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Ebony Stewart

On Friday February 16, Ebony Stewart came to Beloit’s campus. Stewart is a touring slam poet and sex educator advocate from the central Texas area. When she walked on stage, she introduced herself to the audience saying, “I’m Ebony Stewart aka The Gully Princess aka

East of I-90, a photo exhibit

This past summer, instead of flying as she normally does, Hannah Yee’19 drove to Beloit from California. Rather than taking the most direct route from home to school, Yee and Jacob Systema’18 took a more scenic route, stopping along the way at a variety of

“In the Moment” improvisational dance performance

          This weekend I had the chance to head to Chicago and see In the Moment, a show featuring 14 improvised performance pieces, including one by Beloit’s own Aliza Tresser’17. The show was put on by J. Lindsay Brown, a Chicago-based

A sonic peak into the world of Marvel’s Black Panther

Over the lifetime of Hip-Hop, artists like 50 Cent, Eminem and 2Pac have released quality soundtracks for Hollywood films. Whole labels have also called upon their artistry to create movie soundtracks as Def Jam did with Belly. However, none of those works have been for

WI Baroque Ensemble plays Eaton Chapel

To a non-classically trained musician or historian, the Baroque Era may be somewhat of an enigma. Following the Renaissance, this period of diverse artistic expression in Europe began in the 17th century and continued into the 18th century. Operas, sonatas (compositions written for one or

2018 Chelonia dance concert recap

Chelonia Dance Concert took the stage from Thursday, February 8 through Sunday, February 11, and was a fantastic display of the artistic and athletic abilities of many students. There were twelve dances that ranged from two to ten minutes. Students choreographed and directed six dances

Dirty Projectors: The Love is the Art

With the approach of Valentine’s Day, reminders of love can be found everywhere- paper heart decorations, red roses on display next to convenience store checkout lanes, candy thoughtfully left out for passersby. However, if you, like me, find yourself alone during this season of love,

2017’s Best movie moment is in Lowery’s A Ghost Story

Twenty-two minutes into David Lowery’s film, A Ghost Story, Casey Affleck — the bearded and introverted Hollywood signifier of perpetual little brotherhood and purported sexual harassment — stands in obscurity beneath a white sheet of halloweenesque spectrehood. He is dead, a ghost trapped in a

December Dance Workshop: Student works take the stage

This year the December Dance Workshop was once again very well done and incorporated fourteen pieces ranging from two five minutes. Throughout the semester student dancers met to rehearse with the piece’s choreographer who were also students. There were pieces that displayed love, hate and