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‘Smoke + Mirrors’ leaves a lot to the imagination

‘Smoke + Mirrors’ leaves a lot to the imagination

February 27, 2015 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

On Feb. 17, Imagine Dragons released their long-awaited second album, “Smoke + Mirrors.” In the midst of the rise of British alternative rock bands’ success in recent years, the Las Vegas founded band upholds the reputation of American rock music with powerful emotion and a sound that embraces strong rhythms […]

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X Ambassadors outshine the lights

X Ambassadors outshine the lights

February 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

On Wednesday, Feb.18, the Ready Room in the Grove  hosted the X Ambassadors, the musician Lights and maybe 60 excited concertgoers.  For those who haven’t been to the Ready Room, it’s a modest space with a full bar separated from the stage area by a partial wall.  It’s perfect for […]

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Father John Misty album not meant for church

Father John Misty album not meant for church

February 27, 2015 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

While scanning through iTunes’ new releases, I noticed the new Father John Misty album, “I Love You, Honeybear,” then quickly scrolled past it. Seeing “Father” made me assume that he was a religious artist. No offense, but I was not looking for that. Later that week, one of his songs […]

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Royal cast in ‘Kingsman’

Royal cast in ‘Kingsman’

February 27, 2015 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

“Kingsman: The Secret Service” is an absolute hit. Starring newcomer Taron Egerton as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin, this film is a must-see. The film was released Feb. 13, with a rating of 8.3/10 from IMDb.  Directed by Matthew Vaughn, the film stars Colin Firth (Harry Hart); Samuel L. Jackson (Valentine); Michael […]

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Lots of laughs for ‘Rumors’ on first night

Lots of laughs for ‘Rumors’ on first night

February 26, 2015 at 11:03 am 0 comments

SLU production pokes fun at wealthy elite On Feb. 20 and 21, the University Theatre debuted its newest show, “Rumors,” with shows at 8 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights. The play, written by famous American playwright Neil Simon, occurs during a dinner party for well-to-do couples in New […]

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Bedroom scenes that’ll put you to sleep

February 21, 2015 at 9:35 am 0 comments

The intense, somewhat disturbing relationship between “Fifty Shades of Grey” characters Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele appeared on the big screen just in time for the holiday of chocolate hearts, rose bouquets and romance.  Ironically enough, as “Fifty Shades of Grey” fans know, Christian Grey does not ‘do’ romance. That […]

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‘The Duff’ doesn’t deliver

‘The Duff’ doesn’t deliver

February 21, 2015 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Coming to theaters Friday, Feb. 20, “The Duff” is yet another film surrounding contemporary high-school life. The film stems from a novel of the same name, written by then seventeen-year-old Kody Keplinger. “The Duff” takes a look at some pretty big issues, including body image and cyber bullying, to name […]

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SNL celebrates 40 years of laughter

SNL celebrates 40 years of laughter

February 19, 2015 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Like many of my friends, I had looked forward to the “Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special” with anticipation. On Sunday, Feb. 15, I eagerly settled down to watch the three-and-a-half-hour special celebrating the past 40 years of the Emmy-award-winning comedy series. I was hooked from the start of the […]

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Courtesy of Amy Bautz

Faculty recognizes local artists at invitational show

February 19, 2015 at 9:05 am 0 comments

 Studio Art hosts annual invitational show As the monotonous, dreary days of winter continue, Saint Louis University students search for new, interesting ways to avoid the cold.  A free celebration of art makes an excellent escape from the mundane. A variety of unique, talented artists will showcase pieces ranging in […]

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Courtesy of Kalee Gottsacker

Madrid gives Americans a taste of home

February 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

“Born in the USA” booms over the loudspeakers. Students shout to the bartender, “Two vodka cranberries and kettle chips, please!” The Seahawks vs. Packers game is displayed on TVs mounted to the wall. Flyers with specials for one-euro shots, two-euro sangria and three-euro cocktails cover the tables.  This is The […]

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