Baba Brinkman: A Tracklist for Chaos

  By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor Who’s the latest rising star in the rap scene? Is it that poet featured on Beyoncé’s “Lemonade?” Is it that guy you found on SoundCloud last week who’s doing a residency at that dive out in Brooklyn? Is it perhaps Baba Brinkman, the guy penning verses about climate change,…

Experimental Group Dismantles 1940s American Drama

By Clio McConnell The title of Theater Reconstruction Ensemble’s “Set In the Living Room of A Small Town American Play” is not the only convoluted aspect of the show. Though to some extent this confusion is inflicted purposefully, playwright Jaclyn Backhaus’ script may be too far gone to be totally compelling. In the program note…