The Mac Weekly

Professor Mark Mazullo Plays Beethoven’s Late Sonatas After 20 Years of Practice

Betsy Barthelemy

February 7, 2019

As he was finishing up his PhD, music professor Mark Mazullo began to learn Beethoven’s Sonata in A-flat Major, Opus 110. Now, twenty years into his Macalester career, Dr. Mazullo is presenting all five of Beethoven’s late pi...

Hereditary and Other Indie Film Successes at the Walker

Malcolm Cooke

January 31, 2019

On Saturday, your sniffling correspondent braved the snow to attend a screening of one of the nominees for this year’s Independent Film Spirit Awards at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center. So far, the Walker has already screened ha...

Chamber Ensembles perform in Mairs

Izzy Gravano

December 6, 2018

With six different student ensembles comprised of violins, flutes, cellos, a piano, various wind instruments and two tubas, Macalester’s Music Department put on a fantastic Chamber Ensemble Concert on Sunday, Dec. 2. Mairs Co...

Winter Choir Concert

Audrey Kellar

December 6, 2018

The Macalester Chorale and Concert Choir performed in a joint concert on Saturday, Dec. 1. Both groups were conducted by Director of Choral Activities Michael McGaghie. This concert was supposed to include the Angelica Cantani Yo...

Ellie Desautels talks LGBTQ+ representation in television

Audrey Kellar

November 30, 2018

Ellie Desautels is the second non-binary actor to ever be cast in a prime time television show. They recently starred in the NBC show Rise, which debuted in March 2018. The shows centers on a high school drama department that is...

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