Immersive theater group visits Trinity

Immersive theater group visits Trinity

Third Rail Projects explores the boundaries of theater
Ashley Allen, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 28, 2022

Third Rail Projects, a group based out of New York that creates site-specific, immersive and experiential performances, visited Trinity University’s campus from April 22 through 30. The group hosted...

Album review: Peach Pit’s “From 2 to 3”

Album review: Peach Pit’s “From 2 to 3”

The Canadian band’s newest release is comprised of easy listening alternative pop tracks
Ashley Allen, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 21, 2022

Peach Pit’s music seamlessly combines satisfying instrumental sounds with mostly gloomy, drug-ridden narrative lyrics. The alternative indie-pop band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is fairly...

The Wizard playing live at KRTUs Indie Showcase at the Lighthouse Lounge

KRTU Indie Overnight showcase highlights three local bands

Trinity’s independent radio station hosts showcase at local bar
Ashley Allen, Arts reporter April 14, 2022

Sauntering through thick wafts of cigarette smoke in the parking lot on the late evening of April 2, I made my way through the doors of The Lighthouse Neighborhood Lounge near Woodlawn Lake. As this was...

Playbill from Trinity Universitys production of Company

Trinity University Main Stage presents “Company”

Musical explores adult relationships and pays tribute to the late Stephen Sondheim
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 7, 2022

Featuring music performed by a live orchestra on stage, the departments of Music, Human Communication and Theatre bring together talented students and staff for Trinity University’s biannual Main Stage...

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Spotlight Talent Show returns to Laurie Auditorium stage after 2-year hiatus

Spotlight has been elevated into formal event with art gallery competition, free food and semi-formal dress code
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 31, 2022

With Spotlight 2020 canceled and the 2021 edition relocated to Jim Potter Intramural Field due to COVID-19 precautions, this year’s student talent show returned to the stage in Laurie Auditorium and...

Trinity University mixed choirs, orchestra, and faculty soloists performing Joseph Kneers Exaudi.

Trinity Choral Union reflects on mourning, remembrance, hope

Musicians perform together without mandatory masks for the first time in over two years
Ashley Allen, Arts and Entertainment Reporter March 24, 2022

Following Trinity University’s updated mask policy, musicians in the Trinity University Orchestra, along with singers in the mixed Chamber Choir and Trinity Choir, performed alongside each other in Parker...

Album Review: Alt-J’s “The Dream”

Album Review: Alt-J’s “The Dream”

The alternative indie band’s fourth studio album is unsurprisingly full of surprises
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 17, 2022

Alt-J is far from being a new band on the block: in fact, their 2012 debut album “An Awesome Wave” won the British Mercury Prize, and their 2014 album “This Is All Yours” was nominated for a Grammy...

New Works SA Officers

Catching up with New Works SA

Theater non-profit makes strides with community outreach and new musical
Ashley Allen, Arts and Entertainment Reporter March 3, 2022

New Works SA, a San Antonio-based theater non-profit, plans to premiere their newest project, “Girl In The Cocoon,” in July. The company was born in 2019 as the brainchild of Trinity students Wren...

Exhibition Catalogue

Explore “Unreal Paradise” in Neidorff Gallery exhibit

Artist Marnie Weber features over thirty years of artwork in her collage series
Ashley Allen, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 24, 2022

The collage exhibition “Marnie Weber, Unreal Paradise: Collage Works from 1992–2022” is now on view in the Michael and Noémi Neidorff Art Gallery in the Dicke-Smith Art Building until March 26....

Pic of Playwright winner Nathan Mihalski taken by Allison Wolff and sent to me by Nathan.

Winner of TUPS Playwriting Competition Announced

Nathan Mihalski’s “Burger Islanders: Infinity Sauce” takes first
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 17, 2022

“Burger Islanders: Infinity Sauce,” a fast-food surrealist play with tinges of medieval fantasy, will be performed on Saturday, March 26 in the Café Theater of Ruth Taylor Recital Hall. The play,...

Spilling the NFTea

Spilling the NFTea

Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 11, 2022

When I pitched an article about the intersection between art and technology via a deep dive into the world of crypto and NFTs, I did not realize how controversial the subject was. After inquiring about...

Coping through creativity

Coping through creativity

The use of creative outlets to help cope with the new normal
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist December 2, 2021

As we near the end of our first full official semester back in person on-campus after the COVID-19 evacuation in March 2020, returning to “normal” has been different than envisioned. For some, returning...

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