‘Finding Hillywood,’ second of three Mary B. Martin school screenings
ETSU’s Mary B. Martin School of the Arts presents the film “Finding Hillywood” Monday, March 17, at 7 p.m. with Director/Producer Leah Warshawski as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Hillywood is the second of three independent films Mary B.
Amigo to perform at The Hideaway
Saturday March 8, Johnson City will welcome the band Amigo at The Hideaway. The trio from North Carolina casually formed in 2011 after they completed college. In the band is Slade Baird on guitar and vocals, Adam Phillips as the drummer and lead singer, and Thomas Alverson as the bassist.
Trading Temple Run for fun
For college students who are fans of the game Temple Run but who can better relate to campus life than to the Indiana Jones-like premise of Temple Run, a new mobile game called Campus Beer Run 3D is worth checking out. Developed by Wutango Media based in Seattle, the game is “the world’s first temple run for belligerent college party-goers,” according to the company’s website.
Unfinished characters leave way for unfinished dialogue
The ETSU Division of Theatre and Dance’s performance of Luigi Pirandello’s classic play “Six Characters in Search of an Author” was a difficult play to sit through, but one that challenged assumptions and prompted reflection. For those familiar with the original translation from Italian, this performance was a bit of a surprise, as the script used the much more modern translation by Robert Brustein.
FMLA stands for women everywhere
The ETSU Feminist Majority Leadership Association hosted an event for the 1 Billion Rising movement Thursday night at the Willow Tree Cafe. 1 Billion Rising is a foundation that is driven to stop the domestic and sexual abuse of women around the world, the theme of the night, “Strike, Dance, Rise.
‘The Butler’ ‘serves’ history to viewers
Lee Daniels’ “The Butler,” while taking liberties from the original source, is a commendable effort as a whole with Forest Whitaker’s arresting performance as a subtle, understated White House butler in a more grounded light. “The Butler” stands as a testament to race- and history-oriented films that do not dwell on fantasy.
Program connects artist and students via Skype
A group of students in the Department of Art and Design experienced a unique opportunity on Tuesday evening as they gathered in Ball Hall to hear from a professional artist. The interaction took place in a non-traditional way, as students sat in front of a screen waiting for the artist to answer a Skype call.
Using magic to make connections
As the clock begins a three-minute countdown, the audience is given the decision to stay for the show or leave before it gets started — symbolic of the first move when entering The Maze, which was the inspirational magic show performed by Jim Munroe for ETSU this past Thursday.
Student creates Philosophical Cinema Club
Free film. Free coffee. Free doughnuts. Free thinking. If any or all of these sound appealing, then a new club on campus called the Philosophical Cinema Club may be for you. Freshman Blaine Boles is the president of the club and one of its creators. He spent his first semester of college at University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Lift Every Voice
An uplifting collaborative college concert
Lift Every Voice, a collaborative concert featuring gospel choirs from ETSU, King University, Milligan College and Northeast State Community College, offered a unique performance at a beautiful venue. The varied musical styles created an interesting performance that was indeed uplifting.