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The benefits of doing arts and crafts at home

The benefits of doing arts and crafts at home

Being creative before or after Zoom classes can help put our mind at ease
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 14, 2021

In between episodes of freaking out during the week of the winter storm, I picked up the craft of collaging, and I am glad that I did — it was actually really relaxing. Practicing arts and crafts...

Artists such as SOPHIE and 100 gecs have created a niche environment in today's pop

Artists such as SOPHIE and 100 gecs have created a niche environment in today’s pop

Hyperpop offers an alternative to queer and trans artists who feel out of place in mainstream media
Savannah Wahlgren, Arts Editor April 11, 2021

Anyone that has studied music history can tell you that within each period, whether it be baroque music of the seventeenth century or rock music of the eighties, there is bound to be a group of musicians...

Podcast Review: Call Her Daddy

Podcast Review: Call Her Daddy

Sex and relationship advice is great when you're the target audience, but what if you're not?
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 7, 2021

For me, the Call Her Daddy podcast is problematic, but that doesn’t stop me from listening to it every week. It has come to the point where I anticipate the release of a new episode each week a few days...

Henry Moore sculpts with the sky

Henry Moore sculpts with the sky

'Large Interior Form' was donated to Trinity in 1983 by Arthur and Jane Stieren
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 28, 2021

Trinity’s campus could double as an all-inclusive art museum, considering the amount of sculptures, architecture and artworks displayed around campus. After moving off-campus, I realized how much I had...

McNay Art Museum hosts

McNay Art Museum hosts “Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art”

Looking to support more female artists? The McNay's newest exhibition has you covered
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 23, 2021

Having some trouble naming five women artists? You wouldn’t be the only one. Women have historically been at the disadvantage in the history of Western art. To combat this, we need to educate ourselves...

But first — let me take a selfie

But first — let me take a selfie

How selfie museums undermine contemporary art
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 19, 2021

Pop-up selfie museums have been showing up all over my Instagram feed; they are bursting at the seams with meaningless immersive “art.” The definition of art can be blurry and subjective. I’m not...

Album review: boygenius

Album review: boygenius

The three female indie performers come together to form the perfect melodies
Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter March 17, 2021

Boygenius is the ultimate supergroup of female indie-rock artists. The group is made up of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, each of whom have successful solo careers as indie singer-songwriters....

In defense of the early bird

In defense of the early bird

One needs no further reason to wake up early than to look at the sky
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2021

Today marks the day where our clocks “spring forward,” in honor of Daylight Saving Time (DST). It can get pretty confusing trying to remember whether you’ll be losing or gaining an extra hour of...

Conversing with Barbara Hepworth's magic stones

Conversing with Barbara Hepworth’s magic stones

The sculpture is one of four castings worldwide
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 7, 2021

Barbara Hepworth’s 1973 bronze-cast sculpture, Conversation with Magic Stones, is mythic, mysterious and interactive. Made up of six parts, the sculpture is in conversation with itself, with us and with...

Album review: Insomniatic

Album review: Insomniatic

Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter March 3, 2021

If you do not know who Aly & AJ are — the pop duo made up of sisters Aly and AJ Michalka — you probably know their song, “Potential Breakup Song.” It is the opening track and lead single of their...

Album review: Leave What's Lost Behind

Album review: Leave What’s Lost Behind

Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter February 24, 2021

Certain bands tell a universal story through their music. Colony House is one of those bands; they successfully tell the stories of our desires to feel both known and loved. Hailing from Franklin, Tennessee,...

Art from The Mini exhibit

Support student artists — you have the chance (on campus) now until March 26

Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 21, 2021

THE MINI: Spring ’21 is currently on display in the Neidorff Art Gallery until March 26, 2021. The exhibition displays the work of Trinity University students Kate Nuelle, Bella Peters, Ángela García...

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