Arts and Entertainment

Stepping Out: Afterimages 2011

Stepping Out Every student has their own talents that make them unique. With 9,000+ students on this campus, the Theatre & Dance Department utilized many to produce Afterimages, a show comprised of 10 dance acts. This production will perform on December 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 11, ... Read More »

FILM REVIEW: “Take Shelter”

“Is anybody seeing this?” Curtis LaForche asks rhetorically as he watches a coming storm spew lightning bolts that rip through the Ohioan night sky. The question is why more theatres aren’t carrying this Oscar-worthy film so we can see exactly what Curtis is seeing (I drove to Madison to see it). Michael Shannon plays Curtis LaForche, a dedicated family man. ... Read More »

Radiothon: A Little Somethin’ for Everyone

WWSP 90FM is once again holding its Radiothon fundraiser this coming weekend, December 3rd and 4th. The annual event is an on-air auction of donated goods from local businesses and organizations that comes just in time for the holiday season. Radiothon provides a great publicity opportunity for local shops and services. “Local businesses are usually really supportive of 90,” said ... Read More »

Thoroughly Modern Millie: A Review

Goodness! If you’re looking for a sing-songy tap-dancing good time, Millie is the one for you. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical about a young woman’s quest for monetary love in the Big Apple, but what she finds is not what she’s looking for. The leading lady Millie Dillamount, played by Allegra Berglund, has everything a leading lady should have: ... Read More »

Modern Warfare 3: A How-To

Video games are often the best option we have when we want to escape from this dark and depressing world. They allow us to release tension, focus on something less trivial, and hone skills that can serve us for the rest of our lives. However, video games can often become so engrossing the player can become addicted and obsessed. They ... Read More »

Capturing the Moment

Accomplished film directors do not only appear in Hollywood, as demonstrated this past weekend at the 6th annual Central Wisconsin Film Festival. The festival included award winning independent films from short films, to documentaries and feature films. Each of these productions were picked from submissions based on quality filmmaking craft, uniqueness of concept and vision, original subject matter, entertaining stories ... Read More »

Curry: The Multinational Dish of Awesome

Curry. The mere mention of the name creates tremors in my stomach and a warm feeling spread to my tongue. It is in curry’s name I have suffered through a blindingly spicy, ridiculously delicious Indian curry and summited the flavor peaks of Mount Delectable Thai Green Curry. What I’m trying to say: curry is amazing. If you’re a bit unsure ... Read More »