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Black Matter/ing exhibit opens in Wright Museum

On Friday, Nov. 30, the Wright Museum hosted the opening of “Black Matter/ing: An Activist Poiesis.”  The extremely well attended exhibition was curated by Professor M. Shadee Malaklou and the students in her Black Lives Matter course, who worked over a two year period to

Asian Monologues returns for a third year

On Saturday, students and faculty came through the mist and rain to attend the third production of The Asian Monologues, a performance piece created and directed by Sydney Mercado‘19. The show was held in the black-box Bunge Theater, filled to the brim with an eager

ABBA’s “Uncomfortable Art Show” lives up to its title

On Friday, Nov. 16, Gallery ABBA’s newest show, a pop-up centered around the theme of “Uncomfortable Art,” had its premiere. “The Uncomfortable Art Show” features an eclectic body of work in both style and price range (ranging from Bob Avery’s’20 1$ “Danny Devito” to Valley

Braxton Cook’s No Doubt, an instant Neo Jazz classic

Cutting edge. Few words could better describe Maryland born Saxophonist/Singer-Songwriter Braxton Cook’s sophomore effort No Doubt. The album is a follow up to his 2017 debut Somewhere In Between, Cook’s third release, but his first full-length solo album. A graduate of Julliard School with a

Shirkers: Netflix’s new cinema-centric documentary

Sometimes you have to “go backwards in order to go forwards.” This the central idea behind Sandi Tan’s “Shirkers,” a brilliant new documentary on Netflix that explores friendship, betrayal and the joys and costs of cinephilia. “Shirkers” is a documentary about another “Shirkers,” a wildly

Minus the Bear bids farewell with final EP Fair Enough

After a successful career spanning nearly two decades, indie-progressive rockers Minus the Bear are calling it quits. In conjunction with a farewell tour that lasts through December, the band released an EP, Fair Enough, to serve as a brief parting gift. This decision likely comes

Doctor Who’s 11th season off to a good start

In its 11th season Doctor Who has been reborn yet again. There’s a new Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, the first ever woman to embody the character, and a new showrunner, with Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall taking over for Steven Moffat, who has been showrunner

Frankenstein 200: The interdisciplinary panel

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, four Beloit faculty members came together for an interdisciplinary look at Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. Professors Tamara Ketabgian (English), Jennifer Esperanza (Anthropology), Britt Scharringhausen (Physics and Astronomy) and Robin Zebrowski (Cognitive Science), each offered unique

Gallery ABBA show “Lore” spectacularly spooky

Gallery ABBA’s latest show, “Lore,” arrived just in time for Halloween. “Lore” opened on Friday, Oct. 26, and features the illustrations of self described “witch fanatic and Halloween junkie,” Brenden Haskins. “Lore’s” opening was a success both artistically and financially, as all but two of