Arts & Entertainment

‘Transcendence’ brings new twist to overdone tech-genre

‘Transcendence’ brings new twist to overdone tech-genre

April 15, 2014 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

In the age of “Her” and “RoboCop” remakes, it’s hard to stand out among technology-based sci-fi features films. “Transcendence” does just that, with an original plot, blockbuster cast and creative CGI. In Wally Pfister’s directorial debut, Will Caster (Johnny Depp), a leader in artificial intelligence research, is killed by a […]

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Outside the Bubble: How to get through the semester

Outside the Bubble: How to get through the semester

April 15, 2014 at 10:45 pm 0 comments

Whether music or art there are at least four things for you to do outside the bubble.

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Sing Song twerked well

Sing Song twerked well

April 13, 2014 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

Sing Song: POP ICONS rocked the McFarlin Auditorium Friday night. The five teams performed mini-musicals inspired by the works of various artists. These artists included Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, P!nk, Kesha and Britney Spears. Each team was named after the artist it would be performing. Team Britney (Alpha Chi Omega) started […]

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Steve Jobs killed the TV star

Steve Jobs killed the TV star

April 13, 2014 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

I can safely declare that TV has secretly been dead for years. In fact, we’re carrying a rotting corpse into the mausoleum. TV is making its new home on your tablet device. The days of huddling around a black box, like the days of huddling around a radio listening to […]

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Experimental movement play 
debuts at Meadows this weekend

Experimental movement play debuts at Meadows this weekend

April 10, 2014 at 9:44 pm 0 comments

“Galatea,” a production by Prism Movement Co., premieres tomorrow night at the Trinity Groves Warehouses. Conceived by SMU alumnus Jeffrey Colangelo and current SMU theater student Katy Tye, “Galatea” is a continuation of the movement piece Colangelo put on last year in the Bob Hope Theater. With no dialogue, the […]

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Graduate art students bring multimedia to Pollock Gallery

Graduate art students bring multimedia to Pollock Gallery

April 8, 2014 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

For SMU’s Division of Art masters students, their two years spent on the Hilltop have culminated in one final show. “Dense Fog Advisory,” on display in the Pollock Gallery in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, showcases Kiernan Lofland, Emily LaCour, Tim Best, Melissa Tran and William Binnie’s final exhibition on campus. […]

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Outside the bubble: music festivals to precede summer

Outside the bubble: music festivals to precede summer

April 8, 2014 at 10:22 pm 0 comments

The March Madness Music Festival might be over, but festivals are just getting started in Dallas. Here are five music festivals coming up that are just minutes away from the Hilltop. If you want to go to a country music event, Celebrating Uptown at the Rustic is featuring Texas-based Cory […]

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New Perot exhibit brings ancient giants to life

New Perot exhibit brings ancient giants to life

April 6, 2014 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

  When people walk into the newest temporary exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, they may need to take a few steps back. Towering over visitors at the entrance is a recreation of the world’s largest known dinosaur, the Argentinosaurus. Only one of the many enormous creatures […]

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SMU alumnus packs a punch: Jack Fry stuns with one-man performance

SMU alumnus packs a punch: Jack Fry stuns with one-man performance

April 6, 2014 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

SMU alumnus Jack “Mr. Fry” Freiberger delivered a powerful performance this weekend with the four-day run of his one-man show “They Call Me Mister Fry” at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. Fry, a 1986 graduate of Meadows, is celebrating his 10th anniversary of teaching fifth grade in South Central […]

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‘Captain America’ dominates

‘Captain America’ dominates

April 6, 2014 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

On opening weekend, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” earned $96.2 million, according to Moviefone.com. These huge sales are a testament to the handiwork of Marvel Studios. The sequel is, of course, action-packed, but it also holds a deadly serious side while managing to maintain the fun and adventurous quality fans […]

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