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W&L Dance Company, Rockbridge Symphony Orchestra celebrate African American artists

Catherine McKean, Arts & Life Editor April 11, 2023

The Washington and Lee Repertory Dance Company partnered with the Rockbridge Symphony Orchestra for the first time to put on three performances celebrating the work and histories of African American artists...

A woman singing into a microphone, a man playing guitar, a man playing bass, and a man on the drums perform on stage.

Time Trav brings energetic punk rock to FUDG

Catherine McKean, Arts & Life Editor April 11, 2023

The four members of Washington and Lee’s newest student band, Time Trav, performed on April 7 at Friday Night Underground (FUDG), hosted by the Arts, Recreation and Culture House. The pop-punk-rock...

Highlights of the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer April 11, 2023

There were plenty of things to compliment in the 10th annual iHeartRadio Awards, which took place at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre on March 27. With all major players of the music industry in attendance,...

A woman in a leotard raises a leg above her head. She is in a large metal cage on a stage. A crowd of people in formal wear surround the stage.

Students kick off end of semester with Sean Kingston concert, 116th Fancy Dress

Catherine McKean, Arts & Life Editor March 28, 2023

On March 22, the General Activities Board (GAB) brought American singer and rapper Sean Kingston to Washington and Lee for an evening of music and nostalgia. The 33-year old singer, best known for his...

A blonde woman with a bedazzled white guitar raises her hands above her head in a heart shape.

Yes, I’m in my “Eras” era. Who isn’t?

Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

“This is the land of your people.” “This is not the land, this is Glendale,” Kris Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian once said in a famous TikTok sound. Well, not anymore. Glendale, Arizona, was the...

A group of young women, all wearing different 1960s outfits, pose onstage and smile. One young man wearing black sits on the ground and smiles as well.

“Beehive” centers female empowerment, social movements, music of the ’60s

Chas Chappell, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Washington and Lee students grooved and jived in the jukebox musical “Beehive: The ’60s Musical” from March 9-11. “Beehive” tells a story of female empowerment through the chart-topping music...

Daisy Jones and the Six hits the small screen with a flop

Meaghan Endres, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

“Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid quickly rose in popularity when it first hit the shelves in 2019. The fiction novel covers the rise and fall of the world-famous rock band’s chokehold...

A group of people in wetsuits and flippers sit on the edge of a dock, by water. Swamp trees are visible in the background.

Students explore careers, culture and the outdoors

Catherine McKean, Arts & Life Editor March 13, 2023

As many students headed home or elsewhere for Washington Break, affectionately known as “Feb Break,” several groups of students left campus for immersive learning experiences planned by organizations...

The recital showcased both experienced pianists and those who started learning recently. All participants had taken Applied Music: Piano classes.

Inaugural concert celebrates student pianists’ hard work

Emma Malinak, Arts & Life Editor February 14, 2023

"Let's Dance," Lenfest Center for the Arts' first recital dedicated to showcasing the talent of Washington and Lee’s piano students, was performed on Feb. 5 in Wilson Concert Hall. Nine students played...

Solo recitals represent the pinnacle and completion of the music major. Photo courtesy of the Lenfest Center website

W&L senior solo recitals show off students’ musical journeys

Adelaide Loving, Staff Writer February 8, 2023

The music majors of the class of 2023 are finishing their graduation requirements, just like all Washington and Lee seniors. But unlike most majors, theirs requires a pinnacle moment: the solo recital. Nat...

Kristina Ayers, ‘25, conducts the Glee Club. Photo courtesy of the Washington and Lee Facebook

W&L students deliver music, merriment at annual Holiday Pops Concert

Chas Chappell, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

Students in Washington and Lee’s music department came together on Dec. 5 and 6 to perform holiday-themed tunes.  Each ensemble delivered their own genre of holiday cheer.   Two choral groups opened...

The universitys jazz ensemble played alongside professional musicians. Photo by Elena Lee, 25.

Annual joint jazz concert highlights senior musicians

Yizhen Zhou November 23, 2021
The annual joint performance was once again before a live audience
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