2015 Spring Dance Concert

Every April, the Department of Theater and Dance puts on a popular spring dance show. This year, with music ranging from Puccini to Piazzolla, repertory courses played with the shape and formalities of social relationships, while composition students exposed choreographic devices, scores and sources through short studies and improvisations. This season’s concert featured a duet choreographed by returning alumna Natalie Johnson ’13, performed by guest artists Anna Hulse and Justine Lee and danced to an original commissioned score by Norberto Oldrini.

Friday Scoreboard: Wins for Baseball, Softball

Bowdoin Polar Bear HeadBaseball: Senior Henry Van Zant spun another gem to lead the Bowdoin College baseball team over Trinity, 3-1, in the opener of an important three-game NESCAC East Division Series at Pickard Field on Friday afternoon. Van Zant improved to 5-1 on the season with the complete game victory that moved the Polar Bears to 10-14 (3-3 NESCAC). Trinity’s Jed Robinson countered with a solid performance in defeat as the Bantams fall to 10-12 (2-5 NESCAC). The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Softball: Marisa O’Toole and Adriane Krul each launched a homerun over the left field fence to power the Bowdoin softball team to a 2-1 win against visiting Colby in the teams’ NESCAC series opener. The Polar Bears improve to 20-9 on the season and 7-2 in NESCAC East action. With the win, the Polar Bears reach the 20-win plateau for the ninth consecutive season. Bowdoin travels to Colby (7-14, 2-4 NESCAC) Saturday for a doubleheader beginning at 11:00 a.m.

David Chase on the Sopranos Final Episode (DGA Quarterly)

Screen Shot 2015-04-18 at 7.46.47 AMIt’s been eight years since that final episode aired; the one where the screen goes to black on Tony Soprano as he sits in a local ice cream parlor with his wife, Carmela, and his son, A.J. It was the hotly-debated conclusion of an eight-year series that changed television, and for some fans, it was also a disappointing anti-climax. For those still seeking answers, director David Chase recently analyzed the entire final sequence for the Directors Guild of America’s quarterly magazine…

Best College Towns for Food (The Daily Meal)

Screen Shot 2015-04-18 at 8.03.55 AMIt is widely known that Bowdoin serves up some of the best college food in America, but did you also know Brunswick is considered one of the best college towns for food? That’s the opinion of the editors at The Daily Meal, a website devoted to “All Things Food & Drink.” Check out the slide show…