Arts & Entertainment

Masquers take on Chekhov’s The Seagull

Masquers take on Chekhov’s <em>The Seagull</em>

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 12/11/18 The Duquesne University Red Masquers began wrapping up the fall semester with the last full-length show, The Seagull. The Seagull is a Russian play written by dramatist Anton Chekhov in 1885. It focuses on the struggle of producing art and focuses on several very different artists in the community. […]

Clean Bandit’s What is Love? explores titular theme in depth

Clean Bandit’s <em>What is Love?</em> explores titular theme in depth

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 12/06/18 Clean Bandit’s newest album What Is Love? is part concept album and part hit singles anthology, but completely entertaining for the listener nonetheless. Clean Bandit is a group of producers whose style can best be summed up as the Chainsmokers with some classical music thrown in. Of course, just […]

Life Size sequel fails to stand on its own

<em>Life Size</em> sequel fails to stand on its own

Natalie Schroeder | Staff Writer 12/06/18 With Christmas coming up this month, Freeform premiered Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve, the long awaited sequel to Life-Size that was released in 2000. The first installment follows Casey Stuart, portrayed by Lindsay Lohan, as she tries to cope with the death of her mother. Hoping to bring her […]

Netflix cancels Daredevil after three seasons

Netflix cancels <em>Daredevil</em> after three seasons

Griffin Sendek | Staff Writer 12/06/18 Marvel’s Netflix saga is coming to an end. With the cancellation of Daredevil, the show that started it all back in 2015, the light of Marvel’s most successful venture onto the small screen is slowly, but surely, burning out. The announcement on Nov. 29, 2018, that Daredevil would not […]

Trevor Noah talks tolerance, patience in new special

Trevor Noah talks tolerance, patience in new special

11/29/18 Neil Runge | Staff Writer Witty, clever and thought provoking are just a few words to describe Trevor Noah’s new Netflix stand-up comedy special Son of Patricia. The current host of The Daily Show, Noah has proven that he knows how to handle politics and more sensitive topics in a way that’s both educational […]

Netflix reboots ‘80s classic She-Ra with more diverse cast

Netflix reboots ‘80s classic <em>She-Ra</em> with more diverse cast

11/29/18 Timothy Rush | Staff Writer As Dreamworks’ own Voltron: Legendary Defender comes to a close in its final season, Netflix makes the move in remaking another classic cartoon in its most recent Netflix Original Series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Initially pitched to Netflix by showrunner Noelle Stevenson as a single-season remake of […]

SpongeBob SquarePants creator dead at 57

<em>SpongeBob SquarePants</em> creator dead at 57

11/28/18 Josiah Martin | A&E Editor Stephen Hillenburg, best known as the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, died on Nov. 26 at age 57. He had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2017. Hillenburg’s square, yellow opus hit television screens in 1999. Inspired and informed by Hillenburg’s love for marine biology and his experiences […]

Outlaw King an action-packed take on historical tale

<em>Outlaw King</em> an action-packed take on historical tale

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 11/15/18 A historical narrative was brought to life on the small screen, including two hours of violence, lessons about honor, countless royals and adequate Scottish and British accents. All of this makes up Netflix’s new movie, Outlaw King, released this past Friday. Chris Pine stars as the lead of this […]

Imagine Dragons delivers strong, not flawless, Origins

Imagine Dragons delivers strong, not flawless, <em>Origins</em>

Griffin Sendek | Staff Writer 11/15/18 Imagine Dragons continues to spoil their fans with more new music through their fourth studio album, Origins, a little over one year since the release of 2017’s Evolve. This new release marks the fourth brand-new album in the band’s six-year history. I was a huge fan of Imagine Dragons’ […]

Masquers shine where writing fails in Dames at Sea

Masquers shine where writing fails in <em>Dames at Sea</em>

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 11/15/18 The Duquesne University Red Masquers continued its fall season with the opening of Dames at Sea last week on Nov. 8. Dames at Sea is an hour-and-45-minute-long musical written by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller, with music composed by Jim Wise. While it is shorter in length, it does […]

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