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Q&A: Lindsay Amer, director of The Transition of Doodle Pequeno

Laken Howard, Reporter

February 26

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, The Current, Theater

"The Transition of Doodle Pequeno" is a show that brings a trilingual goat, a pumpkin-wielding troll and a dress-wearing boy named Reno all to one stage. Despite its comedy and playfulness, the show also examines serious issues...

Here we go again: Feb. 27

Erica Witte, Current Writer

February 26

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

"I'm willing to go on record as saying that I don't drink people's blood.” — Pharrell Williams, to Time Out London "If I'm wearing a top, I don't wear a bra. If I'm wearing a bra, I just wear a bra.” — Rihanna, to...

Hey, WhatsApp.

Sofia Rada, Columnist

February 26

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Technology (Current), The Current

Facebook announced Wednesday that it purchased the mobile messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. As I read about it, I realized most people here don't even know what WhatsApp is. The purchase seemed random and absurd to...

Emotionally prepare for ‘About Time’

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Columnist

February 26

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

Romantic comedies that involve time travel have become a disappointing trend at the theaters. They’re far too common, tend to be cheesy and often feel like the time travel aspect is just a lazy plot device to attract viewers. For...

Where Are They Now: Ben Savage

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 19

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current, TV

Even if you’ve never heard the name Ben Savage, I can almost guarantee you know the name Cory Matthews. If you haven’t, you had a most unfortunate upbringing. If one show has that taught me anything about life and love, i...

With Olympics winding down, catch up with these gold medal movies

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

February 19

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, The Current

The Olympics end Sunday and hopefully along with it will be the end of #sochiproblems and the return of my favorite television shows. Despite not really following any of the winter sports, the Olympics are still very engaging...

The Rundown: Feb. 20

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 19

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, The Current

Ellen Page comes out as gay, LGBT community rejoices At an event called Time to THRIVE, Ellen Page officially disclosed her sexuality. In a heart wrenching speech, Page said, “I'm here today because I am gay. … I am tired o...

Here we go again: Feb. 20

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 19

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

"I do my own tweets. If Martha makes a typo, they think I'm drunk.” — Martha Stewart, at The MAKERS Conference in Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif. “Why do all the people who post ‘cute cat videos’ on YouTube edit cre...