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Uncovering the Finer Details at the CoAA Global Studies Exhibition

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Uncovering the Finer Details at the CoAA Global Studies Exhibition

The selected works of a number of students in the College of Arts + Architecture were on full display as this year’s Global Studies Exhibition kicked off at the Storrs Gallery. Spanning the students’ experiences across a variety of media, from sketches and photographs to analytical diagrams and installations, the collective voyage of the students […]

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Let’s Get Ready to Rumbao

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Let’s Get Ready to Rumbao

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Rumbao Latin Dance Company provided UNC Charlotte students with a fun and energetic event, featuring salsa, merengue and bachata dances, taught by instructors Eduardo Diaz and Jennifer Geyer. Rumbao combines two key aspects of salsa dance, rumba and tumbao, and the percussive beat in salsa music the On2 […]

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‘Archipelago’ is an Exploration of Loneliness and Love Stories

| September 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘Archipelago’ is an Exploration of Loneliness and Love Stories

Two individuals, a man and a woman, keep running into each other in unexpected places. They dated as young adults, but that was years ago. However, when they do stumble into one another, the connection seems instant. They transform into their past selves and almost immediately are drawn to one another. This seems to occur […]

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Aphex Twin – “Collapse” EP Review

| September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Aphex Twin – “Collapse” EP Review

Richard D. James returns with a new Aphex Twin project, “Collapse EP.” Hints of the EP’s release were noted when the Aphex Twin logo was spotted around underground stations in London. This new EP continues a series of music projects James has made since he brought back the Aphex Twin moniker. For a man who […]

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‘Love Never Dies’ Really Needs To

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘Love Never Dies’ Really Needs To

WARNING: This review contains major spoilers for the plot of “Love Never Dies.” I love musical theater. This has been the status quo of my life for as long as I can remember. I seriously cannot even tell you what the first musical I ever saw was. This makes it hard to dislike shows (though […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mandy’ is a strikingly lovely callback to classic horror cinema

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mandy’ is a strikingly lovely callback to classic horror cinema

  Two souls deep in love. A pack of monstrous cultists willed by intoxicated egos. Dreamscapes dripping neon across a scathed mountain topography. The pupils of all eyes dilated by adrenaline, hallucinogens and pure, unwavering rage. Muddled religion collided with the solemn, convicted prayers of a man shattered by loss. This is the peculiar chemical […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’

| September 17, 2018 | 1 Comment
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’

Warning: The following review contains minor plot and character elements from early on in the story. The history of games involving “Spider-Man” is a long one, beginning with a modest title on the Atari 2600, which focused on the hero simply scaling a building to reach Green Goblin at the top. Jump forward to when […]

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Gaming Roundup: September 2018

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: September 2018

“Marvel’s Spider-Man” – September 7 for PS4 Kicking off the month of September is Sony’s next tentpole exclusive, “Spider-Man,” finally giving the Marvel hero’s license to capable hands in Insomniac Games. The studio is home to the minds behind the great action-platformer series “Ratchet & Clank,” as well as the Xbox One debut title “Sunset […]

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‘Off to the Races’ with Jukebox the Ghost

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘Off to the Races’ with Jukebox the Ghost

Maybe I’m odd, but I distinctly connect music with specific time periods and memories in my life. ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” conjures up memories of riding with my carpool on the way to elementary school with my mom as the driver. “Low” by Flo Rida and T-Pain was the soundtrack of middle school outings to the […]

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‘The Lion King:’ All That is Good and Beautiful

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘The Lion King:’ All That is Good and Beautiful

Disney’s “The Lion King” starts with a surprise. Rafiki, the wise, narrating baboon bursts into that opening line of “The Circle of Life” that everyone knows but to which nobody knows the real words. A bright orange sun gently rises from the horizon. Suddenly, elephants, birds, gazelles, cheetahs and more walk through the audience to […]

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Legion M President Jeff Annison talks pioneering media company and new project ‘Mandy’

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Legion M President Jeff Annison talks pioneering media company and new project ‘Mandy’

Marking the rise of a fascinating new business model with the potential to change Hollywood forever, entertainment company Legion M has created one of the world’s first fan-owned media platforms. Allowing fans all over the world to invest in a broad slate of film, television and digital content, the company strives to make the audience […]

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Catching Stars

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Catching Stars

A crocodile that ticks. A pirate crew led by a captain with a hook for a hand. A boy that lives forever. The story of Peter Pan has become a part of our cultural canon. Originally written by author J.M. Barrie and popularized by the 1953 Disney film, the tale has been examined and translated […]

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Tips For Surviving Your Freshman Year

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tips For Surviving Your Freshman Year

You’ve been thinking about your freshman year of college since the day you walked off the stage at your high school graduation, and if you’re normal, you’ve been thinking about it since before that. But you were never taught how life would be on your own, so how do you figure it out? I wish […]

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Fall-ing in Love with the Arts

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Fall-ing in Love with the Arts

Every year, UNC Charlotte’s College of Arts + Architecture curates a busy schedule of theater and dance performances, art gallery openings and concerts to showcase the incredible talent found on campus to the university community. This fall is no different. Whether you are an established fan of the arts or simply looking to experience something […]

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