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"Askew" by Roxy Paine. Photo by Melanie Langness.

The NC Art Museum: Part Three

I completed my indoor museum tour with a visit into the beautiful Rodin gallery. French 20th century sculptor Auguste Rodin created hundreds of bronze-cast sculptures, most modeled after the human body or the human experience. Rodin was an expert at capturing motion and emotion in still material. My personal favorite, “The Kiss,” captured a loving embrace between two infatuated youths. […]

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"Three Trees, Two Clouds" by John Beerman. Photo by Hannah Sermersheim.

The NC Art Museum: Part Two

The European Art Wing was absolutely massive and divided into smaller sub categories by country of artistic origin, and then further separated into time periods. I stepped into the Early Italian Art Section and saw dozens of paintings and reliefs that all looked pretty much the same. While all beautiful– full of bright red colors and almost glowing gold accents– […]

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Back view of the Rodin Garden. Photo by Melanie Langness.

The North Carolina Art Museum: Part One

On November 1 2014, I visited the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. I had been twice before on field trips and with a friend, but never before had I fully appreciated the beauty around me. The museum recently underwent a major renovation, and the beautiful new architecture is almost as interesting as what hangs on the white-curtained walls. […]

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Call of Duty Black Ops 2: Zombies

Call of Duty Black Ops 2: Zombies is a first person shooter game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It was released on November 13, 2012 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows. You can play in an interactive game as a shooter against other human players, but this review is specifically for the zombie game that is offered. This is where you fight […]

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Hozier

Hozier

http://store.hozier.com/   Stepping on to the alternative scene with his stand out single “Take Me To Church”, Hozier is a relatively new artist. His newest, self titled album Hozier, is full of bluesy guitar solos and passionate choruses. Emotion runs rampant through the soulful 13 track collection. Hozier’s full, passionate vocals accentuate the colorfully written guitar riffs. The album stands […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

http://www.zimbio.com/Beyond+the+Box+Office/articles/KfCtcBfXK42/Peter+Quill+Star+Lord+Father+Guardians+Galaxy   Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s newest save-the-world sci-fi film, follows the adventures of Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), a bounty hunter. Similar to other Marvel favorites such as Captain America, Iron Man, and The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy puts an intergalactic twist in a list of superhero movies that have stayed almost exclusively on earth. Leading an unlikely […]

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The Magnitude of Marvel Won’t Be Shrinking Anytime Soon

With dashing superheroes and awe-inspiring heroines, Marvel Entertainment’s reputation as the most successful comic-book and related media company of all time is well deserved. Launched by Stan Lee in 1961 with the publication of “The Fantastic Four,” Marvel has since grown into an inconceivably profitable corporation. In 2009 Disney bought Marvel, and used its power to create a two-decade long […]

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New to Netflix

          Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United 5 ¼ stars out of 6 While battling to keep the Red Skull and Taskmaster from unleashing a Hydra army, Iron Man and Captain American must learn to work together. Starring– Adrian Pasdar and Roger Craig Smith; Director– Leo Riley           R.L. Stine’s Mostly […]

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The iPhone 6: Is It Worth the Money

The iPhone 6: Is It Worth the Money

Having revolutionized smartphones, modern technology, and even the internet, the iPhone has changed the way cellular phones are looked at. The iPhone was first released June 29th, 2007. Sales blew up worldwide, making the iPhone an instant success. Seven years and nine models later, the iPhone 6 arrives. Sleeker, faster, and more productive, the iPhone 6 brings a lot to […]

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In the Lonely Hour

In the Lonely Hour

CD Giveaway: Sam Smith – “In the Lonely Hour” Sam Smith was able to achieve a musical breakthrough via cameos in successful songs such as “La La La”, and “Latch”. After getting his name out there, Smith released his debut album, In the Lonely Hour. In the Lonely Hour is full of emotion, and displays a more intimate side of […]

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