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These witty performers put on Rice Pilaf, an improv show that has the audience laughing hysterically every time.

Rice Pilaf graduates four seniors and prepares to give back

What is next for this comedy groupBy Carly Wheeler| Contributor Rice Pilaf, Taylor’s improvisational comedy group, is known for the crazy games and bellowing laughter experienced at each show. In a couple weeks, Rice Pilaf will say goodbye to its four senior members: Marissa Gabel, Nathan Mortensen, Max Partain and Paje […]

by · May 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Junior Will Kercher and freshman Zach Winters take their masters of ceremonies duty very seriously, copiously preparing the best jokes for the big night.

Announcing the masters of ceremonies

Preparing for an act out of this worldBy Caroline Shapley | Echo From script writing and thoughtful planning to rehearsing, the 2018 Airband masters of ceremonies’ (MCs’) plan is to take the audience on a trip that is out of this world with laughter. Junior Will Kercher and freshman Zach […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Discover which movie you should watch on Valentine's Day. (Graphic by Becca Eis)

Rom-Coms for every type of Valentine’s Day

What movie should you watch this Valentine’s Day?By  Kelsea Denney | Contributor What does your relationship with Valentine’s Day say about which Rom-Com you should watch this season? “I love love!”: If you find yourself purposefully wearing pink on February 14 and wishing that giving valentine cards at age 18 […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Sean Sele, juniors Alexis Turner and Erin Davis, sophomore Bradley Jensen and Freshman Brandt Maina perform after only one month of preparation.  (Photograph by Halie Owens)

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

The Taylor Lyric Theatre produced an opera in a monthBy Hope Bolinger | Echo If you plan to forge a will in 1299 Florence, you might want to consider one of these easier goals: maintaining a 4.0 GPA, finding a spoon in the DC, riding a unicycle at Taylathon or entering a […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Doug’s Choice

Doug’s Choice

Taylor student’s series screened at New York festival By Austin Lindner | Echo Sophomore Doug Keeling has been performing in his sister’s comedic short films since he was 8 years old. However, it was his recent portrayal of an 11-year-old as a freshman college student that earned him a spot […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
A forgiving art

A forgiving art

Rice Pilaf improvisation team on the rise By Austin Lindner | Echo Without elaborate lighting, decorations or props, the stage looks bare and vulnerable as over 200 students hustle into the recital hall. The audience’s eager chatter reaches deafening levels as late-comers attempt to find empty seats before inevitably settling for […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
“Servant of Two Masters” a tasty slice of Italian commedia

“Servant of Two Masters” a tasty slice of Italian commedia

“The Servant of Two Masters” is an Italian commedia that dates back to the 18th century. Now Taylor is presenting a new adaptation that is heavy on laughs, sight gags and crazy antics. “Servant” is no thought-provoker, but it is high-quality entertainment.

by · March 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment