Dartmouth Dance Ensemble to showcase new choreography

May 25, 2017 10:01pm

This Friday and Saturday, the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble will showcase the choreography that it has been rehearsing all year in its spring performance, “Steps and Sounds.” While the ensemble offered a sneak preview of this weekend’s show in its winter works-in-progress performance, this weekend will be the first time that the public can view the culmination of a year of choreography and rehearsals. The Dartmouth Dance Ensemble, directed by John Heginbotham, is the sole professionally-run dance ensemble on campus.

A retrospective review before ‘Twin Peaks’ 2017 revival

May 22, 2017 10:17pm

Diane, 11:30 a.m., May 21. In a few hours “Twin Peaks” will debut a third season after a 25-year absence, now as “Twin Peaks: The Return.” It would be an understatement to say that I am tense with anticipation. At moments like this, one is drawn to reflect: What was it about “Twin Peaks” that made it so special?


45th annual Powwow showcases dance, art and native culture

May 16, 2017 12:01am

This past Saturday and Sunday, Dartmouth’s 45th annual Powwow took place in Leede Arena. Despite the rainy weather and resulting move from the Green, the event was successful in celebrating Native American culture and excellence, promoting inclusivity and diversity and honoring veterans and Joshua Monette ’19, a native student who recently passed away.

Apollo's Fire to perform May 3

May 12, 2017 11:25am

This week, Dartmouth welcomes renowned music ensemble Apollo’s Fire in partnership with the Hopkins Center as part of the music department residency program.

The Dartmouth Rude Mechanicals produce one Shakespearean show a term.


Review: Rude Mechanicals tackle 'Richard III' in spring show

May 11, 2017 12:25pm

Nestled in between the parties hosted on Webster Avenue and the first-year family activities hosted by the College, the Dartmouth Rude Mechanicals performed an abridged conception of “Richard III” to an audience comprised of students and curious visiting parents in House Center B. The choice of tragedy presents an immediate challenge to an 11-member performance group: How to appropriately cast the show so that all of the central characters can be represented in the clearest light, without over-simplifying the plot.


Glee club will perform spring concert in Rollins on Sunday

May 5, 2017 12:19am

The Dartmouth College Glee Club’s seniors will perform in their final concert this upcoming Sunday, when the glee club performs excerpts from Handel’s “Semele” and Haydn’s “Te Deum.” To honor this poignant occasion, glee club director Louis Burkot will place particular focus on the group’s seniors, many of whom credit the glee club with allowing them to continue to pursue their passion for classical music in college.