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Photo courtesy of TAUK | TAUK describes the band’s sound as “instrumental rock fusion.”

TAUK to Play Pearl Street Nightclub

Arts February 25, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Laura Green ’18 Assistant Arts Editor It’s hard to define TAUK. Their music transcends and defies strict genre classifications. As it explores multiple directions and sounds. They “don’t limit” themselves, as TAUK’s keyboardist A.J. Carter explained. The self-described “instrumental rock fusion” band, which will perform at Northampton’s Pearl StreetRead More

Photo courtesy of Carolyn Brown '16 | And The Kids performed  at Smith with a powerful energy that enthralled the audience. Lead singer Hannah Mohan (pictured above) sang the band’s powerful lyrics.

And The Kids at Jittery’s: Local Band Gives Electrifying Performance

Arts February 11, 2016 at 9:02 am 0 comments

  Eliza Going ’18 Staff Writer And The Kids gave a magnetic performance in Davis Ballroom on Feb. 4. A sea of pierced and dyed Smithies was mesmerized by the trio – Hannah Mohan, lead singer and guitarist; Rebecca Lasaponaro, drummer; and Taliana Katz, bassist. Grainne Buchanan ’17 warmly openedRead More

A Not So Ordinary Day With Vanessa Carlton

Arts December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Becca Damante ’17 Arts Editor I have to admit, if you’re a female singer-songwriter around the age of 35 and you play the piano, I have high expectations for you. Some of my favorite concerts over the last few years have been by the likes of Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson,Read More

Photo by Emma Olsen '16 | Left to right: Amy and the Engine’s Amy Allen, guitarist Luke Reynolds, guitarist and vocalist Adam Gardner, lead vocalist and guitarist Ryan Miller and drummer/percussionist Brian Rosenworcel.

Feeling at Home with Guster

Arts November 12, 2015 at 9:02 am 0 comments

  Emily Wilson ’17 Contributing Writer I first heard about Guster last fall when I worked as the music director for “The Taming of The Shrew” at Smith College. We wanted to set Shakespeare’s classic comedy in a modern-day college town, transforming Padua into Northampton through music. Director and SmithRead More

1000 Miles Later: An Interview with Vanessa Carlton

Arts October 29, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Becca Damante ’17 Arts Editor On Oct. 23, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton released her fifth studio album, “Liberman,” to critical acclaim. In advance of her show at the Iron Horse in Northampton on Dec. 4, I had the chance to talk to her about her new album and some ofRead More

Photo by Becca Damante '17 | Mat Kearney performed at the Pearl Street Night Club in downtown Northampton.

Mat Kearney Stands Out on Stage

Arts October 22, 2015 at 9:02 am 0 comments

Becca Damante ’17 Arts Editor Before I get started, let me tell you about the first time I saw Mat Kearney. I was in Nashville with my mom at an intimate venue called the Mercy Lounge to see Diane Birch and Andrew Belle perform. After the concert, Birch stood behindRead More

Photo by Carmen Pullela '16 | Students celebrate Mountain Day by going apple-picking at Atkins Farm, a local orchard in Amherst.

A Great Big World of 2CELLOS: Concert at Iron Horse Music Hall

Arts October 24, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Becca Damante ’17 Layout Staff Last Tuesday, October 15, I had the pleasure of seeing A Great Big World and 2CELLOS perform at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton. Iron Horse is a small and intimate venue, so luckily, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. TheRead More

Senior Dancers Showcase Work in Threads

Arts April 11, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Madeleine Goldstein ’16 Contributing Writer The Senior Dance Thesis Concert, Threads, had the Hallie Flanagan Theater buzzing from April 4 through April 6. Friends, family and fellow students attended to watch and enjoy the work of nine senior dancers. Eight seniors showcased dances they had choreographed and senior Erica MarcouxRead More

You Missed a Great Band: Who’da Funk It? Smithies steal Iron Horse stage

Arts April 4, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Jackie Leahy ’14 Arts Editor It’s Thursday, and if you weren’t at Iron Horse last Friday at 10 p.m., you missed Bess Hepner’s band, Who’da Funk It? Composed of Bess Hepner ’16 on guitar, Sierra Brimhall ’15J on trumpet, Nina Kent on bass, Deja Carr on vocals, Gabe Camarano onRead More

Poets Oni Buchanan and Jon Woodward to Perform at Smith

Arts February 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Zane Razzaq ’15 Assistant Arts Editor In conjunction with Smith Arts Fest 2013, the Smith College Poetry Center and the Department of Music will present “Uncanny Valley.” This concert-length performance by internationally acclaimed composer John Gibson, poet Jon Woodward and pianist Oni Buchanan will feature piano, spoken text and electronics.Read More