Ending the year with a boom: Lafayette Percussion Ensemble hosts its year-end spring concert

The ambiance in Williams Center can get downright thunderous. This past Monday evening, the Williams Center for the Arts showcased a group of Lafayette student entertainers. Under the direction of Professor of Music J. Larry Stockton, the Lafayette College Percussion Ensemble performed their final concert. With the exception of a handful of seats, the house was […]

EXposing identities in art: New event explores culture through fashion

When students venture into the Farinon atrium this Saturday, they will see an event that showcases an individual's identity through the avenues in art. Sponsored by Lafayette African and Caribbean Students Association (LACSA), Lafayette Activities Forum (LAF) and Association of Black Collegians (ABC) the event entitled EXposure Art-Fashion Experience. Anthropology and sociology major, and Chinese minor, Marcus Vilmé […]

Vocalist pays rare visit to Lafayette: World-famous musician Philippe Jaroussky comes to campus on Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, the Lafayette and Easton community members have the opportunity to share a special gift with their mothers. As the final performance of the Williams Center Performing Arts Series for the 2015-2016 season, French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky will be singing on Lafayette’s campus. The concert will feature Jaroussky’s rare vocal quality in musical […]

An artistic experiment: Artist Judy Pfaff takes unique approach to her art

After over a weeklong process to install the exhibit, Judy Pfaff’s “Somewhere After” will be displayed in the Grossman Gallery in the Williams Visual Arts Building until April 16. Pfaff has received countless awards, including a MacArthur Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship and recently the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center. Now, she is the Grossman Artist […]

A new jazz experience: Artist-in-residence to play at Williams Art Center

A jazz veteran will bring a new musical experience to Williams this weekend. Bill Goodwin began his career at age 17. Ever since then, he has been taking gigs and playing with jazz greats. He’s now the artist-in-residence at Lafayette College and this Saturday at 8 p.m., the Grammy award-winning drummer will be performing at the Williams Center […]

Weaving the tapestry of history: Gail Skudera exhibition brings the past to life through textiles

Nestled in the back corner of the Williams Center for the Arts, the Williams Center Gallery sometimes goes unnoticed by Lafayette student traffic. The “Gail Skudera In Time/ Out of time. Woven Photo Collages” exhibit will be displayed up until Feb. 21, though, allowing plenty of time for students to check it out. The gallery […]

Un-fi ltered Shakespeare

Play group Filter Theatre delivers a unique take on The Twelfth Night The Filter Theatre’s performance of “Twelfth Night” was everything but traditional Shakespeare. The audience walked in to the Williams Arts Center auditoriumlast Tuesday and saw the stage already set with tables and chairs strewn about, holding instruments, digital equipment and an assortment of […]

Fashion forward: College partners with H&M to promote sustainibility

Earlier this week, Lafayette students had a chance to combine their passion for fashion with their passion for sustainability. Lafayette students were given the opportunity to become involved in one of H&M’s sustainability efforts this past Tuesday. Students strutted their stuff in the Marlo Room for Lafayette’s first “Close the Loop Fashion Show.” Many of […]