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Jazzy Nights

| December 8, 2017
Jazzy Nights

Let me get this out of the way, this was the very first time I have gone out and watched the Jazz Ensemble. This was built out of curiosity since I have a liking for Jazz music. And boy, this was something that I was glad I got a chance to check out. On Dec. […]

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Experiencing The Defiant Requiem

| December 5, 2017
Experiencing The Defiant Requiem

The Holocaust was a dark time for the world. It was marred by constant death, torture, hunger, neglect and overall suffering. As time goes on, we learn more of the testimonials and the experiences of those that were subject to its atrocities. Through this chaos, we do hear of a few concentration camps that had […]

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Jay Z Kills Spectrum

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jay Z Kills Spectrum

“Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name HOV!” On Nov. 16, Jay Z rocked the house at Spectrum Arena. The legendary Brooklyn rap artist took the stage and brought down the house. Reciting songs from recently released album “44:4” along with his other hits songs like “99 Problems,” “Dirt Off Your Shoulders,” “Empire State of […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Low in High School’ – Morrissey

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Low in High School’ – Morrissey

Morrissey returns with his 11th studio album that follows 2014’s “World Peace Is None of Your Business.” An album that has received some good reception (maybe too much from the NME), but personally, it was starting to get tiresome for me to listen to hear a new Morrissey album. I love The Smiths and love […]

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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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Late Night with Saint Motel

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Late Night with Saint Motel

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. Standing atop a television on standby, flanked by two massive cameras and one enthusiastic trumpeter blaring just behind him, Saint Motel frontman AJ Jackson leaps across the stage like some figment of the imagination. Teleporting effortlessly from the massive retro television adorning the wall behind the band, to the dim-lit bar […]

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Photos: Imagine Dragons

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Photos: Imagine Dragons

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Imagine Dragons play at Spectrum Center on Wednesday night in Charlotte, NC.

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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 Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

The UNC Charlotte Music Department showcased their student musicians in a night of musical performances. The night was a glorious one full of prompt circumstance, hard work and talent displayed by the instructors and students involved. As a collective, the two groups played 6 songs to solidify their hard work done through the semester. Part […]

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The Five Essential Tom Petty Albums

| November 5, 2017 | 1 Comment
The Five Essential Tom Petty Albums

As we start November, the music world is still reeling in the death of Tom Petty. Petty was a man who was vocal about artistic freedom that gave him respect among artists. Nevertheless, his work  justified his beliefs. Whether it was punk, disco, new wave, or metal he was the big thing in the music […]

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Grave Diggers Ball and a Pub Crawl

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Grave Diggers Ball and a Pub Crawl

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. Thousands of people in Halloween costumes flooded the streets of Charlotte over the weekend ready to hit the bars for Rich and Bennett’s 17th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl with their best pals. Any visitors in town probably went back into their hotels when they saw how many Pennywise the clown’s were […]

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Magic Comes to the Queen City

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Magic Comes to the Queen City

The people who entered the auditorium were mainly comprised of three different groups. The first, middle-aged and elderly couples in suits and dresses, the typical symphony attire. The second group was made of families in casual t-shirts and jeans. You see this every once in awhile, especially at more kid-friendly events. The third? People in […]

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PartyNextDoor rocks the Spectrum Center

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
PartyNextDoor rocks the Spectrum Center

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. The past four months for PartyNextDoor have been nothing less than successful. In early June, the singer/producer released a four song EP titled “Colours 2,” a sequel to his previous EP titled “Colours” that was released back in 2014. PartyNextDoor also contributed to writing the summer anthem “Wild Thoughts,” which was […]

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Photos: Breakaway Music Festival

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Photos: Breakaway Music Festival

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Lil Dicky and Zedd headline at Breakaway Music Festival in the AvidXchange Music Factory on Saturday night in Charlotte, NC.

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