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Arts

All-American Rejects gives nostalgic performance

All-American Rejects gives nostalgic performance

April 23, 2015 at 8:31 am 0 comments

The April 16 All-American Rejects concert at Chaifetz Arena transported the considerable crowd back to the mid-2000s – for many of us, the land of pubescent angst, dark nail polish and heavy, side-swept bangs. Opening for the All-American Rejects was Taylor Berrett, a young man with an amplified acoustic guitar […]

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Hidden story of justice in Nazi Germany

Hidden story of justice in Nazi Germany

April 20, 2015 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

If there are two things that I would never think to put in the same context it is Ryan Reynolds and the Holocaust. Apparently, Simon Curtis thought otherwise while casting Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds as stars of his new film, “Woman in Gold.” Mirren plays a Jewish refugee, Maria […]

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‘Kimmy Schmidt’ offers a bright first season

‘Kimmy Schmidt’ offers a bright first season

April 20, 2015 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

For the past year, I have been watching “Parks and Recreation” on Netflix. It has not taken me that long to finish the series; I just watched the episodes over and over, starting over again at season one when I reached the end of the series. I never get tired […]

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‘Strange Trails’ talks love and death

‘Strange Trails’ talks love and death

April 20, 2015 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

Lord Huron’s new album, “Strange Trails,” speaks to the wanderer, traveler and dreamer. Lyrics detail stories of journeys, self-discovery and a search for the unknown. The 14-track album consists of songs conducive for any road trip or relaxing, reflective time. The album plays beautifully with smooth transitions from each song […]

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‘Game of Thrones’: Season 5 premieres

‘Game of Thrones’: Season 5 premieres

April 20, 2015 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

The return of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is much like the return of barbecue season, or the re-opening of the public pool. You’ve gone long enough without it that it’s no longer at the forefront of your mind, but as soon as someone mentions that it’s coming back in less […]

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Art students craft creative pieces

Art students craft creative pieces

April 16, 2015 at 8:55 am 0 comments

McNamee Gallery unveils diverse talents Art galleries are places of solitude and reflection. The McNamee Gallery, located on SLU’s campus, however, provides an additional dimension to the exhibit, with the knowledge that the creations are by fellow students. It is a pleasure to view the work of peers.  Open until […]

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Picks from KSLU: Pokey LaFarge

Picks from KSLU: Pokey LaFarge

April 14, 2015 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Pokey LaFarge has been one of the top draws coming out of St. Louis for some time now. His talents have allowed him to travel the world, appear on a song from Jack White’s Grammy-nominated, debut solo album and play in front of thousands of fans. For those of you unfamiliar, LaFarge is a multi-instrumentalist […]

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Courtesy of Tess Brock

London breaks stereotype with art and food

April 14, 2015 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

It is no secret that Billikens love studying abroad. Each year, many students pack their bags for an adventure and learning in a new country. Since SLU has a campus in Madrid, most students lean toward that option. However, there are other equally exciting destinations. If you are an art lover, […]

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Joe Pug and band fill The Firebird with folk; entertain crowd with new songs

Joe Pug and band fill The Firebird with folk; entertain crowd with new songs

April 14, 2015 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

The Firebird’s April 7 concert featuring Joe Pug proved to be just as tremendous as it was folk-filled. The Firebird, located on Olive Street, is cleverly disguised as a boring, brick building, but it is actually an open-roomed venue with a decently sized stage, a full bar — complete with […]

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Murals to transform St. Louis

Murals to transform St. Louis

April 14, 2015 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

Residents use painting to unite the city St. Louis will soon be taken over by artists and their paint brushes. The movement is a new project, designed to spread vibrancy, community and creativity throughout the city. The project known as the 1000 Murals Project, a collaborative movement, will include the […]

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