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Johannes Brahms. Photo: Wikipedia

Commentary: Music faculty interpret Brahms

By Graydon Weaver Transcript Correspondent As winter began to loosen its grip, several staff members displayed their musical talents in the Jemison auditorium of Sanborn Hall. Distinctive musicians in their own right, together they presented the works of one of [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
Ohio Wesleyan student magician, sophomore Bill Boaz. Boaz has been performing professionally since the age of ten. Photo courtesy of Bill Boaz

Student magician raises money for philanthropy

On a night of magic and mischief on the appropriately  timed date of April Fool’s Day, nearly 500 people made their way to the Strand Theatre for a philanthropic performance. Last Tuesday sophomore Bill Boaz preformed his renowned magic tricks [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
Cast members of Ohio Wesleyan’s rendition of George Bernard Shaw’s period piece “Heartbreak House.” Photo by Megan Pinto for Communications

All is fair in love, war and ‘Heartbreak House’

The largest war to ever engulf the globe is happening right outside, but the inhabitants of George Bernard Shaw’s “Heartbreak House,” are more concerned with their love affairs. In “Heartbreak House,” the feminist writer depicts the course of a day [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
Photo: ross.owu.edu (Ross Art Museum)

Artist talks give new insight to southwest exhibit

Artists featured in the “New Art/New Mexico” exhibit in the Ross Art Museum visited campus to shed some light on the history and inspirations for their work. Both featured artists, Victor Goler and Anita Rodriguez, said their art is a [...]

April 3, 2014 Entertainment
Freshman Lissette Gonzalez performs in 'Butterfly Confessions.' Photo by Noah Manskar, courtesy of butterflyconfessions.com

Female empowerment comes in many colors

‘The Vagina Monologues,’ a re-occuring movement By Megan Dill Transcript Reporter Last Saturday, students of Ohio Wesleyan preformed “The Vagina Monologues” to give voice to women’s stories and struggles. “I hope that women find a sense of empowerment and that [...]

April 3, 2014 Entertainment

Don’t judge a punk rock band by its name

A new punk band has exploded on the music scene, and they’re making a buzz for themselves, if only by name alone. Perfect Pussy, the five-piece group from Syracuse, New York has made a splash at concerts and festivals, most [...]

March 31, 2014 Entertainment
Josh Radnor, a liberal arts alum, spoke to Ohio Wesleyan students about his life as an actor, writer and director.

How Ohio Wesleyan met Josh Radnor

“Down-to-earth” has become one of the more contrived terms to describe celebrities, but still one that seems to perfectly encompass Ohio Wesleyan’s evening with actor, writer, director and advocate for kindness, Josh Radnor. Best know for his role as Ted [...]

March 31, 2014 Entertainment

Commentary: Spring into music

Whistle Peak. Photo: karatebodyrecords.com Maybe I am getting ahead of myself here, but as soon as the sun comes out and the temperature gets anywhere above thirty, I leap into Spring mode. One of the many ways I celebrate turning [...]

March 22, 2014 Entertainment
Members of Pitch Black sing to start the performance. Left to right: senior Madeline Shier, sophomore Grace Thompson, junior Kati Sweigard, sophomore Brianna Robinson, sophomore Liz Nadeau, senior Liz Andersen and senior Danielle Bernert.

Singers set tone for junior recital

Junior Brianna Robinson sings with Pitch Black at last year’s performance of “The Vagina Monologues.” Photo: “Vagina Monologues moan for change.” Two Ohio Wesleyan students let their voices soar through Sanborn Hall for their junior recital. Jemison Auditorium filled with [...]

March 22, 2014 Entertainment
Senior Erika Nininger sings and plays the keyboard.
Photos by Noah Manskar

‘Wahoo-ing’ downtown for First Friday

Music from Ohio Wesleyan student band Wahoo Sam Crawford flared through Endangered Species as a supplement to Delaware’s First Friday of March festivities. The downtown Delaware record store, owned by Patrick Bailey, has hosted performances in its locale for the [...]

March 22, 2014 Entertainment