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Emily Williams

Outside Oxford: Rabbits ‘Intrude’ on Hamilton sculpture park

The bunnies dot the grassy lawn atop Pyramid Hill. Some lean back, relaxed, their droopy ears flopping on the ground. Others stand tall on their hind legs, reaching up with their curious noses, sniffing the leaves of the trees. The park is their playground, and they can be spotted across the hill, exploring, enjoying the calm and misty environment. These bunnies aren’t small and furry, however. They’re massive, inflated, and illuminated. They’re also part of one of the most highly acclaimed public art installations in the world. “Intrude” is a spectacle-sized work consisting of five inflatable rabbits that are...

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Day tripper: A guide to Indianapolis

At just shy of a two-hour drive from Oxford, Indiana’s capital city is a great bet if you’ve been procrastinating on your Fall Break travel plans. If youstay longer than a day, there are plenty activities to fill your weekend, but if your time and money are limited, you can still make a day trip worth your while. Not including gas, this whole itinerary will cost you about $50. 9:00 a.m.: Hit the road No need to wake up at the crack of dawn for this trip. Make a coffee stop (see Roadtrip Recommendations), cue up a couple podcasts...

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Outside Oxford: Best bets for Fall Break

Want to do something over Fall Break, but not willing to travel far? Here are four recommendations for things to do and place to go, all an hour or less from campus: BLINK Cincinnati Oct. 12 – 15 7 p.m. – Midnight This weekend, the Queen City will be lit up with one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation. The four-day event will feature large-scale projection mapping installations, murals, urban artscapes, media light and interactive art. BLINK will span 20 city blocks, from Cincinnati’s Banks to Findlay Market. Better yet, the event is...

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Road Trip Recommendations: Fall Break

Podcast – Pod Save America I swear to you, seemingly endless hours in the car will go by in the blink of an eye with this podcast. Four former aides to president Obama sit around a table with some microphones and hash out the issues plaguing this administration with comedians, journalists, politicians and activists. The conversations are lively, freewheeling, unedited, unfiltered and enlightening. “Pod” comes out twice a week. And you cannot miss an episode. – Angela Hatcher, Opinion Editor Album – Teens of Denial What better for a roadtrip than a band named Car Seat Headrest? But seriously...

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Events this weekend: Oct. 5 – 7

“Drifting” Studio 88 Theatre Thursday, 7:30 – 9 p.m. In this solo performance from William J. Doan, former chair of Miami’s Theatre Department, the audience is taken on a journey into traumatic brain injury, sibling loss and the need to make art. Doan will explore how sounds, smells, images and memories pull us through life. Admission to the performance is free, but seating is limited. Community Square Dance Oxford Community Arts Center Friday, 7:30 – 10 p.m. Sure, you’re probably used to hitting the Brick dance floor on a Friday night to the tune of Top 40 hits, but...

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