The Linfield Review

Linfield theater hits home stretch with ‘Bleacher Bums’

Linfield theater hits home stretch with ‘Bleacher Bums’

April 25, 2008

- photo by Jeff Primozich/For the Review Amber McKenna features editor A cast of characters including a blind man, a few crazed fans and an exasperated wife will keep audiences laughing in Linfield’s play “Bleacher Bums.” Originally conceived by Joe Mantegna in 1977, it takes place in the ...

Mentors motivate artist’s imagination

Mentors motivate artist’s imagination

April 18, 2008

- photo by Paoline-Anne Abulencia/For the Review For sophomore Kara Fertello, art is a family affair Julia Long Inspired by the combination of her father and a high school art teacher when she was younger, sophomore Kara Fertello has acquired a unique sense of creativity. “My teacher was this...

Adrian Xavier spreads message of peace through reggae music

April 18, 2008

Amber McKenna Artist Adrian Xavier brought reggae, soul and inspiration to campus last night as part of Diversity Week. “I chose to bring him to campus because I really like his laid-back personality,” junior Allison Lindell-Ross, cultural events chair of the Linfield Activities Board, said. “His pea...

Down to earth mixed media exhibit shows ‘True Colors’

April 18, 2008

Claire Oliver Using personal experiences to inspire herself and others, Northwest artist Nan Curtis’ “True Colors” exhibit opened this week in the Miller Fine Arts Gallery. The show features multimedia pieces. It uses everyday objects to inspire discussion of social taboos, Cris Moss, adjunct...

Class, artists find cohesion in ancient tradition of printmaking

Class, artists find cohesion in ancient tradition of printmaking

April 18, 2008

- photo by Ryan Gerdes/Graphics/arts designer Casey Tharp The view in the Miller Fine Arts Center this week is as varied as the weather outside. Students in Professor Ron Mills’ Printmaking class have art prints on display ranging in subject from the natural to the industrial, portraits to wo...

Owner dishes up decadent, high-quality chocolates

Owner dishes up decadent, high-quality chocolates

April 18, 2008

- photo by Rachael Palinkas/Photo Editor Kelly Copeland Tucked in the back corner of the Orchards Bistro restaurant on Third Street sits a little chocolate shop featuring treats sweet enough to make anyone’s mouth water. Chocolate covered honey caramels, hazelnut butter toffees and Rocky Ro...

‘Paper’ provides realistic glimpse

April 18, 2008

Dominic Baez Most students have no idea what goes on here in the Renshaw Hall communications lab in the wee hours of Friday mornings. Even fewer realize what goes on when members of the Review staff are nowhere near the lab. But for those who would like to know, never fear: MTV’s “The Paper” ...

Dealing with break-up season: He Says, She Says

April 11, 2008

He says Use break-up season to your advantage and look to be the rebound guy. Recently I was alerted to the fact that we are apparently in the middle of break-up season. I was shocked, genuinely and severely, to hear there is a recognized portion of the year during which break-ups happen. The reason for my shock is I b...

‘Fantasy in Blue’ premieres at joint choir concert

April 11, 2008

Lizzie Martinez The Linfield Chamber Orchestra has saved the best for last. The final concert of the year, at First Baptist Church on April 11 at 8 p.m., will feature the second performance of the original work “Fantasy in Blue,” composed by Oregonian John Ranney. He will accompany the orchest...

Summer construction project breathes new life into theater

Summer construction project breathes new life into theater

April 11, 2008

- Photo by Keegan McEachern/For the Review Amber McKenna Black walls with high ceilings and tall 19th- century windows encompass the dusty space in the abandoned Pioneer Theater. This summer, life will be restored to the theater and it will see performances once again. In 1969, the Frerichs Theater b...

Annual club luau draws on rich cultural history

Annual club luau draws on rich cultural history

April 11, 2008

-Photo by Paoline-Anne Abulencia/For the Review Joelle Cheek The gentle movement of a hand and a sway of the hip has a deeper meaning when talking about hula dancing. The Hawaiian club has been working hard to memorize their dances, senior Mallory De Mattos said. They have been practicing all...

Step Afrika troupe kicks off annual Diversity Week

Step Afrika troupe kicks off annual Diversity Week

April 11, 2008

-Photo Courtesy of Step Afrika Claire Oliver Linfield’s annual Diversity Week kicks off with a performance by the Step Afrika dance group, spreading appreciation and understanding for the culture behind their distinctive art form. The show will take place April 14 at 8 p.m. in Ice Audit...