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Senior art majors prepare for final semester

Four art majors showcase the halfway point of final projects before CFAM exhibit in spring. [...]

December 7, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Solidarity through song

Concert dedicates funds to help rebuild Puerto Rico. [...]

November 30, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Bach Festival Society’s ode to the power of piano

Sitting at the piano in Tiedtke Concert Hall, the Israeli pianist, Alon Goldstein, marveled at the Scarlatti sonatas as “studies in imagination of all possibilities of writing for the keyboard.” Goldstein’s program for the afternoon recital—presented by the Bach Festival [...]

November 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Rollins proudly welcomes Billy Collins’ return

It is with pride that Rollins College and the Winter Park Institute welcomed back the twice-Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, who read selections from his collection Beyond the Birdbath: Poems from Several Time Zones. These poems use travel as their focal [...]

November 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Poetry

Florida’s history of lynchings

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and photographer, Gilbert King, came to Rollins last Saturday, delivering a speech about his last work, Devil in the Grove. He discussed the atrocious racism of the Florida legal system in the ‘40s and onward, a corruption [...]

November 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Vulfpeck vibes: reviewing their latest album

Michigan-based funk band Vulfpeck’s new album, “Mr. Finish Line,” dropped Tuesday, Nov. 7, and promises to provide fans with fascinating and unique songs. This will be the group’s seventh release and their third full-length album, coming in at ten tracks [...]

November 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Family Weekend tradition lives on

From Nov. 3 through Nov. 5, parents, siblings, and other loved ones joined Rollins students on campus for Rollins’ annual family weekend. Throughout the weekend, students and their families were treated to a variety of events that showcased all aspects [...]

November 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Only avid Saw fans would enjoy Jigsaw

The Saw horror series, long thought to be dead, has made a shocking return from the grave onto the big screen. While many slasher fans groaned at the thought of another terrible sequel, the die-hard fans of the Jigsaw killer’s [...]

November 2, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Another Halloween Howl success

It is a bright Saturday afternoon. I hear the hum of air blowers inflating a row of bounce houses while a “Monster Mash” disco remix plays faintly in the distance. I look down Holt Avenue to see a rainbow of [...]

November 2, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Eleemosynary: Where intellect and emotions collide

Eleemosynary was written by American playwright, Lee Blessing. The play premiered in 1985 and ran through to 1989, closing with a three-week run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Now, in 2017, Eleemosynary has come to Rollins College as a part [...]

October 26, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Theater