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Review: ‘Next to Normal’ brings psychological drama to Hangar Theatre

By | Aug 29, 2012

This groundbreaking musical, from composer Tom Kitt and lyricist Brian Yorkey, explores the hidden issues within the seemingly normal life of the Goodman family.

Company plans put Brew Fest on hiatus

By | Apr 26, 2012

This upcoming fall could be a disappointing one for some of Ithaca’s beer lovers. Ithaca Brew Fest, one of Ithaca’s main tourist attractions at the end of the summer, will not be held this year. The festival, which usually occurs during Labor Day weekend in September, will take a year off because of the restructuring…

IC Teatro to perform short play

By | Apr 18, 2012

With four women representing the wives of one man, a woman cast as the husband, and all the dialogue in Spanish, “Ramón” is no ordinary student drama production on campus. Members of IC Teatro, a student group dedicated to expanding the presence of Latino and Spanish-language theater on campus, will present Catalan playwright Sergi Belbel’s…

Drag show to raise suicide awareness

By | Apr 12, 2012

Under dozens of flashing lights and pounds of make-up, queens and kings will rule this weekend. But these royally talented performers don’t sit on thrones — they sing and dance.

Documentarian discusses race

By | Apr 5, 2012

Amid the recent Trayvon Martin protests, racial relations sit on the forefront of American political discourse. But, according to documentary filmmaker and diversity educator Lee Mun Wah, the framework of the conversation remains skewed.

A tale of 200 years

By | Mar 30, 2012

There are bricks instead of cobblestones, Asian cuisine rather than porridge and sustainable dormitories in the place of decaying tenements. Ithaca may be a few centuries and an ocean away from Charles Dickens’ London, but that won’t stop Ithaca College’s English Department from celebrating his life and work this spring.

Freshman housing to take over both Towers

By | Mar 8, 2012

The West Tower will join East Tower next fall as part of the First-Year Residential Experience, a shift that marks a step toward more unified freshman housing on campus.

‘Red Light Winter’: Passionate play radiates desire

By | Feb 29, 2012

Under the flashing lights of Amsterdam’s Red Light District, two friends unwittingly begin a love triangle that will change their lives. Boundaries blur in “Red Light Winter,” Adam Rapp’s passionate play currently showing at the Kitchen Theatre Company. Long-time pals Davis (Jesse Bush) and Matt (Eric Gilde) are both writers. Davis is an on-the-rise, self-centered…

Study relays autism insight

By | Feb 9, 2012

Skott Freedman ’01, assistant professor of language pathology and audiology at Ithaca College, will present his findings today on a study about student autism awareness.

Triumphant acting barely saves story

By | Jan 26, 2012

Gripping visuals and star power prevent “The Iron Lady” from hitting rock bottom, but the political drama’s narrative is nowhere near as dynamic as its featured leading lady. The film, which is a biopic based on John Campbell’s biography of the same title, illustrates the life and times of controversial former British Prime Minister Margaret…

Complex comedy fails to answer call

By | Jan 26, 2012

Soon after arriving at his job one morning, Lee Fountain yells, “Call me Waldo!” and recites line after line of the American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson’s thoughts. This man is not insane. After reading Emerson’s works, Lee (Matthew Boston), a descendant of Emerson, takes on the classic writer’s persona in the Kitchen Theatre Company’s comedy…

Quidditch team takes flight at World Cup

By | Dec 1, 2011

Players run up and down the field seven to a team. A few carry balls, a couple others bats. It looks like they could be playing a traditional American sport if not for the brooms between the players’ legs, hoops in the air and the cross-country runner dressed completely in yellow spandex.