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‘A Million Little Things’ has decent plot, relies too much on drama

‘A Million Little Things’ has decent plot, relies too much on drama

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

ABC’s new drama “A Million Little Things” is a decent blend of story, plot development and emotions, to which viewers can relate. The show brings suicide into the forefront of the plot when Jon (Ron Livingston) commits suicide, leaving his friends and family to ask how such a thing could have...

“A Star is (truly) Born”

“A Star is (truly) Born”

Story by Will Hanson, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“A Star is Born,” the fourth remake of a classic story is one all fans should see because of its moving soundtrack and amazing acting. In 2016, news broke that another “A Star is Born” remake was beginning production with Bradley Cooper set to direct, write, and star alongside pop singer Lady G...

Real Life or Fantasy: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Real Life or Fantasy: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“Bohemian Rhapsody” hits theaters today. But, there are a few things people need to know before seeing the movie. While the film focuses primarily on Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek), whose real name was Farrokh Bulsara, the story is about the formation of Queen and its music, and ends with its now-le...

A&E Editor offers guide to late night talk shows

A&E Editor offers guide to late night talk shows

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After the local news signs off for the night, the wonderful world of late-night television emerges. However, people who are new to the late-night scene, or even seasoned veterans, may not know every show’s unique programming and style. The Tonight Show  Host: Jimmy Fallon Network: NBC Time: Week...

‘Beyond a Text’: New exhibit documents creation of the book

‘Beyond a Text’: New exhibit documents creation of the book

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Quayle Bible Collection’s new exhibit entitled “Beyond a Text: The Life of Scripture Outside of the Words” showcases the Bible’s role in creation of the physical book. Since the exhibit focuses on the book itself, many of the display cases show the evolution of writing from cuneiform table...

Local artist displays sculptures in new show

Local artist displays sculptures in new show

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Holt-Russell Gallery opens a new show Thursday Sept. 27 entitled “On the Bright Side” featuring sculptures from artist Mark Cowardin. The gallery is located on the second floor of Parmenter Hall. Cowardin, whose main discipline is sculpting, focuses on the relationship between man and nature and how...

Theatre performs ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Theatre performs ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Theatre Department performed “James and the Giant Peach” for its first production of the year. The play opened Thursday Sept. 27 at 7:30 with performances the following Friday and Saturday. There was also a matinee performed at 2 on Sunday. Based of the book by the same title, “James and...

‘The Nun’ falls short of expectations

‘The Nun’ falls short of expectations

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The next installment of the extended “Conjuring” universe, “The Nun,” explores the background of Valak a character introduced in the second "Conjuring" movie. Although the movie was held together through a loosely structured plot, the overall visuals and suspense make it one worth watching. “The...

Concert crazy: Hemingson and Todden attend multiple events each year

Concert crazy: Hemingson and Todden attend multiple events each year

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When thinking of concerts, most people reflect upon the fun times that they bring every so often. However, Assistant Professor of Biology Danielle Hemingson and Associate Professor of Exercise Science Chris Todden go to roughly 20 shows throughout each summer. “It started as something we had in common,...

Battlefront II attempts to redeem reputation

Battlefront II attempts to redeem reputation

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Electronic Arts (EA) “Star Wars” exclusive license has been a point of contention since its announcement in 2013. This contention has only been exasperated since the catastrophic release of “Star Wars Battlefront II.” However, despite the original problems facing the game, several changes have...

Theatre department prepares for semester

Theatre department prepares for semester

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Change and excitement. These two words describe the upcoming semester for Baker’s theatre department. From preparing for a major festival to rehearsing new productions, and the addition of a new professor, this year proves to be anything but boring for students involved in all capacities of theatre. Emily...

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2 released

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2 released

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With summer drawing near, many television shows are wrapping up their seasons, leaving us with nothing to watch. Well, almost nothing. Hulu’s breakout series, “The Handmaid’s Tale” has returned for its second season and promises to answer all the questions the season one finale left. Elizabeth Mo...