Arts & Entertainment

A 19th century lithograph of the witch trials. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
“The Witch” explores boundaries of Christianity and horror genre

“The Witch,” directed by Robert Eggers was first released in January at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival where it won...

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“Eye in the Sky” considers the moral dilemma of drone warfare

Modern warfare is complicated. Gone are the days when two opponents would meet on a battlefield and fight to the death u...

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Sisters rebel against female gender roles in “Mustang”

“Mustang” is one of those rare films that liberally displays its political message front and center but in a way tha...

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Zayn album musically superior, lyrically lacking

On March 25, a year to the day after leaving “One Direction” to pursue his solo career, Zayn Malik released his debu...

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Ben Rector performs “pop with a purpose” to sold out CFAC crowd

Ben Rector, a 29-year-old pop musician who has already reached the Top Twenty on the Billboard Album Chart, visited Calv...

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“Batman v Superman” v underwhelming start to DC universe

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is the follow-up to 2013’s “Man of Steel” and, if the tagline tells us an...

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Audience reflective after Daughter’s ambient and introspective performance

Daughter, an independent rock group based out of London, played at Calvin this past Wednesday. The warm yet slightly mis...

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“Son of Saul” forces viewers uncomfortably close to Holocaust horrors

A middle-aged Jewish man of Hungarian descent comes into focus. His eyes are brown and intense and we soon learn that hi...

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Kendrick Lamar’s surprise mixtape unsurprisingly provocative

Late last Thursday night, rapper Kendrick Lamar released a surprise compilation album on iTunes and Spotify titled, for ...

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Something wild is coming to the Grand Rapids Art Museum

If you grew up any time within the last 50 years, it is likely that your formative years were filled with many readings ...