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Indie artist Faye Webster and Mass MoCA prove to be one organic pair

By Caitlin Reardon, Assistant News Editor September 12, 2022
Faye Webster brought her artful storytelling to the Berkshires for “Here and There” music festival
MUNA, Arlo Parks, and Janelle Monáe (left to right). Photos courtesy of their official Facebook pages.

Music for Pride

By Collegian Staff July 1, 2022
Janelle Monáe, Arlo Parks, and MUNA capture the dimensions of the LGBTQ experience through songwriting.
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Dijon delivers electrifying performance at the Royale Boston

By Samourra Rene, Assistant Arts Editor May 29, 2022
With his gritty voice and inventive style, Dijon impressed audiences at the Royale Boston. We reviewed the biggest highlights of the night and the opportunities for enhancement.
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These five stars dressed gilded glamorously at the 2022 Met Gala red carpet

By Samourra Rene, Collegian Staff May 5, 2022

On Monday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted the 2022 Met Gala. Guests’ interpretations of the Gilded Glamor theme included bedazzled clothing, elaborate needlework and over-the-top sequins. In keeping...

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Samirah Evans’ delivers an upbeat performance at the Northampton Center of Arts

By Samourra Rene, Collegian Staff May 5, 2022

The non-profit Northampton Center for the Arts (NCFA) provides an affordable space for artists, performers and educators, as well as a variety of educational and community-based programs that focus on...

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A look inside The Drake, Amherst’s newest music venue

By Will Duffy, Collegian Staff May 3, 2022
The Drake, Amherst’s newest venue for music, dancing and drinks, provides an eclectic, exciting atmosphere.
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Botanicals: An exhibit by Monica Rico

By Laleh Panahi, Collegian Staff May 3, 2022
Botanicals, an art exhibit located in Lederle’s Seed Library, showcases local floral and celebrates the beauty of spring.
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Artist Spotlight: 2K2FLY

By Corinne Arel, Collegian Staff May 2, 2022
UMass student dance duo opens for Jack Harlow on Sunday evening for Spring Fest
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Ten songs for the summer

May 2, 2022

With assignments piling high and finals on the horizon, as the semester comes to a close, I’ve started to shift my focus on what comes next: summer! The weather is finally warming up, and people spending...

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Meet Chichi Ogala: a top seller on Depop, Y2K fanatic and fashion enthusiast

By Wafi Habib, Collegian Staff April 28, 2022
“I want someone to see me as the epitome of Y2K,” declares campus fashion icon, Chichi Ogala.
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The Eric Carle Museum presents acclaimed artist and illustrator

By Samourra Rene, Collegian Staff April 28, 2022
Get to know the designer behind many of your favorite children's books as he reflects on his collection of illustrations that span four decades.
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Artist Profile: The Upstairs District

By Astghik Dion, Arts Editor April 28, 2022
Twit: “You write for the audience, but you also write for yourself,” said Rigollaud. “Because there’s not always going to be an audience, but you’re always going to be there.”
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