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“Of Ebony Embers” Brought the Past to Life

Church Street Center was quickly filling up while faculty, students, and community members who sat and awaited the moving and powerful tribute to the Harlem Renaissance last Thursday. Shortly after seven, core ensemble members...

Ty Segall’s second self-titled record: a review

The state of grunge is a little unclear in the year 2017. The genre, which flourished in the early- and mid-’90s but seemed to die out at some point in the 2000s, is experiencing...

“Hidden Figures”, A Movie Towards Freedom

Since the fall, a certain movie has been seen all over social media, starring household names such as Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe. Simply going on Facebook would show the trailer...

MoCA’s annual Free Day is this Saturday

If you haven’t yet realized, let me break the news: North Adams is not the most happening place. Especially for those under the drinking age, there’s not much to do besides watching movies, hiking,...

Jazz Band to showcase hits and classics

MCLA is full of music, with different clubs and FPA performances being held all through the semester. Harlequin and Dance Company are some to name, with Allegrettos and Yorick to follow suite, but there...

Dance Co. Fall Performance

Dance Co. blew the roof off Venable last Friday night, showcasing performances of all sorts from the Fall 2016 season. From solo acts to massive choreographed ensembles, it was a collection of awe-inspiring pieces,...

Venable 8: A Conversation About Gun Violence

“Warning: What you are about to see and hear may be offensive or disturbing to some audience members. This show contains mature language and content, depictions of gun violence, strobe lights and gunshots. Viewer...

Gallery 51’s “99 Cents Affordable Art Show”

For the chilly month of December, MCLA’s Gallery 51 has transformed into a vibrant bazaar, a compilation of art of all kinds, highlighting a variety of artists, more than 20, with art ranging from...

Final Fantasy XV: 10 Years Worth The Wait

There are few video game franchises with as deep nor rich a history as that of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy. Marked as a science fiction and fantasy media franchise, the series has become a...

Be humble with your work

A Curious Case of REDRUM A series of Arts & Entertainment Columns Skill is nothing without professional courtesy, but professional courtesy can surprisingly get you far without any skill. In an ideal world, these roles should be reversed,...

The Berkshire’s booming film community

There’s an overused aphorism—all politics are local. Local is not a word we typically apply to the film industry, however. Most of us seem to associate film with far-off places, such as Hollywood, New York...

Punk legends Dinosaur Jr. to close season at MASS MoCA

Before hardcore, before grunge, before Rock Band 2… there was Murph, Lou Barlow, and J. Mascis. The Amherst-based alt-rock behemoths are closing out their North American tour this Saturday with a final show in...

Childish Gambino’s Awaken, My Love Review

Albums to hear series no. 5 Childish Gambino has always been a little polarizing. The musical project/alter-ego of Donald Glover, who is also a writer, actor, and comedian, it’s natural that a lot of the criticism...

A Winter Wonderland at Church Street

MCLA's Classic Winter Concert took place last Monday night in Church Street Center, where student performers and the wind ensemble performed in front of the College community as well as the public. With a...

Bella Roma, A New Addition to the Pizza Community

The walls of Bella Roma, located on Main Street, where previously Supreme Pizza use to be located, are painted blue and yellow in the small, newly redone pizza shop. Ilyas Ozdemir, owner of Bella Roma...
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