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“The Big Sick” good example for rom-coms

Janelle Conti, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“The Big Sick” isn’t your typical boy meets girl story.. This past summer, the indie-comedy crossover took the world by storm as audiences fell for Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s real-life love story. Co-writt...

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ review: Putting ourselves under the mask

Blake Staat, Guest Writer

October 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

With the power of choice regarding what to do this weekend comes the weight of responsibility. When the clock strikes 8PM on this Friday, the most sensible choice to make next to studying is choosing to view “Spider-Man: Homecomi...

‘Calendar Girls’ shows the true meaning of friendship at any age

Janelle Conti, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If there’s one thing to learn from “Calendar Girls,” it’s that things do get better with age. The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre opened their 92nd season with this heartwarming comedy, which ran Sept. 15 – Oct. 1. Based on...

Audiotree hosts variety of indie bands

Brandon Schruer, A&E Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The fifth annual Audiotree Music Festival was held in downtown Kalamazoo this past weekend, September 22-23. Hosted in the Arcadia Creek Festival Place, crowds gathered despite the blistering heat to welcome bands such as SuperD...

“It” rises above standard horror movie clichès

Brandon Schruer, A&E Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In its first weekend at the box office, “It” — which is based on the lengthy novel by Stephen King — became both the highest grossing September release ever and also set the record for the best opening weekend for a horror...

The National: ‘Sleep Well Beast’ review

Calvin Yurko, Guest Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There is something admirable in consistency. While sonic evolution can be fun to discuss, there is a certain charm to doing one thing well — while also knowing when to experiment, make small changes and explore the outer limits of...

Muntu Theater visits Calvin

Muntu Theater visits Calvin

September 21, 2017