Bastille Day Block Party storms Penitentiary

I was lucky enough to attend Philadelphia’s 18th annual Bastille Day Block Party June 14, sponsored by London Grill and Wine Bar. The all-weekend event was held at Eastern State Penitentiary. We walked into a large crowd of excited people standing next to the large, castlelike doors of the prison.… Continued

TrebleMakers impress in concert

Drexel’s very own female a cappella group, The TrebleMakers, held its spring concert June 1 in the Stein Auditorium. Starting off the night with an old favorite, the group sang “Not Over You” by Gavin DeGraw. Soloist Rachael Frese did a nice job bringing this soft sound to life and… Continued

104.5 Winter Jam Rocks Philly

Music lovers hit the streets of Northern Liberties Jan. 28 to witness the second annual Radio 104.5 Winter Jam at the Piazza. This free outdoor concert brought the people of Philadelphia together to share the music they love in continuation of the city’s rich musical culture — but with a… Continued

Williams shines as Marilyn Monroe

This week American movie theaters open their doors to release the new Simon Curtis romantic adventure that is “My Week With Marilyn.” The film follows the story of Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) a young playwright striving for the chance to make his name in the movie industry. Along Colin’s journey… Continued

FreshDance ends term on high note

This year, Drexel was lucky enough to present the talented freshman dance team, FreshDance. This group of girls has marveled their peers for the second term in a row after their first successful concert, “New Beginnings,” this past winter. To top off such a fantastic term, the girls ended with… Continued

DU band wows audience

The only words to describe Wild Rompit are best said by the lead singer Blair Ollendorf: “Wild Rompit is three words, INFIDELS, CHEESECAKES, BOYS NIGHT OUT.” I can’t tell you what he means exactly, but after interviewing with this up-and-coming band, I think it is a perfect way to describe… Continued

Players make a comedic commotion

Many people say that life is a stage and we are the actors. For “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn, this idea is exactly the case. “Noises Off” is a hilarious British farce filled with complete chaos and enough hilarity to get you rolling in your seat even before the first… 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