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Album: ‘Painted Ruins’

★★★★★ Everybody loves indie music. And why wouldn’t they? Once reserved for independently produced music, the term is now used freely to describe any variety of sonically interesting music. It’s different but pleasant to hear — pop music for the thoughtful person. In today’s digital age, where you can find[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
Movies Turning 10

Movies Turning 10

“Juno” Directed by Jason Reitman | Starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera Witty, moving and unapologetic, the premiere of “Juno” at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival was met with a standing ovation. From there, “Juno” received its fair share of praise, winning an Oscar for Diablo Cody’s original screenplay[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 1 comment Summer Highlights, The Guide
Best Summer Movies

Best Summer Movies

“Adventureland” (2009) Directed by Greg Mottola | Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Recent college graduates who still do not feel ready to tackle the world will find an unlikely hero in James Brennan, played by Jesse Eisenberg. After some financial issues, James scraps his plans of a summer vacation[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide

The Gilded Stage

Every year, film aficionados look forward to winter — not just for snow or the holidays but for their moment in the sun. The movie buff’s Super Bowl and the cinephile’s March Madness, the Academy Awards are the denouement of the film awards season that begins in November with the[Read More…]


The Art of the Protest

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Top Ten Movies of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, take a look back the year’s best films with our top 10 picks. Click Here to Read Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

“How to Be a Human Being,” the sophomore album of English indie rock band Glass Animals, is perhaps best described by a line in the album’s third track, “Season 2 Episode 3”: “Sometimes it makes me laugh, sometimes it makes me sad.” Over the course of the past year and[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide

Album Review: ‘Death of a Bachelor’

★★★★☆ After numerous lineup changes to the pop rock group Panic! At the Disco, the dust has finally settled as lead singer and multi-instrumentalist Brendon Urie remains its sole member. In Urie’s first solo venture, “Death of a Bachelor,” he takes to this new musical independence swimmingly, demonstrating incredible lyricism[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Album: ‘Leave Me Alone’

★★★★☆ After taking the rock scene in Madrid by storm, Spanish girl group Hinds breaks into the international indie rock market with their long-awaited debut album, “Leave Me Alone.” The quartet, formerly known as Deers, keeps its lo-fi garage rock style endearingly rough around the edges, with frontwomen and founding[Read More…]


Album Review: ‘Dopamine’

★★★★☆ Hot off the media blaze from his November 2014 EP “Candy,” Garrett Borns, better known by his stage name BØRNS, released his debut album “Dopamine” on Oct. 16. With high-profile fans like Taylor Swift promoting his EP, critics and the public alike were clamoring for the new album. While[Read More…]