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Ongoing battle: film vs. digital photography

Whether using a Canon or a Kodak, the elements of photography relatively stay the same. Introduce the question, “Film or digital?” into the equation, and differences of opinion emerge. The two mediums achieve a print using two entirely — and highly debated — methods.

Women wearing the pants: a gender inversion

On the stage of the Globe Theater, men commonly played women who dressed up as men and were later revealed as women. On the stage of Markel Auditorium however, the Shakespearean formula has been reversed.

Women wearing the pants: a gender inversion

On the stage of the Globe Theater, men commonly played women who dressed up as men and were later revealed as women. On the stage of Markel Auditorium however, the Shakespearean formula has been reversed. “In ‘Merry Wives of Windsor,’ we have two women who are playing men who are disguised as women at the end of the play,” said the show’s director, Professor of Theatre George Angell. “It’s an exact Shakespearean gender inversion.”

Dance accompanies music

For the first time, a musical duo will be accompanied by the Tower Dancers. “It is going to definitely be something that the audience has never seen before,” Chris McCourry, director of jazz studies and artist/teacher of trumpet, said.

In Focus: It’s not the equipment

Just like a stove does not make good food, a good camera does not take beautiful photographs. After a delicious meal, dinner guests do not compliment the cook on the quality of her stove and the meal it made. Praise for a beautiful photograph should not be heaped upon the instrument.