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Tanya’s songs of the week

By Tanya Tanz

September 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

"The Adventures of Raindance Maggie"- Red Hot Chili Peppers- I'm With You The majority of us are definitely aware of the greatness that is Red Hot Chili Peppers. These boys are certified rock deities, as they have proven to the...

Gleek out for the return of the Fox hit

By Alexa Jones

September 20, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

Flaming purple pianos.  Spaghetti-strewn cheerleaders.  The unanswerable question as to why toast is made when it is already baked.  All a normal episode of Glee.  But the starter episode for season 3 was all but lacking. I miss the old days when Ryan Murphy was wri...

Dragon Nest: Play or No Way?

By Reggie Kwok

September 13, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment

Fifteen minutes of Dragon Nest may cause addiction, open mouths, and blindness due to pure awesomeness. Dragon Nest is a 3D action massively multiplayer online role-playing game, better known as a MMORPG, published by Nexon, and developed by Shanda Games an...

Best of the Fest: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011

By Alissa Mesibov

September 8, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment

The theatergoer’s pilgrimage is to Edinburgh, UK for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Every August, the small city is packed with theater. As Broadway has seen a parade of tired musical comedies recently, some productions presented in Edinburgh would be a r...

Best of Bonnaroo

By Matt Strong

September 7, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Music

On June 9th-12th, 100,000 eager concertgoers converged at a 700 acre farm in Manchester, TN for the 10th anniversary of the music festival Bonnaroo. Cars, RVs and buses packed the winding roads that lead up to the farm as music lovers...

George Lucas continues to tweak “Star Wars” saga

By Kevin Romani

September 6, 2011

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“Star Wars” fans rejoiced when Lucasfilm finally announced that the series will be released on Blu-ray on September 16th. The set includes all six films and is filled with over forty hours of special features, most notably deleted scenes from the o...

New Music: Which Album will make it your iPod?

By Jasmine West

April 6, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Britney Spears- “Femme Fatale” Released: March 25th Single(s): “Hold it Against Me” “Till the World Ends” -Its Britney B*@1%! And she is back with her 7th album. Britney has been through it all in the public eye. I think she may truly be back with this al...

Tantrums and Teen Sensations

By Maddie Drake

April 6, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Well, another day, another dollar. Except not really, because I’m not working and still going out so I’m pretty much down to my last few dollars at this point. Celebrities, on the other hand, do not have to face this dilemma and unfortunately that’s the only way I can rea...

VH1 Premieres New Series: “Love & Hip Hop”

By Jasmine West

April 5, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Last Sunday, following the season finale of the hit show “Basketball Wives,” VH1 premiered a sneak peek of their new show “Love & Hip Hop.” I don’t quite know where VH1 is going with their new wave of reality...

Ballerinas and Baby Mamas: They’re not bad, they’re just drawn that way

By Maddie Drake

April 5, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Another day, another whiny blog post. Let’s dive right into things, shall we? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hearing a lot about some sort of ruckus concerning the legitimacy behind the whole body-double situation in “Black Swan.” Natalie...

Best songs to roadtrip to

By Ashley Berger

April 5, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

As the weather gets warmer and we are getting antsy on the UMass campus, what perfect way to mix up the monotony of Amherst than to head out to see some buddies at other schools or some sights around the Valley? Worried about what tunes you’ll listen to? Here’s ...

Did Natalie Portman deserve the Oscar?

By Kim Giordano

March 30, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

  (Courtesy of the LA Times)Natalie Portman should feel on top of the world right now. Her Academy Award- nominated movie is came out on DVD yesterday, she just won her first Oscar and she is engaged to her choreographer and pregnant with th...