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The Great All-American Musical Disaster Was Anything But

McDowell High School students stumbled, tripped and slapped their way onto the Little Theatre stage last weekend. But don’t worry, that’s what was supposed to happen as the Center for Performing Arts presented its final production of the year, “The Great All-American Musical Disaster.” Written by Tim Kelly, who created …

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The Perfect Pout

Matte lipsticks are very trendy right now, but there are many reasons as to why they may not work for everyone. For those of you who are mystified by this makeup trend, a few tricks may help to get you smiling again. “Sometimes they can make your lips feel really …

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‘Hidden Figures’ Reveals History In Film

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, always opens a door to discussion about race issues in the United States. Last year, on the day of King’s birth, filmmaker Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced their boycott of the 2016 Academy Awards. The two prominent figures of the entertainment industry …

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One Tree Hill: 4 Years Later, Still Gaining New Fans

If you’re looking for something to “binge watch” on Netflix, I have a great suggestion. One Tree Hill. While several people think One Tree Hill is just like every other teenage show: there’s too much drama or there are too many seasons, I’ve become totally attached, so much so that …

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Born This Way Foundation Falls Short of Claims

Everyone wants the perfect glow that’s lightweight, natural, and long wearing for those hot summer days. So this season I reached for the Too Faced Born This Way foundation that says it “masterfully diffuses the line between makeup and skin.” Upon application, this product did offer a natural look compared …

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Deftones Flesh Out Some New Sounds On Gore

At long last, Deftones’ eighth studio album, Gore, has been unleashed to the public. There are several surprises in the album instrumentally by Stephen Carpenter and Sergio Vega. Chino Moreno’s mix of smooth, almost trippy singing and screaming that’s truly characteristic of being in a screamo band is as good …

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The Killswitch has been Engaged: Incarnate

It has arrived. Killswitch Engage’s seventh album, Incarnate, is now available. Killswitch Engage is simply the finest band that metalcore music has to offer. The band’s success is a testament to that, with two albums certified gold in the United States  – an impressive feat for a band that often …

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Grey’s Anatomy Gains New Fans Over 12 Seasons

Every week I question why I watch the show that has me on the edge of my seat, crying over my favorite characters’ death, screaming over the blood, and laughing at the friendships. This emotional trainwreck is Grey’s Anatomy. This show has as much drama as a teenage girl’s life, …

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Top 10 Metal Highlights: 2015

As 2015 has closed, we look back on the year and see just how many awesome releases we’ve been gifted with, and some of the failures that we’re trying hard to forget. All the changes that some groups have gone through, whether drastic (metalcore embracing modern nu metal) or subtle …

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Viewers Escape Reality on Screen of Room

A scenario ripped from the newspaper headlines doesn’t always make for the most sincere or artistically creative novel let alone a film, but Room (2015) is about a five year old boy named Jack (played by Jacob Tremblay), and his Ma (played by Brie Larson), and captures their unbreakable bond …

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