Michelle Agresti

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A Tale of Two Curries: Two Perspectives on India

by Michelle Agresti, Reid Meador, Staff Writer and Contributing Writer. Comments Off on A Tale of Two Curries: Two Perspectives on India

Student Body Celebrates Student Bodies at Burlesque

by Michelle Agresti, Arts Editor . Comments Off on Student Body Celebrates Student Bodies at Burlesque

WesCeleb: Ben Firke ’12

by Michelle Agresti, Arts Editor. Comments Off on WesCeleb: Ben Firke ’12

I do get nostalgic, I admit, when I see the MLink bus drive by….

Arts Alumni: The People You Wish Had Never Left

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Foss Hill, Be Ready: Spring Fling

by Michelle Agresti, Assistant Arts Editor. Comments Off on Foss Hill, Be Ready: Spring Fling

With Spring Fling coming up, the whole campus is eagerly, or not so eagerly, anticipating the performances of The Walkmen, Wavves and Ghostface Killah/Raekwon. Here’s a quick rundown of the acts and some of their most popular songs so you can educate yourself quickly and impress your friends with your musical superiority this Thursday.

Desperate Measures Improvises for 24 Hours Straight

by Michelle Agresti, Assistant Arts Editor. 2 Comments

Last weekend Desperate Measures, Wesleyan’s short-form improv comedy troupe, hosted their annual 24-hour show in the Nics Lounge.

Polish Filmmaker Andrzej Krakowski on His Docu-Drama

by Michelle Agresti, Assistant Arts Editor. 2 Comments

There have been many films made about the destruction wrought upon Polish Jews by the Holocaust, but few films examine the experience of the community that survived.

Second Stage Heads “Into the Woods”

by Michelle Agresti, Staff Writer . Comments Off on Second Stage Heads “Into the Woods”

This weekend, a sweeping musical epic of fairytales gone wrong is going up in the ’92 Theater. “Into the Woods,” a Stephen Sondheim musical, boasts an impressive 17-person cast of talented singers and actors.

Robot Cardinal: Matt Senreich Returns to Campus

by Michelle Agresti, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Robot Cardinal: Matt Senreich Returns to Campus

Last weekend, Matt Senreich ’96, the Emmy award winning co-creator of “Robot Chicken,” had an action-packed 36 hours on campus. For the few of you who haven’t heard of “Robot Chicken,” it’s a stop-motion sketch comedy show where everything is parodied and nothing is sacred.

Arts Profile: Ben Hart ’11

by Michelle Agresti, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Arts Profile: Ben Hart ’11

This past weekend, Ben Hart ’11 performed “Dancer as Insurgent,” the performance component of his African-American Studies senior project on Vogue, a form of black and latino queer competitive street dance.

“Devotedly, Sincerely Yours” Preview

by Michelle Agresti, Staff Writer. Comments Off on “Devotedly, Sincerely Yours” Preview

As the cast of “Devotedly, Sincerely Yours: The Story of the USO,” Samantha Pearlman’s senior thesis, gears up for rehearsal, the all-male band ensemble gathers with Pearlman in a circle in the CFA Theater, where the play goes up on Thursday.

Arts Profile of Alana Perino ’11

by Michelle Agresti, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Arts Profile of Alana Perino ’11

If you’ve walked by College Row at all this week, you may have noticed a series of photographs displayed on the glass walls of the Zelnick Pavilion. These photos are a part of Alana Perino’s senior thesis. The Argus talked with Perino to find out more about her project and her career in the arts at Wesleyan.

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