Dayton Ballet Fall Performance Embraces Dracula

By: Emily Bevelhymer After taking a summer break, the Dayton Ballet is beginning their newest season by performing one of their Signature Events, Dracula: Bloodlines. The ballet will tell the iconic story of Dracula. Act One of the ballet will focus on Vlad Tepes who is a prince in the 15th century near Transylvania and the events that turned him into a vampire. Act Two … Continue reading Dayton Ballet Fall Performance Embraces Dracula

Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

By: Emily Bevelhymer During the fall a book with an eerie and mysterious atmosphere is the perfect choice and The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón is a book that checks both boxes. The Shadow of the Wind is set in post war Barcelona and follows a young boy named Daniel. Daniel’s father is a book dealer and knows of a place called … Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

Solo: A Star Wars Movie: Success or Slump?

By Mackenzie Pittman On May 24, 2018 the ninth-most expensive movie ever made hit the theaters; Solo: A Star Wars Movie. The 10th movie in the Star Wars saga follows the life of Han Solo before his years in the rebellion. Young Solo joins ranks with a dangerous galactic gang, meeting Chewbacca, his future co-pilot, and Lando Calrissian, the owner of the Millennium Falcon. After … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Movie: Success or Slump?

Must See Movies For Summer 2018

By: Chelsea Cozad Your must see movie list for summer 2018 in order of release date. Hurry–grab the popcorn and soda because these blockbusters will be waiting for you. Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25) Adrift (June 1) Ocean’s 8 (June 8) Incredibles 2 (June 15) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (June 22) Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! (July 20) Mission: Impossible-Fallout (July 27) … Continue reading Must See Movies For Summer 2018

The Highlight Reel for 2018’s Musical Nominees

by Katie Giffin Another year of Broadway is coming to a close with the Tony Awards set to take place on June 10 in Radio City Music Hall, New York City. With a year full of breathtaking revival shows, like My Fair Lady and Carousel, and brand new shows that dazzled the audience, like The Band’s Visit and Mean Girls, here are some of the highlights of the people and shows nominated … Continue reading The Highlight Reel for 2018’s Musical Nominees

Tips for performing- without the pre-show puking

by Katie Giffin After months of preparation, stress, and hard work, when the day of the performance finally arrives, it is a terrifying mixture of crushing anxiety and overwhelming excitement. It is the culmination of all the effort put forth to create a piece of art. It is the showcase of all the late nights, the stress, and the lack of sleep. However, it is … Continue reading Tips for performing- without the pre-show puking

Fortnite Changes It Up With an App

By: Kayla Stephensen Fortnite, a recent video game obsession among many teens, came out with an app version of the console game. The app is mobile so it can be played anywhere; however, players need an invite from the developers and an iPhone 6s (or a later generation) to download it. The game is set up in battle royale genre where 100 players are fighting … Continue reading Fortnite Changes It Up With an App

5 of the Cutest Easter Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

By: Chelsea Cozad Hop (2011) Start mixing the food coloring, hard boiled the eggs, and flip on the TV to this adorable spin on the tale of the Easter Bunny. Hop tells the story of the teenage son of the Easter Bunny, E.B., who wants to change his path and pursue a career as a drummer in a rock’n’roll band. He travels to Hollywood and … Continue reading 5 of the Cutest Easter Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

iHeartRadio Awards

by Drew Ward One of the most anticipated awards ceremonies in music is the iHeartRadio Music awards. The night was filled with dazzling performances by Eminem, Cardi-B, Charlie Puth, Ed Sheeran and more. Cardi-B shone as she won the year’s Best New Artist, beating Khalid who was considered a favorite. Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” won song of the year. Imagine Dragons showed up by … Continue reading iHeartRadio Awards