Author: Maroon Weekly

At The Edge @ The Wright Gallery

Located in our own backyard, the Wright Gallery at Texas A&M will be the home to an art exhibit called “At the Edge,” which spotlights polished linear drawings. The exhibit features five Austin-based female artists, Alyson Fox, Shannon Faseler, Rebecca Rothfus Harrell, Bethany Johnson, and Alexandra Robinson. Focusing on the importance of line drawings and physical edges, these artists examine spatial relationships, manipulation of scale, and simplification of forms using different media such as graphite, gouache, and ink. Their work pushes the boundaries of linear drawings. Alyson Fox works with illustration, textile design, photography, and product design. Her work...

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ALBUM REVIEW: “GOTTA BE ME” – CODY JOHNSON

One of Texas’ most well known artists, Cody Johnson, released yet another amazing album that has been highly anticipated by his fans. When the album dropped, 23,000 copies were sold in the first week of the release date. Cody Johnson has been one of the most beloved Texas Country artists since they released their first album “Black and White Label” in 2006. His music has been popular all over the state, and he is no stranger to College Station. He has performed at Hurricane Harry’s multiple times and he has been the headline act for the Aggie Back to...

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NETFLIX REVIEW: THE GET DOWN

This August, Netflix premiered its latest musical production, “The Get Down” inspired by films like “Fame” and “Center Stage.” This recent attempt to bring back the concept of prospective performers trying to change the music world in 1900’s has been well received during its first season. “The Get Down” first aired on August 12 and set the scene with a talented but undiscovered young man trying to deal with unreturned love. This relationship conflict centers around Zeke, who is comfortable in his city, and Mylene, who is set on leaving the Bronx in hopes of being discovered. Zeke is...

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APP REVIEW: BITMOJI

Bored of the same old yellow smiley faces? Bitmoji gives users the opportunity to put themselves into any emoji related emotion possible, and send themselves out to whomever they please. Users get to create their very own emoji, with everything from face structure to hairstyle to outfits to make the character look just like themselves (if they were an emoji, of course). Then, all you have to do is add the bitmoji keyboard to your keyboard settings, and you are ready to go! You can select from all sorts of different emotions, sayings, catch phrases, and more. Snapchat has...

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LEAVENWORTH

We sat down with singer/songwriter John Krajicek to talk about the upcoming release of his band’s newest album on September 24 at the Grand Stafford. Krajicek is the main songwriter and vocalist for Leavenworth, a Bryan/College Station indie folk rock band. When Krajicek decided to form the band in the fall of 2015, he had modest expectations. “But little did I know,” Krajicek says, “that in very short order I would find three guys who are excellent musicians, kindred musical spirits, and also terrific individuals who’ve become great friends. We’re still blown away by how quickly and perfectly it...

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