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Never a Note Out of Place: A Look at the Life of AUC’s Musical Talent Clara Frick

by Lea Bonasera — Every Tuesday at 7 pm, Clara Frick cycles out of the dorms with a large dark-blue case on her back. She feels the case get heavier until she arrives at the cultural centre CREA where she sits down in the half circle of chairs and prepares her violin for a three-hour-long orchestra practice. Clara is a second-year Science major at AUC … Continue reading Never a Note Out of Place: A Look at the Life of AUC’s Musical Talent Clara Frick

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Review: Macbeth, A Musical

The combination of a Shakespearean drama and a lighthearted musical seemed ambitious at first, but OnStage did a great job connecting the two elements. On March 11, they premiered their new musical Macbeth at the Crea Theatre. With the addition of modern music, new dialogue, a dance crew, a choir and a band, to a well-known story, this performance of Macbeth was OnStage’s biggest show to date and hopefully not its last. Continue reading Review: Macbeth, A Musical

Anomalisa: Exploring the Limits of Animation

By Tara Elsen Warning: the following article contains spoilers! — You know the flavor of life has soured like expired milk when you realize you should be writing an essay instead of a column for the student newspaper. However, in lieu of the imminent final exams and papers of this semester, the distraction that was Anomalisa (2015) provided the humbling realization that it could be … Continue reading Anomalisa: Exploring the Limits of Animation

Technology of the Oblivion

By Marie Verheul — The Celluloid exhibition is located within the heart of the EYE Film Museum in Amsterdam’s Noord district, and attempts to portray art as pertaining to analogue film. The artistic quality of this film-form emphasizes the unsurpassed power of projected images, which allows the audience to zoom in on the temporal dynamics at work. This is done in order to highlight the artists’ … Continue reading Technology of the Oblivion

Rolling, Loving Alice

By Christine van der Horst — Last Monday and Tuesday, AUC’s cafeteria was turned into a small theatre by the performing arts group On Stage. While it caused some inconvenience, the result — the Loving Alice play, with its great casting, interesting scene decoration and a very professional attitude — was well worth it. Its script contained some flaws but the leading roles took this … Continue reading Rolling, Loving Alice

Overcoming Borders Through Theatre: Shelby And Arabi Have A Story To Tell

By Rosanne van Kommer — Two strangers from different backgrounds meet on a boat heading to the same location. Their reasons for leaving home are different, but are they really so different at heart? This is the central question in the play created and performed by 19-year-old Shelby Demmerer, a second-year student, and 24-year-old Arabi Ghibeh, one of the guest students who followed Dutch language … Continue reading Overcoming Borders Through Theatre: Shelby And Arabi Have A Story To Tell

Seoul meets Amsterdam: Introducing Korean Contemporary Artists to the West

By Marlies Augustijn — AMSTERDAM – Art gallery Galerie Ron Mandos, located in the city center, presents the exhibition Korean Contemporary: Fusion. The title reflects the show’s aim to build a bridge between – fusing – the East and West. The exhibition is put on by gallery owner Ron Mandos and guest curators Jeannette ten Kate, art consultant and director of the Art’s Club for … Continue reading Seoul meets Amsterdam: Introducing Korean Contemporary Artists to the West