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Review: ‘Art of War: Red Tides’ has a ways to go

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Our Rating: B-

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
January 24, 2017
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With the sheer amount of games released on Steam every day, many games, especially those without large amounts of funding, fall by the wayside. “Art of War: Red Tides,” is a game in Steam Early Access with this exact problem. Since many people avoid Early Access games, which are games available t...

Photo Gallery: ‘Fiddler On The Roof’

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Our Rating: B-

Parker Nolan and Zoe Allison
January 19, 2017
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Here's a collection of images from Wednesday night's dress rehearsal of "Fiddler On The Roof." The musical opens on Thursday, Jan. 19, with encore performances on Friday and Saturday night.

Theatre department to present ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ beginning Thursday

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Our Rating: B-

Nicole Genrich, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

This year's musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," debuts Thursday night at 7 p.m. and will have following shows Friday and Saturday. The show, set in Russia in 1905,  follows one specific family and has themes of Jewish culture and tradition.

Review: ‘Sing’ shines in theatres

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Our Rating: B-

Alexis Dubree, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2017
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At the end of 2016, there were many anticipated film releases—”Rogue One,” “Passengers,” and “Moana.” “Sing,” like “Moana,” was advertised far in advance, before the actual story plot was revealed. “Sing” received most of the attention it got from all of the famous actors i...

Review: Top five video games of 2016

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Our Rating: B-

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
January 12, 2017
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Although there was a lot of garbage released in the games industry last year, there were a handful of games that made 2016 bearable. Here are my top five favorite games from last year, from “worst” to “best.” However, you can't go wrong with buying any of them.   Battlefield 1 (PS4...

Top ten tunes of 2016

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Our Rating: B-

Joe Cross and Noah Van Hooser
January 9, 2017
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Last year may have marked an influential year in politics and breaking news, but that’s not all that it amounted to; 2016 proved to be a success in terms of musical creativity and publication. Below, two staff reporters of The Red Ledger describe their favorite albums of the last year....

Annual fine arts lecture series to address jazz, life

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Our Rating: B-

Many Halbert, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

Students and community members alike can discover the similarities of jazz and life tonight along with AP music theory and AP seminar students during the first part of the Fine Arts Lecture Series. The presentation will be at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. This year marks the second year of the Fine ...

Review: ‘La La Land’ is a musical masterpiece

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Our Rating: B-

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter
January 4, 2017
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With his newest film, “La La Land,” director Damien Chazelle (“Whiplash”) asks the question: “What happened to the movie-musical?” During the genre’s heyday in the 1950s and 60s, movie-musicals were as popular as superhero movies are now, with classics like “Singin’ in The Rain” receiving...

Review: Disney’s ‘Moana’ revamps classic story

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Moana

Our Rating: B

Joe Cross, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Over the past few years, Walt Disney Animation Studios has gone through a renaissance of sorts, with a string of critical and commercial hits such as “Tangled” and “Zootopia” that’s put them on the same footing as animation powerhouse and sister studio Pixar. “Moana,” their most recent ...

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