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Students prepare to Rock the Runway

Steven Nalley

January 21, 2010

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Travis Mackey believes in exceptions to the common fashion rule, “Less is more.” Mackey, a senior majoring in apparel design, has created several ball gowns at least as long as they are tall for Rock the Runway, a student...

“Human Target,” funny, thrilling, sometimes original

Steven Nalley

January 20, 2010

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I’m as happy as anyone else that J.J. Abrams succeeded at both making viewers happy and making viewers think with “Lost.” Thanks to him, intelligence on television isn’t quite as rare as it used to be. But I also thin...

Movie Review: “The Lovely Bones”

Forrest Phillips

January 20, 2010

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As a film, “The Lovely Bones” certainly wants to have it all. It makes an attempt at both tragedy and comedy. It presents sequences of both heightened suspense and tempered stoicism. It tries to balance the intimacy of a ...

Guest Recital features oboist Anna Pennington

Kyerra Dexter

January 15, 2010

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UA students can enjoy the musical talents of a University of Southern Mississippi professor on Tuesday. Anna Pennington will be featured in the guest recital, for the School of Music students, and anyone in the community to come a...

New generation realizes the dream

Steven Nalley

January 15, 2010

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More than four decades have passed since the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. This time gap means younger generations have grown up without knowing the civil rights leader at the pinnacle of his time. For some, King is in danger of...

The CW ranks the 10 greatest films of the decade

Peterson Hill

January 14, 2010

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Seeing as this is the first decade that I have been old enough to truly understand the power and impact of film, this was a difficult list to put together. In the end, though, this is a list of the films that speak to me, and ho...

Bama Theatre holds acoustic night

Jamie Lyons

January 14, 2010

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The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is hosting an Acoustic Night in the Bama Theatre’s Greensboro Room, tonight at 7 p.m. The event will feature Judd and Maggie, as well as Sparrow and the Ghost. There will be a $5 cover charge co...

Alabama sophomore becomes youngest theater director at children’s theatre

Meghan Hollis

January 13, 2010

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The Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre has a mission to do one thing: educate and expose children of Tuscaloosa County to all aspects of stage performing and production. Jameson Sanford, a UA student who grew up in the theatre, ...

Top Ten Artists of the Decade

Bryan Bofill

January 13, 2010

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Remember back in the day when everyone was singing along to “Stacy’s Mom” or when everyone danced to Unk’s unbeatable rhythm of “Walk It Out?” Those certainly were the days. But today, it has become increasingly ha...

String quartet gives “intimate” concert

Lauren Heartsill

January 11, 2010

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A quartet said to have “imaginative phrasing and dynamics” by The New York Times and “one of the finest ensembles around” by The New York Sun played at the Moody Music Building concert hall on Sunday. Daedalus String Qu...

Competent vampire movie a surprise
Daybreakers shows signs of life, intelligence

Steven Nalley

January 11, 2010

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I can understand, at this point, why moviegoers who are weary of the undying vampire trend would be skeptical about “Daybreakers.” Yes, everyone is cashing in, and yes, people are buying. Certainly, vampires have always be...

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