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Inconceivable! Disney develops “The Princess Bride” for the stage

Inconceivable! Disney develops “The Princess Bride” for the stage

“The Princess Bride” is coming to a stage near you, courtesy of Disney. No word yet on whether the production will be a play or musical—but we can envision “Inconceivable!” as a dramatic number that will be stuck in our heads for weeks after we see it for the first time!

by · November 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
‘Kiss me, Kate!’

‘Kiss me, Kate!’

Fred Graham and Lilli Vanessi are two actors with massive egos starring in a musical version of “The Taming of the Shrew.” They seemingly can’t stand each other. But when gangsters, suitors and crazy events transpire all in the evening of the show, Fred and Lilli will learn what fate has in store for them. Read The Echo’s review of the delightful “Kiss Me, Kate,” now playing at the Mitchell Theatre.

by · November 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
“12 Years a Slave:” brutal but necessary

“12 Years a Slave:” brutal but necessary

There has been considerable critical buzz around “12 Years a Slave,” and it is well-deserved. With an unbelievable story based on true events, superb acting and beautiful cinematography, the film is a sure contender for Oscar season.

by · November 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Amanda Hamilton comes to Taylor

Amanda Hamilton comes to Taylor

Burned and drowning houses in Kentucky and Idaho might seem strange to a Taylor audience, but they are real experiences for artist Amanda Hamilton. She will have an open reception for her exhibit “The Life of Perished Things” today at 6 p.m. in the Metcalf Gallery.

by · November 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Five superheroes who need their own films

Five superheroes who need their own films

How many films have you seen about Batman? Superman? That’s what we thought. How about Wonder Woman or Black Widow? Now here are some superheroes we actually need more of.

by · November 7, 2013 · 1 comment · Arts & Entertainment
What did Paul write?

What did Paul write?

Most theologians agree that Paul wrote the books of Romans, Galatians and Philippians. But some doubt the apostle penned Ephesians and Colossians. Professor Greg MaGee tackles the question in his new book.

by · November 6, 2013 · 1 comment · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor in LA: Life at the LA Film Studies Center

Taylor in LA: Life at the LA Film Studies Center

Every young filmmaker has secretly wanted to live in L.A. at one time or another. Learn more about one TU film major’s experience living that experience.

by · November 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
IFC concert cancelled due to ‘virtual kidnapping’

IFC concert cancelled due to ‘virtual kidnapping’

What if you were told you were in danger and your family members were manipulated into a ransom for your safety? It’s a scary incident, and it happened to the Spanish band Delorean, which was supposed to perform in the Student Union last Tuesday.

by · November 1, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Echoes of Ecuador

Echoes of Ecuador

A singer named Karen Kennedy comes to Taylor to sing music from Ecuador.

by · October 30, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Farewell to Lana Del Rey?

Farewell to Lana Del Rey?

Lana Del Rey has said her short film “Tropico” will be her farewell project. However, cryptic comments and lack of information suggest that may not be the case.

by · October 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment