The Weekender

Silver-Screen stocking stuffers

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Silver-Screen stocking stuffers
Morgan Stroyeck Copy Editor The big screens have been kind to moviegoers this winter, offering films filled with hostage diplomats, mentally unstable romantics and singing revolutionaries—thankfully, not all in one. The much-anticipated movies that hit theaters ensured something for everyone, and showed quite a few actors departing from their standard roles. Early to theaters, was Read More

Same stars, new wars

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Tim Pepper Arts & Entertainment Editor Lo and behold! A director has finally been chosen for the newest installment in the Star Wars movie franchise and his name is J.J. Abrams. Abrams is best known for co-creating the hit television series “Lost” and “Fringe,” as well as directing movies such as “Mission: Impossible III,” “Star Read More

Saving rock n’ roll

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Andrew Mullen Arts & Entertainment Editor The four-piece pop punk band Fall Out Boy went down swinging and came back up on fire, as was the fashion of their return from a three year hiatus with a newly released single, a to be released album, and an American tour with a few stops overseas. This Read More

Woo them right

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Kelly Marvel Staff Writer With flowers, chocolates, dinner and a gift, Valentine’s Day can become a fairly expensive holiday. On a college budget, this holiday of love can seem nearly impossible to pull off, but there are plenty of less expensive ways to create the romantic ambiance that is expected every Feb. 14. A quick Read More

Awards season strikes again

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Maria Marinelli Staff Writer Red carpets, dazzling gowns, flashing cameras and talented celebrities – the perfect recipe for any good awards show. The beginning of every calendar year is known in Hollywood as “awards season” because of the many awards shows honoring actors, directors, writers and everyone in between for their work in television and Read More

‘American Idiot’ : Green Day’s “American Idiot” musical hit rages into Chrysler Hall.

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on ‘American Idiot’ : Green Day’s “American Idiot” musical hit rages into Chrysler Hall.
Rachel Balsley Editor-in-Chief Do you want to be an American idiot? Well, neither does the cast of Green Day’s musical “American Idiot,” or so it seemed when they came to Chrysler Hall in Downtown Norfolk in late January. The Chrysler hosts incredible show after show, and this was no exception. “American Idiot” hit the stage Read More