Review

September 27, 2012 - 11:08pm
Review: Two Arts Journalism graduate students offer their reviews of the upcoming slasher flick from WWE Studios.

The 2012-2013 Arts Journalism cohort had a chance to see a Toronto International Film Festival "Midnight Madness" screening of the latest horror film from "The Midnight Meat Train" director Ryuhei...

September 24, 2012 - 9:19pm
Review: Three Arts Journalism graduate students offer their reviews of the new Snoop Dogg documentary.

The 2012-2013 Arts Journalism cohort had a chance to see a Toronto International Film Festival screening of the documentary Reincarnated. Presented here are three reviews from the screening.

September 21, 2012 - 5:13pm
The photography exhibition at the Tech Garden demonstrates the ingenuity of local and international cell phone snapshot artists.

Cell phones have long surpassed their primary means of communication. They are now used to direct us from point A to point B, to make us dinner reservations and to calculate the direct percentage of tip money to leave the waiter. And thanks to the new gallery exhibit, Phonography, people can now showcase their cell phone photography in Syracuse for all to see.

September 20, 2012 - 9:30pm
Review: The indie-comedy about dueling a capella groups is more true to life than you'd think.

Pitch Perfect has, somehow, become one of the fall’s most anticipated movies.

November 5, 2011 - 9:28pm
Keynote speaker Alec Soth inspires at the SPE Conference
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November 2, 2011 - 3:47pm
Review: The bizarre musical at The Red House spooks viewers this Halloween season.

If you give a Bat Boy a home, he’s going to ask for an education. If you give a Bat Boy an education, he’s going to ask to attend a church revival. Obviously.

If you’ll play along with the campy storyline, Red House Arts Center's latest production, “Bat Boy: The Musical” delivers the energy required by this fun show. But if you’re looking for theatrical genius, you will surely be disappointed.

October 22, 2011 - 12:31pm
Review: The 90s rockers played their hit album Pocket Full of Kryptonite in its entirety at The Westcott Theater

The audience at The Westcott Theater was split Friday night.

On one hand there were run-of-the-mill college kids – 90s babies. On the other, a crowd of folks who might have passed for their parents.

October 13, 2011 - 8:38am
Review: Photography exhibit shows abandonment, loneliness, and the everyday person

If you're looking for bright, colorful photographs of cute kids and pretty neighborhoods, you won't find them in Alec Soth's exhibition at the Everson Museum of Art. And that's a good thing.

October 10, 2011 - 4:56pm
Review: Local musicians bring symphonic music back to Syracuse after the bankruptcy of the SSO.

Sunday's Symphony Syracuse concert delivered two things: music and a message. This organization—meant to serve as a lifeboat to symphonic music after the declared bankruptcy of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra—made a case for themselves through several impassioned speeches, but more convincingly, by playing beautifully together.

October 9, 2011 - 11:56am
Review: Eric Lott explains Joni Mitchell's "Pimp Game" and more.

An icon of musicians, flower children and their children alike, Joni Mitchell has proven to be more than a product of 60s and 70s counterculture. Born Roberta Joan Anderson on Nov. 7, 1943 in Ft. Mcleod, Canada, her music has been sampled and covered by numerous artists from Prince to Crosby Stills and Nash.