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How to View Art, Rather Than Just Seeing It

Do you ever find yourself looking at pieces of art and not really understanding what it is you’re looking at? Or rushing through museums because “You’ve seen all the exhibits?” To investigate how to solve these common art mistakes, the Skidmore News interviewed multiple professors to get their perspective on how to view art, not just see it.

Another Night of Comedy with AKT!

On October 6th, Awkward Kids Talking filled the auditorium with a laughing audience as they performed their first show of the year, the Newbie Show, to debut their new cast members and provide an entertaining night for all in attendance.

The Moth Visits Skidmore for an Intimate Week of Storytelling

The Moth, a popular storytelling nonprofit, visited Skidmore to lead three days of educational workshops with students and faculty, which all culminated into a StorySLAM event that took place on Sept. 30 at Zankel. A total of ten students took to the mic to tell a five-minute story without notes, resulting in an intriguing talk about their personal transformations.

The Concert Countdown: Oct. 3–Oct. 9, 2018

There are countless concerts in and around Saratoga Springs, featuring anyone from unknown bands to radio pop stars. This week, there’s anything from classic Americana from The North and South Dakotas, to eclectic funk from Turkuaz. Here are the top five concerts in and around Saratoga Springs this week!

The Ad- Libs Wow in First Show of the Year

The Ad-Libs started off the year in the basement of Wiecking basement with their Newbie show. The show, which took place on Sept. 22, brought about the normal Ad-Lib shenanigans. Afterwards, Skidmore News was able to interview some members about their experience in the group.

Cliffs and Challenges: Laura Brunner White and Her Untold Story

On Monday, Sept. 17, the American Studies department welcomed Jared Champion to speak about his discovery of the unpublished autobiography manuscript for Cliffs and Challenges by Laura Brunner White. Champion wanted to go to Yosemite because he had not been able to travel, so he began digging deep in the archives and uncovered the incredible story of White.

70th Emmy Awards Predictions

The 70th Emmy Awards are set to air on Monday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. on NBC. While aiming to nominate and select the finest work in television each year, Emmy voters often make decisions in much more complex ways than just simply deciding what is “the best.”

Love, Simon: Let Me Be Perfectly Queer

Friday night got you wanting something to make you cry and a little gay? Well there’s only one answer: Greg Berlanti’s new film, Love, Simon. The film is generous and cruel, and teaches us that even though life tends to not be fair, we should continue to believe in some form of hope.

Master Class with Larry Opitz: Director of "Julius Caesar"

Professor Larry Opitz is the director of Janet Kinghorn Bernhard’s (JKB) mainstage play this semester. And if Skidmore is going to put on a Shakespearean play, no one is better to direct it than Opitz. With Julius Caesar opening this week, students, faculty, and community members will be able to see for themselves the intricate world and knowledge of detail inherent in any of his productions.