Arts & Entertainment

A Local Tattoo Artist Pursues the American Dream by Opening His Own Studio

A Local Tattoo Artist Pursues the American Dream by Opening His Own Studio

Photo Courtesy Blackwater Ink If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. This old adage has proven to be timeless and true across many mediums. Whether it be art, athletics, music, engineering, writing, tattooing or any...

 

Reading Jane

        Novelist Patricia Parks read from her debut novel Re Jane last week in Kathy Cashen auditorium in the Humanities building at UWG. The novel is a retelling of the classic novel Jane Eyre,...

 

A taste of Jamaica in Carrollton

A taste of Jamaica in Carrollton

Photo Credits: Kyzia Wint In December of 2017, Kadine Houston-Farr opened up Kay’s Jamaican Cuisine on Alabama St. in Carrollton, Ga. Originally from Jamaica, Houston-Farr relocated to Carrollton and wanted...

 

A Look Back On the Flight For Equality

       The University of West Georgia held the ninth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. program celebration on Jan. 31. The 2018 program had many speakers at the event including UWG president Dr. Marrero, students...

 

Carnival 2018

Carnival 2018

Photo Credit: Francisco Stenger On Feb. 7, UWG student Francisco Stenger returned to his home country of Uruguay to experience his first “Carnival”. “Carnival” is a festival that is held in many South American countries where...

 

Everything is RENT!

Everything is RENT!

Photo Courtesy of The Company of the RENT 20th Anniversary Carol Rosegg 2017 The musical that completely shook the American theatre world in 1996, stopped at the Fox Theatre and put on an outstanding performance. Rent, on...

 

Marvel breaks historical barriers with Black Panther

Marvel breaks historical barriers with Black Panther

        The anticipation was built up for the release of the blockbuster hit, Black Panther, ever since his initial appearance in Captain America: Civil War. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has done a great...

 

Dressing to Impress

Dressing to Impress

Photo Credit Triston Armour  The organization Love Travels recently had their Belles of the Ball event which gives out prom dresses to high school students for free. With plans to expand to other cities and make the...

 

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit Rock The Fox

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit Rock The Fox

  Photo Credit: Robert Moody A buzzing crowd filled the dimly lit Fox Theater moments after long-standing folk-country renegade James McMurtry concluded his brief eight-song set. Chatter in the crowd ranged from praise for McMurtry, friendly...

 

International Night 2018: UWG World Tour

International Night 2018: UWG World Tour

Photo Courtesy via Facebook UWG International Student Club Since the early 1980s, International night has been celebrating cultures from around the world as one of the largest culturally diverse events at UWG. The International Student Club,...

 
 
 
 

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