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This page consists of any and all popular occasions in entertainment media and pop culture. From Hollywood, California, to our very own Roanoke College, reporters of the entertainment page cover music, films, both visual and performance art, and other similar recent events.

The Year of the Movie Musical?

By Charissa Roberson     At the end of 2021, three outstanding musicals hit screens both big and small, wowing audiences and raising the question: does this...

Golden Globes Recap

by Karen Kohler       This year’s Golden Globes were held on Jan. 9, though not how they are traditionally. There was no red carpet or big...

Behind the Mask: “No Way Home” Review

By Mateo Biggs      ​As the semester starts back up again, many students welcome the new year with open arms– change is always a welcome necessity...

Next Binge: “Euphoria” Season Two

By Anna Tillman      HBO Max’s “Euphoria” is an iconic series worth binging. Everything about the show draws in the viewers and makes you feel mesmerized....

RC Choir Presents Handel’s “Messiah”

by Charissa Roberson     To usher in this Christmas season, the Roanoke College Choir will be presenting Handel’s “Messiah” at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church on Sunday...

Bilingual Performance of “Blood Wedding”

by Mateo Biggs.     There's a special thing about the air as the semester comes to a close. Between the stress of finals and planning for...

Your Holiday Watchlist

by Karen Kohler      Thanksgiving is over, so now that means Christmas time is fast approaching — or has already been here for awhile, depending on...

Christmas Spirit in Downtown Roanoke

by Anna Tillman       If you want to get into the holiday spirit, look no further! Downtown Roanoke will be spreading Christmas cheer all throughout December....

The Long-Awaited Arrival of “Dune”

by Charissa Roberson      After a nearly year-long delay due to COVID-19, Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated adaptation of the sci-fi epic “Dune,” starring Timothée Chalamet and...

“Red”: Taylor’s Version

by Karen Kohler       Miss Americana herself is blessing us with more content than we could think to ask for today, Nov. 12. Taylor Swift is...

“Into the Woods” with Theater RC

by Mateo Biggs      Theatre Roanoke College has always been extremely gifted in bringing works of art to life, and this season is no different. The...

The Iconic Ruth E. Carter

by Anna Tillman       Ruth E. Carter is an extraordinarily talented woman. She has the ability to take pieces of fabric and create beautiful art that...

Hollywood Scares Comes to Roanoke

by Charissa Roberson         This Halloween, Center in the Square went all-out with a Roanoke-themed haunted house attraction, created by a Hollywood professional.      The ambitious attraction, dubbed...

“Hocus Pocus”: Cult Classic

by Anna Tillman      With Halloween just around the corner, it is time to talk about the best Halloween movie of all time: “Hocus Pocus.” Ironically,...

Lights, Camera, SCREAM!

by Mateo Biggs        Musicals have always been a staple part of many holidays, as theater was made to show anything and everything. One thing many...

“You”: Netflix’s Stalker Love Story

Written by Anna Tillman       Season 3 of “You” is officially coming to Netflix on Oct. 15! Now is the time for fans or newcomers to...

Reading Celebrates Professor’s New Book

Written by Charissa Roberson      Dr. Teresa Milbrodt, professor of Creative Writing at Roanoke College, gave a reading on Sept. 29 to celebrate the release of...

Let’s Get Mic’d Up!

Written by Mateo Biggs      On Sutton Terrace on Sept. 28, Roanoke College got loud. Students came together outside Cavern and perched on chairs and benches...

Broadway’s Back, Baby!

Written by Karen Kohler      Broadway is finally reopening and making its starry return after being closed down since March 2020 due to COVID-19. With hopes...

“What IF?”….Marvel Went There

Charissa Roberson   ***CAUTION: Here there be spoilers!***       Marvel’s animated series “What If…?” is quickly drawing to a close, with the final episode set to premiere on...