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Sophomore Steven Mantel as Russ and Dan (Photograph by Abigail Roberts)

The faces of ‘Clybourne Park’

A deeper look into the actors and actresses’s interpretations of each character By Abigail Roberts | Echo Steven Mantel – Sophomore, fourth Taylor Theater Production His Characters: Russ: “The majority of the pain and the anguish in act one is centered around Russ. Although he may seem like the average Joe […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Weaving together two stories

Weaving together two stories

The connection between Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne ParkBy Darah Shepherd | Contributor “Clybourne Park,” a play by Bruce Norris, was inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” and by events in his own life. When young, Norris and his family moved him from one neighborhood to […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Building and tearing down perspectives, old and new

Building and tearing down perspectives, old and new

Review of Taylor Theater’s production of Clybourne ParkBy Abigail Roberts | Echo As fall blows in, students rush to and from classes, the air grows crisp and in rolls another line-up of outstanding Taylor theater productions. Last night, in the first of its many showings this weekend, “Clybourne Park,” Pulitzer […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
From the cornfields to the big screen

From the cornfields to the big screen

A glimpse at senior Andrew Davis’s film “Indiana”By Becca Eis | Echo The Bridge. Ivanhoes. Handy Andy’s Marathon. These are all familiar places that Taylor students learn to know and love during their time in Upland. Soon, however, the seemingly insignificant corners of Grant County will become more than just a small […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Films win big over summer

Films win big over summer

Taylor’s film department takes home multiple awards this summerBy Laura Koenig | Echo Summer-drained students usually leave the past school year behind, preparing a clean slate for the next few months. But for a group of Taylor film students, this summer brought awards and recognition for their hard work during […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
More than an IOTA

More than an IOTA

Metcalf’s first art exhibit of the yearBy Grace Hooley | Echo  As anxious students begin this year’s journey into Taylor’s community, curious eyes turn to the Metcalf Gallery. Among the boxes, clothing, decorations and greetings, Metcalf kicked off the semester with a Linnea Spransy art exhibit. From August 24 to […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment