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Choir concert features eclectic mix of pieces and sounds

Kicking off a weekend of great musical performances at Lawrence, all of the Lawrence choirs performed together on Friday, Feb. 22 in Memorial Chapel. They sang a wide variety of works, including a finale that combined all the choirs, and collaborated with instrumentalists from the Conservatory on many of them. The songs spanned vast differences

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