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Video Music Awards sparks controversy

Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ MTV hosted its annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) ceremony this past Sunday to record-breaking ratings. Various reports conclude that almost 22 million people watched the ceremony, and the broadcast prompted almost 8,000 tweets per minute. However, beneath the flash and glamour of the Moonman trophies, controversy ensued. This follows … Continue reading

Brew-Ha-Ha delights

By: Campdell Tuel ~Head Copy Editor~ The Cincy Brew Ha-Ha brought a lot of laughter to SawyerPoint Park on Aug. 21-23 for what has become known as America’s Largest Beer and Comedy Festival. With over 50 comedians on four stages, the festival never failed to entertain, delight and captivate audiences. Thursday’s headliner, Josh Sneed, a … Continue reading

Week of Welcome: top entertainment events

By: Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ The Xavier University Student Activities Council (SAC) and Office for Student Involvement (OSI) partner every year to promote the Week of Welcome (WOW) – an entire week’s worth of activities, movies and events to help ease the transition back for both veteran and new students. Many of these … Continue reading

Xavier Singers delivers boisterous performance

By: Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ If anything could be said for the Xavier Singers, it’s that the en­ergy never ceases to amaze. The wholly student-produced group of 14 singers and dancers flipped, kicked and belted their way through a new rock concert entitled “Welcome to the New Age: A Live Music Experience from … Continue reading

Sophomore Spring Vocal Recital features Xavier students’ talent

By: Alex Spindler ~Staff Writer~ The Department of Music and Theatre hosted the Sophomore Spring Vocal Recital this weekend at Bellarmine Chapel. Under the tutelage of vocal instructor Harriet Beebe Arrasmith, the voices of sophomores Brandon Langjahr, Elizabeth Rancourt, Mary Bond and Griffith Bludworth pierced the night air with selections ranging from classical to contemporary … Continue reading

Snapshot: Winter Music Festival: Men’s and Women’s Choruses

Xavier University Department of Music & Theatre hosted the “Winter Music Festival” in Bellarmine Chapel. Both Men’s and Women’s choruses performed on Monday, Feb. 24. For information on future concerts, go to http://www.xavier.edu/music.

VanillaSake moves on to Semi-Final round of the Madison Theater Band Challenge

By: Alex Spindler ~Staff Writer~ The long tradition of local bands and great music continues with VanillaSake, a rock ‘n’ roll quartet involved in the Cincinnati music scene and Xavier community. Brian Sheridan (vocals and rhythm guitar), Sean Dunn (lead guitar), Anthony Nataro (bass guitar) and Will “Shaggy” Clemens (drums and percussion) round out the … Continue reading

Xavier University Singers rock with “80’s Time Warp”

By: Alex Spindler Legs kicked, glitter flew and voices shined in the Xavier University Singers’ latest show installment, “80’s Time Warp.” Directed by Danny Manning, this ensemble group of 14 singers and dancers performed an eclectic show filled with songs by 80’s artists like Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper and more. Combining swift choreography … Continue reading

“A Very A Cappella Christmas” Harmon-X & Acabellas concert spreads Christmas Cheer

By: Alex Spindler The Xavier holiday season got off to a musical start last Sunday with a dual holiday concert featuring the Harmon-X and A caBellas music groups. Harmon-X and A caBellas are the two a cappella choirs (the former being all men and the latter being all women) on campus. They decided to jump-start … Continue reading

Xavier University Singers readies its upcoming “Time Warp” production

By: Alex Spinder Xavier University Singers is a unique group of 12-14 students who sing, dance and perform with a live band circling around a distinct theme each semester. In order to learn more about the club and to fuel anticipation for its next show, the Xavier Newswire sat down with senior Zachary Julian, one … Continue reading

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