Arts & Entertainment
The do’s and don’ts for festival goers
So you’ve got passes for your first music festival. You’ve been listening to the festival playlist on Spotify for weeks in preparation so you’ll be prepared for that epic sing-a-long with your favorite artist. So—now what? Whether you’re a music festival virgin or an experienced veteran, check out these do’s and don’ts so that you’re ready this festival season.
Superheroes to dominate summer blockbusters
Do you know what’s awesome? Cowboys, spaceships, robots and Superman. Do you know what the biggest movies coming out this summer are about? Cowboys, spaceships, robots and Superman.
“Assassins” scheduled to open tonight
The opening of the Tony Award-winning musical dark comedy “Assassins” will close out the University of Southern Mississippi’s theatre season tonight.
Movie Awards offer OMG moments
Every year, the MTV Movie Awards are infamous for outrageous stunts, crude humor and awkward acceptance speeches. This year’s award show had plenty of OMG moments from Rebel Wilson’s fake double nip-slip to a teaser trailer for “Catching Fire” to Aubrey Plaza’s Kanye moment. The big winner of the night was Marvel’s “The Avengers,” which took home three awards, including the top prize: “Best Movie of the Year.”
Confessions of a JoBro fan girl
Everyone has a musical guilty pleasure—admit it. There’s that one band that you blast in your room and dance around to when nobody is watching.
BioShock offers sky high possibilities
With the success of the first two games in the BioShock series, there was much anticipation for the release of BioShock Infinite — a game that puts a spin on the underwater theme of BioShock by setting this adventure in the clouds.
Winter is here: ‘Thrones’ season premieres
It’s finally back. Season three of “Game of Thrones” premiered Sunday, and the long awaited show did not disappoint. HBO’s smash hit went head-to-head with AMC’s zombie drama “The Walking Dead,” delivering a whopping 4.4 million viewers for its season premiere.
‘Walking Dead’ season finale disappoints
“The Walking Dead” season three finale aired Sunday, and it was an interesting way to end, compared to the other two action-packed finales. I must admit that the dorkiest thing about me is that I read “The Walking Dead” comic books, so watching three seasons of this series on television has had some interesting twists, many of which I have enjoyed, but others not so much.
‘Eurydice’ hits stage Wednesday
There is a stereotype that school plays lack a lot of seriousness or an emotional punch, but this is not the case of “Eurydice,” which opens Wednesday in the Hartwig Theatre in the Theatre and Dance Building at the University of Southern Mississippi.
‘Oz’ prequel sets bar under the rainbow
On Tuesday night, I headed to the local movie theater to see the newest Disney movie, “Oz the Great and Powerful.” With an all-star cast featuring the talents of James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz, I was sure this movie would transport me from my theater seat into the magical and wonderful world of Oz. Unfortunately, this prequel to the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” left me standing somewhere under the rainbow.
Last show of Sweeney Todd tonight
“Sweeney Todd” has an interesting history at the University of Southern Mississippi. After a long history of the play not being able to work out, Wednesday was the first time the performance and theatre departments were able to pull off the iconic play.
Spring music fests to host top headliners
It’s music festival time again. With the recent release of the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup, you’re sure to have caught the festival bug and are itching to cram into a crowd singing along to the hits of your favorite artist.
‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ to open Friday
The Theatre Department at the University of Southern Mississippi is scheduled to open their first play of the semester this weekend with the Irish drama “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel.