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Scene’s Best Albums of 2016

Scene’s Best Albums of 2016

, , , , , , , , , and | Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A Tribe Called Quest — “We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service” By Adrian Mark Lore Suffice it to say that 2016 was a turbulent year, both domestically and internationally. For the music industry, it was a year of sad departures — the death of legends like read more

The Lemon Twigs give the ’60s their best shot

The Lemon Twigs give the ’60s their best shot

| Monday, December 5, 2016

The Lemon Twigs were first recommended to me as sounding “exactly like the ’60s.” As an avid fan of the Zombies, the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel and Crosby, Stills and Nash, this was plenty to convince me to try out the New York-based rock band. However, as I listened read more

Scene in South Bend: Cops & Doughnuts

Scene in South Bend: Cops & Doughnuts

| Friday, December 2, 2016

Fact: It is probably going to snow this Sunday. I understand that this message provokes a mixed bag of reactions. If you enjoy the cold weather, you might be enthusiastically seeking out winter-themed activities to pursue. If you, like me, despise the cold, the prospect of snow — not read more

Guster: 25 years later

Guster: 25 years later

| Thursday, December 1, 2016

On Friday, Nov. 25 every tiny tree, shrub and blade of grass along Broadway was already covered in white Christmas lights, but it was the Beacon Theatre that attracted eyes as night set in on New York City. The LED marquee at the legendary venue boasted the sold-out show about read more

Spirited Back

Spirited Back

| Wednesday, November 30, 2016

For some, “Spirited Away” lives in our memories as a childhood classic. Others came upon it later in life in response to the acclaim adults awarded to the children’s movie. Whatever experience, “Spirited Away” touched enough lives to sanction a 15th anniversary celebration. Though “Spirited Away” is only one read more

The welcomed evolution of Donald Glover

The welcomed evolution of Donald Glover

| Wednesday, November 30, 2016

  Donald Glover is historically corny. Not corny in the fun, Troy and Abed from “Community” sense, but corny more in the vein of throwing a desert festival in your own honor, naming it “Pharos,” and asking attendees to “dress in your frequency color.” Whether it’s comedy, acting or music, read more