The Oberlin Review

Comic: Homer Is Where the Heart Is

Comic: Homer Is Where the Heart Is

Claire Wang, Staff Cartoonist

December 7, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Arts Comic

Science Gets a Theatrical Spin with “Copenhagen”

Science Gets a Theatrical Spin with “Copenhagen”

Katherine MacPhail, Production Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

Copenhagen, a play by Michael Frayn that explores a mystery of modern history, debuted yesterday in South Studios, and will run through Saturday, Dec. 1. In the play, the spirits of Werner Heisenberg, Niels Bohr, and Niels’ wife Margrethe discuss why Heisenberg went to Copenhagen to meet Bohr d...

Indie Group Preacher & Daisy Releases “Over Lake Erie”

Carson Dowhan, Senior Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Music

Preacher & Daisy, an Oberlin student folk group, will be releasing its debut EP Over Lake Erie next week. College senior Sam Bailey released his solo record Preacher & Daisy in the summer of 2017. Soon after, he began playing with College sophomore Eva Hilton to form an electric guitar and ba...

“A Man In the House” Celebrates Family Ties

“A Man In the House” Celebrates Family Ties

Kate Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

This weekend will mark the opening of A Man In the House, an Oberlin Student Theater Association production. Written by Elinore Siminovitch, the play takes place in 1937 Montreal and chronicles the lives of Lily, a progressive trade unionist, her daughter Jenny, who rejects her mother’s aspirations...

“Crimes of Grindelwald” Falls Short of Predecessor

Kabir Karamchandani

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

There are few franchises with a stronger fan base than J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World — particularly among our generation of 20-somethings who grew up dreaming of centaurs, phoenixes, dragons, and hippogriffs. This is why the lackluster Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald ca...

Andrew V. Uroskie, Filmmaker and Professor

Andrew V. Uroskie, Filmmaker and Professor

Gabe Schneier, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, On the Record, Visual Art

Andrew V. Uroskie is an associate professor of art and the director of graduate studies in Art History and Criticism at Stony Brook University in New York. Uroskie specializes in late modern and contemporary art with a focus on postwar and contemporary artists that work in durational mediums such as...

Experimental Arts Films Screened in Conjunction with AIDS Talk

Experimental Arts Films Screened in Conjunction with AIDS Talk

Josh Spielman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

What do surgery footage, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, hardcore pornography, and paint have in common? Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History James Hansen ran all of them through his personal Super 8mm film projector on Tuesday in a presentation of seven original films ...

Homer Is Where the Heart Is

Homer Is Where the Heart Is

Claire Wang, Staff Cartoonist

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Arts Comic

Cover Band Showcase Sells Out During Parents’ Weekend

Cover Band Showcase Sells Out During Parents’ Weekend

Carson Dowhan, Senior Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Music

WOBC’s popular Cover Band Showcase returned to the ’Sco last Friday to kick off Parents and Family Weekend. Students and parents alike filled the venue to maximum capacity to enjoy live music and familiar tunes. Those with drinks in hand carefully maneuvered through the packed crowd, cautious of...

Instagram Account Highlights POC Fashion on Campus

Instagram Account Highlights POC Fashion on Campus

Imani Badillo, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Features

Oberlin Spectrum has been filling Instagram feeds with looks from POC since November 2017, with the goal of providing a fashionable safe space for students of color. Originally a personal project, the page has grown exponentially in recent months. The creators have introduced submissions, broadened their...

Senior Dance Students Impress with Creative Performances

Senior Dance Students Impress with Creative Performances

Teague Harvey

November 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Dance

This past weekend saw the presentation of incredible senior shows from two Dance majors. I sat down with Tian Yoon Teh to talk about Embrace Me: A Dance Opera, and will share my personal perspective from working tech on Teddy Ment’s Nova. To create Embrace Me, the first of the evening’s shows, Y...

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” to Run This Weekend

Katherine MacPhail, Production Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

An Oberlin Musical Theater Association production of the musical comedy You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, inspired by Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic serial and written by Clark Gesner, goes up Thursday, Nov. 15 through Saturday, Nov. 17 in Wilder Main. The musical brings the funny and existenti...

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