Marquette Wire

Heart troubles can’t slow down Wu

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

"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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

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...

Guerilla book fuels feminism

Tim Cigelske

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The book is written by an anonymous group of women activists and artists who don gorilla masks and take the names of famous dead women. The group burst on the New York scene in 1985 with billboards suggesting that posing nude...

Young updates old message

Todd Lazarski

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Building an epic tale around the fictitious Green family in imaginary Greendale, Calif., Young crafts an intricately woven storyline throughout each tune on the album. Using simple country-folk dialect and the cadence of a story-teller,...

MUSG Weekend Movies

Tim Horneman

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Student Government

Last year, movies were shown on Friday nights only. This year, movies are shown at 8 p.m. on Fridays and 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturdays. All showings are at the Varsity Theatre and cost $2 with a valid Marquette Card and $3 without. Movies...

Matchstick

Tim Cigelske

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The slam-bang surprise ending helps, but the story until that point limps along with stabs at cheap sentimentality and bad jokes that barely make it worthwhile. Based on the novel by Eric Garcia, the plot centers on Roy (Cage),...

Spade film leans on easy jokes, fails to reach maturity

Kevin Crowe

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

"Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" details the life of a child who experienced a few years of success in his youth as his messy hair, crooked smile and quirky interjections endeared him to television audiences across the country....

‘Richard’ crippled by era, saved by lead performance

Libby Fry

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The show opened at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater last weekend to launch the theater's 50th Anniversary season. Set just after the end of England's War of the Roses, in which the House of York defeated the House of Lancaster...