ARTS & CULTURE
Every genre of music is accompanied by its own set of stereotypes. Classical is for the intellectual, country for rednecks, and so on. Rap and hip-hop are genres surrounded by negative stereotypes, particularly from the point of view of Christians, who might be eager to call it a genre of vulgarity and self-obsession. But one [...]
By Richard Lyne
The ACU Department of Theatre put on an emotional and lively showing of the 1998 Broadway musical Footloose that had some audience members quite literally singing out the doors.
Based on 1984’s film Footloose, the musical is similar in most important ways. After moving from Chicago to the backwoods town of Bomont, teenager Ren [...]
ACU theatre is cutting loose.
The theatre’s spring musical, Footloose, will open this weekend. It’s a story about standing up for your heart and overcoming the hardships life can throw at you.
Footloose will be showing in Fulks Theatre in the Williams Performing Arts Center April 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27. Tickets are $15 and groups of 10 [...]
Despite last minute venue changes and ending the event an hour early due to weather, the Student Alumni Association’s annual SpringFest carnival and concert saw a successful student turnout Saturday.
After Friday night’s hailstorm, social media outlets were alerted Saturday morning to inform students that SpringFest would be moving locations. In order to avoid unfavorable wet [...]
On Friday March 1 five seniors’ countless hours and all-nighters spent in the Art Department paid off as their work was showcased to family and peers in the Shore Art Gallery for “Signature: A Senior Art Show”.
Artwork from seniors Lene Botha graphic design major from Richardson, and Ashley Beddingfield graphic design major from Nocona, could [...]
Noa Dowl values and emphasizes the importance of versatility and seamlessness in acting. As a cast member for ACU Theater’s production of Metamorphoses, Dowl, junior theater major from Dallas, covers roles ranging from Zeus to Hades.
“I am most excited about the challenge of presenting a play as flawlessly as possible to a new audience each night,” [...]
To Kelcie Broom the 24th and final letter of the Greek alphabet, Omega, doesn’t necessarily signify the end, but merely the continuation of worship and expression through dance. The senior art major from Richardson, Texas, created the Omega Dance Co. four years ago with former Wildcat Sarah Boleslawski.
As the dance company prepares for their spring [...]
With Sing Song week upon us, the host and hostesses practice late into the night – perfecting their pitch, preparing their choreography and performing their parts. In the blur of their busy week, the stars share their experiences.
The 2013 Sing Song host and hostesses consist of six students, all with unique styles and personalities combined [...]
ACU Theatre is putting the finishing touches on its comedic winter musical, [ title of show ] set to run February 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23 at Lewis and Jerry Fulks Theatre in the Williams Performing Arts Center. Yes, the proper name of the production is [ title of show ].
Adam Hester, the director of the [...]
The stars were out to dazzle once again as they hit the red carpet last Sunday evening for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif. The event was co-hosted by former and present SNL actresses, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
The ceremony, which highlights outstanding films, television series, and their stars, saw [...]
On Sunday ACU hosted its first Mingle & Jingle, an event designed to celebrate the Christmas season and bring the Abilene community together.
Tamara Long, director of Admissions, said that Mingle & Jingle was a collaboration across the entire campus.
“Student life and staff came together wanting to do something that drew together ACU and the Abilene [...]
ACU’s mission to prepare students for Christian leadership throughout the world is more than just words on paper. Lauren Fink, senior business major from Grapevine is one example of this mission in action.
Fink had the unique opportunity to intern at New York Fashion week at the beginning of this school year.
This summer Fink had an [...]