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Country Bourne brings country rock to southern Indiana

Allan Phelps and Rich Hinchman performing with Country Bourne at Down River in Sellersburg.

Tina Reed

March 11, 2014

Smokey red, yellow, green, and blue lights swirl around five musicians as they perform on a small stage in a packed house on a Saturday night at Slimo’s Saloon in Salem, Ind. The southern country rock band, Country Bourne, performs most weekend nights somewhere in southern Indiana. “Country, old...

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

Marisa Gartland

March 10, 2014

Jim Hesselman, director of “God of Carnage” and assistant professor of theatre and performance at Indiana University Southeast, introduces the performance with a thought-provoking anecdote within the first couple pages of the play bill: “As far as I know, human beings are the only animals on...

Pharrell’s new album leaves listeners “happy”

Hannah Ash

March 10, 2014

Pharrell Williams’ second studio album, “GIRL,” is filled with fun, catchy tracks aided by artists like Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys. “GIRL” is the kind of album that makes you want to move. The album features soulful, danceable pop tracks that can (almost) mak...

“Pompeii” not to die for

Ashley Sizemore

March 5, 2014

Stars: 2 1/2 Movie: Pompeii Release date: Feb. 21, 2014 Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama Director: Paul W. S. Anderson Writers: Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler, and Michael Robert Johnson Starring: Kit Harington, Carrie-anne Moss, Emily Browning, Jessica Lucas, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Synopsi...

How I became a fan of “My Little Pony”

Duncan Cooper

February 27, 2014

I still remember my reaction when I first saw the discussion beginning on my computer screen. I was half-certain it was a joke, but the longer the discussion continued, the more I realized that this was completely legitimate, and I could hardly believe my eyes. The people online were discussing the...

Lego movie inspires hope in all ages

Nic Britton

February 24, 2014

Synopsis: Emmet, an average construction worker in Lego Land, starts the day like any other. Happy and seemingly content with his life, he doesn’t have a care in the world — only this day is different. With the evil Lord Business secretly planning to end all life as our plastic pals know it, Emmet...

Jonze explores digital love in “Her”

Jonze explores digital love in

Marisa Gartland

February 16, 2014

Spike Jonze has presented us yet another aesthetically pleasing picture to add to his collection alongside Where the Wild Things Are and Being John Malkovich, this time in the form of a love story. The film takes place slightly in the future – advancement in the digital world is evident, but not quite...

WFPK brings Waterfront Wednesdays indoors for winter

The Wood Brothers perform for 91.9 WFPK's latest Winter Wednesday on Jan. 22 at the Clifton Center

Taylor Ferguson

February 12, 2014

Free, live music by artists featured on a local radio station with refreshments to boot; WFPK offers not only Waterfront Wednesdays in the summer but also Winter Wednesdays for the second year in a row at the Clifton Center. John Harris, Executive Director of the Clifton Center, said Winter Wednesdays...

Kelly graces IUS with the sounds of jazz

Grace Kelly performs at the Stem Concert Hall on Jan. 15

Ashley Sizemore and Erica Farley

January 22, 2014

On stage, dazzling in shiny gold and black pants of a damask pattern, Grace Kelly plays the Sax. As she wiggles and stomps with the beat of the music, her audience involuntarily nods their heads and taps their feet. A soulfulness fills the air as the room becomes thick with the multiple layers and sou...

Bing, Bowie and the great “Little Drummer Boy” incident of 1977

Bing, Bowie and the great

Gail Faustyn

December 19, 2013

  The year was 1977, and David Bowie seemed to become a commercial success overnight with the release of his album "Low", and the hit single "Heroes." Until this point, while Bowie did have quite a following with his glam rock subculture, he was never considered a “popular artist.” Teenagers...

“Hangover Part III” movie review

Samantha Frazier

November 17, 2013

Synopsis: When Allen suffers a very personal loss and spirals out of control, the rest of the Wolf Pack ban together for a road trip to see their craziest member get help. On the way to the treatment faculty, things take an unexpected turn. With every second more precious than the last, our three he...

Review: Deer Tick at Headliner’s

Review: Deer Tick at Headliner's

Taylor Ferguson

November 7, 2013

A chicken suit, a selfie and an on-stage kiss between band members; if you attended Headliners’ Music Hall on Monday Nov. 4 you already know that I’m referencing: Deer Tick’s performance. Known for their usually sweaty, rowdy, beer-and-brown-liquor-induced gigs, Deer Tick didn’t disappoint. The...