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Fashion Show dazzles

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Art, Arts & Entertainment, On The Cover, Theater  /  Comments Off

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Family and friends of COD’s fashion studies program gathered in SRC 2000, last Friday (April 25), for a runway show celebrating student designs. “Dazzle” is the 2014 installment of the annual student fashion show. Showcasing over 40 looks from 15 designers, the backstage area before the show was surprisingly calm. Volunteer models glittered from head […]

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Diana Martinez Wants You! New MAC Director Pushes For Students On Stage

By   /  March 6, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  Comments Off

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At the end of January, the college announced the MAC’s Interim Director, Diana Martinez, would be named Director of the MAC. A lot has been said about her impressive credentials and extensive experience, but little has been said about her personally. The question that seems to be on the students’ minds is, “Who is this […]

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WATCH: Blue Man Group

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment, Pop culture, Theater  /  Comments Off

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Caroline Koch // Arts Edtior The opening digital monologue inside the Briar Street Theater included asking the audience not to text during the performance, as it “makes the older people feel inadequate.” The scrolling words on the marquee quickly added a caveat though: “Tweeting is okay.” Considering the last time I saw Blue Man Group […]

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BEST IN SHOW: Student filmmakers awarded for excellence at film festival

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  Comments Off

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On Monday, the After Hours Film Society hosted the “Say It In Eight: Student Film Festival” at the Tivoli Theater in downtown Downers Grove. The screening featured one to eight minute films by student directors ranging from grammar school all the way to the undergraduate category. COD was well represented, and awarded the following accolades by […]

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WATCH: GRAVITY

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  Pop culture, Theater  /  Comments Off

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Jake Pelenis // arts columnist Gravity is one of the most frightening movies I have ever seen. The film is harrowing in its portrayal of the bleak and mammoth emptiness of space. Director Alfonso Cuarón has created what could potentially be described as “a lady floating around in space for ninety minutes” and turned it […]

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The Book of Mormon: “Blowing God’s Freaking Mind”

By   /  September 19, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  Comments Off

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 Caroline Koch // Arts Editor I’m not sure what more buzz little me could draw up about the insanely popular, nine Tony Award winning Book of Mormon, but I have to put it out in the universe that if you thought you’d never like a musical, this production will cast that idea out faster than […]

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Student films, abound!

By   /  September 19, 2013  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  Comments Off

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Forget Hollywood, the next big filmmaker might just come from the MAC building EMBRACE by Jeremy Silva Recent film graduate and storyteller sees “filmmaking as another vehicle to spread awareness.” Synopsis: “Embrace is an emotionally raw film set in a very plausible near future. The film addresses these issues plaguing teens around the world, while […]

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JOBS (The movie) Review

By   /  August 29, 2013  /  Theater  /  Comments Off

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As you enter through the doors of the newly renovated Seaton Computing Commons (SCC), you may notice a quote on the wall of the study area by a man who knows a thing or twelve about computers. It’s awfully fitting that the $6.5 million project is ready for this particular fall semester, so close to […]

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