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Musicians to play acoustic night

Andrew Hester

February 11, 2010

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Musicians Jil Chambless, Scooter Muse and Dylan Sneed will be playing an acoustic music night in the Greensboro Room at the Bama Theatre tonight at 7 p.m. Chambless and Muse are both members of the band Henri’s Notions, who have ...

Doobie Doghouse Wilson kicks off Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Turney Foshee

February 11, 2010

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On Thursday, University professor Alan Lane, A.K.A. Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, will team up with the UA Community Service Center to tackle hunger and homelessness issues in America. He will perform in a benefit concert to de...

Cameron breaks mold by bringing politics to his blockbuster

Peterson Hill

February 9, 2010

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This year's best picture race for the Oscars is arguably one of the closest in modern cinema. "Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" are locked in a sparring match to take home the golden statue and be named the best film of the year. What ...

UA Theatre brings Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” to UA

CW Staff

February 7, 2010

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It’s not an easy thing to take a nearly 400-year-old Shakespearean play and transform it into a show for a modern audience. It also isn’t easy to turn a four-and-a-half-hour tragedy into a one-and-a-half-hour production. Th...

Campus Movie Fest attracts student directors

Steven Nalley

February 5, 2010

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In Hollywood, filmmakers often have months or even years to complete production. At the University of Alabama, Campus Movie Fest only gives student filmmakers one week. Campus Movie Fest culminated Thursday night in a “Re...

Some Super Bowl commercials generate controversy

Jamie Lyons

February 4, 2010

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Nearly 100 million Americans will tune in to see the Super Bowl this Sunday on CBS, according to the network. Every year, companies spend huge sums of money to air their best and most creative commercials during the event. Ho...

UA Celebrates Black History with Theodore Rosengarten

Kyerra Dexter

February 4, 2010

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The Summersell Center for the Study of the South and the University of Alabama Press will present “Redundant Woman: The Daughters of Ned Cobb” on Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Ferguson Center Room 301. The free even...

Do Super Bowl ads actually sell products?

Bryan Bofill

February 4, 2010

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There’s a lot more to the Super Bowl than watching football, drinking beer, eating chips and being with friends. Besides the halftime show, Super Bowl commercials have become a huge staple of the event itself. A good ad c...

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