Courtesy of Julianna BurkeVan Go: Julianna Burke (center) with ArtVan staff members Kelly Christopher (left) and Jamie Silvestri (right). Summers on Maine’s Midcoast justify the state’s Vacationland reputation. This year, seniors Julianna Burke and Maya Morduch-Toubman took advantage of Bowdoin’s summer fellowships to engage more deeply with the region’s communities through art, storytelling and photography.
Continuing their success from the summer of 2016, Maggie Seymour ’16 and Olivia Atwood ’17 returned to the stage to perform “15 Villainous Fools” —this time in New York City. Based on William Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors,” “15 Villainous Fools” is a comedy that follows the adventures of two sets of twins.
“Lost in the Dream” is a fitting title for the fourth album released by The War on Drugs. On that album, back in 2014, the Philadelphia-based rock outfit embarked on a blurred journey through shoegaze, alt-country and ambient electronica with lyrics just as hazy to go along.
Courtesy of Bowdoin College Museum of ArtMemento Mori: Finials of a “Chaplet,” an ivory carving on display at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art featuring macabre motifs intended to serve as a reminder of mortality.
Brunswick residents trickled into the Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Meeting Room on Tuesday evening, taking their seats in a circle of chairs for a facilitated discussion about racism and bias as part of the library’s “One Book, One Community” program.
Sophie Washington This past week I read a book recommended by a person who I know more intimately through social media than through conversation. He’s someone I view with a mixture of admiration, curiosity and deep respect.
Eliza GraumlichTHEY'VE GOT THE BEAT: 20/20, comprised of all first-years: saxophonist Dylan Hayton-Ruffner, drummer Josh Brooks, guitarist and singer Parke Aiken, singer Hannah Jorgenson and Nate Blum. Following its recent acclaim at Battle of the Bands and the Smallpools concert, the band plans to debut original songs in the future.
Meghan ParsonsREAD BETWEEN THE LINES: Members of the Bowdoin community gathered in the Museum of Art on Tuesday evening for the opening reception of “Why Draw? 500 Years of Drawings and Watercolor.” The exhibition will be on display until September 3rd, 2017.
Ann BasuPILLOW TALK: The department of theater and dance’s Modern I class rehearses its group piece on Monday evening. The performance centers on themes of sleep through a moving storyline and dream sequences. The concert also features performances by Modern III, independent student artists and Bowdoin alumna Rakiya Orange ’11.
After being captivated by tales of Inuit life in Greenland, Arctic photographer Bryan Alexander received a travel scholarship in 1975 and set out to understand more about northern cultures. Using his camera to capture the indigenous people’s day-to-day lives, Alexander has traveled to dozens of spots around the Arctic each year for over four decades.