• The Manitou Messenger celebrates over 125 years of student journalism January 23, 2013

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Greetings and Gratitude Week thanks, honors donors

Julia Pilkington, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015 • 147 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

From Monday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. 19, the Office of Stewardship held an event in Buntrock Commons for students who have received endowed scholarships and Interim funding to craft thank-you notes for their respective scholarship donors. “It’s a way of saying thank you, but also giving the... Read more »

Flaten Art Lecture Series inspires artists

Cathrine Meeder, Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 2, 2015 • 172 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This year’s annual Flaten Art Lectures kicked off on Feb. 16 with Sarah Millfelt’s lecture on her journey as a professional in the field of studio arts, specifically working with ceramics. The Flaten Art Lecture Series started in 1981, using funds from the family of the late Professor Arnold Flaten,... Read more »

KSTO announces new Spring schedule

Emma Whitford, Staff Writer
February 28, 2015 • 244 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

93.1 KSTO, St. Olaf’s student run radio station, has released their schedule for spring semester. Listeners can tune in at 93.1 FM or by accessing the live stream available on the KSTO website: http://pages.stolaf.edu/ksto/. KSTO has also released a mobile app. Called “KSTO,” it’s available... Read more »

New art exhibit showcases apprentices

Alex Madsen, Contributing Writer
February 24, 2015 • 250 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Through the St. Olaf Art Apprenticeship program, the five art apprentices for 2014-2015 have been working hard on creating their first exhibit, which opened on Jan. 9. The exhibit, entitled “Found Space,” features each artist’s unique perspective on space. The works vary on topics from religious... Read more »

Defamation examines issues of race and class

Chaz Mayo, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 22, 2015 • 317 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, The Pause’s Main Stage hosted Defamation, a traveling show written by Todd Logan. The play dealt with issues such as race, religion, class and gender, all in the form of a courtroom drama with the audience as the jury. The event was sponsored by St. Olaf organizations Cultural... Read more »

Cymbeline brings comedy, tragedy, love

Cymbeline brings comedy, tragedy, love

Chaz Mayo, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 21, 2015 • 484 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Cymbeline, the most recent play by the St. Olaf theatre department, ran from Thursday, Feb. 12 to Sunday, Feb. 15. This production of one the more obscure works by William Shakespeare was directed by St. Olaf Artist in Residence Gary Gisselman and guest artist Jon Ferguson. There were five performances. Before... Read more »

St. Olaf Choir and Orchestra return from tours

Julia Pilkington, Contributing Writer
February 20, 2015 • 397 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

By Feb. 15, the members of the St. Olaf Orchestra and Choir had returned to St. Olaf College, a national tour completed per respective ensemble. Tired but grateful for their adventures, both groups held their final performances for their fans back on the Hill. “Playing home concert in Skoglund is... Read more »

“Art Works” highlights alum’s donations

“Art Works” highlights alum’s donations

Emma Whitford, Contributing Writer
January 5, 2015 • 723 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Currently set up in Dittman’s Flaten Art Museum is an exhibit titled “Art Works.” At first glance, the exhibit seems like a random collection of pieces, however all have one thing in common: they were donated to the school. ... Read more »

West End Improv brings a new style of comedy to campus

Audrey Walker, Contributing Writer
December 20, 2014 • 1,241 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Improvisational comedy is becoming one of St. Olaf’s hottest commodities, as packed houses at this year’s Scared Scriptless shows can attest. So when posters appeared around campus advertising the debut of West End Improv, students were understandably excited and filled the Hoyme Upper... Read more »

Boeing Boeing Preview

December 12, 2014 • 1,244 views
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti is the play of choice this semester for Deep End, the student-run theater production organization on campus. Directed by Memo Rodriguez 16’ and Dylan Stratton 16’, the show centers on Benard, a Parisian seducer, who has three fiancés, all airline hostesses.... Read more »