Changing Perspectives With Old Music

By Cole Cathcart. Think what you will of modern music. It is the product of centuries of hard work. Musical pioneers of all genres have crafted their own unique styles. As a result, wonderful “creole” musical mixtures have blossomed over the years. If you look deeply into the timeline of music, you’ll come to a…

Buckingham/McVie: A Review & the Fleetwood Mac of Today

By Sanho Kim. Just a few weeks ago, on June 9, 2017, the album Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie was released worldwide. As evident by its title, the record features Fleetwood Mac members Buckingham (guitar and vocals) and McVie (keyboards and vocals), and is structured as a duet album. An interesting aspect of this new album is the…

‘Wonder Woman’ Review: A Stunning Cavalcade of Fresh Themes

By Ankur Bhelawe. Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman swept theaters worldwide last weekend and is already being lauded as DCEU’s first major win against Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. The highest grossing female-led superhero flick of all time, Wonder Woman is breaking all records. On June 2nd, a warrior becomes a legend. ⚔️💥 #WonderWoman #WonderWednesdays A post shared…

The 2017 Academy Awards: Awardees, Politics, and Hilarious Mistakes

By Sanho Kim. “Very clearly, even in my dreams this could not be true,” Moonlight director Barry Jenkins said upon receiving the Best Picture award, “but to hell with dreams, I’m done with it, ‘cause this is true. Oh my goodness.” Dreams. Politics. The Hollywood society — some struggling to stay in it, others competing…

The Best of Adele: Top 10 Songs

By Ankur Bhelawe. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards, held at Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 12 2017, saw Adele sweeping all the evening’s biggest awards, including Album of the Year for her smash hit ’25’. Take a look at her top 10 songs.

Top 15 Bruce Springsteen Songs: The Best of the Boss

By Sanho Kim. Earlier this year, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band began their Summer of ’17 Tour in Perth, Australia. Springsteen had been politically vocal during last year’s presidential election, publicly endorsing Clinton and denouncing Trump. This year in Australia, he continued to stand by his stance: he spoke of a “New Resistance”…

A Series of Unfortunate Events- The Impressive First Season

By Amelia Miller. Netflix’s new series, ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’, may be the first book-to-screen adaptation I won’t incessantly ridicule. The first season is only eight episodes long, with every two episodes covering one of the books in the series. Having read every book in the series as a child, I found myself dismayed…

Hamilton: What is a Legacy?

By Kelsey Bailey. Last year, Hamilton: An American Musical took the Broadway box office by storm. Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this production is the next big thing. Hamilton is a hip-hop musical about the life of one of our revolutionary founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton.

A Look into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

By Sanho Kim. From fights between performers to furious fans, The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame’s annual inductions have been marked by conflict and debate. Some performers argue against the institution’s handling of the nominations (for example, the exclusion of certain band members). Some are against the occasion itself. Some accuse it of “snubbing”…

The Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Checklist

By Kirsty Allen. If you’re anything like me then you haven’t even given Christmas a second thought. It’s just 4 days away and I really ought to buy some presents for people. But what do you buy and who do you buy them for? My handy checklist might be of use! Necessities: *Wrapping paper– I…

Sia and Her Wigs: the Secret Revealed

By Tam Nguyen. One of the most talented and successful singers and top go-to songwriters at the moment, Sia Furler is renowned not only for her powerful and addictive voice but also for her unique appearance before the cameras. Few of her fans could luckily say that they have seen her face in real life,…

These Upcoming Tourist Attractions in Dubai Will Blow Your Mind

By Ansh Mundra. Home to the prestigious and world-renowned Burj Khalifa, Dubai is bursting with innovative and elegant tourist attractions. However, more and more projects are under way which aim to make the city of Dubai a grander location for tourists. Here, I have listed a few of the attractions which will come into being…