With finals looming over and stressful thoughts of life after graduation kicking in, was there ever a better time to seek optimism about the future?
As ambient noise levels of a crowded setting pick up, the voice of silently read literature must reach its way through the endless chatter to create a peaceful listening atmosphere that reflects back to the commanding presence of the storyteller.
Summertime: so close, yet presently so far away in the minds of countless adolescents finishing up those last few months of the school year.
The Quest for the Lost Soul of Athens, Ohio was shrouded in mystery, hidden away and never meant to be revealed. That is until an ordinary teacher became destined to equip a sword and shield, slay the monsters and discover the truth behind an unplayed game’s significance.
What else could possibly be said about one of the most spectacular filmmakers to ever grace the industry with his beloved animated tales of imagination, love and triumph of the human spirit? In “The Wind Rises,” announced by Hayao Miyazaki to be his final full-length feature as a director, he accomplishes a career marked by hand-drawn dreams and indescribable beauty.
Oasis is a town once ruled by a man who carried relentless hatred. Despite this, there was still hope for his soul with the aid of his wife and daughter by his side. The three of them were murdered, but the man was given a second chance in the afterlife. For him, death was only the beginning.
Returning this spring season of television are two shows that have made their mark in popular culture for their standout, quotable characters and satire along with a trail of controversy following them for years after they've aired.
How does a small village keep society running as it should be when the world around them is constantly changing? Tradition, of course.
In 1995, a murder occurred that left two Louisiana investigators perplexed and disturbed by what was found at the crime scene. Seventeen years later, after having closed the case, they are being interviewed to gain information about their insights due to the possibility of the serial killer’s return—or whether he was ever caught—in HBO’s anthology drama, “True Detective.”
Weill Hall was packed to a capacity crowd Saturday evening for the masterpiece oratorio known as George Frideric Handel’s “Theodora” (1750), guided by the artistic director of The English Concert and the renowned concert and opera conductor Harry Bicket.
Not every comic book hero needs to have superpowers. In the case of the Beatles manager Brian Epstein, one might say all he ever needed was love.
M-Section Park was filled with members of fraternities and sororities, as well as clubs and sports teams on Saturday in participation of the second annual AmaXing Challenge, presented by Alpha Xi Delta. The event helped raise money for their national philanthropy, Autism Speaks, according to Alpha Xi Delta’s Public Relations Vice President Julie Aldag.
Life, art and nature all correspond with one commonly heard phrase; timing is everything. Andy Goldsworthy, an environmental artist living in Scotland, understands how all three of these relate to one another by considering the idea that nothing lasts forever, which he demonstrates through his temporary site-specific artwork.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’d kill to watch brand new episodes of Dexter over the summer instead of the annual fall schedule. Oh wait, the new season is set to premiere early starting this Sunday, June 30 you say? I was only joking about all that murder stuff before; let’s leave that up to America’s favorite serial killer himself, Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall).
“Hey, what’s that song you’re listening to? I’ve never heard it before, but it’s really good,” said that eclectic kid you never got to know.
A student, a teacher and a tattoo artist gathered at “Sonoma Ink,” taking part in a discussion about the tattoo culture last Tuesday, April 23, in the Beaujolais Meeting Room.
Philosophy professor, Dr. Teed Rockwell, will be center stage in his own musical performance titled, “Love Death and Money.”
Deadites rejoice, “Evil Dead” is now in theaters, packed with plenty of soul-swallowing demons, disturbing imagery and of course, extreme amounts of blood and gory violence.
This past Wednesday was student Nichele Van Portfleet’s senior project dance concert, “How Do You Dance Sunshine?”
“You are all going to die tonight,” said the character Mia portrayed by actress Jane Levy, in a trailer for the upcoming remake of the 1981 cult classic horror film, “The Evil Dead.”
SPOKE!—the open-mic poetry program, kick-started the spring semester with a presentation featuring the 2012 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion, Edward Mabrey.
On Thursday, Feb. 7 two operas premiered titled, “The Deserted Island” (L’Isola Disabitata) by Joseph Haydn, and “Riders to the Sea” by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
The Internet has been paving the way as an area for artistic expression, and individuals from all across the world are utilizing the popular website known as YouTube.
If you are unfamiliar with the band known as Trapt there could be several reasons why. You’ve either never heard their hit song “Headstrong” or you simply aren’t into hard rock and alternative metal. Or maybe you just don’t listen to local music stations on the radio.
Visually stunning and mysteriously crafted, “Mama” is a ghostly tale that will elevate your imagination and haunt your dreams.