Calvin College Chimes

The Head and the Heart deliver heartfelt performance

Lauren De Haan

April 10, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concerts

Last Thursday in the Hoogenboom Center, The Head and the Heart performed at Calvin for their second time. The Head and The Heart is an independent folk-rock band that also works within the genre of Americana. They previously...

All Sons & Daughters leads audience in worship

Nick Keeley

October 17, 2013

Filed under Concerts

It was a night of worship for All Sons & Daughters as they performed a nearly 80 minute concert Friday night. Playing for a full house in the warmly-lit Covenant Fine Arts Center (CFAC), All Sons & Daughters performe...

Switchfoot uses art to unify audience

Abby Paternoster

September 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concerts, Movie Reviews, Opinion & Editorial

I suppose it is not often that one must review a film and a concert at the same time, but that is what I must do after attending the Switchfoot concert last night in the Covenant Fine Arts Center (CFAC). The concert began with the band's...

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...

Over the Rhine charms with a warm and intimate show

Nick Keeley

September 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concerts

Twenty years after their first appearance at Calvin, Over the Rhine performed the first major concert of the year Saturday night. Playing for a full house in the Covenant Fine Arts Center, Over the Rhine performed a nearly two-...

Coachella brings together popular bands

Sierra Savela

April 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I may not have attended Coachella this year, but through the means of social media, I was there in spirit. This past weekend I watched some of the livestreams, read my friend’s tweets and followed Coachella’s instagram in...

Imagine Dragons loves Detroit

Sierra Savela

March 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Fillmore goes black. The crowd screams as flashes from camera phones sporadically light up the darkened stage. Everyone waits impatiently in the darkness and starts to push forward, hoping to get a better spot against the ...

Mutemath pleases this loyal fan with group dynamics

Will Montei

March 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Each Mutemath show beings with a ritual: the drummer, Darren King, duct-tapes his headphones to his head, wrapping the tape over his hair and under his chin like a collar he couldn’t get off his head. It’s a little bit ...

The King’s Singers deliver moving and amusing performance

Justin Vanden Ende

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Grammy-winning sextet, The King’s Singers, brought a sold-out crowd to its feet at Calvin’s Covenant Fine Arts Center with solemn melodies as well as bouncing love songs on Wednesday night. The ensemble showcased their...