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Auditions hosted for fall shows

Morgan Taylor, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Theater

The Illinois Valley Community College Theater department will have its second day of auditions at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Cultural Centre. The audition is for all upcoming fall and winter productions. These productions include...

IVSO schedules Pops Concert

Staff, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts, Featured A&E

The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra will have a Pops Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in the Cultural Center. The concert features Masha Lakisova on violin. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for college students. IVCC...

‘Dark Tower’ provides action, adventure, horror

Noah Currie, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Movies

When watching “The Dark Terror,” I had no idea what to expect. I was beginning to wonder if it was going to be a movie focused on action, adventure, or horror, but to my surprise it had a bit of all three. The movie...

Yet again, more creepy dolls at the movies

Darian krueger, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Movies

On Aug. 11, America got just what the people want: another movie about an unsightly red-headed doll whose only objective is to slaughter every person living in the same house as it. No, I am not talking about Chucky. I am...

Broadway musical ‘Falsettos’ worth the watch

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music, Theater

“Love can tell a million stories,” boasts the song “A Tight Knit Family / Love is Blind” from the musical “Falsettos.”  “Love can tell a million stories,” boasts the song “A Tight Knit Family / Love...

Cultural Centre renovations completed

Yvonne Wandia and Erica Lawless

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

IVCC’s Cultural Centre underwent a series of renovations throughout the summer. According to David Alan Kuester, the new upgrades in the theatre allow for more comfort and enjoyment in his classes and shows. The new upgrades...

We didn’t start the choir

Brittany Marx and Josh Rhinehart

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts

Jeni Roether, director of the Illinois Valley Community College Choral Program, is more than qualified for her position. She began singing in second grade for the Illinois Valley Youth Choir, and she has been involved in choir...

Arcade Fire’s release worth the wait

Karis Brainard, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music

After waiting tirelessly for four years for Arcade Fire to release a new album, they finally delivered. “Reflektor,” their previous album, debuted in 2013, and just this past July, the alternative rock band came out with “Everything...

For a great book about film, read ‘Disaster Artist’

Griffin Tabor, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Books

If ever there was a book that explains the do’s and dont’s of film, “The Disaster Artist” is one such book. “The Disaster Artist” is the story of two men working together on a movie that later became known as “the...

Read ‘Ready Player One’ while waiting for movie

Jake Wertz, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Books, Movies

With the premier of the trailer at the San Diego Comic-Con, many people are excited to see “Ready Player One.” Some people may not know that “Ready Player One” was originally published as a great dystopian book that...

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