MUSKET: Backstage Secrets, Part 1

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If you happened to be out and about near the Diag on Halloween, you may have have noticed a dilapidated barber’s chair occupying the Block M. Halloween shenanigans? Maybe, but more importantly – it was a sign of what’s to come. Sweeney Todd, that is. That’s right, the University of Michigan’s beloved MUSKET – the…

Art, Ice, and Chainsaws

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Winter is coming, the crisp air, gentle snowfalls and perhaps a touch of polar vortex. I thought it’s an odd notion that certain art lends itself to certain seasons but ice carving needs a certain temperature to last. While ice carving lasts better in cold weather out ice carving team is hacking and chipping away…

QUIZ: How Involved in the Arts Are You? (read this for insider info on campus arts!)

QUIZ TIME! You hear about an upcoming arts event on campus – for example, a student-led, student-run, student-everything musical theatre event. What’s your first thought? a. Student-run musical theatre? On campus??? b. I’ve heard about it, and I’m planning on attending, if I have time. c. No need to ask – I’m directing/producing/marketing for/performing in…

How to Conquer Festifall

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We all know it and if you’re a freshman you’ll be hearing about it. Festifall! The giant congregation of every club that the University of Michigan has to offer at one time and place. Here is how to get the most out of your Festifall experience. 1. Decide before going what types of groups you’d…