Author: Jasmin Medrano

MSC OPAS: “Something Rotten” and “Frankenstein”

Let the curtains rise yet again! Presenting the live stage adaptations of “Frankenstein” and “Something Rotten,” the Memorial Student Center Opera and Performing Arts Society continues to celebrate its 46th season called “Raise Your Voice.” First is the fairly recent Broadway hit “Something Rotten.” Set in 16th century London, this unique performance tells the story of two struggling playwright brothers who end up writing the world’s very first musical. This Tony-nominated production also includes a portrayal of William Shakespeare singing, dancing and acting, with a dash of witty comedy. The show will take place in Rudder Auditorium on Saturday,...

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An Evening with Heart: 2019 Heart Ball

If you can imagine the heartache of being the parent of a three day old child who needs open heart surgery, you’ll know just how special the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball is and why it’s such an important event. The Heart Ball of Brazos County is our local component of the national campaign event that celebrates the AHA’s accomplishments in respect to their contributions in research, development, and outreach. Saturday, February 23 at the Miramont Country Club, B/CS will host our own Heart Ball to raise support for this worthy organization. The black-tie event, sponsored by the College...

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Friends of Chamber Music Welcomes Mark Husey

It takes incredible coordination and skill to play the organ. You know, the five-tier, wooden, piano-looking instrument with what seems like hundreds of keys. And not just anybody can do it. That’s just one reason why A&M United Methodist Church is hosting the award winning and critically acclaimed Mark Husey to show us how it is done.   If you are questioning what “chamber music” is, it consists of classical music performed by a small group of players known as an ensemble. It sprang up in the 18th century and remains popular today, and got its name because it...

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App Review: Pocket Points

Cost: FREE Let’s admit it. We are all in a one-sided relationship with our mobile devices. Maybe you’ve swerved to avoid surprise oncoming foot traffic or even a tree! Perhaps you simply can’t get enough done because your phone is too good of a distraction. Not to worry, millenial problems require millennial solutions, and Pocket Points has the anwer! This app was created in 2014 by two California State University students and rewards you for staying off your phone. Their mission is to promote healthier learning environments, safer roads, and increase mental health.This is perfect for students but also...

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Movie Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Biographies may not hype you up the way weekend vibes might, but picture yourself up front and center at one of the biggest and most renowned rock concerts of all time without actually having to leave your seat. This biographical movie isn’t just about anybody but that somebody of a Rock n’ Roll legend and inspiration, Freddie Mercury and the iconic band “Queen.” The title of the film is dedicated to Queen’s most popular hit single released in 1975, which has now become the 20th century’s most streamed song and one of the greatest rock songs of all time....

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