Arts & Entertainment

Empire state of mind

Empire state of mind

  Photo Credit: Fox FOX’s new addicting drama has mouths open, heads bopping and sides hurting. Empire is about Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson, and her determination to own the record label that she shares with her ex-husband....

 

Whips, chains and impassioned opinions

Whips, chains and impassioned opinions

Photo Credit: Universal The heavily anticipated film adaptation of the 2011 erotic romance novel by E.L. James made its debut in theaters Feb. 13 ─just in time for Valentine’s Day. Despite grossing $94.4 million in its opening weekend, negative...

 

NAACP honors African-American entertainers

Many actors and actresses took the stage with thank you speeches Friday, Feb. 6. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP aired its 46th Image Awards on TV One. ABC’s black-ish actor Anthony Anderson hosted the...

 

Cabral debuts Anon(ymous)

Cabral debuts Anon(ymous)

Photo Credit: UWG The University of West Georgia’s Theatre Company will debut their first play of the spring season called Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka. The play will be performed Feb. 25-28th in The Townsend Center, New faculty member, Adriano...

 

UWG scholars shine at Wright Recital

The Wright Scholars Recital is a special concert where only the best musicians with minors or majors in music from UWG get to show off their talent. It will happen on Monday, Feb. 16 at 8:15p.m.in Cashen Hall 101 in the Humanities building. “They’re...

 

Tournées film festival hits campus

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the College of Arts and Humanities, and the American Association of Teachers of French are currently sponsoring the second annual Tournées French Film Festival. This event brings six unique...

 

Lupe Fiasco drops new album

It is no surprise that Lupe Fiasco’s Tetsuo & Youth album landed in the top 10 for Billboard album sales its first week. However, the fifth studio album sold less than half of its copies compared to the follow-up album Food & Liquor...

 

Bremen gets a taste of Kris Allen

Season eight American Idol winner, Kris Allen, performed at the Milltown Music Hall on Jan. 30 in Bremen, Ga. His opening act consisted of a young singer-songwriter from Atlanta named Ivey Redding. She played several original songs and a cover...

 

Not everybody loves Lucy

Not everybody loves Lucy

Photo Credit: Universal Sci-Fi summer flick Lucy, directed by Luc Besson, has been released on DVD and experienced mediocre reviews from audience members since its release in theaters last July. Despite claiming the highest-ranking film spot...

 

New faces taking over television

New faces taking over television

(Photos: NBC, ABC, AMC, BET, BBC, FOX) As an African-American woman, it is incredible to see myself through the television screen. Nowadays, I find myself watching more African-American women in the spotlight in television shows. Characters...

 
 
 
 

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