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Banff Mountain film fest world tour back on the Hill

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, hosted by the Hamilton Outing Club, presented 11 films about the outdoors and adventures in the KJ Bradford Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, which has been making Hamilton College one of its many stops since 2000, was founded 41 years ago by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Canada. Since then, it has grown into a hugely popular event sponsored by National Geographic and The North Face with 1,000 screenings around the world in 40 different countries, and 20,000 people attending the festival in Banff each year.  More ...

Femme: an evening of vulnerability, compassion and beauty

On February 14, 2017, the Womxn’s Center hosted Femme, described in the program as “a collection of monologues written and performed by women, trans, and non-binary students.”  More ...

Symphor!a to bring its best set yet this weekend

The remarkable and somewhat unusual symphony orchestra, Symphor!a, will be performing this Sunday Feb. 19, at Wellin Hall at 3 p.m.  More ...

Symphor!a Returns!

A week from this Sunday at 3 p.m. in Wellin Hall, Conductor Lawrence Loh and violinist Elina Va¨ha¨la¨ will be performing Corigiliano’s The Red Violin Concerto, Mackey’s Readline Tango, Barber’s Symphony No. 1 and Gershwin’s An American in Paris. More ...

Choir musical receives big laughs

Last weekend, the Hamilton College Choir performed The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty. Gilbert and Sullivan’s satirical opera cheered the audience in Wellin Hall, as it has been doing to audiences since its original performance in 1879 More ...

Netflix revives well-known book series

When I was in elementary school, I loved Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” so I was extremely excited when Netflix released an original series based on the books. The book series, originally written by Daniel Handler under the pen name Lemony Snicket, consists of thirteen novels about the misadventures of three orphaned siblings: Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire. The show also follows the orphans’ tale, detailing their attempts at a normal life. These attempts are often thwarted by Count Olaf, an untalented actor who attempts to steal the Baudelaire children’s fortune. More ...

BLSU and FCC honor Black History Month with creative art workshops

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Hamilton students walked into the Sadove conference room for the Black and Latinx Student Union’s (BLSU) and the Feminists of Color Collec- tive’s (FCC) first in a series of two creative art workshops. Serenaded by throwback hip-hop and R&B music, students found materials ranging from blank canvases, poetry pads, and watercolor kits cen- tered in the room in order to encourage a free and open space. More ...

F.I.L.M. presents: The Golden Age of Comedy: Chaplin and Keaton

Febfest’s Comedy Show will not be the only laughter-inducing event at Hamilton this February. F.I.L.M. is sponsoring a dose of classic comedy through four screenings entitled, “For the Young and Young at Heart.” Professor Scott MacDonald has planned these screenings in tandem with his class, American Film Comedy: Classic and Modern. The screenings are scheduled every Sunday this month beginning Feb. 5 at 2:00 p.m. in KJ 125. More ...

The Overcoats enchant audience

The Overcoats, a musical duo, appeared at last Thursday’s acoustic coffeehouse. The femme group performed equipped with voluminous hair and coordinated outfits; sparkly, sheer, black long-sleeve shirts, black pants, and white sneakers. More ...

The OSCARS: This year’s predications and storylines

In many ways, it seems like only yesterday that the 2016 Oscars Ceremony took place. The debate between the slow-burning drama Spotlight and the massive undertaking that was The Revenant is still stuck in the minds of many, but it is time now to shift our focus toward new storylines. With the 2017 Academy Award nominations now released, this article will profile some of the notable storylines as we enter the final weeks before the last stop on the awards ceremony circuit. More ...

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