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

CW Staff

February 8, 2010

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

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

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

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

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...

The sun sets on MTV’s Jersey Shore tonight

Meghan Hollis

January 21, 2010

The first season of MTV’s fist-pumping, open-shirt-wearing, radically crazy phenomenon is coming to an end tonight in the series finale of the popular show, “Jersey Shore.” MTV has taken viewers to meet eight young adults li...

The Golden Globes have become popularity contest

Peterson Hill

January 21, 2010

I don't watch much TV. The Golden Globes for me have always been, and probably always will be, about film. Of course I was rooting for "Mad Men" and "Entourage," which by my estimations are the best shows on television. But, ...

Students prepare to Rock the Runway

Steven Nalley

January 21, 2010

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

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

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

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...

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