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“The Thing” Gets “Footloose”

December 27, 2011

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, Video

It’s the battle of the remakes, in one corner of the ring we have the danced-crazed, feel-good “Footloose” and in the other corner we have “The Thing;” will this cult classic strike new fear into hearts of old fans or will “Footloose” cut loose with some new dance moves? Both films debuted for the first time...

Pomplamoose On the Loose

December 27, 2011

Filed under A&E, Music Reviews, News, Video

http://youtu.be/meT2eqgDjiM   The popular YouTube sensation and recorded duo "Pomplamoose" visited Seattle on Oct. 26 to show off their stunning original material and creative covers on their first official tour. Nataly Dawn and Jack Conte joined forces as successful artists in the music industry to create what...

Nice taco Paco!

December 27, 2011

Filed under A&E, Food Reviews

The Mexican taqueria is becoming more commonplace around the Pacific Northwest, but Paco's Tacos is a standout because of their homemade food, stunning quality, and exciting variety. Paco's Tacos is offset from the road sandwiched between several stores located at 4520 Lacey Blvd. SE Lacey, WA 98503. Their sign is visible...

“Almost, Maine” Makes it’s Way Into Our Theatre

December 18, 2011

Filed under A&E, Campus, Feature, News

Lights, camera, action and let the fall play production begin. “Almost, Maine” is a collection of vignettes of love stories, nine different quirky love stories to be exact. “Almost, Maine” was written by world famous play writer John Cariani, also known for his appearance as a forensics technician Julian Beck on the...

Music Review: Crush The Empire

December 18, 2011

Filed under Music Reviews

“Crush the Empire.” Yes, for all you Star Wars lovers out there this is indeed a reference. “Crush the Empire” is a 3-piece band from a generation that grew in that era we love to call the 90’s. Although the band is a new project only just a few months, old members aren’t new to the music scene at all. Vocalist...

Food Review: Amerawcan Bistro

December 18, 2011

Filed under A&E, Food Reviews

Have you ever eaten nachos made out of completely raw ingredients, or a pizza without a crust? Amerawcan Bistro is an organic, vegan restaurant creating food from homegrown vegetables and herbs. Upon entering the establishment, patrons are greeted and invited to sit at any one of the available tables.  The space is comf...

Movie Review: “Real Steel”

December 18, 2011

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

http://youtu.be/3S8a180uYBM?hd=1 “Real Steel” captures a futuristic look at robot fighting, from the underground to the professional. Without a deep story line, this movie delivers everything you would expect it to, as long as all you expect are robots beating each other to scrap metal. The story follows Charlie Kenton...

Black Bear Bio’s – Jon Heartbreak

December 15, 2011

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Sydney Conrad Staff Writer Three teenagers under the name of Jon Heartbreak claimed the first round of a grueling music competition. This local group’s unique sound and young talent brought diversity to the stage of popular frozen yogurt shop, Black Bear. Consisting of Rylie Nelson, Austin Schend and Nabil Fadili, Jon Hear...

Eisenberg Delivers in 30 minutes or less

December 15, 2011

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn9DoxS_nck By Ryan Swan As summer comes to an end and classes begin, moviegoers look for an escape from the heat by relaxing in an empty, air-conditioned movie theatre. And if you have my luck, just as the curtains open and the lights dim, the only person other than you to decide to see...

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