Arts & Entertainment

‘Dear White People’ handles controversial issues with skill

‘Dear White People’ handles controversial issues with skill

October 23, 2014 at 8:39 pm 0 comments

BY KAYLAH BURTON Students and faculty from SMU, Paul Quinn College and Austin College gathered Wednesday evening at the Angelika Film Center for an advanced screening of “Dear White People,” a proactive satire of modern-day race relations in a supposed “post-racial” America. “Dear White People”, winner of the 2014 Sundance […]

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Meadows addresses female struggles in play ‘Top Girls’

October 23, 2014 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

As a woman, is a successful career worth losing relationships with family and friends? Is rising to the top of a company worth losing yourself? These questions challenge the female cast in SMU’s production of the 1982 play Top Girls. Directed by the brilliant professor Rhonda Blair, the show begins […]

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Scary on screen

October 23, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

Halloween classics playing in Dallas.

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The ultimate guide to fun this Halloween

October 23, 2014 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

It’s Halloween season and Dallas is the perfect place to go for all things fall and Halloween. The Daily Campus spread out around the Metroplex to find the best places for fall fun and the best places to get scared. Screams Halloween Theme Park 45 minutes south of Dallas, Screams […]

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‘Birdman’ gives actors a fresh start

‘Birdman’ gives actors a fresh start

October 23, 2014 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

BY: ANNALEE WALTON A washed-up actor known for his iconic role as a superhero in Hollywood decides to make a comeback in the fine arts, re-establishing his career and finding himself in the process. Sound familiar? A bit like a certain Batman we all know and love? Michael Keaton stars […]

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Newest Nicholas Sparks film disappoints

October 21, 2014 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

That’s right, ladies. Another Nicholas Sparks book has been turned into movie. “The Best of Me” tells the love story of two high school sweethearts who, after 21 years, reunite in their small hometown. Dawson, played by James Marsden, and Amanda, played by Michelle Monaghan, come together to plan the […]

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‘Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound’ shows the behind-the-scenes life of country singer Billy Mize

‘Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound’ shows the behind-the-scenes life of country singer Billy Mize

October 19, 2014 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

BY RILEY COVEN “Billy had the looks, the voice, and the writing. He had them all.” A quote from the documentary “Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound” sums up the film’s message perfectly. A movie by SMU graduate William J. Saunders, the grandson of Billy Mize himself, “Billy Mize and […]

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Professor’s Rite of Spring documentary to premiere at Dallas VideoFest

Professor’s Rite of Spring documentary to premiere at Dallas VideoFest

October 16, 2014 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

For Christopher Dolder, Meadows Assistant Professor of Dance, choreographer Joost Vrouenraets seemed like a handful. “He’s a pretty wild guy and I was sure he was thinking, ‘who is this guy?’” Dolder said. But fastforward through a few meetings, a shared love for dance and graphic novels and the friendship […]

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Meadows Museum opens doors for the visually impaired

October 15, 2014 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

Everyone knows in a museum, you can look as much as you want but never touch, let alone taste or sniff the artwork. But soon at the Meadows Museum you’ll be able to do just that. SMU’s Meadows Museum has joined only a handful of others in the country in […]

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ACL Weekend Two brings same charisma but more rain

ACL Weekend Two brings same charisma but more rain

October 14, 2014 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

Some Austin City Limits artists may have recycled their outfits for round two of the Fall Break favorite but the music sounded just as good. The weather didn’t quite hold up, turning Zilker Park into a veritable mud pit. Once the slipping and sliding was over, the weekend turned out […]

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