‘The War of the Worlds’: A symphonic retelling

Griffin Tabor, Columnist

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music

One of the great joys of music is discovering an album that anybody in the United States is rarely familiar with. Such an album is “Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds,” a recording that springs with life,...

Off go the winter boots, on go the dance shoes

IVLeader, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts

Illinois Valley Community College’s Theatre department presents its annual holiday revue, “Jingle All the Way!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ will surely ‘rok’ your world

Noah Currie, Columnist

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Movies

“Thor: Ragnarok” was one of the funniest movies that I have seen in a while. It has everything that anyone could ask for, including a lot of cool action scenes that are visually appealing. The settings are all unique, varying...

Religious influences in DC’s top movies

Chase Oschner, Columnist

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Movies

While in Philosophy of Religion, taught by Jason Beyer, I began to wonder where the line was drawn for religion within sacred films. So I decided to do an independent study where I focused on Hollywood blockbuster hits like...

‘Hush’ is a must-see for horror film enthusiasts

Devin Krueger, Columnist

November 2, 2017

Filed under A&E, Theater

Even with the holiday season just around the corner, the inertia of Halloween keeps movie enthusiasts in search of new horror films to immerse themselves in. “Hush,” a 2016 home invasion thriller, lies among the top ten...

Program offered on connecting with senses

Staff, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will offer “Define and Connect With Your Sixth Sense” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in CTC124. The one-session course focuses on the most common...

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