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St. Vincent defines self

St. Vincent defines self

The self-titled album is a curious beast. Most often it seems a cop-out when no other title fits a record because it lacks unification. But then there are self-titled works like St. Vincent’s. This is a record where the artist [...]

February 28, 2014 Entertainment
Love and the Northern Lights shine in ‘Almost, Maine’

Love and the Northern Lights shine in ‘Almost, Maine’

The Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of “Almost, Maine” provides audiences with a glimpse into the heartfelt lives of several members from the fictional  town, “Almost” as they explore realities of love and relationships. The play, “Almost, Maine”  is [...]

February 28, 2014 Entertainment
‘Culture Cafe’ draws low turnout

‘Culture Cafe’ draws low turnout

Students, faculty, and a Ohio Wesleyan alumna explored various creative outlets at this semester’s Culture Cafe. Attendance was fewer than for September’s Culture Cafe, however Peter Szabo, music and public services librarian who hosted the event, said he felt satisfied. [...]

February 28, 2014 Entertainment
Drag shOWU raises money for a mission

Drag shOWU raises money for a mission

Through dance, drag and prose, OWU students raised $80 last Saturday to help fund a mission trip. The Chicago Mission Team of 12 students and two faculty advisors will be traveling to Chicago during spring break. They hope to explore [...]

February 22, 2014 Entertainment
‘New Art/New Mexico’ brings southwest culture to Ross

‘New Art/New Mexico’ brings southwest culture to Ross

By Breanne Reilly Transcript Reporter A new exhibit in the Ross Art Museum unleashes themes of mortality, religion and nature from the New Mexico areas of Albuquerque, Taos and Santa Fe. The show, which opened last Thursday, was curated by [...]

February 22, 2014 Entertainment
Local theater loses heat and business

Local theater loses heat and business

For the first time in its 98 years of operation, the local Strand Theatre closed its doors for an extensive period of time. Manager Kara Long discovered complications with the theater’s heating system last Friday. “When I went into the [...]

February 13, 2014 Entertainment
Love affairs become tangled on stage

Love affairs become tangled on stage

  Ohio Wesleyan’s Opera Workshop navigated the twists and turns of relationships on stage during their rendition of  “A Little Night Music” by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. This dramatic and comedic show follows 10 people as they work through [...]

February 13, 2014 Entertainment
‘Monologues’ and ‘Confessions': A Preview of Women’s Week Plays

‘Monologues’ and ‘Confessions': A Preview of Women’s Week Plays

Female students will intersect femininity and ethnicity in a pair of performances centered on the empowerment of women. “The Vagina Monologues,” first performed at Ohio Wesleyan University in 2006, will be joined by Yetta Young’s “Butterfly Confessions” in the 2014 [...]

February 6, 2014 Entertainment
Fresh music, fresh voices

Fresh music, fresh voices

Owtsiders, Ohio Wesleyan University’s only co-ed a Cappella group, has six new voices. Sophomore Camille Mullins-Lemieux, Owtsiders co-director, said the auditions went well but she hoped that more people would have come. Sophomore president Julia Stone said she agreed with [...]

February 6, 2014 Entertainment
Actor’s death raises life-long questions

Actor’s death raises life-long questions

The image Philip Seymour Hoffman left imprinted in my mind is his exceptional portrayal of rock critic Lester Bangs in  the 2000 film “Almost Famous.” With needle still in arm and evidence of drug abuse throughout his apartment, actor Hoffman, [...]

February 6, 2014 Entertainment