ARTS ENTERTAINMENT


10/30/2018, 12:00am

Commentary: 'Venom' not as poisonous as critics say

We walked into the theater to celebrate my friend’s birthday, dragging our expectations along the carpet. In spite of our pessimistic outlook walking in, Sony’s “Venom” managed to leave us laughing and engaged, setting aside a less-than-coherent plot. 


10/30/2018, 12:00am

The Reflector hosts Halloween open mic

Shippensburg University’s undergraduate journal of the arts, The Reflector, hosted a community-wide open mic and poetry reading at the Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education (SHAPE) Gallery Friday night. 


10/16/2018, 2:05pm

Flatley tells tale with dance performance

On the radiant flat-screen spanning the width of the stage, an antique watch appears, revealing the source of the slow ticks. It was much slower than any of the tapping throughout the performance. The intricate sounds throughout, supported by video backgrounds of unicorns and waterfalls, took the audience to a fantasy land.


10/9/2018, 5:12pm

Daughtry concert brings diverse crowd to Luhrs

Chris Daughtry made his big debut on Season 5 of “American Idol” in 2006, soon after his band, Daughtry, released its first album of the same name. The band’s work quickly found its way to the top of the Billboard 200. 


10/9/2018, 5:07pm

Students, professors present works at EAPSU Conference

Shippensburg University brought to life the poetry of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE)’s best students and professionals in two-day sessions of the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) on Oct. 4-6. 


10/2/2018, 1:06pm

'21 Chump Street' brings drug awareness to SU

If you are a fan of short musicals with a meaningful message, Act V Theatre Co.’s production of “21 Chump Street” was the perfect musical to see at Memorial Auditorium last week.


9/11/2018, 1:34pm

Russian film warns of pride, betrayal

The Shippensburg University Department of Global Languages and Cultures brought “Burnt by the Sun,” an award-winning Russian film concerning the Great Purge of Stalinist Russia to the Orndorff Theatre last Tuesday.