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Alexis Lefft & Chloe Lee    Thursday, January 23, 2014
Playing with the stark contrast between black, white and rich primary colors and surrealist themes involving animals, Ithaca-based artist Sylvia Taylor offers a refreshing take on the art of linoprints and woodcuts.“You Can Never Go Back,” Taylor’s new exhibit in the Gelb Gallery, is based on a theme she chose about reminding herself not to dwell too much in the past and instead to live more in the present. Exploring ideas of longing, loss and transience, Taylor describes her work as...
Staff Report    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
O.PICCHIONE/THE PHILLIPIAN Robert Rush '14:“The Abbot Cabaret. As Abbot's Cluster President, it's extremely nerve wracking. I have a reputation to live up to since last year's show was so great, but I have faith in my Abbot Cabaret team.”C.CRUZ/THE PHILLIPIAN Mr. McGraw:“My total immersion (my “bath” and my “baptism”) in Virgil’s last line of ‘The Aeneid,’ as well as fronting a student band put together by Gabe Braunstein [’16].”E.KAUFMANNLADUC/THE PHILLIPIAN Madi Bradford ’17:“...
Alexis Lefft    Thursday, January 16, 2014
Austin Robichaud ’15 and Alex Pareto ’15 never expected that a casual conversation while waiting in the pizza line in Paresky Commons would result in a photography club working to benefit Andover’s Need Blind initiative. Nevertheless, Robichaud and Pareto started Andover Photography Club (APC) in the beginning of the 2013-14 school year. “As student photographers ourselves, we knew that there was a great wealth of student talent at Andover and a lack of a network for them to share and...
Julia Donovan    Thursday, January 16, 2014
Coordinating her daily outfits is an opportunity for Issraa Faiz ’15 to experiment with new fashion trends while incorporating tradition and personal values. “I absolutely love fashion,” said Faiz. “I think it’s one of the most effective ways for people to express themselves. When I was younger, I wanted to be a fashion designer, and I had binders full of my designs. I still design outfits for fun when I have free time.” Faiz can be seen sporting a pink sweater dress with a navy down...
Peyton McGovern    Thursday, January 16, 2014
When Shawn Fulford, Instructor in Mathematics, began to create her garden, she pictured her yard as a Cartesian plane divided by the line y = x. Using her extensive mathematical background, Fulford designed the garden based off of inverse functions and careful symmetry. Though the inverse functions disappeared as the garden grew, Fulford’s garden continues to brighten the landscape of the Quads. According to Fulford, her garden is designed to bloom continuously from April through October...
Staff Report    Friday, January 10, 2014
Photos by: Emmie Avvakumova, Lucius Xuan, Alex Westfall, Jessica Schmitt, Tom Johst, Lauren Luo, Charlotte Berry, Sitara Rao, Christian Cruz, and Jing Qu. Mr. Palfrey"Volley more." Paulina Munn '15"Keep a calm mind,live cruelty freeand sleep." Gabe Braunstein '16"To rock more than I roll." Rachel Gerrard '15"To watch 'The Bachelor' every week." Gina Soutendijk '15"To speak more nicely to people." Olivia LaMarche '16"To go on Facebook and Instagram less and waste my...
Sharan Gill    Thursday, January 9, 2014
Combining graceful movement and harmonious live music, Andover’s production of Henry Purcell’s opera, “Dido and Aeneas,” transports audience members back to 20 B.C.E. for a tragic love story. Dancers from the Andover Dance Group (ADG), directed by Judith Wombwell, Instructor in Dance, and singers from the Fidelio Society, directed by Christopher Walter, Instructor in Music, will collaborate to provide a stunning reenactment of the iconic theatrical work. Student instrumentalists will assist...
Alexis Lefft    Thursday, January 9, 2014
Jessica Lee ’16 woke up one morning to find that a wall in her backyard had been covered with scribbles of spray paint. Instead of feeling angry, however, Lee used the act of vandalism as inspiration for her own art. Attracted to the non-restrictive nature of graffiti, Lee, who had before focused primarily on more traditional media, began incorporating spray paint into her work.Courtesy of Jessica Lee.Exploring art without constraints is a vital principle for Lee, a new Lower from Seoul, South...
Peyton Mcgovern    Thursday, January 9, 2014
Alex Thomas ’15 reminisces about her childhood outfits and the matching dresses she and her sister wore as little girls. As she’s grown older, her love for fashion has only grown stronger. “Fashion has always intrigued me. It’s been a part of my life for as long as I can remember,” said Thomas. Thomas said that although her style varies, it is mostly polished with a little edge. According to her friends, Thomas is not afraid to challenge the norms of fashion. “I love how Alex can create a...
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Julia Boyd     Thursday, December 12, 2013
Breathing life into words written centuries ago, student actors in the play “The Comedy of Errors,” written by William Shakespeare, performed with energizing theatrical spirit that would have made Shakespeare proud. Directed by Kevin Heelan, Instructor in Theater, the play combined dramatic sound effects with humorous acting and over-the-top costumes. The circular-shaped performance space of the play allows audience members to surround the performers on every side. “The most noticeable...
Julia Boyd & sharan Gill    Thursday, December 12, 2013
Lined by a new collection of large suspended metal sculptures, pastel-hued monoprints and other artworks, the Gelb Gallery now houses this term’s new faculty art exhibition. The exhibition features visual pieces by six members of the Art Department’s faculty.As one walks through the entrance of Gelb Gallery, it is difficult to miss the intricate sculptures by Therese Zemlin, Instructor and Chair in Art. The three tall structures are notable for their minute details. E.Kaufmann-Laduc/The...

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