by Randy Verdeflor
The Purchase College Dance Conservatory is a nationally renowned program, and graduates are some of the most successful alumni, some of whom have even gone on to perform on Broadway in such productions as “The Lion King” and “The Phantom of the Opera”. Others have become choreographers, started their own businesses, become professors, or performed with companies all over the country. However, according to the National Bureau of Labor Statistics the national unemployment rate is 7.6 percent, which means that 11.7 million people are jobless in the United States. How can dancers expect to survive in such a harsh economic climate?…CONTINUE READING.
by Eve Comperiati
Music Tapes created a magical night in the Stood on Monday with their tour, “The Traveling Imaginary.” Walking in at 8 p.m., there were already about 40 people lined up to see the show. That line quickly dissipated when members of the band arrived and got people to participate in their carnival. A red tent illuminated the back of the Stood, with games like “hit the bell with a penny blindfolded” and sack toss surrounding it. People rode around on a little bike carriage and played games together as a record played classic carnival music…CONTINUE READING.
OFF THE BEAT
May 13, 2013
Assume something’s wrong with everyone you meet until proven otherwise. You never know how your outfit actually looks until you walk past the big windows of the Hub. Nothing good comes of Facebook chat. Turn it off. The ATM in CCN gives $10 bills. The Naked Issue is real and it is WEIRD. Don’t flatter yourself. Cesar talks that way to everyone. Two Advils and a bottle of water before you go to sleep. Don’t finish that FourLoko. Don’t even open that FourLoko. Use Google Drive. You don’t like the dining hall. You never have liked dining hall and you never will like dining hall. Don’t go to dining hall…CONTINUE READING.