Calvin College Chimes

Calvin Theatre Company’s fall play boasts magnificent cast and design

Sierra Savela

November 13, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is 1895 and London’s high society is gossiping and participating in political life. But when secrets are revealed and the true colors of the men who seemed so spotless are exposed, the question is asked: what makes an ide...

‘Elysium’ wastes an intriguing premise

Sierra Savela

November 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

What happens when the number of humans on earth exceeds the amount that can actually fit on the planet? What will we do when there are just too many people? “Elysium” explores the approaching doom of overpopulation and what it ...

‘American Horror Story: Coven’ is fantastic and horrific

Sierra Savela

October 27, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s safe to say that the series “American Horror Story: Coven” lives up to its name. Undeniably horrific to watch, every episode manages to creep me out; I have no choice but to look away in horror at least once per epi...

Joss Whedon brings Shakespeare to the big screen

Sierra Savela

October 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

“Much Ado About Nothing” is a quick-witted, low budget, independent film based on Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Directed, produced and adapted for the screen by Joss Whedon (“The Avengers,” “Buffy the Vampire Slay...

Violent ‘Django Unchained’ worth watching

Sierra Savela

October 17, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

“Django Unchained” is exactly what you would expect from a Quentin Tarantino film: violent and well done. The film is a satirical western that takes place in the deep south during the late 1850s. Dr. King Schultz (Christoph W...

Kishi Bashi returns to Calvin better than ever

Sierra Savela

September 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concerts

His music takes you to another world. The songs are layered with the harmonious sounds of merely a violin and his voice. Just sit and listen as the music washes over you and floods all of your senses — this is what it is like t...

“Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” take home top Emmy honors

Sierra Savela

September 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year’s show was hosted by “How I Met Your Mother’s” Neil Patrick Harris, who started off the night by attempting to binge watch every television series at once. In a room with approximately 50 TVs on the wall, Harris sa...