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‘Incredibly Close’ but no cigar

Liz McGovern

January 26, 2012

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Most stories about 9/11 cover the national tragedy from the perspective of the day it happened. Everyone remembers what happened on that individual day – where they were, what they were doing – because it affected the country as a whole. It is much harder, however, to focus on the colossal afterma... Read more »

Sat. Nite Duets ring in the school year on high note

Liz McGovern

January 19, 2012

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After emerging from holiday food comas feeling well-rested, the idea of doing work again can be daunting. Luckily, the Sat. Nite Duets performance at Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday sideswiped any back-to-school blues, capping the end of break and kicking off the 2012 school year on a hig... Read more »

Dreaming of a White House Christmas

Liz McGovern

December 8, 2011

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If you get a call from someone who says they're from the White House, it's probably just a lame middle school practical joke. But for Mark Konewko, Marquette University’s chorus director, it was no joke at all – although... Read more »

All-male Naturals tune up for the holidays

Liz McGovern

December 1, 2011

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In most musical pieces, vocals are accompanied by instrumentals. However, the human voice shows its true potential as a powerful instrument when it stands alone. This is a cappella. The Naturals, Marquette’s all-male a cappella... Read more »

Thrift is the new black

Liz McGovern

November 22, 2011

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Most students have a hard time waking up for an 8 a.m. class. But with a little incentive — aka Black Friday deals — waking up over winter break at an ungodly hour is somehow justified. But if your idea of holiday ... Read more »

‘Broadtannica’ rewrites history with laugh track

Liz McGovern

November 17, 2011

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World history. These two words are enough to bring back memories of tediously boring high school global studies classes. But this weekend, local comedy troupe Broadminded re-introduces history to the delightfully outlandish world of sketch comedy, over at the Alchemist Theatre. Broadminded ... Read more »

Gospel Choir hits the high notes

Liz McGovern

November 10, 2011

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Worship can be a quiet time for prayer and reflection. For the Marquette University Gospel Choir, worship is a celebration. Singing in church — especially when you have doubts about your vocal talents — can be awkward... Read more »

Cozy up in Milwaukee’s many coffee houses

Liz McGovern

November 3, 2011

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Coffee is an integral part of college culture. Cafés can often serve as a daily sanctuary for the busy student, a break from the world outside. When you want more than just the default campus options of the Brew and Starbucks, though, consider these off-campus options capable of sati... Read more »

MU student expresses musical dreams as indie band drummer

Liz McGovern

October 27, 2011

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While band names can seem random, choosing a name is the first step that sets artists apart from each other. What musicians choose to call themselves creates their identity. For Chris Morales, a senior in the College of A... Read more »

MKE haunted houses with haunting stories to tell

Liz McGovern

October 13, 2011

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Even during the best scary movies, the audience still remains seated. Halloween is the only time of year when they get to engage in the action, with haunted houses that let patrons step into a scene and become a part of the story,... Read more »

The Alchemist Theatre’s ‘Faust’ features ’20s with a twist

Liz McGovern

October 6, 2011

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While purchasing theater tickets, it is not common to receive a follow-up email requesting audience members to wear all black and bring a masquerade mask to the performance. However, The Alchemist Theater, 2569 S. Kinnick... Read more »

‘Little Shop’ a bloody good musical

Liz McGovern

September 29, 2011

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Fears of the dentist. Worries about giant flesh-eating monsters. Turning every situation into a song. This is no regression back into childhood. It’s just “Little Shop of Horrors,” the season opener for Marquette’s Department of Performing Arts. The musical originally earned acclaim in an off-Broadway ... Read more »

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