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Logic releases second album of 2019

“Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” the latest by rapper Logic/ Bobby Tarantino seems more like confessions of a confused mind. This is the second album from Logic in 2019, and the fourth in the span of two years. The album runs 55 minutes long and is sprinkled with star studded […]

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Hamilton “Blows Us All Away”

"Hamilton" has won many awards, including 11 Tony awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. “Hamilton” is a modern take on an important story in America’s history, celebrating our freedom and the impact that people can still have today in our country and world. “Hamilton” follows the life of founding […]

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Jack and the Bear

photo by Jordan Wilson      “The greatest thing you’ll ever see, probably.”   A local family band with a genre that can only be described as “theatrical rock”  with “vaudevillian tendencies.  Producer and drummer Adam Schreiber talked to me about their sound and background.   “We are three siblings […]

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Weezer hits some right notes, but mostly falls flat

Weezer's Teal Album 2019 has been a productive year for the once iconic band, Weezer. With the release of two albums in the last three months, Weezer has been desperately grasping for the limelight that they once held 25 years ago. The self-titled Teal Album was this first to be […]

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“Us” Has Audiences Seeing Double

A typical horror movie is usually made purely for entertainment and shock factor. Jordan Peele’s “Us” sets itself apart by being more than just a murder-fest, making him a new force to be reckoned with within the genre. Jordan Peele’s “Us” uses the classic horror movie format to explore themes, […]

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Logic’s “Supermarket” seems bare

Sometimes artists shouldn’t crossover genres just because they can. Logic’s new surprise album “Supermarket,” a soundtrack released alongside his New York Times Bestselling book of the same name, is the latest example of hip hop artists trying to go indie, alternative or rock. Unlike Logic’s book, his album isn’t being […]

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“Captain Marvel” Fights Misogyny

WARNING: This review contains spoilers. “Smile more!” It’s a common phrase I, and most other women, have heard before. Whether we’re too thin, too fat, too talkative, or have no personality women are highly accustomed to being judged. Oftentimes positive characteristics used to define men (intelligent, a leader, funny) are […]

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Ain’t No Rest For the Wicked

Photo Credit Jake Chamseddine The 13 hour journey to and from Grand Rapids was filled with snow, winds, and Panic! at the Disco songs but I would happily make the journey again. On Jan. 29, Panic! at the Disco, also known as P!ATD, performed the “Pray for the Wicked” concert […]

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‘Hate’ captures racism, brutality

Starr Carter, played  by Amandla Stenberg, comes to terms with the bigotry in her life while balancing living in a poor, mostly black neighborhood, while attending a private school full of mostly rich, white students.  Every day, many Americans are faced with discrimination. Whether based on their race, sex, gender […]