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Mace & Crown | April 24, 2018

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The Groove Record Shop Closes

September 1, 2017 |

Emily Rogers | Social Media Director

The final needle has been lifted, and the music has stopped as a historic record shop closed in downtown Norfolk for the last time on Thursday. The Groove Record Shop announced through their Facebook on … Read More

Music to Your Ears: Record Store Day Returns

April 14, 2017 |

Kelsey Walker | Arts & Entertainment Editor

There’s nothing quite like walking into a record store–the papery smell of old vinyl sleeves worn down by the decades; the sight of the shiny plastic coverings of brand new, never before touched or … Read More

Local Music Spotlight: Antny Rome

April 13, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | Assistant A&E Editor

South Carolina native Antny Rome has brought his new wave music and art to ODU. Having just dropped a new music video for “Runaway/Beautiful Death,” the artist is ready to prove to Norfolk what he … Read More

Vinyl Gets Its Groove Back in Downtown Norfolk

February 9, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham

Staff Writer

In recent years, there’s been a resurgence of vinyl records, meaning that there’s also been a growth in record stores. Taking advantage of the rebirth of vinyl, Paul Levine opened The Groove Record … Read More

Local Music Scene: Dear Adamus Rocks Shakas Live

February 9, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

When it comes to the local area music scene, bands are the base of art culture.  They play at tiny clubs for $10 a ticket to a crowd of no more than 100 people–and they thrive off … Read More

Top Places to Visit on Campus

January 20, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera Contributing Writer

Being new to ODU can be a major adjustment for students who aren’t from Hampton Roads, or even for those who simply haven’t explored everything our campus has to offer. For those that have been here for … Read More

Best Places For Moms to Unwind During Finals

December 7, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Staff Writer

Finals week is a stressful time for any student, and even more so for student moms. On top of tests and final papers, moms also have to worry about doctor appointments, running kids around to activities and … Read More

Coelacanth Brewing Co. – They’re ‘Just Different’

November 30, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Staff Writer

“Ugly Fish. Beautiful Beer.” Tucked away in Ghent, the Coelacanth Brewing Company offers a new take on beer. The focus on flavor and local ingredients provide a unique experience to the rapidly growing craft beer scene. After … Read More

Musician Highlight: Manuchehr Jilavi’s Persian-Rock Fusion

November 15, 2016 | 4

Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

A musician who beat the odds, Manuchehr Jilavi is an expert performer. Originally from Iran, exposure to concert videos of bands such as Metallica sparked an interest in him for rock music, specifically the drums. However, … Read More

Hello Shaka’s! The Losing Streak Continues with Less Than Jake

November 12, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

A two-night takeover at Shaka’s Live! in Virginia Beach will take place Tuesday and Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. Less Than Jake will be celebrating 20 years of their Capitol Records release, “Losing Streak,” kicking off the … Read More

The ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show:’ a Staple of the Naro

November 3, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

On Oct. 28, a large crowd gathered outside of the Naro Expanded Cinema for the “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Although people went in time for Halloween weekend, the “Rocky Horror Show” is a tradition that has been … Read More

Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls Awaken The NorVa

November 3, 2016 |

Michael McCann Contributing Writer

The NorVa was alive on a sleepy night before Halloween with Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls playing to an eager crowd. The show’s atmosphere was much like his previous shows, with bombastic sing-a-long onstage banter with … Read More

Strung Out Shuts Down Shaka’s

October 29, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

The bass rumbled, guitars screamed, drums pummeled and fruit flew Monday night at Shaka’s Live in Virginia Beach as Strung Out belted their punk rock anthems. It was a packed house with a crowd roused and ready … Read More

ODU’s Huey Supreme Follows His Dream

October 29, 2016 |

Seena Khalil Contributing Writer

Huey Supreme performed for the first time in his life at an open mic night in the Webb Center. Overwhelmed with excitement and nervousness, he made his way on stage.

Once on stage, his mind went completely blank, … Read More

Dress for Success Hampton Roads Celebrates 10th Anniversary

October 22, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

On Oct. 14, local nonprofit  business Dress for Success recognized their 10th anniversary by celebrating with their  “Giving Beyond the Suit” gala. The successful evening included several recognitions and thanks, a fashion show and a few personal … Read More

Shiptown: Seafood Done the Right Way

October 14, 2016 |

Jon Affolter Jr. Contributing Writer

Steve Marsh is a young, talented and outright unique chef. Above all else, Marsh is a restaurateur. He has already seen what success looks like with his first restaurant, LeGrand Kitchen, only two blocks up the … Read More