HER GRACE’S TASTE: Drop the Bass, Not the Football
You woke up with a song in your heart this morning because the WKND you’ve been waiting for all year has just begun. Yes folks, it’s the Harvard-Yale game.
Though I trust you are already singing Cole Porter’s “Bulldog” and “Bright College Years,” the real question this WKND is — what other tunes will be blaring from your speakers? So here’s a guide for all you musically challenged people to make sure your best H-Y WKND ever will have the best soundtrack ever.
Of Mind and Mountain
Left, right. In, out. That’s all there is when you’re on the mountain. The steady rhythm of your feet. The soothing sound of your own breath. Just your body and the trail ahead of you. I write this atop East Rock looking down on New Haven, the hazy blue sea to my left, an endless »
Country Music Makes a Comeback
Last Wednesday, season 2 of “Nashville” premiered on ABC. Needless to say, it was definitely the highlight of my day/week/year, and they didn’t let me down. In case you were unaware, I love Nashville. The concept is fascinating, casting is spot on and the music is fantastically written.
For those of you poor unfortunate souls who have never had the pleasure of having Connie Britton and her perfect auburn locks grace your screen, Nashville is a country music-themed drama centred on two rivalling country stars: young, she’s-so-hot-right-now Juliette Barnes (played by Hayden Panettiere of “Heroes”) and Rayna James, a fading legend (played by Britton, of “Friday Night Lights”).
Sun’s Out, Trends Out
With the first warm days of the semester, WEEKEND takes to the streets to see what people are wearing. Apparently not everyone wears sweats or Sperrys, so we asked some better-dressed Yalies to strike a pose.