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Grammy Awards in review: nominees, winners and performers

Grammy Awards in review: nominees, winners and performers

Margaret Scott, Asst. A&E Editor
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Music’s biggest night was the 59th Grammy Awards, which celebrated all of the greatest music from 2016. With show-stopping performances, various comedic bits from host James Corden, and unexpected wins, the Grammys were nothing short of entertaining this year. Adele said “Hello” as she opened...

Anne Eats: Sevda Cafe

Anne Eats: Sevda Cafe

Anne Zukowski, Web Editor
February 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sevda Cafe is located a few traffic lights before entering downtown Scranton on N. Washington Avenue. The Turkish cafe has a relaxed atmosphere with a variety of salads, sandwich wraps and desserts. My friends wished me luck for trying the unique foods from a Turkish cafe. I’ve never had Turkish...

On Screen Presents: Indiana Jones and the Sequel of Doom

On Screen Presents: Indiana Jones and the Sequel of Doom

Dylan Wright, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured Multimedia, Podcasts: On Screen

When a beloved franchise returns to the big screen after years of dormancy, fans cannot help but get excited. The prospect of seeing their favorite characters return for another adventure is enough to get anyone pumped up. However, there are some franchises that return as mere ghosts of what they once...

Joyce Manor, Mannequin P***y and AJJ rock Ithaca’s Haunt Venue

Joyce Manor, Mannequin P***y and AJJ rock Ithaca’s Haunt Venue

Kat Bischak, A & E Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Kat's Kritiques

Editor’s note: One of the names of the bands included in this review includes a word that could be considered vulgar in nature. Rather than exclude the band from this review, we’ve decided to censor its name. Even though the rain was unsteady in Ithaca, NY on the night of the Feb. 7, the ener...

Popcorn Picks Review: Split

Popcorn Picks Review: Split

Bethany Wade, Asst. Photography Editor
February 11
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment, Popcorn Picks Review

In his latest thriller attempt, M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” focuses on Kevin, a man with a split personality disorder, who kidnaps three girls to sacrifice to “the Beast.” However, the real thrill of this movie is how good it is. Shyamalan’s track record is a slippery slope as he had...

Pinning with Margaret: DIY Candy Container Valentine

Pinning with Margaret: DIY Candy Container Valentine

Margaret Scott, Asst. A&E Editor
February 11
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Pinning with Margaret

Need a simple, affordable gift for someone special this Valentine’s Day? This DIY Candy Container Valentine is unique and will fill anyone’s heart with joy. What you’ll need: -Empty Altoid Container -Paint -Paint Brushes -Tissue Paper -Heart Candies (or any candy of your choice) -Glitter...

On Screen Presents: How “Angel” got its wings

On Screen Presents: How “Angel” got its wings

Dylan Wright, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 9
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment, Podcasts: On Screen

A long time ago there was a little show created by Joss Whedon called “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” which was immensely popular, and eventually spawned a spinoff: “Angel.” This show was different from its parent show, as it followed the adventures of the title character as he atones for his sins...

Wright Reviews: Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI Halftime Show gives a “Million Reasons” to love it

Wright Reviews: Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI Halftime Show gives a “Million Reasons” to love it

Dylan Wright, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 7
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment

As Lady Gaga literally touched down on the stage of the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show, audiences knew they were in for an entertaining performance. After the lukewarm halftime show that Coldplay put on last year, Lady Gaga’s 13-minute musical extravaganza was a welcome burst of energy. Starting the...

Popcorn Picks Review: La La Land

Popcorn Picks Review: La La Land

Bethany Wade, Asst. Photography Editor
February 5
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment

“La La Land” follows the story of Mia, an aspiring actress who works as a barista, who dreams of following in her aunt’s footsteps. When Mia stumbles upon the musical talents of Sebastian, a jazz pianist dreaming of his own club to help save the genre, it’s clear that their paths were destined...

Upcoming Jazz Festival to feature music by Benny Carter

Upcoming Jazz Festival to feature music by Benny Carter

Margaret Scott, Asst. A&E Editor
February 3
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment

The Marywood University Jazz Ensemble is hosting the annual Spring Jazz Festival to bring musicians together and celebrate the musical stylings of Benny Carter. The event will also feature the first ever Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble performance in Pennsylvania. The festival will be held at the Marywood...

On Screen Presents: The top Star Trek movies

On Screen Presents: The top Star Trek movies

Dylan Wright, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 2
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment, Featured Multimedia, Podcasts: On Screen

Since its inception in 1966, Star Trek has boldly gone where no one has gone before in terms of telling unique science fiction tales and engrossing audiences worldwide. With the series celebrating its 50th anniversary last year, and a new television show on the way, what better time to honor the franchise...

The xx’s ‘I see you’ sees critical acclaim

The xx’s ‘I see you’ sees critical acclaim

Kat Bischak, A&E Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment, Kat's Kritiques

Only 13 days after the New Year, Indie pop/alternative band The xx have released their third album for the world to hear, entitled, "I See You." In past years, the band has released upbeat songs with disco influences that have moved fans in the U.K. and most recently, those in the United States. However,...