Posts tagged awesome
Posts tagged awesome
I just saw the Oberlin Orchestra play.
First Oberlin Orchestra concert of the year was on Saturday evening! We welcomed new conductor Raphael Jimenez, who led the ensemble in Shostakovich’s: Concerto for Violincello in G Major, Op.126, No.2 and Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 70.
When I was on the way to Gibson’s this morning I finally saw one of Oberlin’s famous albino squirrels!
Isn’t it cute?!
KF alerted me to the existence of this—during senior week, we stole the Classics department’s bust of Homer and took it to different places on campus and photographed it. Afterwards, we made a photo album of it and gave it to our professors (who didn’t even notice Homer was gone, by the way).
They have since put it up on the home page of Oberlin College’s Classics department.
So I present to you, Homer’s Odyssey.
My personal favorite?
Calvin & Hobbes
Timothy Morgan, EXCO-404
Modern cartoonists consider Calvin and Hobbes to be incredibly influential and any fan will attest to its quality and relatobility [sic]. But what makes it such a great strip? This class will explore the question, looking to the singular personality of its author, Bill Watterson, and to its wealth of themes and ideas. Fan and non-fans equally welcome.
The list includes UCLA’s course in The Beatles, but I think we all know IU’s course in the music of The Beatles is the greatest out there and really quite serious.
From: @OberlinProspies “Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman in Oberlin! Thanks for saving the Apollo!”
(Jonathan Demme, Jim Burrows, Devito and Perlman have been instrumental in revamping the Apollo, Oberlin’s one-screen theater.)
So, I just jammed for 4.5 hours with Ed Helms, Chris Eldridge, and several other beautiful and talented musicians. I LOVE OBERLIN SO MUCH.
Rock. Yeah, Oberlin.
4000 More Bikes Pledge:
“I pledge to spend more time on my bike and less time in cars. By talking to my friends and neighbors and encouraging them to join me, I’ll help transform Oberlin into a community that’s happier, healthier, safer for cyclists and pedestrians and better for the environment.”
Heck yeah, 4000 More.