The Concordiensis

3 takeaways from the 2020 Academy Awards (Oscars) nominations

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

January 23, 2020

Most people outside the entertainment industry don’t follow awards show cycles. They may not even know the difference between the events, which is perfectly alright. Luckily, the Concordiensis Arts editors do keep up with these...

“Light and Loud” defies the senses through color and texture

Marie Lindsey, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

The Feigenbaum Center for Visual Arts’s Crowell and West Galleries opened the exhibition “Light and Loud” on Thursday, January 16. Curated by Fernando Orellana, the works of Melinda McDaniel and Lucha Rodriguez are on displa...

Docent talks give context and analysis to identity-driven art

Mitchell Famulare, Arts Editor

January 23, 2020

As part of the closing of the exhibit, which was on display for nearly five months, the Mandeville Gallery conducted their work study student-run docent talks on Thursday, January 16 for “Embody.” Curated by Julie Lohnes, “Embody” e...

My Study in Tap Dance as A Villella Fellow

China Campagnuolo, Contributing writer

October 23, 2019

China Campagnuolo was the other of the two recipients of the Edward Villella Fellowship, awarded annually to a dance minor at the Steinmetz Dance Performance in May. Over the summer, Campagnuolo studied tap dancing in various...

Union College’s 2019 Villella Fellows

Marie Lindsey, Staff writer

October 23, 2019

The Edward Villella Fellowship has been providing for dancers at Union since 1995, endowed by Charles Lothridge ‘44. The fellowship provides for one to two artists a year to expand their technical training in various forms of...

Album review: Lana Del Rey’s “Norman Fucking Rockwell!”

Marie Lindsey, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Norman Rockwell, American painter, illustrator and novelist was born in New York City in 1894. By 1916 Rockwell began his work as a popular illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post. He created 321 covers over a span of nearl...

Midsommar is a nightmare playing out in broad daylight

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

September 26, 2019

In a genre saturated with night terrors of every kind, perhaps the scariest thing a horror film can do is to turn on the lights. That’s exactly what happens in “Midsommar,” the latest film from director Ari Aster. His 20...

Post-Hot Girl Summer, 5 women rappers to check out this fall

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

September 19, 2019

This past spring, I wrote a feature on Megan Thee Stallion’s first studio album, Fever. Since then the Houston-based rapper has become one of the biggest names on the hip hop scene, having skyrocketed to broad fame after he...

Debut LP “FEVER” has enough heat to last you all summer

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

You may have only learned about her recently, but she’s been at it for years, her talent bubbling under the surface of an industry that wasn’t ready for her until now: Megan Thee Stallion, a 24-year-old Houston native who wi...

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