Arts & Entertainment

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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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Brown Bag appeals to everyone

October 9, 2014 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

As a film and journalism major, I know a lot about the arts and appreciate the various artistic areas immensely. However, there is one section where my knowledge is lacking. Dance. Plenty of people kept telling me how amazing the Brown Bag dance series was before I even reached my […]

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Stay, Stay, Stay: Fall break fun in Dallas

October 9, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

If you’ll be in Dallas for the break, check out this list of fun and relaxing activities to get your mind off midterm week.

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SMU Meadows makes stamp on immigrant exhibition in Dallas

SMU Meadows makes stamp on immigrant exhibition in Dallas

October 8, 2014 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

By Sierra Uselton SMU Meadows collaborated with three other local organizations to trace the roots of Jewish and Mexican immigrants in Dallas and spread the word of their culture and history to the Dallas community through the Pike Park Exhibit. Walking into the exhibit is taking a journey back in […]

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Post ACL weekend one depression

Post ACL weekend one depression

October 7, 2014 at 8:54 pm 0 comments

ACL happened and I’m in love.

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Chance the Rapper commands Moody Coliseum’s stage

October 7, 2014 at 8:39 pm 0 comments

Sunday, Southern Methodist University students came out in droves to Moody Coliseum in order to see Chancelor Bennet, a rapidly rising hip-hop star who is better known by his alias, Chance the Rapper. Even before the show’s call time at 8 p.m. the arena was packed with students and members […]

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