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“Doctor Strange” provides visual splendor, stale plot

“Doctor Strange” provides visual splendor, stale plot

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The first Marvel film released since “Civil War”, “Doctor Strange” had some big shoes to fill.  But, with the “Sherlock” lead Benedict Cumberbatch heading the film and the promise of some of the best visuals seen in a Marvel film, “Doctor Strange” sets out to supply audiences with a...

“Rocky Horror” screening brings Time Warp to Oxford

“Rocky Horror” screening brings Time Warp to Oxford

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Rice, toast, confetti, glitter, and music. Such a strange combination of things, but all played an important part in the late-night showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Powerhouse on Halloween night. A night filled with dancing, shouting, and loads of crowd participation resulted in a hu...

Diane Coffee brings funk to Oxford

Diane Coffee brings funk to Oxford

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Diane Coffee, alias for Shaun Fleming, is serving some energizing tunes on Friday at Proud Larry’s on the Square. Students can attend the show to hear a diverse sound of soul and funk. “I’ve heard people call it psychedelic Motown or soul glam. I think those sum up the sound of the records well...

One Night Stand Art Show enjoys 10th anniversary

One Night Stand Art Show enjoys 10th anniversary

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Last Saturday, Oxford’s store Amelia and the Yoknapatawpha Arts council hosted the Motel Art Show at the Ole Miss Motel on University Avenue. This annual show was begun in 2007 and nicknamed The One Night Stand Art Show, and has been spread to other cities as a creative and unique way to showcase the...

Weird Things in Our Charger Backpacks

Myeisha Madkins, Photography Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

I remember sitting down somewhere along the Square with a friend one day, discussing books we liked to read.  Eventually the Heroes of Olympus books by Rick Riordan came up, including the most recent release, The House of Hades.  Our conversation eventually came to the obvious talking point: Nico, a...

Judah and the Lion plays electric show

Judah and the Lion plays electric show

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The multifarious music of the Nashville based band, Judah and the Lion, came to The Lyric on Thursday, Sept. 22. Lonely Biscuits, an indie band consisting of Grady Wenrich, Sam Gidley, and Nick Byrd, opened the show. They played songs from their single, "Talk About," their EP "Come Around," and their...

Bon Iver strays from norm with new album

Bon Iver strays from norm with new album

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

After five years of anticipation, the wait for a new album from Bon Iver is finally over with the release of “22, A Million.” When the album was released on Sept. 30th, an entirely new aesthetic was introduced to listeners, with Bon Iver straying from the typical “folksy” sound of previous albums....

“Kubo and the Two Strings” a delightful and charming animated feature

“Kubo and the Two Strings” a delightful and charming animated feature

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
September 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

"If you must blink, do it now." Let me be very transparent about this: when it comes to movies and shows, I am heavily biased towards animation. Movies like this are perfect examples of why that bias exists for me. Kubo and the Two Strings above all is a beautiful movie.  I have more than enough to...

Schwab’s “This Savage Song” a monstrously good read

Schwab’s “This Savage Song” a monstrously good read

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
September 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Sometimes an overnight success is nine years in the making.  Author Victoria Schwab found that out when her new novel This Savage Song hit the top spot on the New York Times Bestseller List upon its release.  The fact that it had a lot of anticipation surrounding its release cannot be denied, but does...

Delta Springs, Tesheva impress crowd at Proud Larry’s

Delta Springs, Tesheva impress crowd at Proud Larry’s

September 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

With contrasting performers kicking off Labor Day weekend, Tesheva and Delta Springs put on a show for a crowd of around forty people at Proud Larry’s and made it a night to remember. Tesheva, out of Starkville, considers themselves a “funk-rock, blues-fusion, space experience” according to...

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