Preview: A modern adaptation of classical jazz: ‘The Hot Sardines’ to perform at Lafayette

The Williams Center for the Arts will be graced with a visit by one of the most eminent contemporary jazz bands, The Hot Sardines this Friday at 8 p.m. Hailing from New York City, The Hot Sardines combine the classic arrangements of the early 20th century with their own modern sound. Downbeat Magazine, a publication that […]

Movie Review: ‘The Predator’ delivers in classic 90s action movie style despite having consistency issues

Seeing one of the most cinematic aliens on screen again is quite a treat. However, “The Predator” is still a narrative mess. “The Predator” stars Boyd Holbrook ( of “Logan”), Trevante Rhodes (of “Moonlight”), Olivia Munn (of “Ocean’s Eight”) and is directed by Shane Black (“Kiss Kiss Bang Bang”, “The Nice Guys”). The movie follows […]

Student Artist Spotlight: Allan Dalapicola ’19 expresses freedom through organic composition of music

As eclectic as it is bold, Tim and Rosa’s new album ‘Welcome Time’ is an “ode to music itself,” a sweeping celebration of syncretism and the universal language of musical expression. Allan Dalapicola ’19, a civil engineer at Lafayette, has been speaking this language for his whole life. Dalapicola works with a company of other […]

Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Involvement on how literature taught her gratitude

By completing an assignment she was less than excited for in college, Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Involvement Melissa Dalrymple found a new outlook on gratitude. At the time, Melissa was a senior at East Stroudsburg University and was going through the limitless stress that seniors normally undergo during their final year of college. […]

‘In Your Way’: an ode to bad-ass women: Kate Gilmore exhibits her powerful line of work

Gendered perceptions of strength and authority have sustained a conversation behind generations of artwork, music and powerful performances depicting strong female protagonists. Conversations and disagreements have made headlines for years and in this riveting era of new voices, Kate Gilmore joins the many women prepared for the uphill battle. Kate Gilmore is a Washington, D.C. […]

Critically acclaimed pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii to perform on campus with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Returning again after its Lafayette debut two years ago, world-class Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will feature award-winning pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii at the Williams Center for the Arts tonight at 8 p.m. The orchestra will be opening this year’s concert series at the Williams Center with a blend of music from both romantic and contemporary composers. Attendees will […]

An ‘incredibly authentic viewing experience,’ the story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ deserves to be told

Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective in the history of the Colorado Police Department. For his first assignment, he decides to infiltrate the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. He accomplishes this by posing as a white man on the phone and then having a white fellow officer play him in person. It […]