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'Noises Off' finds comedy in chaos

“Noises Off,” which performed this week at Guthrie Theater, is not an average play – it is a play within a play. The acclaimed 1982 comedy, written by Michael Frayn, comments on how the drama of putting together a theater production can sometimes be funnier than the performance itself.


Pulling strings with Liz Howls

When Liz Howls was a child in Iowa, her father brought home a refrigerator box and cut a hole in it. Just like that, the young Howls had her first puppet theater. She loved putting on productions for her parents in their living room, using the cloth puppets her mother already had from her job as a children’s librarian.


Apparel design majors put their costume sewing skills to the test

When you're an apparel design student, every day requires costuming. These are the people we look to for fashion inspiration, after all. Oct. 31, however, is special. Chances are, you won't find a pre-packaged costume in McNeal Hall, as students often use the holiday to show off niche skills.


Celebrating fifty years of the Whole Music Club

Eating free peanuts and throwing their shells on the floor, sipping a soda and stepping outside to smoke a joint before the main music act began. That’s how Steve Fingerett remembers the Whole in the early '70s.



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