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The Wiz: A New Kind of Oz

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Wiz: A New Kind of Oz

On Monday, April 23, the doors of the Belk Theater in Robinson Hall opened up to the public for the production of “The Wiz.” This performance was presented by the Department of Theatre at UNC Charlotte. “The Wiz” is a modern twist on the classic 1900’s children’s novel, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” This version […]

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‘War Requiem’ – A Symphony of the Truth Untold

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘War Requiem’ – A Symphony of the Truth Untold

“My subject is War, and the pity of War. The poetry is in the pity…All a poet can do today is warn.” The quote from renowned poet Wilfred Owen echoes among the aisles and rushes past the eyes and ears of the audience like a bittersweet wave from a distant ocean. Fleeting slowly, but still […]

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A World of Talent: Sanskrit Gallery

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
A World of Talent: Sanskrit Gallery

 Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor Those that visit the Popp Martin Student Union can stop by the Art Gallery to peruse the walls that are outfitted with the works of students and non-students alike. The exhibition coincides with the release of the physical Sanskrit literary arts magazine that publishes a collection of artwork and literature each […]

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A Trip to the Annual Student Juried Exhibition

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Trip to the Annual Student Juried Exhibition

 Photos by Katelynn Pennington . Last Thursday, the Department of Art & Art History held the 2018 Annual Student Juried Exhibition Award Ceremony in Rowe Lobby to reward students in the Art major for their excellent works. Lauren Harkey, partner and consultant of Hodges Taylor Gallery, is the juror this year. Harkey has earned […]

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Feathers, Gumbo and Beads: CAB Celebrates Mardi Gras

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Feathers, Gumbo and Beads: CAB Celebrates Mardi Gras

Photos by Joseph Leocadio . CAB brought the beautiful, long standing tradition and celebration of Mardi Gras to the Student Union and it was…surprisingly decent. I know, I was shocked too. Anyone that is familiar with CAB events knows: low expectations is the way to go. Maybe it’s because I had these feelings anticipated, but […]

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Lana Del Rey: A Queen in the Queen City

| February 10, 2018
Lana Del Rey: A Queen in the Queen City

“It’s a good time to be a woman in the music industry. Well, it’s getting better anyway.” Just two days after the Grammys, Grammy-nominated artist Lana Del Rey spoke these words at the Spectrum Center. On Jan. 30, the “Born to Die” singer transformed the Charlotte venue into her own beach, open highway and horse […]

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A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

When you first think about playwrights and theater in general, one of the first names that always comes to mind is William Shakespeare and his many great works over his lifetime. One of his less known works “Measure for Measure” is rarely talked about and rarely is adapted to the stage by theatrical groups due […]

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Lyrical Swords

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lyrical Swords

Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor. On Nov. 16, in the Popp Martin Student Union of UNC Charlotte, students were able to partake in and gather to watch the joining of hip-hop and the human competitive nature that goes on to create what we call rap. With the expert guest DJ, Slic Vic, the ever hilarious emcee, […]

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I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. When the bass is so deep down your throat, you can barely swallow and the screeching of the singers that resembles that of the Predator is drilling its way into your ear drums, you know you are at a rock concert. I Prevail is a rock band from Rochester Hills, Michigan […]

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A Soulful Sunday with Bassel & the Supernaturals

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Soulful Sunday with Bassel & the Supernaturals

Bassel & the Supernaturals is a Neo-Soul band from Chicago that carry a message of love, fun and a personal message of the current events in Syria. Headed by their lead vocalist Bassel Almadani, the band has been able to captivate listeners all around the country with their unique soulful instrumentation (saxophones, trumpets, guitar, bass, […]

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Foster the People tackle rock anthems and gun violence at the Fillmore

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Foster the People tackle rock anthems and gun violence at the Fillmore

Photos by Leysha Caraballo . Finding my way back at the Fillmore this month, as the alternative rock-pop outfit Foster the People rolled through with their ‘Sacred Hearts Club’ tour, I was treated once more to a satisfying night to remember. Pulling together not only the biggest hits off their third album, but also a […]

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Mesmerizing Compassion with Paramore’s Tour Two

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mesmerizing Compassion with Paramore’s Tour Two

Photos by Pooja Pasupula . I’ve always made a distinction between artists: there are singers, and there are performers. Like the whole “not every rectangle is a square” line, not every performer is a singer. Going into the Ovens Auditorium, I expected Paramore to be performers: give you a good show, a lot of jumping and […]

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A Nerd’s Guide to Dragon Con 2017

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Nerd’s Guide to Dragon Con 2017

My phone battery is struggling, somehow managing to sink down to six percent in merely a couple of hours. On top of this, I accidentally skipped breakfast to try and catch an extra 30 minutes of sleep and my stomach is punishing me for doing so. In the past three days, I’ve attempted to sleep […]

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Vans Warped Tour comes to Charlotte

| July 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Vans Warped Tour comes to Charlotte

Every summer comes with the anticipation of a good time, and Vans Warped Tour is a sure fire way to keep the good times rolling. Warped Tour is a traveling alternative rock festival that began in 1995 and is currently the longest running musical festival in North America. It also happens to be the largest […]

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