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Tulsa Signature Symphony exceeds expectations at Beethoven concert

On Sept. 19, the Tulsa Signature Symphony performed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony at ONEOK Field. Though the setting was a departure from the dark music hall people are used to seeing, this show was intense, bringing out the best in all of the musicians. As the musicians tuned their instruments, it wasn’t hard to notice that […]

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Toronto Film Festival a treat, despite social distancing

This past week, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted their event both virtually and in-person through social distancing. Though the organization stated that it was going to look and feel different from the previous festivals, this one was going to be just as great. With the help of film buffs and new supporters, TIFF […]

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Upcoming performances in Tulsa

During this crazy time, it feels like things are slowly getting back to normal, or at least we’re getting accustomed to the “new normal.” This ranges from watching performances and movies from afar to taking extra precautions before heading out the door to go to an event. Either way, in the fine arts community, things […]

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TU’s Honors Program welcomes Corey Brettschneider to discuss the art of works in progress

On Sept. 18, the University of Tulsa’s Honors Program welcomed author Corey Brettschneider for the second part of his visiting seminar, the first one being to promote his current book, “The Oath and the Office,” which is about how much power is within the executive branch. Though the event was more casual than the previous […]

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Rick Riordan shares multiple upcoming adaptation deals

Fans of Rick Riordan rejoice! Recently, Netflix announced that they will be adapting “Kane Chronicles” for several feature films. In addition to this series being adapted, Disney+ also announced earlier this year that “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” will be adapted into a TV series. At this time, not much is known about the adaptation […]

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The Academy outlines best picture requirements

In an effort to address long-endured criticisms of poor inclusivity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (or more commonly, the Academy) has announced a plan to press diversity into movie sets of the future. This new initiative, announced and released in full text Sept. 8, consists of four new pillars of eligibility requirements […]

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“As You Wish,” reunites the cast of “The Princess Bride” for fundraiser

The cast of “The Princess Bride” reunited over the weekend to host a table-read of the original script. The script read raised over $4.25 million dollars in support of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Over 100,000 people tuned into this unprecedented event. Almost the entire original cast returned for this once in a lifetime event. […]

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Upcoming performances, from Broadway to the Tulsa Symphony

Music lovers, social butterflies and homebodies rejoice — we are one step closer to having in-person performances again! Though stages are dim, curtains are drawn down and movie theaters stopped popping popcorn, companies are still pushing forward to give audiences the best experience at a safe distance. This includes streaming and updates on social media, […]

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“I’m Thinking of Ending Things” falls flat in saying anything

Despite the fact that “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” feels like a film that is desperate to say something, my only real takeaway is that Toni Colette is a goddess and improves every movie she’s in. I’m talking, of course, about the new Charlie Kaufman feature, the Netflix original film, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.” […]