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Kalina Ko    Thursday, October 17, 2013
A dense crowd of students piled into Lower Right of Paresky Commons on Friday to watch the first Coffeehouse performance of the year. Munching on cider donuts and fresh apples, the audience settled down into the Coffeehouse’s informal and comfy setting. In addition to hosting a selection of vocal-centric performances, this term’s Coffeehouse also featured an eclectic mix of less commonly-played instruments such as the xylophone, the ukulele and the mandolin. The show started off with Lane...
Tiffany Bauman    Thursday, October 17, 2013
Returning for his third Andover performance, guest pianist Gabriel Chodos presented a varied classical repertoire to the audience last Friday evening. A professional classical pianist, Chodos has performed around the globe, is a member of the artist faculty at the New England Conservatory and is often broadcasted on NPR. Chodos kicked off his recital with Austrian composer Franz Schubert’s “Allegretto in C minor, D. 915.” The piece consisted of sharply dotted rhythms that complemented...
Arts Staff Report - Photos By Emmie Avvakumova    Thursday, October 17, 2013
Grasshopper Night will come alive this Family Weekend, representing the collective effort of over 100 students and faculty. The annual event showcases the student body’s array of talents, and will go up four times this year, with two on Friday evening and two on Saturday evening. “In some aspects, [Grasshopper] is a talent show, but like anything at Andover, our talent is so amazing that what [we] really work on doing is making it a real show from beginning to end,” said Erin Strong,...
Photos And Descriptions By Sofia Barbosa & Claire Zhong    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Rhaime Kim ’15 dons a bright blue chiffon top; and modest tan skinnies that do not distract from the hue of the shirt. “Cobalt blue is such a brilliant, bright color, but it’s classy too!” said Kim In this look, Matt Osborn ’15 chose to implement texture into his outfit in order to tone down the vividness of his cobalt blue sweater. The casual knit renders the loud color more demure, making texture a good way incorporate a bold statement color into an everyday outfit. “I would describe...
Viv Garth    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Become a master chocolatier right in the middle of Paresky Commons by treating your taste buds to the smooth, sensual luxury of a homemade chocolate truffle! Chocolate truffles make a delectable last-minute gift for your friends or significant other. Fill a medium-sized bowl halfway with chocolate chips and top it off with a spoonful of butter. Place the bowl in the microwave for about two minutes, mixing the chocolate occasionally so it does not burn. Remove from heat when the...
Ian Tan    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Joseph Foley, Principal Trumpet of the Rhode Island Philharmonic, switched between three different instruments at his most recent musical recital this past Sunday. Foley played the trumpet, the cornet and the flugelhorn in his performance, collaboratig with pianist Bonnie Anderson, Adjunct Instructor in Music. In order to give the repertoire more variety, Foley drew pieces from a number of time periods by renowned composers such as J.S. Bach and Thorvald Hansen. The recital kicked...
Kalina Ko    Thursday, October 10, 2013
also performed the piece “Svatba” from Bulgaria, with the soprano and alto sections of the Phillips Academy Chorus. According to Ayumi Ueda, Founder of Women of the World, her dream of creating a musical group consisting of women from around the world came true four years ago. In 2008, Ueda, who is of Japanese background, collaborated with other like-minded musicians to complete Women of the World. Currently, the group is made up of Ueda, Giorgia Renosto from Italy, Annette Philip from...
Phillipian Arts Staff CXXXVI    Thursday, October 10, 2013
This year’s Latin Arts Weekend centered around a new addition, the Latino Film Festival. Clara Isaza-Bishop, Instructor in Spanish and Co-Advisor of Alianza Latina, believed that a film festival would help fulfill the ultimate goal of Latin Arts Weekend as a whole: providing Andover with insight into Hispanic culture. “The Latino population is growing. We need to learn about Latin American because there’s so much that we can learn about the history as well as the relations between the...
Staff Report    Thursday, October 3, 2013
ABSTRACT NATURE “This was made by taking a dead eel, putting ink on it and stamping it over and over on the paper about 5,000 times to create this swarm or school of eels. Up close you can see that they’re an impression of an eel, although from afar they just appear to be squiggles. The life history of the freshwater eel is intriguing. The place where it spawns is a mystery. Nobody has ever witnessed them reproducing in the ocean. People speculate that they get in these big, tightly knit...
Staff Report    Thursday, October 3, 2013
James Prosek, the new, Edward E. Elson Artist in Residence at the Addison Gallery of American Art, is a writer, artist, biologist, film director and teacher who utilizes his experience in a wide range of fields to create unconventional works of art that are meaningful both scientifically and artistically. Inspired by the complexity of the unknown natural world at a young age, Prosek began his artistic career with paintings of trout inspired by naturalist painter John James Audubon's work...
Julia Boyd     Thursday, October 3, 2013
Following a trail of colorful balloons lining the pathways of the Sanctuary, members of the Andover community strolled into an array of artwork by this year's Art 500 students, Emilia Figliomeni '14, Shanice Pimentel '14 and Emmie Avvakumova '14. When creating these pieces, the students in Art 500 focused more on artistic concept and process than aesthetics. Figliomeni created multiple small, nature-inspired pieces meant to be tongue-in-cheek recreations of professional pieces found in...
Scarla Pan    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Inspired by a ballet performance he attended with his wife more than forty years ago, Doug Kuhlmann, Instructor in Mathematics, has developed a strong passion for the performing arts that has lasted to this day. At his wife’s request, Kuhlmann attended his first ballet at the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, which included a performance of “The Green Table” by Kurt Jooss. “I was grabbed by [the ballet] very powerfully, as I had no idea that ballet could make such a strong statement, in this...

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