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Album Review: “Kill For Love” by the Chromatics

  Album cover: “Kill for Love” For anyone who has seen Nicolas Winding Refn’s film, Drive, with Ryan Gosling, or for those who are for better or worse, hopelessly in love with the 80’s (I raise my hand here), you’ve probably heard the Chromatics before. Maybe Ruth Radelet’s voice came up on Pandora, Spotify, or in […]

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Man at Arms

For those who are on the Internet, you’ve probably heard of a small site called YouTube.  Recently, I stumbled upon a channel called AWE Me (Amaze, Wow, Educate).  It hosts a show called Man at Arms and is features seasoned blacksmith, Tony Swatton, making various weapons.  But these weapons are one of a kind as […]

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An interview with Meredith Goodridge, B.A. Interior Design 1.  What got you interested in interior design? My interest in interior design sparked when I was a little girl. I loved going into Home Depot and kitchen&bath stores to help my mother pick out paint swatches and cabinetry finishes. I was also very fascinated by Nancy, […]

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Winter is Coming

 The cold in the North Country is different than anywhere I’ve ever experienced. It’s a chill that seeps through wool and skin, deeper through muscle and to ivory bones. I walked towards the car, the soft hum of The Shins beating against my ears as they sing about how caring is creepy. I can still hear […]

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Fall 2013 Artist Feature

The submissions are in, the selections have been made, and it is off to production and copy-editing for The Laurentian Magazine.  In honor of the fantastic student work that will be published, we would like to feature one of the upcoming artists: Sam Weber ’15. About the Artwork Piece title & Medium? It’s a drawing […]

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On studying Art History

I interviewed my mom, Robin Goodridge, who graduated from Colby College with a double major in French and Art History.  She loves the arts.   What made you decide to declare an Art History major? I knew going into college that I wanted to major in Art History.  I was inspired by a teacher in […]

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Art Colonies

Whether you are a writer, sculptor, dancer, actor, playwright, painter, architect, composer, art critique, musician or in a sense, an artist, there are art colonies to take refuge and fully dedicate to your craft throughout the world.  These artist-in-residence programs can last from a few weeks to several months, allowing artists to produce work in […]

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Artists for Peace

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a division of the U.N. that seeks to promote peace through cultural dialogue. The major themes that they cover include Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, Culture and Communication and Information, with dozens of sub-themes within these. One of the ways that UNESCO promotes […]

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A ‘Nice’ Weekend in France

Bonjour, tout le monde! So I’m abroad this fall on the France Semester, in which I’m living and studying in Rouen (1.5 hours North of Paris, capital of Normandy, where Joan of Arc was burned and Victor Hugo called home).  Despite the trips that the program mandates, there are enough weekends to do some of […]

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Jenny Houser – Labs

Labs, by Jenny Houser

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