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Tuscaloosa responds to 100.5 switch

CW Staff

February 18, 2010

On Sunday night, Birmingham-based radio station Live 100.5 officially swapped from live DJs to automated programming, beginning a process to switch its format to an exclusively talk radio format. The switch occured after a ye...

‘Rockstar of weird’ comes to Bama

Steven Nalley

February 18, 2010

Neil Gaiman routinely puts up with the worst winter has to offer, and he welcomes a break from it. In a phone interview on Feb. 12 — the same day that two inches of snow fell on Tuscaloosa — Gaiman said he was looking forward t...

First student in Jones collection featured at Kentuck

CW Staff

February 18, 2010

Each time Molly Brooke Threadgill receives a call from her grandmother, the first question is usually the same: “Are you rummaging?” her grandmother jokes. The answer is often yes. Threadgill is a senior majoring in sculpt...

‘Bioshock 2’ enhances gameplay, not story

Andrew Richardson

February 17, 2010

When “Bioshock” was released in 2007, it appeared the story of the underwater city of Rapture had come to a close. The sequel, however, still manages to create an experience that rivals the original, though a few problems pr...

Martin Scorsese: the work of a master

Peterson Hill

February 17, 2010

I remember the exact moment when I went from being an avid moviegoer to an outright cinephile. It was just after my 15th birthday, and my siblings had given me Roger Ebert’s “The Great Movies.” Until that point, I don't r...

Dance Alabama! returns for the spring

Meghan Hollis

February 15, 2010

The Department of Theater and Dance is once again bringing the annual Dance Alabama! spring concert to Morgan Auditorium. Dance Alabama! will showcase originally choreographed pieces Tuesday through Friday. Shows start at 7:30 p...

‘Percy Jackson’ too reminiscent of ‘Harry Potter’

Forrest Phillips

February 15, 2010

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” isn’t very subtle regarding its intentions: it wants to be the next teen-lit sensation to make good on the big-screen. Based on a series of bestselling kid-novels ab...

‘Valentine’s Day’ drowns in star power

Peterson Hill

February 15, 2010

Gary Marshall directed a wonderful romantic comedy once, a film that will probably go down as one of the most beloved of the genre. That film was "Pretty Woman," a darling little romantic comedy with one of the most likable le...

Bridges an Oscar contender in “Crazy Heart”

Peterson Hill

February 12, 2010

Some movies are like watching two cars dancing dangerously close to each other on a highway. Scott Cooper's directorial debut, "Crazy Heart," is such a film. It is a dark voyage into the shadowy caverns of alcoholism while si...

Musicians to play acoustic night

Andrew Hester

February 11, 2010

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

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...

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