Diversity of Mexico characterized by photos and projections

Existe lo que tiene nombre: the Contemporary Photography in Mexico show opened in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on March 4 at 6 p.m., featuring the works of more than 20 different artists, who speculate on the diversity of life within the borders of Mexico. Simultaneously, photographer David Taylor … [Read more...]

50’s beach theme brings lighthearted fun to 2,500-year-old play

The theater department will show the first performance of Lysistrata, a comedy penned by Aristophanes, on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fain Fine Arts Center Theatre. Cast and crew have been rehearsing since the second week of the spring semester to make this age-old play one that will interest … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Play evokes dark memories to increase awareness about violence against women

As part of an effort to increase awareness about violence against women, members of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theater honor society, performed A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer, a series of monologues compiled by Eve Ensler, on Feb. 12-13 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre.The play, … [Read more...]

Cajun barbecue joint worth the drive

When a friend first suggested I go to Rafter J BBQ after I ranted about a severe lack of cajun food in our otherwise culinarily-blessed city, I was immediately excited. Until I learned this supposed cajun-barbecue paradise was a whopping 17 minutes from campus, off 287 in Iowa Park. But as a … [Read more...]

Ending fails to please for last Hunger Games

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 is topping the box office at $52 million, leading The Good Dinosaur and Creed. The continuation, directed by Francis Lawrence, was released in the United States on the Nov. 20. Katniss Everdeen, played by leading actress Jennifer Lawrence, launches the audience … [Read more...]

Sevi’s Burritos never disappoints

Sevi’s Burritos has been around since 1981, serving plate sized burritos for a steal of a price. Sevi’s is no hole in the wall, this family owned restaurant allows customers to seat themselves. The service is quick and the food is delicious. Every time I visit I am never disappointed. The … [Read more...]

For local band members, music is a home away from home

The world of pop-punk music has many famous bands, including Fall Out Boy and Nirvana. These names are just some of the inspiration for the local band started by nursing sophomore Connor Murphy, called the World Behind Me. Murphy has been making music since he was in the sixth grade. When a … [Read more...]

Ensemble’s take on Star Wars

Grab your lightsabers and your favorite Wookie for the upcoming wind ensemble’s Star Wars themed concert Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. “This is probably the hardest thing they have ever played,” said Matthew Luttrell, director of bands. “It’s without a doubt the most difficult thing, … [Read more...]

Fun in Wichita Falls: Symphony to meld music and acrobatic performances

The Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra will open its first concert of the season with Cirque de la Symphonie, on Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Memorial Auditorium on 7th and Broad. "Cirque de la Symphonie will meld together music and acrobatic performances, as well as aerial flyers, … [Read more...]

Fun in Wichita Falls: The Plex

The Plex. From roller-skating to bumper boats, to an indoor arcade to outdoor mini-golf, it’s the perfect date night. Kirstie Lipp, a server at Chili’s, usually attends The Plex with her fiancé, Tom. “Mini-golf, go-carts and lazer tag. Those are all things I’m really good at,” said Lipp, “I … [Read more...]