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The Long Road to Happiness: Will they or won’t they TV couples

Annie Bruce, Writer

February 28, 2013


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

It’s a television standard: Pair two people together with an insane amount of chemistry and play off the sexual tension for a couple seasons. When the viewers are practically begging the writers to put this obvious pair together, it inevitably happens. What happens next, however, is the interesting...

Q&A with ‘The Canary’ director Catherine Mounger and assistant director Kenya Hall

Chelsea Sherlock, Writer

February 28, 2013


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

Communication senior Catherine Mounger was inspired to develop and direct “The Canary” after reading “Caucasia” by Danzy Senna. She and assistant director Kenya Hall, a Communication sophomore, spoke with The Current about the process of developing an original play through improvisation an...

This week we’re obsessed With: BuzzFeed

Sam Freedman, Writer

February 28, 2013


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

Amid the social media craze that has overtaken the Internet in recent years, one website stands out. This site’s ability to present a seemingly interminable number of compulsively sharable articles is unparalleled. Its knowledge of the funniest GIFs on the Web and how best to use them is unmatched....

The Oscars 2013: Taking the easy way out

Elizabeth Freda, Writer

February 28, 2013


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

The 2013 Oscars was a mash-up of mediocre hosting, stunning dresses, dapper suits and overly lengthy acceptance speeches. For the most part, people left with awards that were well deserved. However, a few movies definitely got snubbed, some won a little more than necessary and the Academy seemed to make...

Recess, tutus and Frank Sinatra at the Joffrey’s ‘American Legends’

Avi Small, Writer

February 28, 2013


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

Walking into the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, an audience member could see the gilded stage and the velvet curtain and settle down into his comfortable half-price seat expecting a staid, traditional performance. "American Legends," a new production from the Joffrey Ballet, gives an immediate...