in the incubator and

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Senior Project: Cawley and Stein’s “The Dumb Waiter”

On the weekend of the 25th in the Underground Theater, Lawrence students Matt Cawley and Steven Stein thrice performed Harold Pinter’s one-act play “The Dumb Waiter” for their senior project. “After considering many possibilities, I settled on Harold Pinter because of his unique style,” explained Cawley. “Pinter is characterized by long pauses, awkward moments and an

Selznick’s “Hugo Cabret”

Brian Selznick’s “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” is at once a profoundly old-fashioned and innovative work of fiction. A novel, a comic book, a movie, a picture book—it’s all and none of these. While some may consider a children’s book beneath their notice, I consider this book nothing less than art of the finest quality.

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