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ISSUE 119 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/4/2005

Arts and Entertainment

Orchestra plays at 'home' in the Cities

If beautiful sound can be personified, it might be said to have found a home in Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. If beautiful music is sound's greatest achievement, then Orchestra Hall's most honored guest was the emotionally resonant sound of the St. Olaf Orchestra in its fall tour home concert Sunday.

Scapin delivers tricks, treats

Last weekend, I laughed when I saw a women being senselessly beaten by a wooden boat oar. It’s not that I’m sadistic; this absurd scene is just a taste of the beat-you-over-the-head style comedy that made “Scapin” entertaining.

Costumed pianists create holiday smash

As Halloween season approaches each year, thoughts turn toward pumpkins, ghosts, witches and of course, piano concerts. St. Olaf music faculty chose to celebrate the haunted holiday season with the first ever “Monster Concert,” Thursday, Oct. 27, in Urness Recital Hall, featuring four pianos and eight pianists.

Hopefuls bring danceable tunes to too-small crowd

Once again, Minneapolis pop-rockers The Hopefuls (formerly The Olympic Hopefuls), played one of the best concerts Friday St. Olaf students could get for free. And, in a repeat of last year’s show, not nearly enough students attended.

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