World-class woman sitar player comes to Lafayette

Hasu Patel said that the sound of the sitar, an Indian stringed instrument, connects her with her inner voice. She is one of the few world-class female sitar players playing classical music, and she is scheduled to perform Saturday at the Williams Center for the Arts with the Lafayette Concert Chorus. According to the Williams Center for the Arts webpage on […]

‘I Hate Hamlet’ features student actors: Play shows for second weekend

Reading William Shakespeare can be intimidating for some, but acting in it can be downright scary. For “I Hate Hamlet” protagonist Andrew Rally, it could be following his dreams that causes him the most stress. Last week, the college’s theater department debuted the show “I Hate Hamlet” in Buck Hall’s Weiss Theatre. The show revolves around protagonist Andrew […]

Inspiration in a ‘crisis of democracy’: Author and professor to speak at college next week

Author and Yale law professor John Witt will be visiting campus next Thursday and Friday to give a public lecture and meet with Lafayette students. Titled “The Radical Roots of Brown v. Board: A Blueprint for Modern Constitutional Change,” he plans to tell the story of the creation of new democratic institutions of the United States […]

Theater Department Brings in the holidays with Dr. Seuss

Hear that? It’s the Whos down in Whoville preparing for Christmas this weekend at the Lafayette College theater department’s performance of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The holiday show – written by Irv Spector, Bob Ogle and Theodor Geisel (otherwise known as Dr. Suess) – is based on the children book classic. The family friendly show features a cast […]

Local theater rings in the holiday spirit: Don’t miss State Theater’s Christmas show

With Thanksgiving leftovers long gone and holiday music frequenting radio stations, it’s not too early to get in the holiday spirit. Take a break from final projects and studying for final exams by heading to downtown Easton’s State Theater for a showing of “Broadway Christmas Wonderland.” The family friendly plot follows Santa and his helpers […]

Studio event encourages artistic expression, community engagement

As finals come near, students who are tired from hours of studying can take time to exercise their creative side at open studio figure drawing sessions. Lafayette College’s office of Community Based Teaching has hosted these studio nights since 2001 and the program owes it longevity to its own popularity within the Easton community. The free […]