Ringling Underground, resurfaced
Thesis student Willa Tinsley smiles for the camera mid-sway during Glaze’s performance.

Ringling Underground, resurfaced

After nearly a year and a half of being on hiatus, Oct. 7 marked the return of the beloved Sarasota social event long cherished by New College students, Ringling Underground. Sandwiched between Caples and B-Dorm, the Ringling Museum welcomes college students with free entry to…

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Hamilton Center jammers take Ringling Underground: Dreamthing’s Julian La Rosa and Lev Gurt
Dreamthing at this month’s Ringling Underground, from left to right: Alex Alfonso (guitar), Lev Gurt (drums), Joshua “JB” Brining (guitar), Julian “Jules” La Rosa (bass), and Dana Laag (vocals).

Hamilton Center jammers take Ringling Underground: Dreamthing’s Julian La Rosa and Lev Gurt

When Lev Gurt (‘20) and Julian La Rosa (cohort of ‘16) bonded through music at New College, little did they know that one day they would play together professionally, nevertheless at this month’s Ringling Underground. The two started playing together with friends, who would soon…

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Asian Film & Talk series successfully relaunches after year-long hiatus
This month's movie, The Lunchbox, is the story of Ila, a lonely housewife, who adds a note to her neglectful husband's lunchbox one day in order to bring back the spark of their marriage. When the lunchbox accidentally winds up in the hands of Saajan, a widower, the two start an unlikely friendship without ever meeting in person.

Asian Film & Talk series successfully relaunches after year-long hiatus

Since 2016, various faculty in International and Area Studies and Chinese Language and Culture have held the Asian Film & Talk Series as part of the “New College: Connecting the Art + Humanities” season, in partnership with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. After taking the…

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Sarasota Farmers Market: people, dogs, commerce and culture
A view of the northern entrance of the Sarasota Farmers Market, bustling with people.

Sarasota Farmers Market: people, dogs, commerce and culture

Downtown Sarasota is a bundle of lively commerce, endless construction, and cultural interplay underpinned with a melodious racket and ceaseless heat. While many enjoy the chaotic and busy energy of the city, others look for openings to get away. Beyond the bustling roads and sky-splitting…

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Songs You Should Hear: Movie Music Mix
The "Scott Pilgrim vs The World" soundtrack contains 15 original songs written for the movie, as well as a slew of bonus tracks and acoustic demos.

Songs You Should Hear: Movie Music Mix

A movie or show’s soundtrack is a valuable tool for setting the tone or giving scenes more emotional kick to them, whether that be a fight scene set to a pulse-pounding, high octane rock song or a more somber scene set to a sorrowful ballad…

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New Music New College back in full swing with first event of the year
The Pete Carney quartet playing in the radically-transformed Sudakoff Conference Center, decorated to give the feel of a jazz club. Photo courtesy of Nancy Nassiff.

New Music New College back in full swing with first event of the year

“All new music, all the time.” This is the thesis of the New Music New College (NMNC) program, currently helmed by Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Music Mark Dancigers. Though the pandemic did poke a hole in the motto last year, no time is…

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Ringling Underground’s triumphant return
The Museum Courtyard makes for the ideal spot on the Ringling property to host a concert.

Ringling Underground’s triumphant return

Like many other social events both on and off campus, Ringling Underground—an event hosted by the Ringling Museum of Art, which features local artists and musicians performing at the iconic Museum Courtyard—is returning this year. Previous events at the Ringling Museum of Art were cancelled…

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