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Shutter Island in theatres now

Kyle Sebree

March 1, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

“Martin Scorsese has fear to evoke, and he does it with many notes,” says Roger Ebert, of the Chicago Sun-Times. See a film that critics across the country unanimously agree is brilliant. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in a thrilling suspense brought to you by legendary film-maker, Martin Scorsese. For info...

Ani DiFranco at the Madison Theater

Kyle Sebree

March 1, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life

For NKU students looking to enjoy some quality music locally, well-known singer-songwriter, Ani DiFranco, will be playing at the Madison Theater in Covington, Kentucky on Saturday February 27th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $28. For further information, call 859-291-2233 or visit Mad Hatter's MySpace page at ww...

“The Art of the Possible” screening

Kyle Sebree

March 1, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

The Otto Budig Theater will be hosting a free screening of the documentary, “The Art of the Possible,” on March 2, at 6:30 p.m. The film, created by Ohio University professor, Dr. Lynn Harter, provides a glimpse into the reality of care for cancer patients. Contact the University Center for further...

Newest play conveys our past

Betina Kemker

February 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The newest production of Northern Kentucky University’s Theatre Deparment is part social commentary and part history lesson. The Colored Museum opened with a group of college-aged students watching the results of the 2008 presidential election. During their celebration over President Barack Obama...

Celebrating Black History

Jeremy Jackson

February 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, News

The United States has long been regarded as the ultimate melting pot, a tremendous vat by which large throngs of race, culture and religion were once assembled to form a homogeneous clump devoid of the spirit and history that defines a people. But since 1926, the month of February has sought to dismantle...

An Enchanted World

Vern Hockney

February 10, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Students at Northern Kentucky University hustle from class to class everyday -- talking, laughing, smoking, engrossed in their own world. Few take the time to really examine what is around them on campus, especially the art. But, NKU is full of art. Every turn confronts students with a new mural, picture,...

Dancing to her own beat

Justin Mattingly

February 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life

She’s often referred to as energetic, bubbly and enthusiastic. But she insists she teaches with an iron fist, wrapped in a soft heart. Jane Green, professor of Northern Kentucky University’s Theatre and Dance Department, has spent her life dedicated to the art of dancing, as well as teaching. Gre...

Pursuing the paranormal

Jeremy Jackson

January 27, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life

He’s a 21st century Ghostbuster, fully equipped and poised to nab the garden variety specter that crosses his path. But rather than duping his otherworldly prey with ectoplasmic guns and proton packs — the contrives of Hollywood film — his trade is rooted in reality, employing equipment that is...

Kicking some brass

Jeremy Jackson

January 20, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

She’s been playing the trumpet for more than half her life. From orchestral transcriptions, to Tejano, a traditional hybrid of country and Mexican music— the 35-year-old has crisscrossed the United States with some of North America’s most prestigious brass bands—performing everything from jazz...

Exploring the art of film

Brandon Barb

January 13, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The power of film is so much more than sitting in a theater for a few hours, then getting up and driving home. With the power to change, to evoke emotion, to cause fear, to make you laugh and cry — film can do much more than the average moviegoer realizes. For the Norse Film Society’s Co-president Aus...

Interactive: Senior Art Exhibition, Dec. 3-11

Joe Castelli

December 15, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

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No voice silenced

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

December 7, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Courtsey of NKU Theatre Department.From the outset, we know that she is perpetually doomed. No matter which way you spin it, the colossal ship that underwent its maiden voyage in 1912 is going to sink in the second act. Therein lies the challenge for Northern Kentucky University's theatrical performanc...

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