The Oberlin Review

Pottery Co-Op Provides Welcoming Space to New Members

Pottery Co-Op Provides Welcoming Space to New Members

Kate Fishman and Katie Lucey

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Watching potters work with clay is an almost hypnotic experience. They make the form look so easy, yet, they are creating a physical artifact that will exist in the world to be touched and used. Although clay seems to move effortlessly beneath expert fingers, for a novice, a piece can collapse into nothing...

One Last Time: Spice Lo Performs at Oberlin

One Last Time: Spice Lo Performs at Oberlin

Kate Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Music

Last Saturday marked the final “Lo at the ’Sco” concert, and although College sophomore Derek Mahone — or as he is perhaps better known, Spice Lo — has been at Oberlin for just over a year, it feels like the end of an era. Described on his website as an independent “recording artist, engineer...

Studio Art Majors Receive Career Advice with Pathways

Studio Art Majors Receive Career Advice with Pathways

Katie Lucey, Arts & Culture Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Majors in any artistic field are conditioned to defend their academic path to friends, relatives, and new acquaintances alike. Many are used to deflecting inevitable pointed questions such as, “Oh, so you’re an art major? What are you going to do with that?” Pathways, a speaker series hosted...

Chanda Feldman, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Chanda Feldman, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS, On the Record

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman read her original poetry during the Allen Memorial Art Museum’s Tuesday Tea series this week. Some of her poems were directly inspired by a multimedia exhibit currently on display in the Ripin Gallery, Radically Ordinary: Scenes from Black Life in...

Comic

Comic

Claire Wang

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts Comic

“What I Didn’t Say” Showcases Marginalized Voices in STEAM

Kate Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Music

It’s no secret that cisgender men outnumber women and nonbinary people in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics) fields. The disproportionate dominance of cis male thoughts and ideas within those spaces is often less emphasized. “While lack of gender diversity...

The “Review” in Review

The “Review” in Review

Katie Lucey, Arts & Culture Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS

Oberlin Dance Department Celebrates its Ranking Among Nation’s Top 25 Programs

Oberlin Dance Department Celebrates its Ranking Among Nation’s Top 25 Programs

Kate Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Dance, Recent Stories

In my junior year of high school, my lifelong dance teacher told me that she hoped there was a strong dance program wherever I chose to go to college, because she was sure I would miss it. I nodded politely, sure she was wrong. During my college search, I barely considered dance — and yet, I spent...

New Pinegrove Album Re-Opens Questions on Separating Art From Artist in Wake of Controversy

Carson Dowhan, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Music

After nearly 11 months of silence and confusion following a provocative Facebook post by Pinegrove lead singer Evan Hall, the indie band independently released their third album, Skylight, on Bandcamp. Pinegrove’s activity came to a halt in November of last year, after Hall made a Facebook post that r...

Comic

Comic

Claire Wang

October 5, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts Comic

On The Record with Sir David Adjaye, Architect

On The Record with Sir David Adjaye, Architect

Olivia Smith and Katie Lucey

October 5, 2018


Filed under ARTS, On the Record

Acclaimed architect Sir David Adjaye, designer of the Museum of African American History and Culture among other notable projects, gave a keynote lecture yesterday as part of President Carmen Twillie Ambar’s inauguration weekend. Born in Tanzania, Adjaye is a global citizen whose work balances both th...

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