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NBC airs brilliant new show ‘This Is Us’

NBC airs brilliant new show ‘This Is Us’

Alexa Rockwell, Contributor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

"This Is Us" tells the story of four unique characters turning 36 on the same day. A major plot twist is sure to leave viewers hooked.

Cymbal: The app where music talks

Cymbal: The app where music talks

Jordan Allen, Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Technology

"Cymbal is about expressing yourself musically, and finding like-minded people who you can learn from and who will expand your musical taste."

Young The Giant mixes funk and political influence on latest indie rock album

Young The Giant mixes funk and political influence on latest indie rock album

Jaylene Lopez, Contributor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Hailing from the origins of structured indie rock, Young The Giant mixes funk and political influence on newly-released album.

What makes comedy troupe Mission: IMPROVable unstoppable

What makes comedy troupe Mission: IMPROVable unstoppable

Alexa Rockwell, Contributor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

The rehearsal room for student improv group Mission: IMPROVable is nothing but a classroom with desks and a chalkboard ... But with their imaginations, the actors transform it into whatever they want.

New art exhibit on campus draws from the past, looks to the future

New art exhibit on campus draws from the past, looks to the future

Caeli Chesin, Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Wednesday opening of “Human Animals: The Art of Cobra” and “Cobra: Contemporary Legacy” drew more than 200 guests.

Carinae returns to Hadley with a style all their own

Carinae returns to Hadley with a style all their own

Luis Fieldman, Contributor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Around the Valley, Entertainment, Music, Profiles, Showcase

The band's performance at The Black Sheep Deli was a treasure trove of unrecorded, unreleased songs.

Bandcamp broadens opportunity for emerging artists

Bandcamp broadens opportunity for emerging artists

Brett Reardon, Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Technology

Websites like Bandcamp challenge the idea of needing professional producers to enter the music industry by providing independent musicians a platform to release and sell their work independently.

Diversity in video games should not be an afterthought

Diversity in video games should not be an afterthought

Colin McGinnis, Webmaster

April 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

The fact that games don't actually represent the player base is needlessly discriminatory.

Watch The Help House episode 5

Watch The Help House episode 5

Amherst Wire Staff

April 27, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Web Series, WireTV

It's already the end of the semester and they all survived living together.

Watch The Help House episode 4

Watch The Help House episode 4

Amherst Wire Staff

April 20, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Web Series, WireTV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7HKIYf7rJM Brett throws a Halloween party at the house.

“The Sopranos,” the gift that keeps on givin’

“The Sopranos,” the gift that keeps on givin’

Brett Reardon, Contributor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

David Chase’s epic television drama, “The Sopranos,” is a 17-year-old show that continues to have cultural and cinematic relevance and influence in the modern day television landscape.

Watch The Help House episode 3

Watch The Help House episode 3

Amherst Wire Staff

April 13, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Web Series, WireTV

In the third episode, "Meddling," Tiffany uncovers a house romance.

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