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Play to be a fundraiser for Performing Arts scholarships

Play to be a fundraiser for Performing Arts scholarships

CLARION STAFF REPORT

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

Graduating Madison College students Maria Cina and Melissa Czerwinski will lend their talents to help raise funds for Performing Art Scholarships. The two will star in “The Gulf,” by Audrey Cefaly, an 80-minute, one act play. This capstone production will be performed in the Traux Studio Theater (Ro...

Marty McConnell strives to help poets find their voice

Marty McConnell strives  to help poets find their voice

Clarion staff report

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

Poet and spoken-word artist Marty McConnell was a guest reader at Madison College on April 18, sharing selections from her new book, “when they say you can’t go home again, what they mean is you were never there.” She was on campus as the guest of the Yahara Journal and creative writing instructor...

Movies you should make time for during the summer season

Damara GillettS, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

The summer movie season started with an explosive box office return with the release of “Avengers: Endgame” on April 26.  With the cinematic behemoth continuing to break records as time passes, will there be anything that will be able to live up to Endgame’s performance this summer? Actu...

Cage The Elephant is back with ‘Social Cues’

Cage The Elephant is back with ‘Social Cues’

Christopher Bird, Contributor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

I’ve been a big fan of Cage The Elephant ever since I heard “Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked” when I was younger, which is a common starting point for many who follow the band. Their album Melophobia is soundly in my top five favorite albums, making Cage The Elephant one of my favorite bands. Despi...

Theater festival offers place to showcase talents

Theater festival offers place to showcase talents

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

Everyone in theater has a different time and place where they received their training or got their  big  break, and for some, it happened at the same time. The Region III Theater Festival is one such place where education and scholarships make for the next star to be born.   This past wint...

Fall Out Boy still one of my favorite bands

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

Ever since the first album “Fall Out Boy’s Evening Out with Your Girlfriend” came out, fans around the world have fallen in love with Fall Out Boy. This band is composed of Pete Wentz, Patrick Stumph, Andy Hurley, Joe Trohman, Mike Pareskuwicz, Brandon Hamm, Ben Rose, T.J. “Raccine” Kunasch. Pete...

A 14 million to 1 chance

A 14 million to 1 chance

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

It’s been two weeks. What can I say about “Avengers: Endgame” that hasn’t already been said by millions? It’s good, you already know that. This year, so far, has been a great year for superhero movies. Heck, just last issue, I called “Shazam!” the best superhero movie this decade. I sti...

DC’s latest electrifies a well-worn genre

DC’s latest electrifies  a well-worn genre

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

I want to start this review by warning you to not take too much of what I say to heart. It’s never beneficial to go into a movie with high expectations. The more you expect, the harder it is for the movie to live up to the hype. The last thing I want to do is ruin someone else’s first watch, so I...

Fans can Harbour a new Hellboy

Fans can Harbour a new Hellboy

Ross Schuette, Copy Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

“Hellboy” hit theatres April 12, a reboot of the franchise that arrived 15 years after the first Hellboy feature film that starred Ron Perlman. The reboot, directed by Neil Marshall, stars David Harbour (Stranger Things) as Hellboy and Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise) as the antagonist Ni...

Pedro’s Mexican Restaurante

Pedro’s Mexican Restaurante

Raven Fabal, Multimedia Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

Pedro’s Mexican Restaurante is a great place, less than 2 miles from the Madison College Truax campus.  The outside of this establishment is rather plain, and the parking lot even a bit run down looking, but don’t let that fool you – Pedro’s  inside is all about congenial Mexican ho...

Devil May Cry 5: A stylish return to form

Devil May Cry 5: A stylish return to form

Ezra Peters, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

“Devil May Cry” is finally back after a 10-year hiatus, with a scuffed reputation and something to prove. After the poorly received fourth game, and the endlessly ridiculed reboot the series was in a really tough spot, with interest in the series hitting an all-time low. Eventually Capcom gave e...

Wild Belle at High Noon Saloon show

Cassandra Cullen, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture

Wild Belle is an Indie brother and sister duo Elliot and Natalie Bergman who are on tour with their band to promote their new album “Everybody One of a Kind.” I was lucky enough to get to see them on their third show of the tour at High Noon Saloon in Madison. High Noon only holds 200 people, so ...

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