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Silver Duo explore 16 years playing together at UMaine


With clear passion and dedication to the music, the Silver Duo performed on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall, exploring the emotions encapsulated by the combination of piano and cello.
The Silver Duo, …



UMaine actor proves hard work pays off


For Andrew Silver, it’s a matter of taking steps outside of his “comfort zone,” and doing so has led him to blossom from what he calls “the secondary comedic actor,” to the actor he is today …



New Judaic Studies minor reaches out to all students


For the first time this spring, University of Maine students will graduate with minors in Judaic Studies.
Maya Clifford, an anthropology and biology student in the honors college, will be one of the students graduating in 2015 …



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CD Reviews

Review: Music-Museum of Love,  “Museum of Love”

Rating: 8
It’s April 3, 2011. The night before, legendary indie outfit LCD Soundsystem played their last ever show at a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The performance lasted for three hours, was streamed online at Pitchfork and …



Film Reviews

Review: Movie-Fury

Rating: 9.5
Brad Pitt returns from his “Inglorious Basterds” fame to kill even more Nazis in David Ayer’s explosive drama “Fury.”
“Fury” was an unrelenting, hard-hitting and extremely effective film with absolutely breathtaking action sequences. It showcases the …



Style & Culture

Review: Game-NBA 2K15

Grade: 9
Sports games are as regular as the seasons they promote. Every year one can count on their favorite teams playing in their digital glory, with each year potentially bringing improvements that warrant the $60 games. …



Column: Adventure Time–Good times come from bad directions on Traveler’s Loop  

Travelers Loop was not our intended destination within Baxter State Park.
When my Dad and I left Orono at 4:45 a.m. on a brisk Thursday morning, we intended to hike Mt. Katahdin. However, upon checking in at …



Column: How I Hear It–El-P the producer

Rapper and producer El-P has made the news recently as half of Run The Jewels, a rap duo consisting of he and Killer Mike, and “Meow The Jewels,” a Kickstarter-funded album that is a reimagining of …



Column: Documentary Theater-Street art documentary captures transitive art form

This week’s documentary is the Netflix-streaming “Exit Through the Gift Shop.” The film, directed by the secretive British artist Banksy, explores a broad genre of art that has captured the attention of everyone who’s experienced it, …