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Meet Moravian: A local band looking to make it big

Meet Moravian: A local band looking to make it big

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

Alex Christ is a very charismatic lead vocalist, to say the least. Dancing, singing, sweating, screaming, shouting and, frankly, doing way too much on stage. His ferocity and stage presence mixed...

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The pep behind the sport: Who are the Golden Grizzlies Pep Band?

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter March 20, 2024

By now every Oakland University student has probably seen or heard about OU’s men's basketball team becoming Horizon League champions and representing the school all the way to the NCAA tournament.  The...

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Take Root: An experimental look into dance

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter March 13, 2024

On Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, Take Root — a dance company founded by Oakland University Assistant Professor of Dance Ali Woerner — took the stage to an excited crowd to perform and promote...

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Heartbreak across the decades: What is a breakup album?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day means a lot of different things for a lot of different people. For some, it means a romantic day full of love and excitement. For others, it's a devastating reminder of the crippling...

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Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers visit Pontiac Little Art Theatre

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 7, 2024

Oakland University offers many exclusive clubs to fulfill creative wishes of students — one of which being the Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers.  The Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers visited the Pontiac Little...

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The most anticipated albums of 2024

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter January 17, 2024

2023 was a fantastic year for music. Monumental albums, singles and tours rocked the year musically and culturally.  Taylor Swift released “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” and put on a dazzling decade...

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2023 musical recap: Singles edition

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter December 6, 2023

2023 has been a fantastic year for music, with monumental releases achieved in almost every genre imaginable. These are 10 singles that have stood out to me this year in no particular order.  “Doubt”...

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The 2024 Grammy Awards: Picks and predictions

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter November 22, 2023

Nothing flips a cultural moment around like a good award show and the drama that comes from it. The 66th annual Grammy Awards nominations have come out for the award show scheduled for Feb. 4, 2024.  Let’s...

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‘Rockstar:’ Dolly Parton at her most fiery and versatile

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter November 22, 2023

On Friday, Nov. 17, Dolly Parton released her newest and biggest album yet — a 30-song, two-hour and 21-minute opus titled “Rockstar.”  This era of Dolly Parton is an artistic evolution akin...

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Fleetwood Mac and the rumors behind “Rumours”

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter November 15, 2023

Rock bands were never short of making history, but few are still gossiped about today. Fleetwood Mac is one of those bands.  First created in 1967, Fleetwood Mac was formed with members Peter Green,...

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2023

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor November 8, 2023

This year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place on Friday, Nov. 3, and honored iconic artists who have made significant contributions to not only rock and roll but also to music...

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‘Autumn Variations:’ Why folk pop stays dead in 2023

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter October 11, 2023

With 75 million monthly Spotify listeners, Ed Sheeran is a powerhouse in pop music.  Sheeran has garnered critical and commercial success with each of his releases. With his seventh album, “Autumn...

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