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Joel Fan and Wen-Lei Gu give impressive performance

Pianist Joel Fan completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University and his graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University. He has performed with many notable ensembles, such as the Silk Road Ensemble and the New York Philharmonic, and at various notable venues around the world, including Carnegie Hall in New York and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

Book review “Washington Square”

Novelist Arthur Phillips describes “Washington Square” by Henry James as “a very modern novel indeed: all questions, no answers,” which is exactly right. This novel’s plot is fairly simple and easy to follow; its language, while at times antiquated and erudite, is not very difficult to decipher or understand. Its length is average: a little

“When the Rooster Crows” director Arí Manuel Cruz inspires audience

Lawrence University hosted its sixth annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LULASFF) from April 26-29 in the Warch Campus Center Cinema. The festival showed eight films in total, all in Spanish with English subtitles, hailing from Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Cuba and Chile. One of the film screenings on Friday, April 28

Christina Dahl returns to campus for recital

On Sunday, April 23 at 4 p.m., Lawrence hosted renowned pianist Christina Dahl for a recital in Harper Hall. Dahl has performed at numerous prestigious venues across the globe, recorded on several prominent record labels, and taught at many summer festivals and universities, including Lawrence, where she was a faculty member for three years. Dahl

SaltSoul dancers deliver emotional performance

Jungwoong Kim and Marion Ramirez perform in the Esch-Hurvis room. Photo by Angelica Hurtado. For the final event in Lawrence’s 2016-17 Dance Series, accomplished dancers Marion Ramirez and Jungwoong Kim performed a dance program featuring SaltSoul on Wednesday, April 12 at 8 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center’s Esch-Hurvis room. The couple has studied and

Artist spotlight: Jacob Dalton

Photo by Taylor Blackson. Senior Jacob Dalton’s passion for theatre began early. His first acting experience occurred when he starred in the play “Pirates of Penzance,” capturing the lead role at just ten years old. Inspired by parents who encouraged him to further his craft, Jacob participated in acting competitions in both middle and high

Wild Space Dance Company visits Stansbury Theatre

The Wild Space Dance Company visited Lawrence University on Friday, March 31 and performed at 8 p.m. in Stansbury Theatre. The company is a collaboration between several dancers and musicians—the latter group of which included Instructor of Music Sumner Truax on saxophone. The title of their program, “Caught Up in the Moment,” was particularly appropriate

A Look into the Lawrence University Trimester System

One of the most salient characteristics of Lawrence University that sets it apart from other universities is the trimester system. Most Lawrentians accept this fact as a part of life at Lawrence without a thought as to its history, benefits and drawbacks. Actually, the trimester system at Lawrence affects several aspects of campus life. According

Lawrence musicians successfully present “The Beggar’s Opera”

This past weekend, students of the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music performed the opera masterwork “The Beggar’s Opera” at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center’s Kimberly-Clark Theater. The opera was written by satirist John Gay and arranged by composer Benjamin Britten. There were four performances—Thursday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and

Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet mesmerizes chapel with jazz

Last Friday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m., the Lawrence University Memorial Chapel experienced a performance by the critically acclaimed Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet. The quartet, composed of one pianist, one bassist, one drummer and, of course, the namesake of the quartet himself—Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet—performed approximately an hour and a half of jazz without an intermission.