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Graduate Students’ Hide and Seek Cafe opens in IMRC


For those who have been looking for a specialty coffee experience in the greater Bangor area, it can be found at the new Hide and Seek Cafe, which is located in the Innovative Media Research & …

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Student Entertainment looks back and moves forward


Stand-up comedian Steve Rannazzisi, best known as Kevin MacArthur from the FX fantasy football-centric comedy “The League,” visited the Collins Center for the Arts on Monday night, performing a set that spanned topics from the attention …



Students take on free Argentine Tango class


Tango is a dance that not only takes time and practice to learn, but also requires a connection between the dancers.
UMaine now offers a free two-hour Argentine tango class in the dance studio of 1944 Hall …



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CD Reviews

Review: Music “The Endless River”

Rating: 9
“The Endless River” was announced earlier this year to everyone’s surprise. Billed as mainly an ambient and instrumental affair taken from Pink Floyd’s sessions for 1994’s “The Division Bell,” the album undoubtedly delivers on this …



Film Reviews

Review: Movie: “Birdman”

Rating: 10
Every now and then, a film is released that tests audiences’ inhibitions. Perhaps they feel as if they have never seen a film as original as the one they are watching. Maybe the film forced …



Style & Culture

Review: Game: “Assassin’s Creed Unity”

Rating: 6.5
“Assassin’s Creed Unity” is Ubisoft’s newest entry into the “Assassin’s Creed” series. Known for its “Forest Gump”-like antics and revolutionary character controls and movement, the series has always had its ups and downs, and unfortunately, …



Column: Adventure Time: Book questions why we take chances and adventure

One of my all-time favorite books is “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer. The non-fiction novel tells the story of Chris McCandless, a young man who, upon graduating college, abandoned all of his possessions, cut ties …



Column: Documentary Theater: Film offers compelling visual evidence of climate change

“Chasing Ice” is a documentary from 2012 about a team of people who set out to capture visual evidence of Earth’s changing climate.
Winner of the 2014 News and Documentary Emmy award for Outstanding Nature Programming, “Chasing …



Column: How I Hear It: Ariel Pink hates everybody

Indie weirdo Ariel Pink has a new album, “pom pom,” out today, so over the past month or two, he’s been in full-blown publicity mode, making noise on whatever channel he can be heard on.
In late …