IUPUI to Hold Auditions for Spring 2018 Play, Clybourne Park

October 6, 2017 Stephen Brinkerhoff Auditions for IUPUI’s Spring 2018 play, Clybourne Park, will take place Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Cavanaugh Hall Room 003. Clybourne Park is a continuation of the play Raisin in the Sun, both of which feature themes ...


Remembering a Rock'n'Roll Icon: Tom Petty

For four decades, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers toured the world, sold more than 33 million albums in the United States alone and recently wrapped up their 40th Anniversary tour. After fronting one of the most recognizable American bands in modern history, Tom Petty died at the age of 66 after ...


Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Rock Indy

Plant returns to Indianapolis after 45 years. By Breanna Cooper Jan. 25, 1975: Led Zeppelin, consisting of Robert Plant on lead vocals, Jimmy Page on guitar, John Paul Jones on bass guitar plus any of the more than twenty instruments he can play, and the late John Bonham on drums played at the Market ...


The Haunted History of the Slippery Noodle Inn

 The famous Indianapolis bar has a history of great service and guests that never leave. By Breanna Cooper Since 1850. the Slippery Noodle Inn has served many people and purposes. For many believers, ghost stories tend to go hand in hand with tragedy. Indiana has witnessed several dark parts of ...


A Conversation with The Yellow Kites

Local folk-rock band turns IUPUI Journalism lounge into stage. By Breanna Cooper The sounds of humming and acoustic guitar filled the journalism lounge on Wednesday as Kendall and Erina Ludwig, married since 2009, warmed up to perform a small set for a Campus Session. Their folk-rock group The Yellow ...


Monty Python Still Making Audiences Laugh 34 Years Later

'Meaning of Live' premiered at the Heartland Film Festival to give audiences an inside look to the O2 shows. By Breanna Cooper For decades, Monty Python has been notorious for cracking up audiences. The Pythons: John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and the late Graham ...


Remembering an Icon: David Bowie

Remembering the life and legacy of rock pioneer David Bowie. By Breanna Cooper On Jan. 8, I intended to review David Bowie’s new album Blackstar. As I listened, I noted the instrumentation in “I Can’t Give Everything Away,” the bizarre introduction to “Girls Love Me,” and kept in mind ...


One Month, One Novel

Author Jay Coles lends words of wisdom to aspiring authors during National Novel Writing Month. By Breanna Cooper While writing a novel is something many people have on their bucket list, life, as everyone knows, can sometimes get in the way of things one has planned. However, with November being National ...


Let’s Talk About: David Bowie’s “Blackstar”

Bowie's new single showcases his genius and his knack for all things strange. By Breanna Cooper The God of glam rock is at it again, and he is just as weird as ever. On Nov. 19, David Bowie released “Blackstar” (stylized as ★), a song which serves as a preview for his upcoming album of the ...


A Chat with Diane Coffee’s Shaun Fleming

Taking a break from prepping for his tour, Fleming spoke with us over the phone about his influences, the creation of his first EP, and the Bloomington music scene. By Breanna Cooper High school can be a time when you discover who you are and what you want to be. For Shaun Fleming, a high school talent ...


The Song Remains the Same

Jason Bonham is working to keep the spirit of rock’n’roll alive today. By Breanna Cooper When many think about rock ’n’ roll, images from the days When Giants Walked the Earth come to mind. However, as we all know, a lifestyle of “sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll” is not a sustainable ...


IUPUI Student Pens CIA Thriller

Nathan Brown, a communications undergrad at IUPUI has just released his first novel-out now. By Breanna Cooper Beyond taking classes and working towards a degree, college is a time to expand one’s horizons. For Nathan Brown, a public relations major here at IUPUI, that means getting his first book ...


The River: Revisited

The Boss hit the road to revisit his classic double album, “The River.” By Breanna Cooper Louisville, Ky. - Thirty-six years after releasing The River, Bruce Springsteen is bringing the contents of his fifth studio album, along with many of his hit songs, back to the stage. Springsteen, along ...


A Chat With the Cowboys

Getting ready for their Friday night show at Joyful Noise, the band reflected on how the group of four first got together to make music, and their favorite moments. By Breanna Cooper Bloomington rock band The Cowboys get ready for their third show at Joyful Noise Recordings. With shows in St. Louis, ...


Record Store Day 2016

The celebration of the analog format brings together the community and the local music scene. By Breanna Cooper For vinyl collectors Record Store Day (RSD) is a huge deal. Since 2007 the third Saturday of April has been a day for music fans to line up outside of local record stores to get their ...


Classic Meets Contemporary

The first INfusion Music Fest, hosted by ISO, hopes to bring classical music to new audiences, along with a message of conservationism. By Breanna Cooper Flower crowns, body paint, and large crowds are all things people think of when they hear “music festival.” As for the upcoming INfusion Music ...


Indy Pays Tribute to Gene Wilder

Indy film fans came together to celebrate the life and work of late actor Gene Wilder. By Breanna Cooper When the news began to spread on Aug. 29 that the comedic actor Gene Wilder passed away at the age of 83, fans of every age and demographic took to social media to share their memories and adoration ...


Bringing Back Beatlemania

American English brings the magic of The Beatles back to stages around the world. Drummer Tom Gable speaks with The Campus Citizen about the impact The Beatles had on the world and how it feels to be a part of the new generation of Beatlemania. By Breanna Cooper April 10, 1970: The Beatles officially ...


Book Review: 'Things That Can and Cannot Be Said'

Arundhati Roy and John Cusack's conversation with each other and with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gives readers extraordinary insight into government surveillance and the consequences of bringing that information to the public. By Breanna Cooper In June of 2013, the British newspaper The Guardian broke ...

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