Day: February 23, 2013

Features

Pep Band Love

The Middlebury Pep Band is one of the most organic and beautiful creations here at middlebury. Last week they hiked up the snowbowl with all their gear including a drumset for our smiles. Thank you for kicking ass. We’re sorry we didn’t record you playing Herbie Hancock Jeremy Kallan 13′ writes in: The Middlebury College Pep Band played at the Winter Carnival Ski Races up on Randi’s Roost last Saturday.Continue reading

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International Film Series – The Intouchables

The Intouchables (Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, France, 2011, 112 minutes) Philippe Pozzo di Borgo is a white, wealthy entrepreneur left quadriplegic following a devastating accident. Driss is a young, undereducated, pot-smoking, black man living in the projects. When Borgo hires Driss as a caretaker, they find they have a lot more in common than expected in this comedy-laced, bittersweet film based on a true story. In French with EnglishContinue reading

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Flying Words Project TONIGHT

So last night’s Buddy Meets the Strivers performance was unreal, but who says poetry requires speech? Certainly not deaf poet Peter Cook and his hearing co-author Kenny Lerner who comprise the Flying Words Project poetry troupe. The Flying Words Project is an American Sign Language (ASL) poetry troupe tryna do the same thing Verbal Onslaught host Barbara Ofosu- Somuah ’13 or Buddy’s poets do: make images come alive to an audience. They just do it without speech.Continue reading