Crafting for holiday cheer
Although you aren’t at home, you can still customize your space and celebrate the season with holiday cheer. Among many ways to decorate affordably for the season, an inviting method of exhibiting your holiday cheer is with a door wreath. Whether hanging on a door in Belk, South, Akers or Jamieson, these easy holiday wreaths will be sure to deck your halls.
Youth MAP hosts gala this Friday
On Friday, Dec 6, an on-campus community outreach group named YouthMAP (Marketing And Photography) will be hosting a Gala from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Davidson's Visual Arts Center (VAC) across Main Street. The event will display the top photographs and the portfolios of the kids from the Barium Springs Living Center which YouthMAP has been mentoring in photography as a creative and marketable outlet for the last four months.
Disney’s first queer heroine?
‘Frozen,’ Disney’s latest animated feature, introduces two new faces to the princess lineup: sisters Anna and Elsa. Despite my unending love for all things Disney, I was a bit apprehensive about the film given that Anna not only physically resembles many of her predecessors, but her personality also follows the standard princess formula: she’s outgoing, spunky, a tad naïve, and (spoiler alert?) she lives happily ever after with a boy.
Movies to watch this holiday season
The holiday season always proves to be a busy time of year for Hollywood. In the coming weeks, movie theaters will experience a flurry of activity, as major Oscar contenders and blockbusters alike will arrive on the big screen. Here are three upcoming holiday movies that I cannot wait to see: 1.
Keep calm and Summit on: Campus coffeehouse opens!
Despite the quiet opening of the campus Summit this past week, the beloved coffeehouse’s new location is booming with business. I like to call the new Summit, “Summit on steroids”--we all thought Summit was already amazing, but now our favorite caffeine machine is a five-minute walk from our bedrooms, complete with a gourmet and locally-sourced menu, beer and wine, CatCard service and comfy couches.
French club and Union Board set to screen ‘Les Intouchables’ film
On Saturday, at 8:30 P.M., the Union Board and French Club are co-sponsoring a screening of The Intouchables in the 900 Room. The Intouchables is a glorious film that provides both catharsis and compassion. The movie chronicles the relationship between Driss, an ex-con with a tough exterior and an ebullient charm, and Philippe, a wealthy quadriplegic with a passion for expensive art and classical music.
Dance Ensemble premiers
What do you get when you mix Britney Spears and Skrillex with bhangra (a traditional Indian dance group at Davidson) and folklorico (a Mexican dance with gathered skirts and tap routines)? Dance Ensemble, of course. The bi-annual Davidson tradition took over the Duke Family Performance Hall stage this weekend as student performers fused cultures and celebrated differences.
Delilahs release new CD
Davidson’s only female a capella group, The Delilahs, was founded in 1988 by five students and have since grown into a talented and beloved group of nine women. They rehearse twice a week for a total of four hours and perform at various events on campus, including Parent’s Weekend, Discover Davidson, Decision Davidson, Bosom Buddies, and, a few weeks ago, at Live Thursday.
Tony-winning choreographer Matthew Bourne visits
On Thursday Nov. 7, Davidson’s campus was graced by the Common Hour visit of world-renowned choreographer Matthew Bourne. A little over fifty students, faculty and staff gathered in a rehearsal room in the Cunningham Theater Building to watch and partake in a question and answer session directed by Assistant Professor of Dance Dr.
‘Reckless’ poses new challenges
“Do you think we ever really know people?” asks Rachel, before she finds out that her husband has taken a contract out on her life. This is just the first of many questions examined in Craig Lucas’s dark comedy, “Reckless,” which opens tonight in the Barber Theatre and runs through Sunday, Nov.
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