Arts & Events

UT show upcoming

Fall foolishness returns with the upcoming annual presentation of the Ubiquitous They fall sketch show Boom! Paradox. There will be three performances Nov. 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Rausch auditorium. Admission is free but donations are appreciated to fund future sketch projects. For those of you unfamiliar with the delightfully wacky antics of Ubiquitous They, allow me to elaborate. Ubiquitous They, or UT as they are widely and lovingly known, is Puget Sound’s own team of both improv and sketch comedians. Unsure of what improv is? Well,...
Arts & Events

Puget Sound theater reinvents ‘As You Like It’

After a five-year absence, the Bard once again graces the Puget Sound stage. William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “As You Like It” arrives on campus Oct. 28, 29, Nov. 2 and 4 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 3 at 4 p.m., and Nov. 5 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in the Norton Clapp Theatre. Tickets are now on sale at the Wheelock Information Center at $7 for students and $11 for general admission. Directed by Theatre Arts professor Geoff Proehl, this semester’s main stage performance promises to create a world of Shakespeare’s...

Seeing Spain: Los Plazas de Toros

One of the more polemic icons traditionally associated with Spain is the Corrida de Toros, or, its less elegant translation, bull fighting. With the beginning of spring, los Plazas de Toros in Granada and all of Spain open to receive tourists and native spectators for the new season of bull fighting. This past Saturday, one of the first corridas of the season kicked off with the fifteenth “Festival Taurino,” which is an annual charity event to raise money to help find a cure for Down syndrome. Six primed bulls of...

Seeing Spain: Semana Santa

Since the passing of the ever feared and anticipated midterms, time seems to have sped up here in Spain. Just a few weeks ago we were hurriedly attempting to cram last minute study materials into our already packed brain matter, and now the only thought on the minds of all of the students here at the Center of Modern Languages in Spain is Semana Santa, or our equivalent of Spring Break. Most of the students here plan on traversing the boundaries of Europe. From Greece to Norway, no European country...
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