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ISSUE 120 VOL 2 PUBLISHED 9/29/2006

Arts and Entertainment


After two conference losses last week, the St. Olaf women’s soccer team rebounded with a win against a strong Wartburg team, but conference struggles continued as a loss to conference power Concordia-Moorhead on Saturday pushed the team’s conference record to 0-3-0.

Japanese film prepares for Hiroshima survivors

Students gathered in Dittmann Tuesday evening for the showing of Japanese director Shohei Imamura’s 1988 film, "Black Rain." Based on Ibuse Masuiji’s 1965 novel, "Black Rain" tells the story of three hibakusha, survivors of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima. The film was part of the Asian Studies Film Series, shown in preparation for the recent visit from Hiroshima survivors.

Tuesday is, in fact, the new black

I have to admit that I was somewhat skeptical of this year’s "Tuesday is the new black" concert series in the Pause (disclosure: as a tech in the Pause, I wasn'’t thrilled by the prospect of a two- or three-band show starting at 10 p.m. on a Tuesday). However, if the show that rocked the Pause last Tuesday is any indication of the new concert series,we all just got something to besides go to FCA.

Fall concert preview: A closer look at Motion City Soundtrack

It’s really hard to write a great pop song. I’m talking MTV-TRL-VH1-Behind-the-Music good. Motion City Soundtrack (MCS) has captured this ability as well as the attention of every major media export in the country, but their record Commit This To Memory (Epitaph) is still considered a “Sleeper Hit” by most.

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