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Mace & Crown | March 22, 2018

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Arts & Entertainment Archives * Page 44 of 47 * Mace & Crown

Bacon, bacon everywhere

October 1, 2014 |

“Bacon is hot,” said Casey Kohler, a promotions assistant for Sinclair Communications and one of the organizers of 2nd Annual Virginia Bacon Festival at the Scope on Sept. 27. The Scope was the third stop for the bacon festival, which … Read More

ODU Spotlight: Doug Lightyear

October 1, 2014 |

In the last four years ODU sophomore Douglas “Doug” Keith Davis II, 19, has been relentlessly dedicated towards an unstoppable force—the power of fame and fortune. Davis is a mix-dropping, fashion major with heavy influences from Jeremy Scott, A$AP Rocky … Read More

Dangerously funny

October 1, 2014 |

As summer turns to fall people are pulling out their chunky sweaters and pumpkin spiced lattes as the transition from summer to fall begins. In October a sub-genre comes out of the shadows-dark comedies. Dark comedies poke fun at topics … Read More

Book Review: “Impulse” by Ellen Hopkins

October 1, 2014 |

Especially because of the recent death of Robin Williams, mental illness and suicide are steadily gaining the worlds attention, “Impulse” by Ellen Hopkins, thrusts this issue into our view by allowing us to gaze into the lives of three teenagers … Read More

The Faces of the New Super Hero and Villian

September 29, 2014 |

With the latest release of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” a new pattern is emerging in the realm of super hero films. The norms of super hero personas are being shattered as viewers see the introduction of new superheroes on the … Read More

Virginia Brazilian Festival

September 24, 2014 |

Tucanos Braizlian Grill hosted the first annual Virginia Brazilian Festival at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News on Sept. 20 from 1 to 8 p.m.

The festival began with a Samba Parade and featured three Brazilian Bands; The Batuke … Read More

Huey Supreme: Artist of the Week

September 24, 2014 |

Cool, calm and collected, one of Old Dominion University’s young talents out of Portsmouth, Va., sophomore, Jesse Boome, also known by stage name “Huey Supreme,” carries good vibes during the early stages of his music career.

During an interview, I wasted … Read More

Movie review: The Maze Runner

September 24, 2014 |

“The Maze Runner” makes its mark with a strong cast and a successful attempt at playing off the audience’s fears. Beyond this, however, the movie fails to set itself apart from the rest of recent drab dystopian young adult franchise … Read More

Future of Super Heroes

September 24, 2014 |

With the latest release of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” a new pattern is emerging in the realm of super hero films. The norms of super hero personas are being shattered as viewers see the introduction of new superheroes on the … Read More

“The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey

September 24, 2014 |

Dystopian literature has been taking the world by storm since the 18th century. Books such as “Lord of the Flies,” “V for Vendetta” and more recent titles like “The Hunger Games” give readers a glimpse into what the world could … Read More

NY Indie Band, Joywave, at The Iguana

September 17, 2014 |

Who: Joywave Where: The Iguana at 1083 W 37th St, Norfolk, VA 23508. When: Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 Time: Doors at 6 p.m., Show starts at 7 p.m.

Every once in a while, a band is so perfectly named thus instantly connecting … Read More


September 17, 2014 |

Who: Bombadil, an indie band from Wilmington, N.C., vocalist Daniel Michalak described them as sounding like “a cat, an eggplant and a cup of espresso sitting in a garden with whip cream.”

Members: Stuart Robinson (Piano) James Phillips (Drums) Daniel Michalak … Read More

Capoeira para Todos

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Capoeira instructor, Sami “Selo” Ahmed of Grupo Ondas in Annandale, Va., visited Old Dominion University to teach a free workshop of Carpeira para Todos on Sept. 13. Capoeira para Todos is a club at ODU that practices capoeira, a mix … Read More

Christian Cabigas: Morphsuit America unmasked

September 17, 2014 |

Old Dominion University sophomore Christian Cabigas, 19, went viral with a video of his flash flood backwards shuffle on Kaufman Mall on Sept. 8. The video was shot by Maria Creamer, 22, the Mace & Crown’s arts and entertainment editor.

Creamer … Read More

Tamar Braxton: Get Your Life!

September 17, 2014 |

On Sept. 13 Chrysler Hall was flooded with “Tamartians” ranging from all ages, eager to watch Tamar Braxton do her thing. Many of the fans looked forward to hearing hits such as “The One,” “White Candle” and “Tip Toe.”

Music started … Read More

Indie films to watch

September 17, 2014 |

I am not denying that blockbuster films are entertaining, but I don’t want to exclude myself from lesser-known movies. Independent films “or the films that fly “under the radar”) can be as good as those that come out of Hollywood. … Read More