Arts & Entertainment

Student repetoire shows to bring life to the stage with three plays

Student repetoire shows to bring life to the stage with three plays

April 22, 2014 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

As the semester draws to a close, an exciting time begins in the Meadows theatre as three student directors put on shows as their student repertoire productions. Three senior theatre students have been selected to design and direct plays on behalf of SMU’s Division of Theatre. This year, Kristen Kelso […]

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Green River Ordinance brings calm folk-rock to House of Blues

Green River Ordinance brings calm folk-rock to House of Blues

April 20, 2014 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

  For Dallas/Fort Worth born-and-bred Green River Ordinance, Saturday’s concert at the House of Blues was an all too necessary homecoming. “So excited to be at the House of Blues Dallas tonight. Grew up dreaming about playing this room. Thanks for making it come true,” the band tweeted before the […]

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Outside the bubble: Seven things to do before graduation

Outside the bubble: Seven things to do before graduation

April 20, 2014 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

There are 27 days left until school, exams and graduation are done and everyone leaves for home or travel. But with a little less than a month left on the Hilltop, there is a lot of learning and cramming left to do. Here are seven places to visit either on […]

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‘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 […]

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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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