Kevin Hart is known throughout Hollywood for his comedic persona, which made him the perfect fit for the role of Cyrus Whitaker in the Comedy Action film “Lift.” Cyrus, an internationally known art thief, makes his money illegally by going to art auctions and buying expensive art pieces using money he made from art resales on the Black Market. The action-heist-filled movie was directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Daniel Kunka. It was released on Jan. 12.
When a person desires to spread a message that they are deeply passionate about, that person has many options. Some individuals choose to write creative works that bring underrepresented groups and social issues into the limelight. Other individuals may choose to communicate their values and ideals through painting, drawing and other forms of visual expression. The University of West Georgia encourages students to use their talents and gifts to not only make money but to also inspire others. One student is doing this through his clothing line.
On Oct. 27, I had the privilege of catching up with the Indiana artist, Midwxst, after his electrifying show in Atlanta. The artist, whose real name is Edgar Nathaniel Sarratt III, shared insights into his musical journey, influences, and the unique flavor he brings to the music scene.
Amongst the spring anime of 2024, “A Sign of Affection” looks to be the cozy romance of the season for not just anime fans, but also a much wider audience. With its pilot episode airing on Jan. 6 on Crunchyroll, the story follows Yuki, a deaf college-aged girl, and Itsuomi, a trilingual backpacker who spent a good portion of his life living in Germany and visiting many different countries.
The Biology Program and the Special Events Committee at the University of West Georgia held its second seminar of the spring 2024 Biology seminar series last Friday, which welcomed UWG alumni Gillian Barber back onto campus as a guest speaker.
Middle school is often a challenging and somewhat awkward time in life where young people are attempting to figure out who they are and where they fit in, all while navigating school assignments, extracurricular activities and responsibilities in their homes. The stresses of being in middle school may be overlooked by busy adults, and it is indeed possible that the physical and mental health of a middle school student may suffer due to the student’s preoccupation with other obligations and the lack of time the adults in their lives can spend addressing such matters.
In the music world, a traditional rock band consists of at least four members. A singer, guitarist, bassist and drummer. Although this setup is common, famous bands such as The White Stripes, The Black Keys and The Kills have established that just two people can be as powerful as a fully equipped band. Creating and performing music as a duo is hard work, and truly iconic two-piece bands are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Monsoon, an introspective power-punk pair from Athens, Ga., has accepted this challenge and proven that it only takes two.
UWG’s Garden Club offers opportunities for students and faculty members to learn about and cultivate horticulture skills. By hosting events and having meetings throughout the semester, the Garden Club’s goal is to teach others how to care for the particular vegetation that they might like to grow and how to help the environment as a whole.
Since the announcement of Disney’s feature film “Wish” in January 2022 and its early stages of development in 2018, fans of Disney have been anticipating and dreading the centennial benchmark of the company.