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Carter Hamric begins A-Day in roll tide spirit

Kyerra Dexter

April 15, 2010

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Huntsville native Carter Hamric and his band will start off the A-Day game with a free acoustic concert at 8:30 a.m. at the Ferguson Center. Then, at 11 a.m., Hamric will perform again in a free concert across from Bryant-Denny St...

Musician to rejuvenate students with veena

Jamie Lyons

April 14, 2010

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Any student in the school of music will testify to the challenges of learning an instrument, and how long it takes to master it. But for Vidvan Balakrishna, the process of learning the ancient Indian string instrument called th...

War films best when death respected

Peterson Hill

April 13, 2010

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As well as being a hardcore cinephile, I am a relatively big history buff. So, I’ve been happy to see the past couple Sunday nights on HBO bring the two together with the new miniseries, "The Pacific." The series shows the Pa...

“Violet Hour” descends on Allen Bales

Steven Nalley

April 13, 2010

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“The Violet Hour” marks the second time director Matthew Burkholder has brought science fiction to the University’s theater program. In fall 2009, Burkholder, a graduate student in theater, directed “Tales of the Lost ...

Balakrishna brings veena music to Alabama

Jamie Lyons

April 13, 2010

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Vidvan Balakrishna, a musician from India, brought Carnatic music to life in Don Fader’s 8 a.m. Music in World Cultures class on Tuesday. Carnatic music is one of two genres of Indian classical music associated with the south...

Alabama Contemporary Ensemble to perform Tuesday

Kyerra Dexter

April 11, 2010

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The Alabama Contemporary Ensemble will perform Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Music Building’s Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The Alabama Contemporary Ensemble is a group of selected students who spe...

“Date Night” inconsistent despite leads’ talent

CW Staff

April 11, 2010

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By Jordan Berry Phil and Claire Foster (Steve Carell and Tina Fey) are a married couple from New Jersey whose domestic life has become mundane and routine. He is a tax advisor, and she is a realtor. They have a weekly “date n...

Construction on 21st Avenue hurts business

Steven Nalley

April 8, 2010

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Joseph Fralic thought he knew what he was getting into. When The Tuscaloosa News reported that The Booth had gotten its overlay license for a new location downtown in January 2009, it also reported that Mayor Walt Maddox warned Fr...

‘Unknown Soldier’ tackles Ugandan conflict

Avery Dame

April 8, 2010

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To say talking about Africa is hard is a severe understatement. Be it African politics, social strife or economics, any single region of Africa is full of issues and conflicts, many of them remnants of still-lingering Western co...

Famous L.A. musician plays big band concert

Meghan Hollis

April 7, 2010

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The School of Music is presenting the 15th Annual Big Band Concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Frank M. Moody Music Building in the Concert Hall. This event is free to the public. Each year the Annual Big Band Concert pays trib...

Tuscaloosa to host state pageants

Steven Nalley

April 7, 2010

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Tuscaloosa has just become one of the select cities where the road to the Miss Universe pageant begins. On November 6-7, the Bama Theatre will host the Miss Alabama USA and Miss Alabama Teen USA pageants. The pageants’ move to T...

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