Cooking with a K: Mushrooms

        Mushrooms: the fruit of fungi. Not the most appealing description for something edible, but they can create delicious dishes. Mushrooms have three parts: the cap, the gills and the stem. The cap and gills are the most flavorful portions; the stem is commonly discarded or used… Continued

Ari Gold Knows Indie

A few years ago, director Ari Gold (not to be confused with the “Entourage” character of the same name) premiered his movie “Adventures of Power” at the Sundance Film Festival. The film is now out on DVD and is resonating with audiences nationwide. This heartfelt film is about a small… Continued

Faculty exhibit work at URBN

Over 130 works of art by over 60 Drexel faculty members are featured in the first ever college-wide faculty exhibition at the new gallery, the Urbn Center at 3401 Filbert Street from now until May 27. On Wednesday, April 20, an opening reception was held at the gallery. Coordinated by… Continued

Players bring three-part farce to Drexel stage

The Drexel Players bring their 2010-11 theater season to an end May 12-15 with Michael Frayn’s “Noises Off,” a comedy like no other. This three-part comedic farce brings to light what really goes on backstage. A play within a play, “Noises Off” takes its audiences to England, where the cast… Continued

New creative team has potential

“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” is a musical that many people may call the most expensive disaster in theater history. Opening on Broadway after many halts and delays this past February, “Spider-Man” flooded with excited fans, waiting to see their favorite highflying superhero, Spidey, take the stage in a musical… Continued

What’s Happening in Philly

“Rites, Rhythm … Riot!” Center City Opera Theater in collaboration with Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and Orchestra 2001 presents “Rites, Rhythm … Riot!” This triple feature includes the world premiere of Paul Moravec and Terry Teachout’s opera “Danse Russe” and Philadelphia premieres of Igor Stravinsky’s “Renard and Ragtime.” Artistic collaborators include Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers… Continued

BBC favorite ‘Doctor Who’ returns

“Doctor Who” is a television program about a human-looking alien that travels through time and space in a blue police box. It sounds crazy and bizarre, and, to a certain extent, the show is. However, it is also one of the most beloved television shows in the United Kingdom and… Continued

Reading is underappreciated

Namatie Mansaray Is it conceivable for a 20-year-old adult who graduated early from one of the top public colleges in the country to have only just read a book cover to cover? It is if you happened to be basketball star Kemba Walker. Walker, who recently celebrated winning the National… Continued

Magazine’s retelling lacks facts

Shoshana Weiss “Entertainment Weekly” is a magazine filled with the types of articles young adults our age can appreciate: articles regarding the next best films, TV series, music and books. When I open EW, I expect to read about Angelina Jolie’s next big role, or the upcoming episode of “Glee.”… Continued