Local bands local again

November 12, 2008 1

It’s a familiar story, local rock band packs up and moves to the city to make it big. The reality is that things rarely work out that way. Dreams shatter, plans change, expectations fall. Often though, musicians land somewhere between great success and crushing defeat. Some bands do not immediately strike gold, but achieve enough to keep the hope alive. That is where psychedelic rock band, the Trakes, find themselves today.

'Ville idols even Simon would enjoy

November 12, 2008 0

On Sunday, families and friends came to see their loved ones at the ‘Ville Idol Finals in Lyte Auditorium with 11 remaining contestants, a $1,000 grand prize, the stakes were high for the performers.

Kicking and screaming

November 12, 2008 0

The Chameleon opened its doors to the quiet chatter of an audience ready to get loud. Norma Jean and Haste The Day headlined a great set of metal bands Thursday night.

Millersville's got more than just talent

November 12, 2008 0

Last Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, the many talented students of Millersville University showcased their skills at The Public Relations Student Society of America’s first annual Millersville’s Got Talent competition. The program showcased a variety of talents from students all over Millersville University.

The Vault: DVD Review: "Ecotopia"

November 12, 2008 0

Imagine a world powered by clean energy, people worry much less about formality, they instead focus on being creative, healthy, energetic and building communities rather than living up to western standards of “success.”

Movie Review: "Role Models"

November 12, 2008 0

McLovin’ is back! Stifler is back! Brian Fantana is back! What more could you ask for in a film? This week’s new release Role Models brings all of these recent comic stars together for a story of inspiration, relationships, energy drinks, and children that use the “f” bomb more than Chris Rock. The combination is truly magical.

The Cure: still living the dream

November 12, 2008 0

My friend Nelson does concrete for a living and is a pretty gnarly drummer; like, big, thudding, John Bonham drums. He is kind of a “tough guy.” That’s why I was so surprised when, years into our friendship, he “came out of the closet” and admitted that he was a huge Cure fan. I was too! It is not always cool to admit you like the Cure. Maybe it is the association with moping goth kids or the silly imagery or Robert Smith all covered in makeup and acting like a sad, sad girl, but sometimes you have to keep your Cure love on the down-low.

Love is in the air at MU

November 5, 2008 1

“Love” was the theme of the 2008 Fall Musical Showcase. Flying, Falling, and everything in between involved theme songs from movies, and readings on the topic.

Millersville celebrates culture

November 5, 2008 0

A strange but succulent scent filled the room—the wafting of about a dozen different ethnic foods. At 6 p.m., the designated commencement time for the event, a line contoured the walls of the room—kids waiting, antsy for eggrolls, and adults excited for baklava. .

Be bearfoot and care-free

November 5, 2008 0

Sponsored by the MU Cultural Affairs Committee, Alaska-based group Bearfoot performed classic and contemporary bluegrass and country music and original work they had written and performed in a one night only show, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2008.

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