Entertainment: Multimedia Belt

October 28, 2013 - 4:58pm
Review: The Everson Museum of Art debuted 'The Art of Video Games' at a reception on Friday before the exhibit opened to the general public on Saturday. The exhibit chronicles the evolution of gaming through the lenses of developers and players.

The evolution of one of the most progressive media is the focus of the Everson Museum of Art’s most recent exhibition: The Art of Video Games.

October 23, 2013 - 8:54pm
Jeremy Salken from Big Gigantic took some time to talk with The NewsHouse about the duo's live show, upcoming album and help with Colorado flood relief.

Since Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken joined musical forces to create Big Gigantic in 2008, they have established a reputation of high energy live performances that differ from many other electronic acts. The duo frequently combines more well-known electronic elements like laptop effects with Lalli’s saxophone and Salken’s drums. Their unique style has gained them an enthusiastic following across the United States and around the world. They are currently on tour before the release of their next studio album, due out sometime in early 2014.

October 17, 2013 - 5:02pm
Kate McKinnon and Vanessa Bayer of 'Saturday Night Life' performed in Goldstein Auditorium on Wednesday, an event sponsored by University Union.

With noticeably different comedic styles, the girls of Saturday Night Live, also known as Kate McKinnon and Vanessa Bayer, had a full house laughing with tears Wednesday in Goldstein Auditorium.

After opening act Nick VatterottMcKinnon marched out onto the stage to Britney Spears’ “Work B--," and subsequently grinded on the mic stand.

October 16, 2013 - 12:03pm
Review: The touring production of Broadway hit 'Hello, Dolly' features over-the-top, endearing performances and classic tunes audiences have grown to know and love.

Originally drawing inspiration from Johann Nestroy’s musical Einen Jux will er sich machen (He Will Go on a Spree), Hello, Dolly! ignited a spree in 1964, consecutively running on Broadway for 2,844 performances and winning 10 Tony Awards.

October 14, 2013 - 5:08pm
Review: Between the talented cast, creative costumes and colorful lighting design, SU Drama presented a highly entertaining production of this fun musical.

Seussical the Musical opened at the Arthur Storch Theater Friday to kick off the Syracuse University Department of Drama's 2013-2014 season. Seussical tells the whimsical story of Horton the elephant (played by junior Ben Odom) and his adventures with the quaint people of Whoville, setting it to music by Stephen Flaherty and SU alumna Lynn Ahrens.

October 11, 2013 - 12:46pm
Review: The Red House's 'Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson' offers pertinent satire in the form of fun, self-indulgent rock songs.

Andrew Jackson was a revolutionary leader. He was the first of his kind, a progressive frontiersman with democratic ideas, to be elected to public office. And boy, was his journey interesting. Director Stephen Svoboda and company deliver an exaggerated experience of Jackson’s hassled world with their new production Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson.

October 9, 2013 - 12:59pm
Video: The veteran actor sat down with The NewsHouse before his lecture and performance in the Hergenhan Auditorium to discuss his career and the state of the acting industry.

To kick off Orange Central weekend at Syracuse University, Tony-award winning actor Brian Dennehy presented pieces from Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman and Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie, and he even sang a song from Guys and Dolls for visiting alumni.

October 9, 2013 - 12:32pm
Review: '40 Artists / 40 Years' features one photograph to represent each year the Light Work gallery has been open.

40 Artists / 40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection is an illustration of how photography is not just the reflection of life, but also a creative process of reconstructing everyday things and representing them in unconventional ways.

October 4, 2013 - 11:11pm
Q&A: Flux Pavilion, who completed his first ever two-day residency on Oct. 3, sat down with The NewsHouse to talk about how he got where is and where he's going from here.

It was a Circus Records love affair on Thursday evening as Flux Pavilion finished his two-day residency at the Westcott Theater.

October 4, 2013 - 3:49pm
Review: Despite the disconnect between Twenty One Pilots and opener Travi$ Scott, University Union's Homecoming concert offered a fun night of music for a small crowd.

University Union’s Homecoming concert on Thursday in Goldstein suffered an identity crisis.

The show featured local openers Shiffley, a pop rock band hellbent on bringing synth back, Travi$ Scott, an up-and-coming rapper who mostly yelled at the crowd for his half hour set, and Twenty One Pilots, the alt-pop/hip-hop headliners.