Good grief: Rabbit Hole astonishes

By Caroline Palermo, Staff Writer Grief is difficult to explain, let alone show in two hours on stage. Despite the challenge, Rabbit Hole, last weekend’s first Xavier Theatre production of the semester, displayed a genuine depiction of grief through its poignant script, brilliant set design and cast.  Rabbit Hole follows homemaker Becca (Erin Bonham) and her patient husband Howie (Andrew Normington) after the loss of their four-year-old son Danny in a tragic car accident. She’s surrounded by her irresponsible younger sister Izzy (Regan Utrup) and her overbearing but caring mother Nat (Anna Kahle).  Jason (Parker Culp), the socially awkward teenager … Continue reading Good grief: Rabbit Hole astonishes

Off Pike Market unites near and far in Norwood

By Kyra Hudson, Staff Writer Victory Park came alive last Saturday with the Off Pike Market as well as the first Norwood International Art Show. Just a five minute drive or a 20 minute walk away, Victory Park is located off Montgomery Road in a section of Norwood’s business district called “The Pike.”  The Off Pike Market has transformed Victory Park into a vendor market with live music every third Saturday from June through September since 2017. The market features vendors selling all kinds of products, from trinkets to pottery. Visitors meandered the park, drinking coffee from food vendors and … Continue reading Off Pike Market unites near and far in Norwood

Dinotopia: A fantastical blast from the past

By Joseph Nichols, Guest Writer As midterm season approaches, it can be easy to get sucked into the monotony of classes and homework. Desperate for a break, we often turn to the latest movie or show on Netflix, yearning to keep up with the trends.  However, I recommend to you something a little different — dive into the past and discover an artistic masterpiece of a book you probably don’t know, but you’ll wish you would have read years ago: Dinotopia: A Land Apart From Time. In 1990, painter and anthropologist James Gurney was tasked by National Geographic magazine to … Continue reading Dinotopia: A fantastical blast from the past