Leanna Pough

Leanna is the current A&E editor for the Niner Times. She is in her senior year at UNC Charlotte pursuing a bachelors in Communication Studies and Journalism minor. Her interests include; diy work, classic films and gangster movies. Contact her at ae@nineronline.com

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2015 PHA/NPHC Stroll Competition

| November 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
2015 PHA/NPHC Stroll Competition

Photos by Chris Crews.

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Lip Sync Battle

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lip Sync Battle

Friday, November 13, 49ers lip sync their way to prizes. Photos by Maria Saenz and Makeedah Baker .

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Matt Braunger brings his nationwide ‘Ding Donger Tour’ to Charlotte

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Matt Braunger brings his nationwide ‘Ding Donger Tour’ to Charlotte

*November tour dates have been cancelled  Comedian Matt Braunger comes to Charlotte Nov. 4 at The Comedy Zone. You may know Braunger from his recurring role as a cast member on the popular TruTV series “How to Be a Grown Up” or as a cast member on MADtv. Braunger also hosts “The Ding-Donger” podcast on Nerdist and his “Big, Dumb Animal” comedy […]

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‘To thine own self be true’

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
‘To thine own self be true’

UNC Charlotte’s Theater Department enters its final year of “Shakespeare in Action,” with “The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” “We wanted to save one of Shakespeare’s most iconic works for our final year of the ‘36 in 6’ project…” says Andrew Hartley Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare in the Department of Theatre “Hamlet” […]

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Leelatize me captain!

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leelatize me captain!

Have you ever heard someone’s speaking voice and know they can sang? Not sing, but sang –singing with soul. Might I direct you to R&B singer, Leela James. For the five minutes and nine seconds she had to spare between sound checks for her current tour, The Love n’ Soul Experience, with Raheem DeVaughn, I […]

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Meet the McCoys

| October 7, 2015 | 1 Comment
Meet the McCoys

The UNC Charlotte Department of Art & Art History and Rowe Arts Gallery presents, Priest of the Temple, an exhibition by multi-media artists, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy. The installation art explores corporate culture in the West and its role in shaping society. By incorporating landscapes, a traditional art subject, with the contemporary forms of collage […]

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FALL FESTIVALS

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
FALL FESTIVALS

Carolina Renaissance Festival History comes alive at the annual 16th century style festival of the Carolinas. With six acres of fun, there is something for everyone. Enjoy jousting knights on horseback while feasting like a king. Live comedy, music, dance and more! Time travel to the artisan market place for unique souvenirs: handmade candles, jewelry […]

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Comedy the Wright way

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Comedy the Wright way

Academy award winning and Grammy nominated comedian, Steven Wright will perform McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square on Friday, Oct 9. You may know Wright as a consulting producer for the FX series, “Louie.” Wright’s first CD, “I Have a Pony,” earned him a Grammy nomination and was later repackaged with a DVD from his first […]

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REVIEW: Blumenthal Performing Arts Center presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
REVIEW: Blumenthal Performing Arts Center presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

As a child, we all had that one cousin whose house we loved to visit. They had all the latest games and movies, and the best snacks. That was my cousin Ebony. She had every VHS Disney ever released, vault editions included, all lined on a book shelf in the living room. On days spent […]

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Karaoke live

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Karaoke live

Photos by Kedar Kulkarni.

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Campus glow rage

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Campus glow rage

Photos by Makeedah Baker. Paint University brought non stop fun to campus with GlowRage’s Ultimate Paint Party!

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Gallery Review: Verve exhibition

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gallery Review: Verve exhibition

UNC Charlotte’s Department of Arts and Architecture hosts Verve, a 2015 Alumni Biennial Exhibit. Verve is on display until Sept. 25.   Ashley York, Configuration York’s 3D compositions, “Configuration” and “Sequence,” incorporate porcelain and bungee cords. In “Sequence,” found in the center of the exhibit, York displays the ceramic in a vertebra like format, reminiscent to […]

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VMAs 2015 as told by tweets

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
VMAs 2015 as told by tweets

Niner Times A&E Editors, Leanna Pough and Hunter Heilman recap MTV’s 2015 VMAs. Less than 24 hours later, I’m still struggling to understand whether the VMAs were real. It certainly seems vivid in my memory, but all the stuff that actually happened last night doesn’t seem as if it could happen in the real world, […]

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Photos: Wild N Out on campus

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Wild N Out on campus

Photos by Kedar Kulkarni. CAB wraps up their Fall 2015 Week of Welcome with laughs. Cast members from MTV’s hit comedy show, “Wild N Out” come to campus.

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Charlotte Millertary called to party

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Millertary called to party

Word on the street is, girls love Jake and according to his 601k twitter followers -his Millertary, he does no wrong. Pop sensation, Jake Miller seems to be the thing amongst teen girls. Most of his Instagram and YouTube uploads are fun and suggestive at face value, but in songs “Like Me” and “First Flight […]

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Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena

  Someone once told me, you should write things while you’re still high from the experience. That’s exactly how Imagine Dragons left me: high. From start to finish, the band went hard. Bless my heart for misjudging their occasionally folk-like guitar picking for Southern music. I can see the Vegas in the well coordinated and lively […]

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Luke Wade at Double Door Inn

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Luke Wade at Double Door Inn

  On the road with his full band, No Civilians, Luke Wade sets out on his West Coast tour, 19 cities in 21 days. Wade was the first contestant televised on Season 7 of NBC’s “The Voice,” where his soulful vocals took him to the Top 8. Although he didn’t win a trophy, his talent […]

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Roastmaster Jeff Ross calls out U.S. prison system

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Roastmaster Jeff Ross calls out U.S. prison system

We’re all familiar with the old adage, “There’s always truth in a joke.” Roast Master General Jeff Ross takes it a step further in his new special, “Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals -Live at Bravos County Jail,” where he explores the U.S. prison system. “I wanted to do something dangerous, interesting and purposeful and I thought […]

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Young Jules -‘Shine’

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young Jules -‘Shine’

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Caleb Johnson coming to Charlotte

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Caleb Johnson coming to Charlotte

Season 13 American Idol winner, Caleb Johnson performs at Amos’ Southend in Charlotte May, 8. Since Idol, Johnson released his first album titled “Testify,” celebrated the debut of his video for “Fighting Gravity” and is now preparing for his first headlining tour. Johnson explains music as a religious experience, hence the album and tour title, […]

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