Arts & Entertainment

UWG Theatre Opens Season with “Spring Awakening”

The UWG theatre company kicks off their fall 2016 season with the startling musical “Spring Awakening.” Steven Sater wrote the book and lyrics, and the music is by Duncan Sheik. The musical, set in 1890s Germany, is comprised of several...

 

Lackluster night for black actresses at the 2016 Emmys

Lackluster night for black actresses at the 2016 Emmys

Pictured- Left: Anthony Anderson; Right: Tracee Ellis Ross This year’s Emmy Awards, which aired Sunday, Sept. 18, on ABC, was not the best night for black actresses in Hollywood. Although two of them, Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross, made...

 

Madness at Music Midtown

Atlanta, Ga.—The season of music festivals is almost over in Atlanta after the rollercoaster of a ride that was the Sixth Annual Music Midtown. Piedmont Park was packed Sept. 17 and 18 with thousands of people of all ages with one thought...

 

“When the Bough Breaks” is Predictable, But Still Good

“When the Bough Breaks” is Predictable, But Still Good

When the Bough Breaks, a thriller starring Regina Hall, Morris Chestnut and newcomer Jaz Sinclair, tells the story about a married couple wanting to have a baby. Laura Taylor (Hall) is unable to carry a child, and with three previous miscarriages,...

 

A Dead Bear and His Horror Band of Zombies

A Dead Bear and His Horror Band of Zombies

Bear Rowell steps up to the microphone. He holds his guitar and begins looking around the dimly lit room. He wears a dingy but nicely pressed grey dress coat. His face is covered in white face makeup, and his eyes are painted black. From a distance...

 

UWG Alumni Lands Role in Tyler Perry’s “Too Close to Home”

UWG Alumni Lands Role in Tyler Perry’s “Too Close to Home”

UWG graduate and former Wolves’ basketball forward Emory Bernard is making his way to the big screen. The West Georgia alum made his acting debut August 22 in Tyler Perry’s TLC drama series “Too Close to Home”. With the show pulling...

 

Gene Wilder Passes from Complications with Alzheimer’s Disease

Gene Wilder Passes from Complications with Alzheimer’s Disease

Gene Wilder, an American comedic actor, screenwriter, film director and author, passed away in his home on Aug. 29, 2016. Wilder’s nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman confirmed that his death was from complications with Alzheimer’s disease. His...

 

Frank Ocean Finally Releases New Album

Frank Ocean Finally Releases New Album

After a four-year wait for fans, Frank Ocean’s sophomore R&B album  Blonde (also spelled Blond) was released Aug. 20 via Apple Music and iTunes for two weeks. Since his first album Channel Orange, Ocean has been featured in other songs,...

 

WOLFstock draws big crowd

WOLFstock draws big crowd

Photo Credit: Anndrea Ours People lined the Campus Center patio, halls and ballroom to get a taste of the WOLFstock festivities. The smell of barbeque lingered outside while students played Cornhole trying to win prizes. Inside the ballroom,...

 

Mumford & Sons rock Duluth two nights in a row

Mumford & Sons rock Duluth two nights in a row

Photo credit: Cassidy Chreene and Molly Stassfort Mumford & Sons wowed crowds at the Infinite Energy in Duluth, Ga., with back- Photo credit: Cassidy Chreene and Molly Stassfort to-back performances on April 11 and 12 as part of their Wilder...

 
 
 
 

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