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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.

“Little Women” Making Big Waves

Written by Alexandra Gautier The latest of several movie adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s dearly beloved novel, Little Women, has made an impression on viewers,...

Golden Globers Gawk at Gesticulating Gervais’ Grandiloquence

Written by Joseph Carrick Before we delve into the spectacle that took over social by storm, let’s take a quick look at the Golden Globes...

1917: A One-Shot Wonder

Written by Charissa Roberson At first glance, the most impressive aspect of Sam Mendes’ new film “1917” is its appearance of being one long tracking...

20 Albums in 2020

Perhaps 2020 will bring us WW3, or maybe it will bring us peace and prosperity. Either way, we can be certain there will be...

A Meme Advent Calendar of the 2010’s

Written by Joseph Carrick As 2019 concludes, it is important to reflect on lessons learned from this past year. Most important of all: how many...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion (No) Show

Written by Jessica Shelburne Every year since 1995, the Victoria’s Secret fashion show has aired across millions of television screens as women who embody the...

An AMA-zing Year for Taylor Swift

Written by Alexandra Gautier Basically all you need to know about the 2019 American Music Awards is: Taylor Swift. Oh, you want to know more...

What Classic Christmas Films Teach Us

Written by Charissa Roberson One of the best parts of Christmastime is snuggling up with a great holiday movie. The best movies truly capture the...

Budgeting for Black Friday

Written by Jessica Shelburne Black Friday is just like an expensive marathon that starts in the middle of the night. Except that it’s much better...

Family Films in Theatres this Thanksgiving

Written by Charissa Roberson Once the Thanksgiving feast is over, the long afternoon sets in -- the perfect setting for a trip to the cinema....

Theatre RC Takes on Shakespeare

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College’s theater department put on for their fall performance, a rendition of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This play...

Disney+ Hits the Scene

Written by Alexandra Gautier You can’t put a price on childhood memories and nostalgia for days gone by. Well, that is, until now. Disney took...

It’s a Thanksgiving Tradition, Charlie Brown!

Written by Joseph Carrick Families across the United States and around the world have unique ways of celebrating the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Common traditions...

A New Alphabet Song? L, M, NO

Written by Jessica Shelburne 2019 has been an interesting year for many reasons. The most recent of which is the new way of reciting the...

Some Things Never Change: Protesting in America

Written by Joseph Carrick The weekly protests outside the Capital Building have not been going over well for protesters, which means that their plan is...

Upcoming Productions from Local Theatres

Written by Charissa Roberson As fall proceeds into winter, Roanoke’s local theater scene is offering several opportunities to enjoy new and exciting shows in the...

“Harriet” Receives Mixed Opinions

Written by Alexandra Gautier If you ask anyone if they know who Harriet Tubman is, the answer is a resounding “yes!” Her story of running...

4 of the Best Halloween Films

Written by Alexandra Gautier Besides chugging a pumpkin spice latte and lighting the Bath & Body Works candle scented ‘Leaves’, the only way to really...

‘The Joker’ in 2019 – Unsurprising Controversy

Written by Charissa Roberson Even before its release on Oct. 4, Todd Phillips’ Joker, a comic-book adaptation focusing on DC Comic’s most famous villain, was...

Ellen and George Demonstrate How to be Kind

Written by Jessica Shelburne A democrat and a republican walk into a Dallas Cowboys football game and sit next to each other…one might assume that...