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Jimmy Gilmore

Indie Grits wows with image, music fusion of Vishniac, Bickel collaboration

Microorganisms take center stage in Vishniac “experiment” Festival director Andy Smith called it, "an experiment." A fusion of recorded images and live music, of disembodied sounds and microscopic organisms, the Indie Grits's "Bickel Avec Vishniac" event represented everything that made the event stand out and demand to be taken seriously as a growing art festival.

Lumet’s passing, Beck’s departure summon necessary consideration of broadcast news structure

Over the weekend, director Sidney Lumet passed away at the age of 86. In many ways, his pointed style and socially charged films tackled important issues with a nod toward the visionary and the prophetic. His “12 Angry Men” (1957) and “Dog Day Afternoon” (1975) hyperbolized and analyzed class structures through criminal activity and daring acting. More than any of his films, however, “Network” (1976) stands tall as a terrifying satire of how we watch television.

Dance mob rocks Russell House patio with performance of "Friday"

DinoBrite organizes video shoot to entice visit from Daniel Tosh Friday afternoon, fourth-year media arts student Joey Thompson and many of his frequent collaborators from DinoBrite Productions were busy setting their cameras on the Russell House patio, hoping they would be able to get the turn-out they needed for their latest audacious scheme.

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