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Inner Realities on display at Gallery 211

Inner Realities on display at Gallery 211

Krista Olson-Lehman, Copy Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

One step into the 211 Gallery in the Downtown Campus and you might be struck by some of the earthen-hued ceramics, bold colored paintings with intricate framing, or the large mixed media piece that takes up a large part of one wall. The gallery is currently hosting "Inner Realities," an art show aiming...

Film adaptation of ‘IT’ faithful to the novel

Mary Marks, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Twenty-seven years after 1990 release of horrifying mini-series starring Tim Curry, the 2017 film adaptation of “IT” grants readers of Stephen King’s enormous novel a mostly-faithful representation of Derry, Maine, and the events that occurred there. Although not all aspects of horror were transferred...

‘Walking Dead’ season 7 set the stage for ‘All Out War’

Joe Greenberg, Advertising Representative

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

On Halloween 2010, American Movie Classics (AMC) debuted their new show “The Walking Dead” based on the comic book of the same name. Zombie fans rejoiced as they now had a weekly television series they could sink their teeth into. Fast forward seven years, the show has become AMC’s most popular...

Foo Fighters add power with sound dynamics: Listeners will enjoy the left hook to the face that they get from ‘Concrete and Gold’

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

The Foo Fighter’s songs will often punch you in the face with sound, and it’s my favorite thing about them. The Foo Fighters have always been masters of sound dynamics. Their songs will often go from very quiet to very loud within one second. The theme of the sound dynamics throughout the Foo...

Comic’s Mr. Oz is a compelling villain to battle Superman

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

The comic book “Action Comics #987” aims to answer one of the biggest mysteries in the current DC universe. For the past year, there has been a mysterious character stealing characters, such as Robin, from the world, locking them away, and monitoring Superman from the shadows. This character is Mr....

‘Rick and Morty’ season 3: Adultswim cartoon explores humanity’s place in the universe

Mario Gasparri, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s “Rick and Morty” is now in the midst of its third season, and has once again stunned viewers, resulting in its highest rated and most watched season yet. The first two seasons saw the development of complex characters and dynamics, which has led to Season 3 delving...

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art presents ‘In The Space of Elsewhere’

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art presents ‘In The Space of Elsewhere’

Krista Olson-Lehman, Copy Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Do you ever stop to notice how light plays off the objects in your environment? Artist Sonja Thomsen aims to show us the ways that light can dance and play, “in the space of elsewhere.” Her current exhibit “in the space of elsewhere” spans the length of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s...

Matt Guenette’s ‘Vasectomania’ subverts expectations of fatherhood

Matt Guenette’s ‘Vasectomania’ subverts expectations of fatherhood

Stephen Fabal, Multi Media Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

English instructor Matt Guenette said, “These are not poems I would write now. They came out of my mid-20s. The voice isn’t my voice anymore,” in an earlier interview with The Clarion about his first book of poetry. In his new book entitled “Vasectomania,” he explores the voice he has now,...

Lost in translation: ‘Death Note’ review

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

A notebook falls from the sky, and when a name is written within it that person will die. That is the basic premise of “Death Note,” the original manga to the smash hit anime, and now an American live action adaptation. Coming from director Adam Wingard, this version of “Death Note” takes...

Game of Thrones: Season seven review

Game of Thrones: Season seven review

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Game of Thrones, the hit HBO fantasy series, transports viewers to a medieval world full of brutal battles, vicious politics, plot twists, dragons, direwolves and characters eager to sit on the Iron Throne. The seventh season of Game of Thrones ended on Aug. 27, and is the second to the last season...

Queens of the Stone Age latest album took a few listens to like

Queens of the Stone Age latest album took a few listens to like

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

I have to admit that Queens of the Stone Age (QOTSA) is one of my all-time favorite bands. I would put lead singer Josh Homme’s face on a pillow and sleep on it every night if I could. Embarrassing? Definitely, but that’s me living my truth. This is why I didn’t want to admit to myself that after...

Captain America is not a Nazi anymore … I think

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

The comic book “Secret Empire” #10 is the finale of author Nick Spencer’s nearly two-year run on Captain America. It’s the end of the road for the comic that made headlines for saying “Captain America is a Nazi.” It’s been a long journey since May 2016, when the internet exploded over Captain...

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