‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 12 tour brings dancers to life

The Top 10 dancers from Season 12 of “So You Think You Can Dance” performed at the Wharton Center on Nov. 22. Dance and SYTYCD fans alike were not disappointed with the high level of energy that each dancer brought to the stage with back-to-back routines. This season was different because there were more group dances choreographed. […]

Review: Dirty Dancing at the Wharton Center

A great balance between music and dance, this Broadway adaptation of “Dirty Dancing” captivates and keeps you on your toes with humorous anecdotes. Not straying very far from the original story line, there is an even bigger emotional connection to the characters of Baby and Johnny as their time on stage allows their chemistry to grow. […]

Movie Review: Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro’s not so terrifying tale

I don’t like to be scared, but when Guillermo del Toro released a new horror movie, it was hard to resist going to see it. Del Toro’s movies, such as “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Pacific Rim”, are always beautiful to look at, fun to watch and usually very creative. “Crimson Peak” looked like it might be […]

Album Review: Mac Miller’s “GO:OD AM” and Lana Del Rey’s “Honeymoon”

“GO:OD AM” – Mac Miller After dropping his singles “100 Grandkids,” “Break The Law” and “Clubhouse,” Mac Miller released his third studio album titled “GO:OD AM” on Sept. 18. This Pittsburgh born and raised rapper is known for his many mixtapes including “K.I.D.S.” and “Faces.” The sound that listeners are used to hearing from Miller […]

Movie Review: The Martian

It’s been a while since the theaters have shown something that didn’t involve superheroes, Sherlock Holmes or reanimated dinosaurs. “The Martian” qualifies as science fiction because it takes place in a world where we can put a team of people on Mars, but it tends to be realistic (or realistic enough that Neil deGrasse Tyson […]

Movie Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

In the wake of The Avengers, the X-Men franchise needed to release a movie that showed there was still some life in the team—besides the usual focus on Wolverine. X-Men First Class, the franchise’s last effort was enjoyable. However, X-Men movies were few and far between since the wildly successful Avengers franchise was introduced in […]

Album Review: Deer Tick’s “Negativity”

Deer Tick, the alt-country rock outfit hailing from Providence, R.I., has turned over a new leaf since the self-destructive, drug-soaked hymns found in 2011’s album “Divine Providence”. The party is over and the aspirin won’t help. Deer Tick’s latest album, “Negativity,” is the caustic morning light to lead singer John McCauley’s, opaque late night tales […]