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Scene presents: Ladibree

Scene presents: Ladibree

and | Monday, April 23, 2018

Scene sat down in the WVFI offices to interview Briana Connor, a Notre Dame sophomore living in Lewis Hall — a.k.a. rapper Ladibree, or just “Bree” — about her career as a rapper, her influences, her outlook on life and more. “I’m a nerdy kid that happens to have read more

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a charming, fast-paced delight

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a charming, fast-paced delight

| Monday, April 23, 2018

Wes Anderson’s films are unmistakable. If you see a movie with highly symmetrical framing, bright primary color schemes and Bill Murray, your natural assumption would either be that you are watching a Wes Anderson movie or some sort of blatant Anderson knock-off. His films are easy to appreciate, but read more

Record Store Day Preview

Record Store Day Preview

| Friday, April 20, 2018

Saturday morning, thousands of audiophiles will line up in front of record stores worldwide in preparation for Record Store Day, an annual holiday celebrating independent record stores and the lost art of vinyl. Founded in 2007, what began as an attempt to generate interest in record stores, which were read more

Not-So-Royal Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

Not-So-Royal Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

| Friday, April 20, 2018

“O, wonder! / How many goodly creatures are there here! / How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, / That has such people in’t.” This “brave new world” comes to life in the Not-So-Royal Shakespeare Company’s spring production, “The Tempest.” Filled with magic, sea storms and spectacle, “The read more

‘Invasion of Privacy’ is a party with Cardi B

‘Invasion of Privacy’ is a party with Cardi B

| Thursday, April 19, 2018

As someone who has watched Cardi B’s music grow since her first mixtape, I can finally say, well done. Cardi’s first two mixtapes were unpredictable and unpolished — the production, flows and rhymes were rudimentary at best and cringeworthy at worst. Cardi’s gift for crafting unforgettable quotables on reality read more

Who needs Coachella when you have Couchella

Who needs Coachella when you have Couchella

| Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Every April, thousands of people flock to the Coachella Valley of Southern California for the nation’s premier music festival. Girls put on their finest flower crowns, guys grab their slickest basketball jerseys and all festival-goers rage on for performance after performance under the hot California sun. But to be read more

Winding roads and reverie on ISLAND’s debut album

Winding roads and reverie on ISLAND’s debut album

| Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The first time I listened to Oxford-formed, London-based four-piece ISLAND, I was driving north along the winding Olympic Peninsula of Washington. Maybe it was the narrowly turning, tree-lined highway or maybe it was the ocean’s mist that can engulf cars and suspend any sense of seasonality, but when the read more