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Playback: Explosions in the Sky – “The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place”

You hear lots of lyrics these days. Our modern perception of music is nearly inseparable from vocalists — the dashing young person clenching a microphone at the front of the stage, reaching down to return high-fives and share in selfies — and given how the modern musical zeitgeist leans heavily toward rap, words and music […]

My Chemical Romance welcomed back to the Black Parade

While its members pursued solo careers after the band’s separation, the alternative rock band announced a reunion concert. My Chemical Romance announced on Oct. 31 that they will be having a reunion concert in LA on Dec. 20. The band, which split up in 2013, has been a favorite of emo kids all around the […]

West has hinted at plans to release a Christmas Sunday service album, “Jesus is Born.” courtesy GOOD Music/Def Jam Recordings

Kanye West’s “JESUS IS KING” lacks self-awareness

The rapper and newly declared gospel artist’s latest album features hackneyed sounds and lyrics. Following a tumultuous series of failed release dates and a scrapped record (“Yandhi”), Kanye West’s ninth studio album, “JESUS IS KING,” finally dropped last month. Clocking in at a solid 27 minutes, the record presumably confirms West’s latest musical habit: frustratingly […]

Robert Eggers’s “The Lighthouse” is his second film, following “The Witch.” courtesy A24

“The Lighthouse” demonstrates impeccable storytelling

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe perform with undeniable grace in this intimate and confounding film. As this decade draws to a close, moviegoers are inevitably going to start asking what the greatest films of the 2010’s are. People’s tastes are very subjective, and there is never going to be a “right answer” to this question […]

Kyle MacLachlan (right), along with other actors who worked with David Lynch (left), presented the director with his award. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

David Lynch wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored the acclaimed director for his filmmaking. On Oct. 27, 2019, American Director David Lynch won an honorary Academy Award for his lifetime achievements in filmmaking and his humanitarian causes. At the 11th Annual Governor’s Awards ceremony, an awards ceremony created by The Academy of Motion Picture […]

Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Tour” will come to Oklahoma City in July 2020. courtesy @eltonjohn / Instagram

Elton John announces final tour to visit Oklahoma in 2020

The iconic singer will perform at the Chesapeake Energy Arena before retiring from touring. Elton John recently announced that he will be playing his final Oklahoma show in Oklahoma City. The concert will take place on July 5, 2020 at 8 p.m. Elton John is a singer, songwriter, composer and pianist. In terms of album […]

“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” is a German Expressionist film from 1920. courtesy Decla Film

The Invincible Czars score “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

The Austin-based traveling band came to Circle Cinema to perform a live scoring of the silent film. Recently, the travelling band Invincible Tsars came to Tulsa’s Circle Cinema to do a live original scoring of Robert Wiene’s 1920 silent film “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.” The main plot of the film involves the dubious Dr. […]

Hannah Hart spoke about “My Drunk Kitchen Holidays!” to an enthusiastic and drunk crowd of fans. courtesy Plume

Hannah Hart releases “My Drunk Kitchen Holidays!”

The YouTube star came to Mother Road Market to promote her newest cookbook. On Thursday Oct. 24, YouTube sensation Hannah Hart, most commonly known for her channel “My Drunk Kitchen,” came to Tulsa to promote her new cookbook, “My Drunk Kitchen Holidays!” Magic City Books partnered with Tulsa’s first food hall, Mother Road Market, to […]

Chicago professor speaks about colonialism and nature

Dr. Chris Boyer, Professor of Latin American Studies at University of Illinois in Chicago, presented research about colonialism. Dr. Chris Boyer is a professor of Latin American studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He recently came to TU in order to deliver a presentation on his study of colonialism in Latin America, sponsored […]