Author: Destiny Turner

MSC OPAS Presents – “Soweto Gospel Choir”

Traveling 8,867 miles from South Africa, the Soweto Gospel Choir will be bringing a taste of what gospel music sounds like when it comes from the motherland! Their unique blend of African gospel with a tropical reggae sound comes to Bryan/College Station on October 30 at 7:30 p.m at Rudder Auditorium. The Soweto Gospel Choir is made up of just over forty of South Africa’s finest gospel artists and was created to show listeners how African gospel music can inspire listeners all across the globe. Established in November of 2002 by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer, the choir started...

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MSC OPAS Presents – “Steel Magnolias”

Laughter, southern accents, and big hair! You bet your bottom dollar! MSC OPAS brings you Robert Harling’s comedy-drama, “Steel Magnolias.”  On October 24 at 7:30 p.m., the doors to Rudder Tower at Texas A&M University will open for this heart-wrenching yet hilarious play. Many will already know the story of “Steel Magnolias” because of the 1989 film starring Shirley MacLaine, Sally Fields, Olympia Dukakis, Dolly Parton, a young Darryl Hannah, and the then barely known woman that turned into America’s sweetheart—Julia Roberts. Roberts’ performance, combined with the power of the story, gained a dedicated fan base for both the...

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Harvest Maroon Festival at Wolf Pen Creek

It’s that time of the year again ya’ll! On October 12, 2018, country bands Turnpike Troubadours and Randy Rogers Band will present Harvest Maroon Fest, with special guest Red Shahan at Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater in College Station, Texas. Be prepared for live music, food trucks, fun, and nothing but good vibes! Turnpike Troubadours is a red-dirt, six member country band that are known for their lyrical abilities.  Founded in 2005, and hailing from their hometown Oklahoma where the wind comes sweeping down the plains, this band has sold out dance halls and concerts throughout their home state and...

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Album Review: Audiology – Elijah Blake

In a time where music is starting to all sound the same and musical identities are being lost within the industry, artist Elijah Blake makes the bold move to avoid those trends, reaching for something more organic in his sophomore album, “Audiology.” Released August 25, 2017, this album encompasses contemporary r&b by combining rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, electronic beats and the occasional saxophone to give it a jazz feel. “Audiology” symbolizes freedom and freeing yourself of any physical or mental baggage you may be carrying around. Through this album, listeners are reassured that it’s okay to feel...

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The Fragile Bee: Works by Nancy Macko

Eco-Feminism is a word used to describe a feminist approach to understanding ecology and examines the connections between women and nature. Nancy Macko, artist and self-proclaimed eco-feminist, draws upon the customs of the honeybee to explore relationships between art, technology, science, and the nature of women’s liberation in her work. Until October 27, The Fragile Bee: Works by Nancy Macko will be presented by the MSC Visual Arts Committee of Texas A&M University free of charge at the MSC Reynolds Gallery on the TAMU campus. Originally from Long Island, New York, Nancy Macko has had over twenty solo exhibitions...

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