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F Is For Failure: Art Show Tonight

Tonight, three Middlebury artists— Dylan Redford ’15, Robbie Seltzer ’15, and Sally Caruso ‘15.5—will open a collaborative show at the M Gallery. The show will include new work in painting, video, and photography, as well as a joint performance piece. The performance will also feature August Rosenthal ’17 of the Otter Nonsense Players. We’ve heard rumors that there will be pie in some capacity. Date: TONIGHT (Thursday) Time: 7:30 PM. Performance begins at 8:30 sharp. Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Room 404 Issue 3 Release

  Interdisciplinary publication Room 404 releases its third issue tonight. Nick Smaller ’14 and Hubert Adjei-Kontoh ’14 to spin jazz/funk vinyl. Food by the Co-Op. Contributors to this issue include: Kate Leib ’16, Stephanie Roush ’14, Maddie Dai ’14, Dylan Otterbein ’16, Sally Caruso ‘15.5, Sam Tolzmann ‘14.5, Izzy Ocampo ’14 WHEN: TONIGHT (Thursday), 8:30 WHERE: Self-Reliance Solar Decathlon House WHY: Copious free food, chillin’ on the porch of Solar D in the balmyContinue reading

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Room 404: The Problem With Public Art At Middlebury

Interdisciplinary publication Room 404 is releasing its third issue this Thursday (facebook event here). In anticipation of the release, 404 and Middbeat teamed up to publish this article by Sally Caruso ‘15.5. It comes on the heels of a recent post about the use of public space on campus. Here’s to what you didn’t know, but definitely should know, about the art that defines our public space at Middlebury. In 1983, VitoContinue reading

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If You’re A Misogynist, Then I’m A Masochist (performance art, TONIGHT)

Maisie Ogata ’14, perhaps Middlebury’s most prolific performance artist, will perform two new pieces at M Gallery tonight.  Maisie writes in her artist statement: “I make work that makes me uncomfortable. My work is self involved and a bit obsessive. It’s messy. It’s ugly. It’s probably boring to a lot of people. It’s pathetic. It won’t let go. And it’s a bit crazy.” Maisie’s work is almost guaranteed to makeContinue reading

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Get A Radio Show on WRMC 91.1 FM (tonight)

Tonight is the night (the only night) to get a radio show on WRMC 91.1 FM Middlebury College Radio. The semesterly WRMC DJ sign-up meeting is upon us. To get a radio show, you must attend the meeting, whether you’ve had a show in the past or not. (WRMC notes that if you absolutely can’t make it, you can email [email protected] to make a special arrangement). Below, check out a listenable versionContinue reading

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Middbeat Premiere: A New Short Film by Dylan Redford

We’re excited to premiere the latest short film by Dylan Redford ’14. We don’t want to say too much. Maybe we should mention that it includes what could be called a pornographic scene. Let us know what you think in the comments. After the jump, check out Redford’s previous film, How’s Everything, from the Fall 2012 Sight and Sound 2 class. While these two films are stylistically very different, they seem toContinue reading

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Ally Silberkleit ‘13.5 Thesis Art Show

Ally Silberkleit ‘13.5, who has created some of the most compelling and well-crafted pieces to come out of Midd’s studio art program in recent years, is showing her thesis work in Johnson on Thursday afternoon. To see some of Ally’s past work, check out a Baltimore (her new hometown) art blog’s coverage of her Fall 2013 M Gallery show here. Virginia Yarboro ’14, Sally Caruso ‘15.5 and Dylan Otterbein ’16 will alsoContinue reading

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Studio Art Senior Show (right now!)

The Studio Art Department’s senior exhibit opening is happening right now in Johnson, and will continue until 7:30. Check out thesis work by: Hannah King ’13 Annie Ulrich ’13 Evio Isaac ’13 As always with these sorts of things, there’s sure to be some free food. If you don’t make it to the opening, the show will be up for the next few days.  

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Studio Art Show Monday (tonight) 7PM

Tonight (Monday), Sanford Mirling’s Advanced Studio Art class will present their independent work in the Johnson Pit Space, starting at 7PM. Expect performance, video, 3D and 2D pieces. We’ve followed this class’s work over the course of the semester (they had a separate show up for the spring symposium), and we’re expecting tonight to feature some of the more radical and exciting stuff to come out of Midd’s Studio ArtContinue reading

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Alpenglow + A Smorgasbord Of Other Cool Shit: Tommorow in Johnson Pit

Tomorrow night (Friday), Alpenglow (campus folk-rock celebs) will headline a show in the Johnson Pit Space that will include multimedia collaboration with DJs, visual artists, and filmmakers. Here’s the rundown: – A site-specific, full room art installation, designed specifically for the show, by Robbie Seltzer. – Projections by Dylan Redford and Moss Turpan. – DJ sets inbetween acts and for the post-show afterparty, including J. Hunter and a special guest TBA. – WillContinue reading

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New Issue of Room 404 is out!

Room 404, a new, interdisciplinary student publication that launched this J-term, just released its second issue.  In this issue, you’ll find stuff like Choose Your Own Friday Night Adventure At Middlebury, a flowchart to figure out whether you’ve got hope of finding a job post-grad, and a series of illustrations about life lessons learned from studying trees. Contributors include: Eliza Wallace, Mack Pauly, Rika Murphy, Maya Goldberg-Safir, Patrick D’Arcy, IanContinue reading

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Editors of n+1 Literary Magazine Give Talk

On Thursday afternoon, three editors of the literary magazine n+1 are hosting a reading and discussion. If you’ve never heard of n+1, notes from people who like it: “The best goddamn literary magazine in America.” —Mary Karr “Just when you’re thinking you’re intellectually alone in the world, something like n+1falls into your hands.” —Jonathan Franzen “n+1 is rigorous, curious and provocative. Intelligent thought is not dead in New York. It has simply movedContinue reading

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New Campus Band: First Show Tonight

A new student band with a handful of former Stoopkid members is playing their first show tonight at 9 at Crossroads. The band is currently working under the name of Convergence Sound Project, playing hip-hop music with a full instrumental line-up (sax, trombone, synth, guitar, bass, drums). Not really sure at all what these guys will sound like, but you can count on it being interesting— this is a groupContinue reading