Category Entertainment

Daft Punk & Macklemore dominate 56th Grammy Awards

Daft Punk. Lorde. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.  Imagine Dragons. What do these artists have in common? They all won at least one Grammy last Sunday, January 26. The televised award show, complete with performances by favorites Beyonce, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, and more, aired on CBS to millions of excited viewers. Wheaton students scrambled to the Loft […]

Beach House In Concert 3.25

Yesterday, I saw Beach House at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London. To say they were amazing would be an understatement. As my first live show in London, Beach House was out of this world; they was awe-inspiring. I’ll start at the beginning.

Horizons

Sinta Tantra and Nick Hornby: Collaborative Artists

Busy employees shove through the bustling throng in the lobby of One Canada Square, one of the tallest buildings in Canary Wharf, London. Amidst the crazed crowd one man stops, turns around and cocks his head. He approaches a sculpture of a head – or is it a bird? –overlaid with blue and pink paints.

Gratitude for America & Independence Day Playlist

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! Okay, I have to make a confession: I’m not overly patriotic. I’m not a history buff. The most I do on the Fourth of July is wear red, white and blue and try to make it to the town’s firework display – and this year, thanks to Subway, I couldn’t even do that. […]

Monday Jamboree: Apologies, Bon Iver, and Gay Rights

Hi everyone. First off, I want to apologize for not posting a Friday Jamboree last week. I’ll be honest, but I can’t promise that you haven’t heard this excuse before: I was busy. Maybe working two jobs is finally taking a toll on me. Anyway, this week I interviewed the ticket agents and crew members […]

Instant Movie Review: Melancholia (2011)

This is a new feature on this blog that reviews Netflix Instant Watch movies and sometimes TV shows. This post contains spoilers. But they are what you would expect from a movie like this.  Every so often a movie that is hilarious, uplifting, and lively will appear on Netflix, sometimes surprisingly meaningful, more often than […]