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The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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I Hate Hamlet brings comedy to Shakesperian acting

‘I Hate Hamlet’ brings comedy to Shakesperian acting

Noelle Brake April 3, 2013

Theatre Tuscaloosa is bringing Shakespeare with a twist to the stage this month. They will perform “I Hate Hamlet,” a dramatic comedy by Paul Rudnick April 5-7 and 10-14. The plot follows Andrew Rally,...

Engineering students take stage

Noelle Brake March 13, 2013

The College of Engineering Does Amateur Radical Theatre is a group of primarily engineering students out to prove the College of Engineering is a creative place, not just numbers, technology and science....

Spotify offers students a variety of music

Noelle Brake March 6, 2013

Music is slowly evolving over time, from records to 8-tracks, from tapes to CDs. Now, however, streaming music is becoming more and more popular, with sites like Pandora and iHeart Radio and software like...

Creative co-op to showcase student gallery in Lloyd

Noelle Brake February 7, 2013

On Friday, students will get to see the work of their peers in Creative Co-op’s first gallery of student art. The gallery, titled “The Aesthetic,” will display a collection of student work that...

Alternative band Tegan and Sara’s new album ‘Heartthrob’ features touching lyrics, beats

Noelle Brake February 6, 2013

It’s no secret that alternative bands are getting more and more recognized as the music industry expands. One of those bands, Tegan and Sara, is getting more clout with each new song or new bout of...

Crafters, environmentalists ‘upcycle’ trash

Crafters, environmentalists ‘upcycle’ trash

Noelle Brake January 30, 2013

Using everything from wine corks to old doors or windows, crafters and environmentalists might have a new plan to reduce waste. The trend is called “upcycling,” rather than recylcing, and involves...

Annual Northport Christmas festival brings Dickens classic world to life

Noelle Brake December 6, 2012

The streets of downtown Northport were alive Tuesday with glowing streetlights, falling snow and laughter as the city hosted its 23rd annual holiday festival known as “Dickens Downtown.” Ignoring the...

Soulful Nashville band to headline Green Bar

Noelle Brake December 6, 2012

Nashville-based band DeRobert and the Half Truths will be making a one-night performance at Green Bar Friday as part of their 2012 tour. Managed by G.E.D. Soul Records, the band members play a wide variety...

High hopes for return of country duo The Civil Wars circulate around web

Noelle Brake December 5, 2012

Most bands get their start by either working with another, more popular artist or band or relentlessly selling their music to anyone who will listen. Not all of today’s bands have to do that, though,...

Kentuck Art Center hosts November Art Night downtown Thursday

Noelle Brake November 1, 2012

Main Avenue in Northport will be filled with music, art and fun this Thursday as the Kentuck Art Center hosts its November Art Night. The event will have live music, two new exhibitions, and feature two...

Creative Campus hosts creator of watershed project

Noelle Brake October 25, 2012

In what would otherwise be a normal meeting for Creative Campus, students had the opportunity Wednesday to hear from Alan Kolok, a biology professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and director...

Gaga’s leaked single a hoax?

Noelle Brake October 3, 2012

Leaked singles are nothing new to the public. Hackers “leak” singles out onto the Internet, and sometimes, even the artists themselves “leak” singles to get attention. But none so far have caused...

Tegan and Sara Quin offer socially-minded alternative music

Noelle Brake September 4, 2012

Recently, alternative music has gained popularity, with bands such as Florence + The Machine becoming regular purchases on iTunes and Amazon. Two performers in particular that haven’t gotten the clout...

Theatre review on “Gypsy”

Noelle Brake July 18, 2012

Curtain up, light the lights: Gypsy Rose Lee and Mama Rose have arrived with full force to the Theatre Tuscaloosa. A stunning cast, powerful monologues and a full supporting orchestra came together to...

Students attend Pride Parade in Birmingham

Noelle Brake June 13, 2012

On Saturday evening, the 24th annual Pride Parade filled Birmingham’s Southside area with color, people, and pride. With over 60 groups from Alabama participating in the walk across downtown Birmingham,...

Arts Council, mayor resolve controversy

Arts Council, mayor resolve controversy

Noelle Brake June 12, 2012

When the Arts Council of Tuscaloosa revoked its decision to cancel the film “Turn Me On, Dammit!,” a part of the Bama Art House film series, last Friday, the heat finally turned down on what had become...

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