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The Artist Spotlight: Anthony Capparelli

The Artist Spotlight: Anthony Capparelli

Tall, spindly, good-humored, straightforward and humble. These characteristics form a basic composite of the man who is senior Anthony “Tony” Capparelli, piano performance major extraordinaire. Capparelli has been involved in music for his whole life. From the looks of it, his enthusiasm for the art and practice seems unlikely to ever diminish. “I was always interested in

Wriston Art Center Galleries debut three fall exhibitions

On Friday, Sept. 27, the Wriston Art Center Galleries debuted their three new Fall exhibitions. Washington, D.C.-based artist Stephanie J. Williams, whose exhibition “Homegrown” is currently showing in the Kohler Gallery, opened the exhibitions with a lecture about her influences and inspirations in art. After the lecture, attendees were invited to partake in refreshments, chat

LU Weird features off-campus bands

Despite the technical issues during sound check that delayed the start of the performances, the second annual LU Weird festival was a fun weekend full of radical and unconventional sights and sounds. Unlike last year’s LU Weird, this year’s festival featured campus bands but only two off-campus bands, Oshwa and Buke and Gase, hailing from

Murphy emulates Holly Golightly in “Love and Other Disasters”

Do you like witty, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” style romance? Do you miss Brittany Murphy? Do you have a Netflix account? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then “Love and Other Disasters” is a great movie for you. This surprisingly good romantic comedy directed by Alek Keshishian is often overlooked for its appearance

César Aira puzzles and entertains

If you ploughed through Jorge Luis Borges’s short stories long after the Freshman Studies assignments were over and read Garcia Marquez’s “One Hundred Years of Solitude” for fun over the summer, then look no further than César Aira’s “The Literary Conference” for your next read. Aira is one of his native Argentina’s most prolific contemporary

Parlato transports audience with masterful performance

On a night overflowing with music, jazz singer Gretchen Parlato concluded this season’s Jazz Series with an exquisite concert on Friday night, May 10, backed by keyboardist Fabian Almazan, bassist Chris Morrissey and drummer Mark Guiliana. Parlato sang tunes from her albums “In a Dream” and “Lost and Found,” showcasing each musician’s individual voice while