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Arts & Entertainment

Senior studio exhibition highlights non-traditional mediums

Jenny IbsenGET THE PICTURE: Carly Berlin '18 looks at Heather Chan's '17 piece, "Divergence."Jenny IbsenGET THE PICTURE: Haleigh Collins' multimedia video piece plays on Monday evening.Jenny IbsenGET THE PICTURE: Sofi Lopez ’18 admires Laura Griffee’s ’17 installation Senior visual arts majors presented their final exhibitions on Monday evening in an eclectic display of video monitors, sound art, photography and large oil portraits on canvas.

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Book Club

Lore of young brilliance: Audre Lorde and unapologetic feminism

Alex Westfall My beloved friend Caroline likes writing, Craisins, GSWS Jeopardy and dancing. She dislikes the Chainsmokers, New England ignorance of Midwest geography and the modern commodification of feminism. As the result of more major/minor switches than anyone else I know, she is a proud Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS)/German double major with a math minor—Caroline leaves no stone unturned.

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Student Life

V-Day debuts original play based on experiences of Bowdoin women

This evening, Bowdoin V-Day, an organization dedicated to fighting sexual violence against women and girls, will end nearly 20 years of performing “The Vagina Monologues” due to debate about the Monologues presenting a one-dimensional, outdated portrayal of womanhood. In its place, V-Day is debuting the student-written show, “RISE: Untold Stories of Bowdoin Women.”

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Students reimagine ‘Apple Tree,’ challenge antiquated themes

Ann BasuApple Falls Far Julianna Burke ’18 and Cheng-Chun (Kevin) Yu ’19 rehearse for Curtain Callers’ reimagined “Apple Tree” in Drake Lobby of Memorial Hall. One of Bowdoin’s student-run theater troupes, Curtain Callers, will subvert sexist and racist themes in a minimalistic, modified rendition of the 1966 play “The Apple Tree” by the writers of “Fiddler on the Roof.” The musical, which will open this evening and run all weekend, is divided into three overarching stories of man, woman and temptation, and will feature only seven cast members in an unconventional theater: Drake lobby in Memorial Hall.

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