And the Oscar goes to…
Feb11

And the Oscar goes to…

With the new year comes awards season, namely for film and television. While there are many different programs that honor work in film and TV, the most highly anticipated remain as the Oscars. This year will mark the 91st year of the awards ceremony, and the nominations are as diverse as the art we see around us.   Some of the most coveted awards are the awards for Actor and Actress in a Leading Role. This year, the nominations...

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Alternative Notes: So, what is a groupie?
Dec10

Alternative Notes: So, what is a groupie?

This past October I got home from a trip after going to a show up in Northern California, and when I got home, my grandma asked if I was now a “groupie”. Within the past year or so, it has become more common for younger fans, notably girls around the ages of 17 to 21, to “follow” musicians during their tours. This was a concept that was super popular in the 1970s and 1980s, with bands like the Rolling Stones, the Doors, and Guns n...

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Alternative Notes: Three albums you might have missed this year
Dec10

Alternative Notes: Three albums you might have missed this year

As we near the end of the year, we get closer to award season, which means the usual roundup of all of the standout music that was released throughout 2018. However, in the midst of the usual crazy, hyped up releases, we have a few that slipped through the cracks. Yungblud: “21st Century Liability” Yungblud, the stage name of British rocker Dominic Harrison, is fairly new to the scene, only being active since 2017. He released his...

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Alternative Notes: Seattle’s Forgotten
Nov14

Alternative Notes: Seattle’s Forgotten

One of the most prolific movements to come in the world of music in the past few decades was the Seattle grunge movement. Through that, we got legendary bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, and Soundgarden, to name a few. All of those bands are still played on radio stations everywhere on a constant basis, reinforcing their place and relevance in the industry. But there were more than those bigger names. Bands that slipped...

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Top 5 Halloween Movies
Oct22

Top 5 Halloween Movies

Every year, people of all ages prepare for the constant airing of Halloween themed movies on the family and movie channels. While there are many films to choose from during the month of October, some stand out, and remain the best Halloween movies to watch during spooky season. Ghostbusters This one goes without saying, and is one of the most recognizable Halloween films. The movie follows three parapsychologists (or rather, ghost...

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