Entertainment

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.

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Half-Time Showstopper

by Victoria McGraw An unseen performance by Rihanna will be showcased in the 2023 Super Bowl. This is a huge deal because, in 2019, Rihanna...

Shushok Shindig: A Taste of Southern Shenanigans

by Mateo Biggs What got you to come up with the idea of a “Shushok Shindig”? “Well, that's a great question– it is hard to say...

Fight Like a Girl!

by Anna Tillman On Tuesday, 10/4 Campus Safety and Res Life hosted a female-only self-defense workshop! The class was taught by Lieutenant April McCadden and...

Taylor Swift Society

by Karen Kholer This past Sunday, October 2nd, the Taylor Swift Society held a Taylor Swift Dance Party in the Bank Building.  It lasted from...

Emmy’s 2022: A Night Rewarding of Titles

by Mateo Biggs There’s always a specific night that gains viewership not quite like any other– an annual program that has everyone cheering their favorite...

Under the Sea: a New Spin on an Old “Tail”

by Victoria McGraw For many years, Disney has been known for having little to no diversity in its films. Then in 2009, they produced Tiana,...

Return of the Teen Movie

by Karen Kohler This past Friday, September 16th, Netflix original movie “Do Revenge” came out and to put it plainly, it has it all.  The...

“House of The Dragon”: the Newest Chapter

by Anna Tillman The burning question since the release of "House of the Dragon" has been: "Game of Thrones" or "House of the Dragon"? Well,...

“Hopelessly Devoted”: an Olivia Newton-John Rememberance

by Mateo Biggs As always, time is ever changing and going. From the change in weather as seasons crawl onwards, or even the newest class...

A Darling Film to See

by Anna Tillman “Don’t Worry Darling” has been a highly anticipated film for the year! This cast is full of stars you know and love....

Meet Taylor at “Midnight”

by Karen Kohler On Sunday August 28th, Taylor Swift made a highly anticipated appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards.  Her outfit was a full...

“Stranger Things” Happenings

by Anna Tillman I don’t think it is possible for anyone to not know what the hit Netflix series Stranger Things is. With that being...

Upcoming RC Choir Concerts!

by Karen Kholer As spring blooms and the end of the semester approaches many events come with it, so here are two more to mark...

The Final Curtain Call; a Goodbye to Olin Seniors

By Mateo Biggs What has been your favorite part of working with the theater, choir, or art department of Roanoke College? Jasey Williams:  I love...

That’s All Folks!!

by Charissa Roberson Let me just start by saying, writing this article is weird. How has it been four years? I began writing for the BA,...

“Bridgerton” Is Back!

by Anna Tillman      The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here: the release of “Bridgerton” Season Two!       “Bridgerton” is a series on Netflix...

2022 Oscars Recap

by Charissa Roberson      This year’s Academy Awards featured numerous landmark moments, both for cinematic history and the gossip columns! While the ceremony still had its...

Multimedia Production of Two WWII Stories

by Mateo Biggs ​     A member of the Brackety-Ack herself, senior Charissa Roberson has been the editor of the Entertainment section for the...

Harry’s House

by Karen Kohler       You bring me home, I’m going home, you are home — has Harry been leading up to and hinting at this new...

Trad Tunes for Your St. Patrick’s Day Playlist!

by Charissa Roberson      What is a St. Patrick’s Day celebration without some traditional Irish tunes? Check out these recommendations for your festive soundtrack – and...

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