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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...

“Star Wars: Rogue One” is playing in the CFAC Auditorium on Thursday, March 9, at 8 p.m. and Friday, March 10, at 11 p.m. Photo courtesy Forbes.
SAO movie showings now free

Dedicatedly hosting screenings for recent and popular films is something that the Calvin Student Activities Office (SAO)...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed in concert along with the Calvin Gospel Choir last Saturday night. Photo courtesy Calvin Gospel Choir.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo brings a night of culture to Calvin College

Last Saturday night the world-renown South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed in the CFAC. The event...

DJ MA and DJ Maxx perform in the Fish House; Photo by Daniel Hickey.
Fish House dance party a flash from the past

Students poured into the Fish House on Friday night to dance with friends to hip-hop, soul and pop classics. The “Fant...

Photo by Kendra Kamp
Adia Victoria mixes art and politics

Up-and-coming blues-rock artist and cultural critic Adia Victoria performed at Calvin in the Recital Hall last weekend. ...

Photo credit James Li
The Mountain Goats bring self-aware commentary to performance

This past Thursday night, as part of the Festival of Faith and Writing, a prominent indie-punk-humanist group, The Mount...

The most recent SAO podcast topic was on Daughter, who preformed at Calvin. Photo Courtesy SAO Facebook.
New SAO podcast fosters discussions of pop culture

The Student Activities Office (SAO) released the first 20-minute “Pop Matters” podcast episode on Feb. 26. “Pop Ma...

Photo by Whitney Badge
Audience reflective after Daughter’s ambient and introspective performance

Daughter, an independent rock group based out of London, played at Calvin this past Wednesday. The warm yet slightly mis...

Photo Credit Kendra Kamp
Drew Holcomb performed personal folk concert

Known for their hit “Live Forever,” Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors graced the CFAC last Saturday night with outstand...

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Letter to the Editor: Some more thoughts on “indie” music at Calvin

Last week there was an article published in the op-ed section of Chimes which observed that the Calvin student activitie...