Posts in Arts & Culture
Poetry @ Bennington: Rae Armantrout and Monica Youn

Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Tishman, 6:57 PM -- Only minutes before the start of the night’s poetry readings. It is nearly silent. Students and faculty alike find friends in the still sparse crowd -- checking in with them, asking if they are okay, even giving hugs. All around there is a solemn climate, like what follows a national disaster -- which, in a sense, had just occurred...

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Poetry @ Bennington: Nick Flynn

This week’s installment of Poetry @ Bennington featured poet and memoirist Nick Flynn. The reader had a great turnout––almost every seat in Tishman was filled. One startling detail for viewers––or for me, at least––was the image Flynn had chosen to project above the stage for the duration of the reading: that of an abandoned laundromat from an art piece by Lori Nix,  looking almost post-apocalyptic with detergent boxes strewn on the floor and machine doors left hastily open...

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HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST

Hallows’ Eve is fast approaching… I’ve been crafting up a collection of haunting melodies that will be sure to delight (or fright) anyone attending that spooky soiree you’ll be having pre-swalloween. Just be wary of any ghosts that may come a-knocking at your door when you play this late at night…Don’t let them in...

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HOUSE PLAYLISTS: SWAN

Swan... A house of bad bitches, ghosts, and a couple vampires (A.K.A Paul). If you’re looking for some jams for your cemetery wanderings, your sullen sundays, or those nights when you just got 2 get down 2 that beat, then you’ve come to the right place. Swan has definitely curated a playlist of some juicy tunes 4 your loving ears!

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