Arts & Life

New music highlights: Noah Cyrus, Macklemore and more

New music highlights: Noah Cyrus, Macklemore and more

September 22, 2017 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

This week’s music highlights include a Macklemore and Kesha collab, Noah Cyrus’ song about embracing love and Moses Sumney’s song about rejecting it.

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How to make the most of Family Weekend at SMU

September 20, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Here are a few ways to give your family a great impression of life on the hilltop.

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‘Dare to Drum’ follows innovative Dallas musicians

‘Dare to Drum’ follows innovative Dallas musicians

September 18, 2017 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

The Texas music scene is about to get another burst of inventive collaboration through upcoming documentary Dare to Drum, an experience that follows the story of Stewart Copeland, D’Drum and Maestro Jaap van Zweden. The three artists combine their percussive talents to create unique, innovative sounds on- and off-screen. Each […]

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‘Home Again’ is a much needed break from the typical rom-com

‘Home Again’ is a much needed break from the typical rom-com

September 18, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Picture one separated mother, two young kids, and three broke twenty-something guys living in one house.Needless to say, Home Again doesn’t follow the average boy-meets-girl script that is too often seen in the typical rom-com category. The film follows Alice Kinney, played by Reese Witherspoon, as she navigates through an […]

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This week in music: Niall Horan, Jessie Ware and more

This week in music: Niall Horan, Jessie Ware and more

September 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

This week, Niall Horan of One Direction released a surprise single, Fall Out Boy is more pop than punk, and Nick Jonas is back with yet another soft pop song.

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"Cathedral" by Jackson Pollock. Photo credit: Kelly Kolff

Dallas Museum of Art: More than an art museum

September 11, 2017 at 12:46 am 0 comments

Embed from Getty Images When stepping foot into an art museum, most people already have preconceived notions on what they are “allowed” to do and say. Art museums are serious. Art museums are cold. Art museums are only fit for long, contemplative gazes at Renaissance paintings.The Dallas Museum of Art […]

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Amelia Meath dancing during her set on August 29, 2017. Photo credit: Kelly Kolff

Sylvan Esso commands the stage at the Granada

September 11, 2017 at 12:42 am 0 comments

Electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso commanded the Granada stage last Tuesday, effortlessly blending vocals and subtle drum beats.

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What’s New in Music: St. Vincent, Sam Smith, and More

September 8, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

The Daily Campus is back with your weekly music updates. This week features a long-awaited single from Sam Smith, a new album from The National, and a jam from alt-pop queen St. Vincent.

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Spice up your fall with these Dallas concerts

Spice up your fall with these Dallas concerts

August 31, 2017 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

To help you catch your favorite artists, here’s a list of some big names coming to Dallas this semester.

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‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ meets expectations

August 31, 2017 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

Summer 2017 saw the typical onslaught of high-octane blockbuster thrillers. Some disappointed and some overachieved, but very few hit the middle ground of a fun popcorn flick without much technical achievement.“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is one of those films. Patrick Hughes’ film is a perfect balance of fun comedy and action, […]

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