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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXtreme measures’

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXtreme measures’

Spoilers Ahead for “The Gifted” Season 1, Episode 6 This week’s episode of “The Gifted” is a little slow, which is inevitable because at some point all shows have that one episode that has more talking than action to build up to a much bigger point in the story. This week’s episode was that point […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXit Strategy’

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXit Strategy’

Spoilers Ahead for “The Gifted” Season 1, Episode 4 The Mutant Underground finally takes the fight to Sentinel Services in this week’s episode of “The Gifted.” This episode opens up with a flashback, dating two years ago, of John Proudstar (aka Thunderbird) and a new mutant Gus (aka Pulse) on the outside of a mutant […]

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Lost in a Lackluster Laser Tag Labyrinth

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lost in a Lackluster Laser Tag Labyrinth

Much like every CAB event, no matter how extravagant or purely dull it may sound, you never know what you might get. When I heard that the highly-intense and competitive pastime of laser tag was coming to UNC Charlotte, I was of course skeptical at first. I questioned who might show up, what the event […]

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Campbell the Band and Sugar Glyder set to play free on-campus concert

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Campbell the Band and Sugar Glyder set to play free on-campus concert

If the music industry was fair, bands like Campbell the Band and Sugar Glyder would be at the top of it. Fortunately for us, this means they are still stuck doing free shows for poor college students. Beginning at 7:00pm on Tuesday August 30th will be Sugar Glyder’s second on-campus concert of 2011. It will […]

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X Marks the Spot – Treasure Fest brings bands to Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood

| May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
X Marks the Spot – Treasure Fest brings bands to Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood

Over 50 bands will hit the streets of Plaza Midwood on May 20 and 21. These bands won’t come in tour buses, but instead, a fleet of beater vans. Their shows won’t be in an arena or on a stage, but instead, they will play on the floors of local businesses. They won’t have a […]

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Carson rock grows out of Charlotte suburbs

| April 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
Carson rock grows out of Charlotte suburbs

Deep within the checkerboard of cookie-cutter houses, green lawns, and picket fences that make up Charlotte suburbia lies one house that roars with the sound of alt-rock. Soaring vocals, double bass and harmony guitar can be heard from the bedroom above the garage. The sound of Carson band practices in the afternoon have been heard […]

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Sugar Society Rage! to draw in bass heads at Neighborhood Theater

| February 9, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sugar Society Rage! to draw in bass heads at Neighborhood Theater

The streets of NoDa will rage this weekend. The Neighborhood Theatre is hosting Sugar Society’s newest house music party series, Rage!, Feb. 11. Rage! is a free event featuring seven different bass heavy house music DJs. “We hope to not only showcase artists who are DJing but also be able to showcase global and regional […]

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Ben Folds ‘makes it possible for all white boys to dance’ at The Fillmore

| November 24, 2010 | 0 Comments
Ben Folds ‘makes it possible for all white boys to dance’ at The Fillmore

Storytelling is a lost art, especially in the music industry. The days of Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and Elton John are long gone, but one of storytelling’s strongest ambassadors, Ben Folds, Visited Charlotte Saturday Night. The performance was one of the 13 stops made during his Lonely Avenue Tour. Fans of all ages crowded under […]

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