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REVIEW: ‘Emily in Paris’ is the show we love to hate

REVIEW: 'Emily in Paris' is the show we love to hate

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor

October 17, 2020

The series is a frothy 10-episode ode to millennials and an American ideal of Paris. There is little in the show that holds ties to reality. It’s as if the show’s creator, Darren Star—known for “Sex and the City”—sought to create a fantasy experience completely removed from the realities of being a 20-something abroad in Paris. 

REVIEW: New Glass Animals album is a sleepy, psychedelic listen

Dave Bayley, lead guitarist of Glass Animals performing at Coachella

William Becker, Staff Writer

August 11, 2020

Shimmering in glossy production, creamy synthesizer, and deeply autobiographical lyrics that all manage to be surreal, psychedelic, and dream-like, “Dreamland” is (pun intended) a walk-through dreamland that manages to be impressively accessible.

UNCW to host weekly drive-in movies beginning July 10

UNCW to host weekly drive-in movies beginning July 10

Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor

July 1, 2020

In response to the continued throes of COVID-19, UNCW, StarNews, WHQR Public Media and the Cucalorus Festival have partnered to present a Curbside Cinema series. Beginning with the second week of July, films will be featured every Friday night in the Kenan Auditorium parking lot.   The fee is $28...

Do not let businesses run wild for conveniences’ sake

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Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

January 21, 2020

In March 2019, Disney acquired 21st Century Fox, and the general public was split on how this sudden shift in the world of entertainment should be viewed. For some, this was an opening for more crossover between film franchises, most notably between Disney and Fox’s respective Marvel branches. To...

‘Marian, or the True Tale of Robin Hood’ comes to UNC Wilmington

Nicky Taylor as Tommy of No Consequence, Katherine Carr as Robin Hood, Elisha McNeil as Little John.
Photographer - Rebecca Edmonds

Caitlyn Dark, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

The University of North Carolina Wilmington's Department of Theatre will soon be putting on a performance that puts a new spin on the classic tale for their 2019 production season. Premiering Feb. 21, at the Mainstage Theatre in the Cultural Arts Building, is "Marian, or The True Tale of Robin Hood."

Cucalorus 24 preview: Highlighting UNCW students and staff talents

Cucalorus 24 preview: Highlighting UNCW students and staff talents

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2018

Since 1994, filmmakers, movie buffs and artists alike have gathered each November in Downtown Wilmington to celebrate art and screen films from all over the world. Cucalorus is a non-competitive film festival that stands on supporting the creation and exchanging of art. This year Cucalorus 24 will run...

Amy Schumer’s “fight” for wage gap?

Veronica Wernicke, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2017

Where is comedian Amy Schumer right now? Probably somewhere coming up with bits about her weight as it’s what she usually jokes about at her shows. Now where are fellow comedians Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock? Probably coming up with their own bits on their race. However, both Chappelle and Rock will...

The Wombats open up about the holidays, “Glitterbug” and their upcoming show at Ziggy’s

Shannon Robinson | Staff Writer

November 19, 2015

The Wombats add their name to a list of famous bands from Liverpool, alongside The Beatles and Atomic Kitten. The band released their third album, “Glitterbug,” earlier this year and are currently promoting it on tour.“Glitterbug” differs from their previous indie rock albums with its electr...

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