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“Bioshock” composer tells his story at TU

Having started in TV and film composing, Gary Schyman detailed his discovery of video game music. Garry Schyman, a composer noted for his work on the “Bioshock” series, visited TU last week to speak about his experiences scoring video games in a lecture on Tuesday Oct. 30. He also worked with Josh Lowery, a cellist, […]

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Cain’s Ballroom hosted rockin’ Halloween show

Despite sound issues, the event soldiered on to celebrate the spookiest holiday. While Wednesdays aren’t incredibly conducive to late-night spooks and rocking out, that wasn’t going to stop me from hitting up 104.5 The Edge’s Halloween Haunt show at the Cain’s Ballroom. I never miss a chance to kill a few brain cells with some […]

The lead singer of the band, Chibi, brought an enchanting energy to the performance. photo by Heber Hurd

“The Birthday Massacre” puts on exhilarating show

The beloved band made its way to Cain’s this past week and attracted a diverse crowd. I had the pleasure of seeing one of my favorite bands in concert at Cain’s Ballroom in downtown Tulsa on Oct. 29. Based out of Toronto, The Birthday Massacre has been touring on the Jonathan Davis Black Labyrinth Tour. […]

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First black writer for Marvel and DC comes to Tulsa

The writer for some of comics’ most beloved characters told his story of the journey it took to get there. The Center for Poets and Writers at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa organized an interview with Christopher Priest, a comic book writer, at the McKeon Center for Creativity. The interview was recorded as part of […]

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Pride at TU hosts HallowQueens drag show

The event proved a success, with high attendance and a costume contest. The University of Tulsa’s Pride club PRIDE at TU teamed up with Student Association to host a drag race last Thursday, Oct. 25 in honor of Halloween. Starting at 8 p.m., students flocked to the Mayo SAC to watch HallowQueens. The first visitors […]

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Oktoberfest proves a wild, tumultuous experience

The beloved festival returned in full force this year, welcoming both the initiated and the new. Too much. Toooooo much. 300 beers, not enough money. Aftermath is sickness. The antebellum is sickness. Everyone lost something: I lost my innocence. Bavaria is either a twisted place or it’s being ill-represented. Go to Oktoberfest. The whole thing […]

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Tulsa Ballet’s Dracula a delightful fright

The production of Dracula deviates from the classic story, with eerie effects and a banger of an ending. Vampire brides, creepy crypts and dancers that fly through the air are just a few of the spectacles included in Tulsa Ballet’s exciting performance of “Dracula.” Returning for the first time in six years, this thrilling fan-favorite […]

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National Novel Writing Month a fun challenge

Thousands of writers, both amateurs and professionals, commit to writing a novel each November. It’s 12 a.m. on the first of November. You’ve been thinking ahead and outlining for months. Or maybe you’re a seat-of-your-pants (pantser) writer with absolutely no plan whatsoever. Better yet, you’re the social wrimo who loves the write-ins for the coffee […]

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TU Theatre’s “Man of La Mancha” a smash hit

The show dazzles with emotional highs, a tight cast and great production value. The TU Theatre Department has knocked it out of the park with their performance of Dale Wasserman’s “Man of La Mancha.” Directed by Machele Miller Dill with musical director James Gregory, the show contains a great amount of heart and some earworms […]