Tag Archives: Clowes

Successful artist inspires greatness

Greatness. Not good, greatness. Common said that word repeatedly  as he spoke at Clowes Memorial Hall last Thursday to a sold-out crowd. “This is a chance for me to talk to the future,” said Common, a Chicago native.“ Butler University has the components to make the future full of greatness.” Common is a two-time Grammy

JCA highlights music students in showcase

Music ensembles take to the stage on Sunday for the first time this semester. Clowes Memorial Hall will be hosting the School of Music Showcase on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Butler University Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Chorale will each perform different pieces. The showcase is an annual concert that provides an

Amanda Meyer shines on, off stage

Senior Amanda Meyer knew acting was her calling from an early age. “I’ve wanted to become an actor since preschool,” Meyer said. “I was in a circus play and was cast as the ringmaster.” She has not looked back since. Meyer, a senior theatre major, has been one of Butler’s leading actors in previous theatre

Ben Folds rocks Clowes Hall

It did not take long for each successive song to blend together, making the Ben Folds concert on Oct. 23 at Clowes Memorial Hall an experience, and not just a set list. After opening act Filligar finished their final song, the amplifiers, guitars and keyboard were hurriedly scooted and shuffled off of the stage. The

Lecture series offers diversity for students

When it comes to bringing in a diverse array of speakers on countless subjects, Butler University’s various lecture series deliver year in and year out. In this issue, we spotlight two of the four series Butler will be offering in the 2010-11 school year. Next week, we will cover the Woods Lecture Series and the