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“Love, Simon:” A queer movie for straight eyes

“Love, Simon:” A queer movie for straight eyes

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

While Simon’s whole character revolves around being gay, he is still painted as someone who assimilates with this white, assumed to be straight, male image that is only threatening to the homophobes who never planned on seeing this movie.

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

Get on the Tinder finger treadmill, UMass Amherst, because enough right swipes could bring the colorful Cardi B to campus for a free concert April 25.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

April 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies, Uncategorized

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 4 (featuring Dezmond)

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 4 (featuring Dezmond)

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts

“If you’re putting strawberries on pizza ... that’s a sociopath.”

Local talent: Going cuckoo for Cuckoo Baby

Local talent: Going cuckoo for Cuckoo Baby

Jonathan Kermah, Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

The local pop band will be competing in UMass Got Talent this Friday, with a chance to be the opening act of this year's Spring Concert.

XXXTentacion leaves no one questioning his versatility on “?”

XXXTentacion leaves no one questioning his versatility on “?”

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Billboard No. 1 packages XXXTENTACION's rage, lust and pain in a variety of unpredictable sub genres

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

March 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 3

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 3

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

On this episode of 808s and Ankle Breaks, Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss Rich Homie Quan’s debut album “Rich As In Spirit,” "PRhyme 2," Markelle Fultz’s return to the court, the Spurs’ “beef” with Kawhi Leonard and more. Tune in: Slap or Skip: Spotify Slap or Skip play...

Lil Yachty: “Lil Boat 2” review — A dark squeal from one of hip-hop’s most vibrant figures

Lil Yachty: “Lil Boat 2” review — A dark squeal from one of hip-hop’s most vibrant figures

Jonathan Kermah, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

While Yachty’s performance is slightly underwhelming, the spacey trap instrumentals give the project a better sense of direction sonically.

Logic: “Bobby Tarantino II” — ambitious, light-hearted, fun but flawed

Logic: “Bobby Tarantino II” — ambitious, light-hearted, fun but flawed

Trevor Wilson, Contributor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Despite its shortcomings, each track on Logic's latest album is unique in its own right and will have listeners nodding their heads from start to finish.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 2

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 2

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts

"Honestly, if my grandma came in the room right now, she might get the work too"

Khalid, Lil Yachty to perform at UMass Spring Concert

Khalid, Lil Yachty to perform at UMass Spring Concert

Elissa Borden, Campus News Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 20 at 10 a.m.

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