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‘Breaking Bad’ spin-off announced by AMC

Sierra Savela

September 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

AMC announced a new “Breaking Bad” spin-off based on Walter White’s criminal lawyer, Saul Goodman, on Wednesday. Just when we thought we would have to part with the genius that is “Breaking Bad," AMC presents us with an...

ABC’s new family comedy, ‘The Goldbergs,’ falls flat

Sierra Savela

September 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Now, I don’t want to sound too harsh, but “The Goldbergs” was one of the worst pilots I have ever seen. The three words that best describe this show are loud, obnoxious and, overall, terrible. “The Goldbergs” is a brand-new c...

Rob Bell brings spirituality to television

Sierra Savela

May 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Okay, think “Lost” meets “Ted Talks” meets Letterman. Interested? Well, I haven’t even told you the half of it. In 1999, Pastor Rob Bell started a church in Grandville, Mich., called Mars Hill. The congregation grew t...

Universal sets 2015 date for ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

Sierra Savela

April 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last week, Universal Studios announced that they would release a sequel to the incredibly popular 2012 film “Pitch Perfect.” The release date is set for some time in 2015 with a screenplay written by Kay Cannon, the origi...

Coachella brings together popular bands

Sierra Savela

April 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I may not have attended Coachella this year, but through the means of social media, I was there in spirit. This past weekend I watched some of the livestreams, read my friend’s tweets and followed Coachella’s instagram in...

Hollywood gathers for record-breaking Oscars

Sierra Savela

March 6, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Oscars, movies’ biggest night, brings all of Hollywood’s stars and royalty together to honor those who have made great achievements in the art of film. Movies are so important in our culture. They make us laugh, cry, ...

Imagine Dragons loves Detroit

Sierra Savela

March 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Fillmore goes black. The crowd screams as flashes from camera phones sporadically light up the darkened stage. Everyone waits impatiently in the darkness and starts to push forward, hoping to get a better spot against the ...

The 55th Grammy awards impresses

Sierra Savela

February 15, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Grammy Awards is music’s biggest night. It’s the event of the year with performances and appearances from America’s famous chart toppers. It’s the night when music’s biggest artists — young and old, rising stars...

Beyonce proves herself to be a legend

Sierra Savela

February 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I have to say that the super bowl halftime show was definitely the highlight of my Sunday. Not the commercials, not the power outage, not the fact that the Ravens beat the 49ers. No, the best part of the night is when “Sash...

ABC’s ‘Nashville’ a welcome addition to music show lineup

Sierra Savela

November 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a country music fan. I would say, however, that I’m a mild appreciator of the genre. But even with my tendency to be open, I was still a little hesitant about watching ABC’s new show, “Nashville.”...

Disney to continue Star Wars saga

Sierra Savela

November 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It was announced last week that Disney would be buying Lucasfilms for $4.5 billion. Along with the purchase of the special effects company, the deal also gave Disney the rights to the very popular Star Wars franchise. Disney announced...