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The Space Race pitted the Soviet Union and United States against each other in a battle for space supremacy, spanning 17 years and leading to innovations in satellite technology, computers and space transport. The race also helped to bankrupt the Soviet economy.
One door separated the stage into two rooms and two worlds. Dr. Givings’s operating room, where he treats women for hysteria using an electrical vibrator, took up one side of the stage, while the living room, most often depicting Mrs. Givings and her relationships, existed on the other.
Complementing the iconic music of French composer Gabriel Fauré with spirituals and Spanish works, the Dartmouth College Glee Club will perform a diverse concert in Rollins Chapel on Sunday.
The Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra aims to channel the invigorating energy, splendor and emotional of classical masterpieces in its Saturday performance, even as the paralytic chill of winter besets New England.
“You don’t understand. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let’s face it.”
Combining the rhythmic energy of drumming with the emotive power of spoken word, the World Music Percussion Ensemble will play a cross-disciplinary concert inspired by prevalent social issues like racial and gender equality on Wednesday.
Though researchers are only beginning to understand the connection between art and stress reduction, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center has displayed artworks by local artists since the 1980s, when it was located in its previous Hitchcock Memorial Hospital facility.
It’s that time of year — college seniors all over America are realizing that in fewer than 10 months they will be expected to morph into responsible adults who have ... jobs?
In elementary school, a peer at school said to Nana Adjeiwaa-Manu ’16, “Your food looks nasty.” It was kontomire, a traditional Ghanaian stew.
The Rude Mechanicals began its rendition of “Macbeth” on Halloween night with swords clashing and witches raving. The student group, which runs one Shakespearean play per term, produced a shortened version of the famous Scottish tragedy on Thursday and Friday.
For students without a car on campus, how does one spend the day skiing at Killington or watching a baseball game at Fenway Park? James Furnary ’16 and Ryan Buckvar ’17 aim to solve this problem with BusMe, an event-driven bus transit service that feeds upon a crowdsourced market.
Any film that designates itself a “zom-rom-com,” or zombie romantic comedy, must suffer from an identity crisis. To wed the gratuitously overused zombie and rom-com genres is parody itself, and it’s not surprising that such a film’s audiences might try to divorce the viewing experience from their minds.
Music and theater will converge when the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble and Rude Mechanicals present a joint tribute to the 450th anniversary of the Bard’s birth. Titled “Play On! Shakespeare Set to Music,” the program will splice readings of Shakespeare text with music that he inspired.
Lights! Camera! Action! Murder? This Wednesday and Thursday, the Black Family Visual Arts Center will transform into a Halloween-themed red carpet venue to celebrate the third annual Community Access Television Halloween-o-thon.
Desmond Fambrini ’16 said he realized the significance of the performing arts in his life while he was deciding where to attend college. Having danced for more than a decade, performing with the Oakland chapter of Culture Shock Dance Troupe and participating in various national and international dance competitions, he knew that he wanted to continue to perform and sought a college that fit both his academic and creative needs. Dartmouth was and continues to be this school, he said.
The Hood Museum announced Friday that it received a 118-piece donation of art from the children of Barbara and David Stahl ’47. The works, collected over 30 years, include drawings, paintings ceramics and an extensive set of prints ranging from the 16th to the 20th century.
The Connecticut River’s motion and splendor will wind its way through the Alliance for the Visual Arts gallery in Lebanon.
The Barrows Rotunda, the circular space that greets passersby as they enter and exit the Hopkins Center, will showcase the work of studio art intern Julian MacMillan ’14 until Nov. 25. A product of months of work, “The Not Knowing” is MacMillan’s first exhibit, an “exciting and nerve-wracking” experience, he said.
The stage was dimly lit, bare except for Hermann Hudde, in all black, and his guitar. The intimate, minimalist setting shone a spotlight on Hudde’s talent, inviting the audience to fully immerse themselves in his music.
If you took Bill Murray’s floundering, philosophical narcissist from “Lost in Translation” (2003), threw in alcoholism and a Russian prostitute, then let him desiccate into an even more pruney scumbag, you’d produce his “St. Vincent” (2014) character, Vincent. He’s the kind of guy who touches all the apples at the supermarket, pockets his favorite and walks away.