Ukelele moving up the charts among music aficionados

By Chelsea Martin An appalling thought it is to imagine a world without music. While some may argue that we’d be better off without the distractions music can...

Search under way for relics of bygone eras

by Chase Kamp If one could put Tempe on a turntable and drop the needle, the sound would contain the charge of ‘90s alternative rock, the bombast of big...

Harvard-Yale match a ‘60s metaphor to 2014 politics

Review by M.V. Moorhead So now we know—if we care—that the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos will face each other in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2. I hope everybody enjoys...

Convergence of milestones again puts popular musician in limelight

Story by Georgia Swing Photo by Billy Hardiman Singer-songwriter Walt Richardson looks back at 35 years of entertaining Tempe audiences and says he feels like he’s just beginning. For...

Country up-and-comer Laura Walsh to play Tempe History Museum

Story by Chase Kamp Country superstar Toby Keith sang about “a little less talk and a lot more action.” Country comedy favorite Larry the Cable Guy implores all to...

Student production challenges creative, technical ingenuity

Story by M.V. Moorhead Even in these cooler months, Tempe seems pretty far away from rural Maine. But playgoers can get a breath of cool wintry New England air...

Explosions, crashes- and Tatum – are ‘White House Down’ mainstays

It’s said that for a few years after the huge success of the original Die Hard, every action movie idea in Hollywood was pitched...

Special-effects spectacle takes ‘Man of Steel’ to new cinematic heights

Playing Superman is sometimes seen as a curse for an actor. The career and life of George Reeves were blighted by his association with...

Despite advent of CGI, Harryhausen is still remembered for his genius

One of my best friends called me from back east this month, seriously in tears, to tell me that Ray Harryhausen has passed on,...

Despite its rough edges, ‘Love’ really may be all you need

He’s been a natty and impressively businesslike 007; he’s dutifully played supporting parts in stuff like Mrs. Doubtfire and The Mirror Has Two Faces;...
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