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The Womb Spooners to release album

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment, Feature Slider | 0 comments

Womb Spooners is a local band featuring the up-and-coming artists Kate Lane, senior Liz Lane, and junior Hannah Wilson. The band defines their genre as folk-punk, and they describe their sound as “folk with angst lyrics and some dry humor.” They band was greatly inspired by bands such as AJJ, The Mountain Goats, They Might Be Giants and Fire and Frenzy. Originally under the name Special F, twins Liz Lane and Kate Lane began the band when they were in high school with another member. However, the band became just the twins before they added Wilson as a bassist a year ago. The band changed their name to Womb Spooners as a joking play on the song entitled “Dream Weaver” but chose to keep the name because of the memorability. Their first album is currently in the works and...

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9 to 5: the Musical and Sexual Harassment

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Correction: In a previously published version of this article, the portrait painting of  actor Professor Doug James as character Frank Hart was attributed to Dr. Carl Gombert. The painting (which was a digitally designed piece)  was actually created by designer and faculty member, Morgan Manning, who is a professor within the design major. Starting Friday Feb. 23 and ending Feb. 25, the Maryville College theater program put on a production of “9 to 5: The Musical.” Around campus about a week before the musical premiered, rumors began circulating about the controversy surrounding the musical. Information went around that the cast was ill prepared and that the musical itself was going to be rude, but “9 to 5: The Musical” was much more than that; the production was the beginning of a discussion that needs to happen. The story of...

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