Send in the clowns

“The Joker” delivers an honest portrayal of the importance of mental health by Ben Bolstrum, Staff Writer Photo courtesy of forbes.com 7/10 There are many positive aspects about the Oct. 4 release of “The Joker.” Creative and claustrophobic camera angles set the tone of a person going through a mental breakdown perfectly, allowing the viewer to […]

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On The Prowl

by Kevin O’Neil, A&E Editor Survivor Art Quilts & Photography Exhibit Anton Art Center 125 Macomb Pl. Mount Clemens, Michigan 48043 Aug. 24 – Oct. 10 Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception: 6 – 8 p.m. FREE and open to the public; donations are accepted Featuring a myriad of hand-crafted quilts with paired […]

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A word with Acclimate

Student hip-hop artist talks about his origins, influences and upcoming performance by Kevin O’Neil, A&E Editor Photos courtesy of Acclimate Schoolcraft student, Adam Culp, better known as Acclimate to his fans, is a burgeoning artist specializing in hip-hop. Even before he began his lyrical campaign, he lived an independent childhood in Brownstown, Michigan, where he […]

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Thicker than blood

La Havas’ latest album tells a story of coming of age and finding one’s roots by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Enterainment Editor 9/10 It’s the popular topic of many a soul-searching introspection; where someone comes from – not necessarily where they were born, but where their family originated from, so many generations ago. Not many […]

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On the prowl

Compiled by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo credit: Tamara Turner   Erebus Haunted House Erebus Haunted Attraction 18 S. Perry St. Pontiac, Michigan 48342 Sept. 13, 2019 – Nov. 02, 2019 Monday-Thursday 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Weekly Sept. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28; Oct. 3-6, 10-13, 16-20, 22-31; […]

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On the Prowl

Compiled by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo credit to reactpresents.com From Camelot to Kent State: Pop 1960-1975 Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI Now till Aug. 25 Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Detroit Institute of Arts presents an exhibition which embraces a […]

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Breathing new life into blues rock

Reignwolf’s debut album “Hear Me Out” astounds 8/10 by Alexis Tucker, Editor-in-chief Reignwolf is a smaller indie/blues-rock band from Canada, and until now, they had only released singles such as “Are You Satisfied?,” “Lonely Sunday,” “In the Dark” and “Hardcore.” “Are You Satisfied?” is a good representation of what the band’s sound is, featuring deep, […]

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On The Prowl

Compiled by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor Graphic by Tamara Turner Hamilton Fisher Theatre 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI Now until April 21 Tuesday through Saturday shows at 8 p.m. Select Thursday matinees at 1 p.m. Admission/Fees: Tickets range from $80-185, with a select number of $485 premium seats available. The critically acclaimed […]

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Mar-Vell-ous

“Captain Marvel” surprises with yet another solid movie 8/10 by Alexis Tucker, Editor-in-chief There were many concerns going into see “Captain Marvel.” Among those include Brie Larson’s acting, how the plot fits into the overall universe and how it holds up against other superhero movies. Moviegoers should be happy to hear that “Captain Marvel” doesn’t […]

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On the Prowl

Compiled by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor Graphic by Tamara Turner Detroit Restaurant Week Restaurants all-around the Metro Detroit area Now until March 3 5 to 11 p.m. Admission/Fees: $29-$39 Detroit is a city filled with a melting pot of some of the finest cuisines, and it will have 26 of its premier restaurants […]

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