Laura Romain


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American art exhibit reflects College's vast collection

Courtesy of the Hood Museum The Hood Museum of Art's permanent collections include more than 65,000 pieces of art, and this summer, the Hood launched a four-year program to highlight the diverse resources of its collections, culminating with the museum's twenty-fifth anniversary celebration in 2010.


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Mirror

American art exhibit reflects College's vast collection

Courtesy of the Hood Museum The Hood Museum of Art's permanent collections include more than 65,000 pieces of art, and this summer, the Hood launched a four-year program to highlight the diverse resources of its collections, culminating with the museum's twenty-fifth anniversary celebration in 2010.



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Messud exceeds expectations with 'Emperor's Children'

Claire Messud's new book "The Emperor's Children" could very well be subtitled "Great Expectations." The novel, which was released to impressive critical acclaim, interweaves the stories of three friends who first met as talented, promising undergraduates at Brown University (a very fashionable alma mater for fictional characters nowadays) and who have since pursued professional success in the whirl and dazzle of New York City. First, there is Marina Thwaite, a radiant, violet-eyed socialite, and the daughter of legendary activist and liberal journalist Murray Thwaite.




As part of her thesis, Kimberly Coppola '06 will be performing works from an

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Music majors wrap up theses with performances

Courtesy of Kimberly Coppola Editor's note: This article is the third of a four-part series examining senior theses and culminating experiences in the arts. Trailing between windowless practice rooms and the Paddock Music Library, six students conspicuously haunt the depths of the Hopkins Center.


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Hood Museum begins four-month program to celebrate Rembrandt

Not every day marks the tetracentennial of an artist as renowned as Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. To honor the 400th birthday of "the most inventive and original printmaker of all time," the Hood Museum is hosting a variety of programs starting from April 8 until Sept.


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English department, Orlando Consort get medieval

Nostalgic contrasts between a poetic, damsel-in-distress-riddled past and our own cold, technology-driven world have (rightfully) become cliche, but if your only knowledge of the Middle Ages stems from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," take note: this week, troubadours grace the provenance of BlitzMail and Keystone. A poetry reading promises to set the scene.