Marquette Wire

Emotions carry local movie

September 25, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

It could only be small-town Wisconsin. Writer and director Chris Boebel captures the feelings, looks and attitudes of his Boscobel, Wis., birthplace in "Red Betsy," a movie about the care and changes in 1940s Wisconsin. But...

Script plays wicked games with people’s ‘Mind’

Libby Fry

September 25, 2003

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Such a concept is presented in "Mindgame," the first play of the Next Act Theatre's 2003-'04 season. The plot twists and turns, with one shock after another smacking the audience in the face and leaving viewers questioning even...

Res. Halls offer mission to students

September 25, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Students will again have the opportunity to leave Marquette campus in the hopes that the city of Milwaukee can provide them with answers in this year's citywide scavenger hunt, Mission Impossible 2003. "I think it is one of...

Phish bassist swims in expirmental waters

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

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Understandably quirky, the film won the Audience Award at South by Southwest festival in 2000. Upon completion of the film, Gordon took the score from the movie and reworked the songs into new jams. In a sense, Inside In could...

Whoopi Goldberg reviewed

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

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On one hand there's "Whoopi," (7 p.m., Tuesdays, NBC) starring former center square Whoopi Goldberg as freewheeling outspoken hotel operator Mavis Rae. Selling itself on the outrageous and slightly offensive humor of Goldberg,...

Heart troubles can’t slow down Wu

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

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After spending a little time reworking the structure of the band, they settled down as just a four-piece: Terry VanDeWalker on drums, Andy Miller on bass, Al Oikari on keyboards and Chris Castino on lead guitar. It seemed to work...

Midget with an attitude

Tim Cigelske

September 18, 2003

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"Ever see a midget eat popcorn?" he says. "They stick their whole arm in the bucket and come out with one kernel." There's more. "How do you drown a midget? Spit on him." His jokes about midget sexual positions, however,...

Betsey, Bacon Delafield fertile ground for film setting for

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 18, 2003

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In theory, yes. But the writers and producers of the upcoming independent film "Red Betsy" don't quite agree with that idea, at least not for their movie. For them a movie about Wisconsin needed to take place in the dairy state....

New exhibit at Haggerty

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 18, 2003

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Starting today, the Haggerty Museum of Art presents an exhibit from a highly regarded, innovative contemporary artist, Peter Sehringer. This is the first time Sehringer's work will be shown in the United States. The exhibit,...

Thursday’s gone with the wind

Tim Cigelske

September 18, 2003

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Such plaudits came at a time when Thursday — the band, not the weekday — had sold a mere 300,000 copies of its second album on a tiny Chicago-based indie label. So imagine the band members' surprise when the Times — a paper...

"Mary Stuart"

Libby Fry

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Gordon's Elizabeth is a proud, defiant woman who has spent much of her life defending her presence on England's throne. She is unnaturally strong-willed for a woman of her era, and such determination intimidates the men in her...

Hidden jewelcase

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

1960s, the Colonel experimented with sounds similar to Zappa. Since then, he has delved into other projects, most recently The Codetalkers. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2002, features a diverse palette of musical...