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Netflix Makes February Haters Rejoice

Netflix Makes February Haters Rejoice

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many are struggling to find love and joy in such a depressing month for those without significant others... the dreaded February. What people do not know, however, is the number of new and exciting films and shows being released on the prime streaming app, Net...

Lady Gaga Illuminates Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga Illuminates Super Bowl LI

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For nine years, Lady Gaga has spent the bulk of her career making outrageous fashion choices and standing up for what she believes in through artistic messages. Known for her outspoken nature, she is an active supporter of the LGBT+ community and  justice for sexual assault victims. Being awarded the Super Bowl halft...

Adams Theatre Participates in 19th Annual Lovefest Festival

Adams Theatre Participates in 19th Annual Lovefest Festival

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The theater is known as a safe-space for many individuals across the world. Every year, Adams Theatre participates in Lovefest also known as the Mid-Michigan Theater Festival. Lovefest is an annual February festival where 16 different high schools across the state prepare shows for their peers to enjoy. This y...

A New Year Calls for New Movies

A New Year Calls for New Movies

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As a new year begins, film lovers are eager for new movies to strike their fancy. Although the year has just begun, 2017 promises to fulfill these expectations. 2017 may just bring the movie game up another level, given the myriad of movies scheduled to be released. Though many powerful films will be wor...

74th Annual Golden Globes Shatters Records

74th Annual Golden Globes Shatters Records

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Golden Globes never fail to disappoint with their hosts and awards - but there’s always a first time for everything.   On January 8, the entertainment industry celebrated the Golden Globes by giving awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The 2017 telecast was the highest rated in years, bringing i...

Breaking the Divide

Breaking the Divide

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
January 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After a long, painful year of waiting, the silence has finally been broken. Ed Sheeran, after taking a break from social media over a year ago, has finally returned to the spotlight. The artist’s return was accompanied by a mysterious message in the form of a solid blue image. The message was ...

RiSING to the Top

RiSING to the Top

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
January 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What can be better than dancing pigs, a saxophone-playing mouse, and a guitar-rocking porcupine? Commercials for the much-anticipated Sing have been plastered on TV screens, websites, social media platforms, etc. On December 21, Illumination Entertainment finally released the animated musical comed...

A Christmas Carol Charms the Crowd

A Christmas Carol Charms the Crowd

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With the holiday season in full swing, people citywide are showing off their festive spirit through many fun activities, decorations, and music. One theatrical production in particular brings families closer together for the holiday season: A Christmas Carol.   Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates the 34th anniversary performance of A Christmas Carol this year, and it has captiv...

Battle of the Albums: 59th Grammy Album of the Year Nominees

Battle of the Albums: 59th Grammy Album of the Year Nominees

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
December 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2017 Grammy’s may have 84 categories, but one category always stands above the rest: Album of the Year. The Recording Academy does a fantastic job every year by making sure multiple genres are represented in this category. All five nominees for this category are genre-changing and are wildly ...

Four Seasons of Change; Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Four Seasons of Change; Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
December 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

TV show reunions have not been a stranger to modern day television. Shows such as Fuller House and Arrested Development are examples of recent reunions, both produced by the streaming giant, Netflix.  It has been about 16 years since the release of Gilmore Girls on the channel previously known as WB, now the CW.When the show ended...

Moana Makes a Big Splash

Moana Makes a Big Splash

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Since the release of Frozen, avid fans have been awaiting the next Disney princess. On October 20, 2014, Disney announced their newest addition to their line of royalty: Moana. The trailers and promotions released by Disney have fans excited to see what the new film brings. This film features Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Auli’i Cravalh...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Watch it

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Watch it

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
November 25, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

No, this is not a dream: the brilliant and transcendent J. K. Rowling has actually graced the world with yet another masterpiece. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hit screens on November 18, fueling the constant, undying love Harry Potter fans universally posses. Earlier in 2016, Rowling released the sc...

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