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Seniors ready for spotlight

Seniors ready for spotlight

A waitress finds comfort in her troubles from a unmotivated art student. A daughter is forced to confront her distant father after her mother’s death. Desperate situations call for a young woman to bring a homeless man to dinner to get out of constant marriage nagging. Two foster brothers bury the person who cared for them in secret in order to keep their volatile relationship. Family, tough conversations and communication are at the forefront for this year’s narrative films. Hard at work all semester, these senior film students will finally be able to show the world their creative visions this Saturday at 7 p.m. in Rediger Auditorium.

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Night Lights search for the stars

The Night Lights are looking for two new tenors and a baritone for next year. The musically talented quartet have captured Taylor’s attention with their gospel sound and barbershop songs. Now in a transition period, The Night Lights need shining new stars to keep the group from going lights out.

by · May 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Grading the heroes

Grading the heroes

A blind man with heightened senses prowls the alleys of New York City. An arrow-slinging vigilante protects Starling City while a scarlet speedster watches over Central City. Agents of a broken organization struggle to protect the world and unravel dark secrets. And a young rookie detective deals with a corrupt city while helping a recently orphaned millionaire. All of these describe current superhero shows on the air and the Web at the moment. Out of the slew of shows, which are worth watching?

by · May 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
The Avengers return for "Age of Ultron."

Spring into summer movies

You’re going to see “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Everybody is. But what about a few other films before the semester ends? There’s films about an immortal woman falling in love, a capella groups taking on the world in singing competitions, an Australian farmer searching for his missing sons after World War I and a lone wolf survivor saving people in a crazy post-apocalyptic desert. Make sure to check out these films before summer starts.

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
“Piano” hits the right notes

“Piano” hits the right notes

You’ve probably heard of “White Christmas,” “Anything You Can Do” and “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” But do you know who created them? Over his six-decade career Irving Berlin wrote 1,500 songs, from Broadway scores to sheet music. 64 of these songs are present in “I Love a Piano,” the latest production from Taylor Theatre. This fantastic musical boasts a talented cast, outstanding band and clear platform for Berlin’s views of the American dream.

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Heirs to the throne

Heirs to the throne

With a new EP out, rave reviews from online website and brand-new merchandise, Taylor band Sun & Heir has been doing pretty well for themselves. Now with gigs at House of Blues and opening for Gungor, Sun & Heir is up in the sky…and the sun refuses to set.

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
A deep love for music

A deep love for music

From a childhood playing the piano to moving onto percussion, senior Joshua Dix has been involved with music since the beginning. Now he is able to showcase his musicianship along with his musical writing talents for his senior composition recital. Come see Dix perform at 3 p.m. this Saturday in the Recital Hall as he performs his music scores and favorite pieces.

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Busting myths in Indianapolis

Busting myths in Indianapolis

Can an arrow split another arrow like in “Robin Hood”? Can you beat a lie detector test? Were the moon landings faked? All these myths and more have been explored by the MythBusters, which are helmed by the duo of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. For 13 seasons on the Discovery Channel they have been informing viewers the truth behind the myth. Now is one of the last chances to see them live on tour this Sunday in Indianapolis before Hyneman leaves the travelling show.

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor art gets graphic

Taylor art gets graphic

Metcalf Gallery invites you tonight at 6 p.m. for the greatest show on earth…right here at Taylor University. Amid the circus of cotton candy and popcorn will be the superior photography, typography and illustrations of six senior graphic design majors. Come see the hard work of these leaving students and how they are leaving a mark in the graphic design world.

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Senior curtain call

Senior curtain call

Senior music majors Kaylie Walker and Geoff Nelson are prepared for their upcoming senior recitals, each showcasing their unique skills. From classical pieces from around the world to original personal songs, both Walker and Nelson will sing from experience this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment