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‘Field Below’ offers a unique perspective

‘Field Below’ offers a unique perspective

| Monday, April 27, 2015

Before the culmination of the Class of 2015’s Notre Dame undergraduate experience, the culmination of Zachary Wendeln’s thesis will come to fruition in the form of the interactive theatre experience “Field Below,” opening at The Birdsell Mansion, Thursday night at 8 p.m. “Field Below,” based on Wendeln’s creative writing honors read more

Radio stars, sorta

Radio stars, sorta

| Monday, April 27, 2015

With the recent T-Pain resurgence, due to a bomb South by Southwest showing and (grossly untrue) rumors that he was going to play Legends, I have been reflecting on one of the most underrated and, as of late, underused music strategies: introducing your song as if it is airing read more

McCartney outshines Lloyd at SUB concert

McCartney outshines Lloyd at SUB concert

| Monday, April 27, 2015

Despite some fairly substantial hurdles, the spring SUB concert did go on, and all things considered, probably went far better than what was realistically expected. Of course, for me, the fact that it happened at all already meant it was off to a rather unbelievable start. Technically, the show’s read more

Weekly Watch: ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Weekly Watch: ‘Moulin Rouge!’

| Monday, April 27, 2015

The scattered focus of human frenzy and fact is beautiful. We forget this miracle in ourselves, an unusually animated motherboard of intense intellect and confusion. It is so because we are governed by our inability to control it. So we, as tragic heroes, succumb to the ecstasy we give read more

Darty Style Guide

Darty Style Guide

| Thursday, April 23, 2015

  It’s final-ly warm, sunny and hasn’t snowed since Wednesday. Time to celebrate in quintessential Notre Dame spring fashion, fashionably. To help you plan out your weekend day party — “darty” — outfits, we have compiled some trends we’ve seen taking over the runwa — driveways. WOMEN Fanny pack read more

Comedian Nicole Byer comes to Legends

Comedian Nicole Byer comes to Legends

| Thursday, April 23, 2015

If you’ve ever seen an episode of MTV’s “Girl Code” (or “Guy Code” for that matter), you should be ecstatic about the guest comedian coming this Friday to Legends, courtesy of SUB. Nicole Byer is one of the show’s most hilarious comedians, and she is sure to bring plenty read more

The Bergamot at Notre Dame

The Bergamot at Notre Dame

| Thursday, April 23, 2015

From South Bend to South by Southwest, The Bergamot’s music spans states and genres. South Bend natives Jillian Speece and Nathaniel Paul Hoff of “indie pop/rock/folk” band The Bergamot are performing at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. I spoke with Jillian and Nathaniel, who are read more

Comedy done well: Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

Comedy done well: Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

| Thursday, April 23, 2015

Finals week is almost upon us. By this time next week, reading days will have just begun. The following weekend will inevitably be haunted by the oncoming stress of exams and move out. The Student Players’ final production of the year, Neil Simon’s “Rumors,” is playing this weekend, and the read more

Alabama Shakes releases “Sound & Color”

Alabama Shakes releases “Sound & Color”

| Wednesday, April 22, 2015

If you only listen to one album this month, make sure it’s Alabama Shakes’ “Sound & Color.” Don’t even finish this review, just go find the album and give it the attention it deserves. With “Sound & Color,” Alabama Shakes has done something incredible. They have redefined the vision read more