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Arts and Entertainment staff share favorite romantic comedies

In honor of Valentine’s Day, our arts and entertainment staff came up with several of their favorite films that are of...

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The National’s long path to fame

The National has been in the slow lane to fame for more than a decade. Recent fans might be surprised that their 2013 Gr...

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46

Famed and highly acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment earlier this month. He was 46. A...

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Satelliti merges jazz with other genres

Though music has been a constant in human life for thousands of years, the means by which music has been created have co...

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Disappointing ‘Monuments Men’ fails to spark interest

There are few things more frustrating than cooking up a sub-par soup when all the ingredients to make a tasty meal are r...

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‘About Time’ brings sincerity to romantic comedy

If I was being totally honest, I would tell you that I was not so excited about this movie. I would tell you that I had ...

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‘Anatomy of a Moment’ highlights improvised art

Collaborations between improvisational artists are nothing if not unpredictable. That is, of course, the nature of the m...

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The National to come to Calvin in April

Acclaimed rock band The National will be performing at Calvin College on Saturday, April 12 in the Van Noord Arena. Comp...

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‘Julia With Blue Jeans On’ highlights strong vocals and piano play

Wolf Parade was one of the better bands to emerge from the Montreal indie rock scene in the mid to late 2000s. Since it ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio leads entertaining and crazy ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Jordan Belfort is an interesting man. From the outside looking in, he is a rockstar in the financial industry. But when ...