Arts & Entertainment

"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" for the Nintendo Switch rounds out the best from this year in A&E. Photo courtesy IGN.
Chimes A&E staff create their “top three” of 2016-2017

The Arts & Entertainment staff of Chimes has made it a sacred and annual tradition to create a list of their top thr...

Explosions in the Sky offered a unique concert experience for those in attendance. Photo by Calvin SAO.
Explosions in the Sky concert ignites the CFAC Auditorium

It is a curious thing to watch an entirely instrumental concert. There are not the same sort of pauses and structures as...

Photo courtesy Calvin Theater Company.
“Nicholas Nickleby”: a dark, vivid portrayal of action against injustice

The Calvin Theatre Company’s (CTC) spring play, “Nicholas Nickleby,” is an intriguing visual and mental work of ar...

Wakeman's album cover for "Messes to Miracles." Photo courtesy Forrest Wakeman.
Calvin professor produces worship CD

Calvin professor Forrest Wakeman is about to drop his newest contemporary worship album — “Messes to Miracles” —...

Kendrick Lamar’s latest album “DAMN.” is his fourth LP and features the hit song “HUMBLE.” Photo courtesy icecreamconvos.com.
Album review: Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.”

With hype building up after two surprise song drops, including an enigmatic concluding message of a potential album rele...

Senior Nate Roels' short film “Renardo” was accepted into the Grand Rapids Film Festival. Photo courtesy Nate Roels.
Professor and Student represent Calvin at Grand Rapids Film Festival

In the tradition of bigger film festivals such as Cannes in France and Sundance in Utah, Grand Rapids hosted its ninth a...

Photo courtesy The Independent.
‘Sign of the Times’ Proves that British rock never goes out of Style

It was only a matter of time until Harry Styles released his own material. Since One Direction’s hiatus in December 20...

From left to right: Julien Baker, David Bazan, Jamila Woods. Photos by  Kendra Kamp.
Calvin hosts the eighth biannual Festival of Faith and Music

Throughout the past fifteen years, Calvin has continuously provided a welcome platform for artists to perform during the...

This is perhaps the last year for the festival, but its curators are still focused on this year and have not given up hope for the future yet. Photo courtesy Festival of Faith and Music.
Music festival shines despite uncertain future

Jamila Woods, Vagabonds, David Bazan, Vox Vidorra and Julien Baker — among many others — will all be in town this we...

Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen star in “Logan,” the newest and final Wolverine film. Photo courtesy highsnobiety.
“Logan” a fitting send-off to Wolverine character

Hugh Jackman has played the character of Wolverine for the past seventeen years. Having appeared in ten separate films, ...