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1440 Theater Carnival a 24 hour comic success

By Emma Arnesen Lawrence University’s annual Winter Carnival presented its 1440 Theatre Carnival performance on Saturday, February 7 at the Music-Drama Center in Cloak Theater. Sponsored by the Lawrence Society of Drama, 1440 consisted of three short performances presented by Lawrence students who had written, directed, and created their own pieces in the last 1,440

Tropos open reading encourages creative writers to share

By Emma Arnesen Last Wednesday, January 21, Lawrence University’s student-published literary and arts magazine, Tropos, hosted a relaxed open-mic event for students to present poetry and prose. The students hosting the event shared their pieces that they had submitted to Tropos last year, but all students and audience members were welcome to perform their own

Brett Newski’s band provides creative, entertaining show

By Emma Arnesen Singer, songwriter and guitarist Brett Newski, and his band, visited Lawrence University this past Saturday, Nov. 8 as part of The Folk Catastrophe Tour. Even though the band is still relatively new and upcoming, the audience in Harper Hall seemed to enjoy the blend of indie-folk rock music and humorous interludes from

Spoken word artist brings relatable art to campus

By Emma Arnesen Last Thursday, Oct. 30, spoken word artist Katie Wirsing shared her personal experiences of identity, relationships and the trials and tribulations of love through a collection of poems. As a member of the 2006 National Poetry Slam Championship team and thirteenth-ranked poet at the Women of The World Poetry Slam, Katie is

Decoda brings music to Appleton community

By Emma Arnesen This past July, Lawrence University received a $16,700 Arts and Culture grant from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. With this money, Lawrence has been able to collaborate with Decoda, a New York chamber ensemble, to engage students, faculty and the Appleton community in music. Two Lawrence Conservatory of Music

Improv team delights audience at first show of year

By Emma Arnesen Lawrence Improv: Optimistic Feral Children presented their inaugural show of the 2014-2015 season this past Saturday, Oct. 11 in Cloak Theatre. The show consisted of many interactive games the members directed, sarcasm and ongoing jokes, and much laughter both on-stage and offstage, the performance proved to be a great start to the