Cat on a Hot Tin Roof explores secrets

Theatre Western play about dysfunctional Southern family

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Karyn Roantree and Mike Ligeti

What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof? Just ask Theatre Western.

Having rehearsed Tennessee Williams’ 1955 play for at least six hours every weekend this past month, the dynamic cast of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is ready to tackle the Pulitzer Prize-winning play. (read more)

SongMeanings.net brings clarity to confusing lyrics

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

SongMeanings.com

Every music fan has been in the classic argument about the true meaning of a certain song.

Whether the argument is with a friend or a drunken stranger at the bar, the disagreement tends to result in a stalemate, with both parties thinking he or she is the one who truly understands the song’s meaning. (read more)

On Disc: The Hives

Album: The Black and White Album

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The Black and White Album by The Hives

The Black and White Album
The Hives
Interscope Records

4 stars

Whatever the Hives are on, we want some of it. (read more)

On Disc: Coheed and Cambria

Album: No World for Tomorrow

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

No World for Tomorrow by Coheed and Cambria

No World for Tomorrow
Coheed and Cambria
Columbia Records

3.5 stars

With its cartoonish cover art, you might be tempted to think that No World for Tomorrow is more of a storybook than an album " and you wouldn’t be too far off. (read more)

Off-beat holiday songs to fight sappiness overdose

Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, Sandler

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Sufjan Stevens

Winter-haters be damned: life in the “snow belt” has its benefits.

The chilly temperatures make that hot cup of coffee feel extra soothing. The too-soon snow flurries outside make the hours spent in the warm confines of Weldon more enjoyable, and as we move toward colder weather and the end of another semester, there’s something worth looking forward to: holiday music feels less tacky and more nostalgic. (read more)

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