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‘Life Stinks… And Then You Die’—a Q&A with Bob Hostetler

‘Life Stinks… And Then You Die’—a Q&A with Bob Hostetler

Author Bob Hostetler has written over thirty books, many selling over a million copies. His latest offering, “Life Stinks . . . And Then You Die,” explores the remarkable applicability the biblical Book of Ecclesiastes has on everyday lives.

by · March 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Your feature presentation…

Your feature presentation…

The male lead of a surprise box-office Christian film. An actor and screenwriter who counts Burt Reynolds as a personal friend. A screenwriter with a script on Hollywood’s most prestigious list of unproduced screenplays. Who are these people? They are the guests for the 2014 Envision Film Festival.

by · March 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor musicians show off singing skills at NATS

Taylor musicians show off singing skills at NATS

Competing against students from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Ontario, three Taylor music majors placed high in the 2014 Great Lakes Region National Association of Teachers of Singing adjudications. Their vocal distinctions sung their way into the judges’ hearts, but what did the students think of the event?

by · March 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
First look: Envision 2014

First look: Envision 2014

Talented actors and screenwriters will discuss film and teach workshops to eager students at the March 6-8 festival. At the end of the workshops, audiences will crowd into Rediger Auditorium to watch the hard work of Media Communication students come to life on the screen. The annual Envision Film Festival lets inspiring filmmakers learn from the masters and show the world the stories they want to tell.

by · March 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Q&A: Bill Parker

Q&A: Bill Parker

Bill Parker has helped create visual effects for TV shows such as “The Good Wife,” “Body of Proof” and “The Client List.” But his biggest accomplishment so far is working on “Nebraska,” which is nominated for six Oscars. We talked to Bill as he discussed the film, his other work and how his experience at Taylor helped him.

by · March 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
‘The Cherry Orchard’ is picked just right

‘The Cherry Orchard’ is picked just right

Twentieth century Russia is all “hiddly-piddly,” says old butler Firs in ‘The Cherry Orchard,’ Taylor Theatre’s newest production. The emancipation of serfs in 1861 has turned poor into rich and rich into poor. Change has come, but are the people listening to the change just around the corner?

by · February 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Fifty-two years of creative history

Fifty-two years of creative history

Artwork and writing give us the power to express our innermost desires and feelings. Through Taylor’s literary magazine “Parnassus,” students are able to shine a light on their thoughts. We chronicle this year’s theme, “Into Light,” and the magazine’s half century of history.

by · February 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
‘Orphan Black,’ BBC’s hidden gem

‘Orphan Black,’ BBC’s hidden gem

Sick of cloning as a device in science fiction? The underrated TV series “Orphan Black” presents a creative take on the cliche plot device and has some terrific writing and acting.

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Not just for art majors anymore

Not just for art majors anymore

Would you like to see artwork from all students on campus besides art majors? Come to the All-Student Art Exhibit this Sunday, Feb. 16. With prizes and potential buyers, this creative event allows all students to express their gifts.

by · February 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
‘The Monuments Men’

‘The Monuments Men’

George Clooney is Frank Stokes, an art curator tasked with protecting and recovering stolen art from Nazis. Joined by architects, sculptors and scholars, Stokes and his fellow rescuers must confront a war zone they are not used to in order to save Europe’s culture.

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment