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Mace & Crown | March 19, 2018

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Posts ByLindsey Lanham, Author at Mace & Crown * Page 2 of 9

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Goode Theatre

February 15, 2018 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” written by Oscar Wilde, has been considered a theatrical classic since it’s introduction to audiences on Valentine’s Day, 1895. Written as a satire on Victorian Era social customs like marriage, social … Read More

Album Review: Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Always Ascending’

February 14, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

Having made their way onto the music scene well over a decade ago, Franz Ferdinand have always tried to shy away from British mainstream and introduce a more solidified rock sound. It’s been a few albums … Read More

A slice of life: Benny Damato’s

February 13, 2018 |

Pettie Perkins | Contributing Writer

When one talks about 28” circular things around 10 p.m., one is probably thinking about car rims. Well, that depends on your priorities, I suppose. But when it’s late night and you’re hungry, like eat-the-tires-off-the-rims hungry, … Read More

Comic books, video games and bomb shelters: An interview with LIGHTS

February 13, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

2017 was a busy year for Canadian-native, pop star LIGHTS, who released her fourth studio album and comic duo with the same name, “Skin & Earth” in September while going on tour. Ever since she … Read More

Album Review: The Wombats’ ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’

February 11, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

Three years after the release of their wildly successful “Glitterbug,” The Wombats have proven they are more stylistically mature than ever before on “Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life.”

Quirky lead single, “Lemon to a Knife … Read More

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ changes the way we’ll view movies

February 9, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

This article might contain spoilers from the Cloverfield franchise    


Back in January 2008, theaters all over the world finally got to see a movie that had been kept so secret, when the first promos and … Read More

Sabrina Claudio redefines time on ‘About Time’

February 7, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

Sabrina Claudio embodies all things R&B and soul on her sophomore project, “About Time,” released in early October 2017. The album centers around love, be it romance or self-love, the singer is bewitching in her storytelling. … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – Winter 2018 Preview Edition

January 31, 2018 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Artist: Tech N9ne

Album: Planet

Release Date: March 2

Veteran rapper, songwriter and record producer Aaron Dontez Yates, better known as Tech N9ne, will soon drop his twelfth studio project, “Planet,” which will feature guest appearances by Machine Gun … Read More

Meet the Mace and Crown photographers

January 31, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

Antonia Tempesta is a Political Science major, minoring in Criminal Justice at ODU. Her favorite things to photograph are architecture and weddings. She began taking an interest in photography while taking pictures on a field trip … Read More

I’d Tap That! O’Connor Beer

January 20, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

The first thing that hits you on your way inside O’Connor Brewing Company, is the rich whiff of hops in the air. The scent is reminiscent of a countryside drive, filling your nose with the … Read More

Fatima’s Best Reads: ‘Monsterland,’ ‘King’s Cage’ and ‘Superman’

January 20, 2018 |

Fatima Rivera | Staff Writer

‘Monsterland:’ Bleak and confusing despite potential storyline

The tales of werewolves, vampires and zombies have influenced many parts of entertainment for decades. From books to movies, there have been countless renditions of … Read More

Album Review: Fall Out Boy’s ‘Mania’

January 20, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

It’s nothing short of impressive when a band has managed to stick around for over 15 years while managing to keep their fan base and attract new followers. Managing to stay true to their original sound … Read More

Paramore turns up the heat at Winter Meltdown

December 23, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

96X hosted its third annual Winter Meltdown on Dec. 8 with Paramore as the main headline, and special guests Misterwives and Joywave as the openers.

Winter Meltdown is an independent music festival that takes place over the … Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Disaster Artist’

December 17, 2017 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

Ever since its release in 2003, “The Room” has both baffled and amused audiences all over the world with its bizarre dialogue, laughable story and exceptionally poor acting. In doing so, the film has become a … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Björk, Hopsin, Sufjan Stevens

December 1, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Björk – ‘Utopia’   💿  💿  💿  💿 

Björk, the multifaceted Icelandic singer-songwriter, actress, record producer and DJ, presents her tenth studio release, “Utopia.” The 14-track compilation is the follow-up to her 2015 “Vulnicura,” a dark and turbulent … Read More

Love thyself with Town Center Cold Pressed

December 1, 2017 |

Vanessa Deomania | Contributing Writer

Are you looking for a place to regenerate your energy levels while munching on organically fresh and made to order smoothie bowls, salads, cold-pressed juices and foods that will make you feel better from inside and … Read More