Author: Sara Matthews

Album Review: “Runaway” by Passenger

Mike Rosenburg, better recognized by his stage name Passenger, has returned with another album full of his familiar sound but with the addition of Americana influence. “Runaway” is Passenger’s ninth album and still carries a feeling of raw authenticity that peers into the soul of his listeners.   This singer-songwriter is no amateur when it comes to creating music. Imagine sitting by a bonfire with a guitar and haunting vocals, or driving across America with all your windows down; that’s what this album feels like. His album touches on an array of different topics—love, self-discovery, and the beauty of...

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Live from the Underground

Live from the Underground returns September 14 at Wayside Food Park with a new and eclectic lineup. Earlier this year, the concept of this collaborative music performance was brought to life by JC Faa, also known as JC Juice, who arranged Shiner Park’s first live music event to feature exclusively student performers. The first event was such a smashing success, JC Juice decided to do it again! Live from the Underground’s lineup features five local Bryan-College Station musicians—JC Juice, James, Jay Wile, Wartime Afternoon, and Michael Witt. JC Juice shared with Maroon Weekly his motivation behind his music and...

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Star Cinema Grill—A New Way to Go to the Movies

Star Cinema Grill is stepping up the game for movie theaters in College Station by cutting out the concept of concessions and providing their guests with deluxe restaurant style meals, desserts, and appetizers. From the moment you walk in, the sophisticated and chic interior surrounds you, yet the theatre maintains an intimate feeling with their comfy recliners and smaller showrooms designed to pamper and relax. The process couldn’t be simpler—find your reserved seat at your personal table, view their extensive menu, and with the click of a button, a server will arrive to take your order. What’s Cooking Star...

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OPAS Season Preview

With a jam-packed semester full of classic and innovative shows, OPAS season 46 will truly deliver. “The Choir of Men” (October 2 & 3) Witness the multi-talented cast of “the ultimate feel good show” on this production’s first national tour. The show is set in a pub and creates a high-energy environment for its audience with impressive choreography and addictive songs. It’s a pub crawl musical that will leave you wanting to see it again! “The Capitol Steps” (October 11) Get ready to poke some fun at democracy, because this one does not hold back on its hilarious satire...

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A Weekend at The Grand Stafford

Located in the heart of downtown Bryan, Grand Stafford Theatre is a premiere concert venue with a full-service bar and a hub for talented musicians. The theatre hosts public and private events, and most notably, energetic, unique concerts. You can discover local performers at this venue and view your favorite touring artist here as well; their repertoire holds no limitations. This weekend at the Grand Stafford Theatre is packed full with vibrant shows to choose from! Little Image and Honest Men with John Marc Kohl On Thursday September 6, the theatre will host the indie rock band, Little Image....

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