Entertainment

Home Entertainment Page 3
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.

History Has it’s Eyes on You… and We Have Our Eyes on History

Written by Mateo Biggs 2020 has been a historic year for almost everyone on our planet. From the essential workers to the children who can...

Not so Cute: Netflix’s Cuties Causing Controversy

Written by Joseph Carrick Recently Netflix took on the award-winning French drama Cuties, but it appears that their promotions were causing more drama than the...

The Entertainment Industry in Quarantine: Staying Together While Being Apart

Written by Charissa Roberson  When COVID-19 sent the U.S. into lockdown, something almost unimaginable happened – the entertainment industry completely shut down. Theaters and cinemas...

Drive-In Movies

Written by Kristina Calhoun Not your grandparents Drive-In Movie Theatre… or is it? The vintage 1930’s family entertainment is coming to the future. Starting August...

Choir: The Last Four Years

Written by Jessica Shelburne From 2017-2020, the Roanoke College Choir Department has experienced a collection of remarkable events and moments. In the spring of 2017,...

Band: The Last Four Years

Written by Jessica Shelburne The band is a staple of the Music Department at Roanoke College. Dr. Marc LaChance, the new director, has recently been...

A Farewell to Alexandra Gautier

Written by Jessica Shelburne I have worked with Alexandra on the Entertainment staff for the last couple years, which includes many, many publications. During this...

Theatre RC: The Last Four Years

Written by Charissa Roberson Over the past four years, Theatre RC has experienced important milestones and participated in some outstanding events. In 2017, Theatre RC...

How the Entertainment Industry is Responding to the Pandemic

Written by Jessica Shelburne In a time where the world is on pause, businesses of all kinds have taken measures to accommodate for the extenuating...

The Films That Got Away (Without a Best Picture Oscar)

Written by Charissa Roberson One problem with annual awards ceremonies like the Academy Awards, which recognize the “Best Picture” of the year, is that often...

Ten Feel-good Shows for Easy Stress Relief

Written by Joseph Carrick The world seems to be losing its marbles right now with the new coronavirus spreading from China all the way to...

1920 vs. 2020

Written by Jessica Shelburne The year 2020 is noteworthy for several reasons. One being that it’s been an entire century since 1920: the beginning of...

Ireland in the Movies

Written by Charissa Roberson On St. Patrick’s Day, it’s always fun to put on a good “Irish film” and enjoy the beautiful scenery and accents....

Major Female Influences in Popular Culture

Written by Jessica Shelburne From literature and art to music and film, men dominated every aspect of popular culture until women forced their way into...

Wigs Have Been SNATCHED!

Written by Joseph Carrick The sensational drag race, now reaching its twelfth season, already has drama exploding in the production of the show that will...

RC International Film Festival Returns for Second Year

Between Feb.19-28, eight different films in eight different languages are screening at locations around campus as part of the annual Roanoke College International Film...

The Oscars and Why We Stopped Caring

Written by Joseph Carrick For those who do not know, or more likely probably stopped caring in the face of midterms, the Academy Awards (otherwise...

Things to do Over Spring Break No Matter Where You Are

Written by Alexandra Gautier Whether at home, vacation, or staying in Salem, be sure to make the most out of your Spring Break!  Things to do...

Notable Moments From Superbowl LIV

Written by Jessica Shelburne Super Bowl LIV (54) was complete with special commercials, a stellar National Anthem, performance by Demi Lovato, and a saucy halftime...

2020 Grammys Recap

Written by Jessica Shelburne At the 62nd annual Grammy’s music awards, multiple artists had their turn making history. This year, Billie Eilish and Lizzo made...