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Mace and Crown | May 24, 2018

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Culture Archives * Mace and Crown

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie review

May 7, 2018 |

Khaiara Murrell | Contributing Writer

This article contains spoilers from “Avengers: Infinity War”

Let me start off by saying, wow!

This movie was overall the opposite of a disappointment when it comes to Marvel movies. If you go to see this movie, definitely … Read More

Breaking Benjamin break down the house

April 29, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Arts & Entertainment Editor

Breaking Benjamin, the rock/metal band from Wilkes-Barre, Pa, has held a prominent position within the rock genre since their debut album, “Saturate,” debuted back in 2002. With the release of several albums afterward, Breaking Benjamin would … Read More

Review: ‘Promise and Perception’

April 20, 2018 |

James Finney | Tech Editor

Sibylle Peretti works mainly in glass, but her expertise as an artist, however, is in desire and failure.

Born to the heavily forested and mountainous lands of Bavaria, Peretti dedicates her skill and passion to explore … Read More

Damon Wayans Jr. performs at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone

April 13, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

Despite the gloomy weather, Damon Wayans Jr., brought the sunshine as he performed Saturday, April 7 at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone. The premier comedy club was packed and roaring with laughter as Wayans delivered punchline … Read More

‘Alpha Class:’ Inside the frat life

April 11, 2018 |

Fatima Rivera | Staff Writer

Greek life is a major stamp in many universities throughout the nation. At Arizona State University, it is a part of campus life. It shapes the image of the school and has a heavy influence on … Read More

Welcome to Virginia Zoo’s World of Reptiles (and Friends)

March 24, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

There’s a snake on the ground.

It sits about two feet tall and 67 feet long. Its brightly colored scales shine in the sunlight. It’s in parts, not yet all screwed together and Greg Bockheim stands … Read More

Deep Water, Hot Fire: Shaomin Li’s journey from army painter to ODU professor

March 23, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

Shaomin Li was 12-years-old when Mao’s government moved his family from Beijing to the countryside. It was punishment for his father, an outspoken intellectual and part of the Chinese government.

It was 1969, and things … Read More

BJ Griffin comes to ODU for Virginia Arts Festival

March 21, 2018 |

Alton Thompson | Contributing Writer

BJ Griffin is the multi-talented musician on the rise from Hampton Road to watch. After a successful trip around the world and guest performances with stars like Lauryn Hill and Smash Mouth, BJ blasts off to … Read More

‘Slouching Toward Sunshine’ brings political commentary to Norfolk

March 20, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

The sun is setting and the party’s starting. Waiters and waitress are dancing between exhibits and dining tables, their feet shuffling against the wood floor. They’re grabbing trays and checking to make sure they’re ready … Read More

You’re going to want to go down to Strawberry Fields in Ghent

March 20, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

The coolest thing about Strawberry Fields isn’t just the gelato, but also its ode to The Beatles. Located on 1510 Colley Ave., the independent business named after the 1967 record, “Strawberry Fields Forever,” specializes in homemade … Read More

Local Business a go to for all ‘Local Heroes’

March 20, 2018 |

Fatima Rivera | Staff Writer

At the Historic District of Ghent, squished between Cogan’s and Cafe Stella is a small store where different worlds collide and colors bounce off from every corner as soon as the door opens. Their identity? Local … Read More

St. Patrick’s Day at O’Connor Brewing

March 19, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

With a name like O’Connor, it’s no surprise that the team of foodies and brewmasters at Norfolk’s most humble brewery pulled out all the stops for their St. Patrick’s Day celebration and 7th-year anniversary. Sipping … Read More

Moment of Silence: ‘Anima’ exhibit at Chrysler

March 9, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

The caisson horses of Arlington National Cemetery bare a solemn burden, carrying the bodies of fallen servicemen and women to their final resting place.

The horses themselves are either a team of all black or all … Read More

Oh we’re having this talk: ‘Slouching Toward Sunshine’ Art Show

February 27, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

Some say all art is political, but the folks collaborating with the Rutter Family Art Foundation are holding nothing back in the “Slouching Toward Sunshine” art exhibit. The show begins its five-week run on March … Read More

Recap: Black Art Matters 3

November 14, 2017 |

Dejonna Mayo | Contributing Writer

“I think it’s very supportive. I love that everyone gets to come out together and be inspired. I’m a freshman and haven’t seen this that often, everyone enjoying art and having a good time,” Fatiyah Neville … Read More

Chrysler Museum of Art’s Root and Flower exhibition

November 13, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Currently on display through Feb. 18, 2018, the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk is presenting Root and Flower: The Natural World of Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace. The exhibition is a distinctive look at … Read More