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LCD Soundsystem is happening: “Dance Yrself Clean” with these electronic beats

April 28, 2010

If you like what I’ve reviewed this year, then you will love what comes out in the next several months. It begins with LCD Soundsystem’s new album “This is Happening.” I’ve always been a big fan of this band and I...

Remember “Gigli?” Yeah, that bad…

April 28, 2010

Looking for a guy fainting in a gynecologist’s office? How about a gross-out birthing scene? A single woman with daddy issues? If your ideal movie is one filled with tired clichés and stereotypes, “The Back-Up Plan” is for you. A star...

ACTV film fest: Third annual video premiere

April 28, 2010

This Saturday ACTV will be hosting its third annual Film Festival, which will take place in Quigley at 8 p.m. and will be free to students and community members. “We received a lot of awesome submissions this year,” said...

Cricket 101

April 28, 2010

Who's on first? ...we heard crickets after this one....

Puppy love is therapeutic

April 28, 2010

Attention all students looking to unwind from finals or just spend some time with the therapy animals: There will be a study break held in the Brooks lounges on May 5 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Massages will be available, too. Yvonne...

Love’s Labor’s Lost Debuts Modern Twist

April 21, 2010

While Springfest II has been circulating around Facebook with a promise of repeated joy, it has neglected to include a necessary component of the weekend: the Playshop Theatre’s production of Love’s Labor’s Lost. Beginning tonight, April 22 a...

Relay Saturday: Students walk for cancer cure

April 21, 2010

One would be hard pressed to find someone who has not at least heard of Relay For Life, a national fund riser headed by the American Cancer Society-especially on the Allegheny campus where Relay has been going strong for a number...

Single Voice Series finale

April 21, 2010

Tonight at 8 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center, poets Keith Taylor and Robert B. Hass will read from their works as part of the final Single Voice Reading of the semester. Although Taylor and Hass possess...

Despite violence, film packs an adventurous, fun punch

April 21, 2010

Director Matthew Vaughn wants to let you know that being a superhero is bad for your health, and although he puts those words in the mouth of the bad guy, it still becomes the take–away message from his new film, “Kick-Ass.” The mo...

“Congratulations” for MGMT

April 21, 2010

All year, I have been talking about how many bands are adopting a more mainstream sound. While it is unclear if bands do this to make more money or whether it’s what they want to do, they always end up more successful. Bands...

Shows: easy come, easy go

April 21, 2010

Television is such a cutthroat industry. One moment the ratings are soaring and you’re rolling production values, the next you’re on the verge of cancellation and wondering where the loyal fans have gone. Every year, networks...

"Date Night" fun, but awkward

April 14, 2010

If “The Office” and “30 Rock” don't have you convinced that Steve Carell and Tina Fey are funny people, here's some advice: crawl out from under your rock and go see “Date Night.” These two exceptional comic actor...

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