Articles by Virginia Wardell
May. 5, 2017
‘Girlboss’ tackles themes of feminism, ageism, relationships
Women’s rights, and therefore feminist ideals are a central issue in society and politics. This is why the new Netflix series “Girlboss” has sparked recent controversy regarding the main character, Sophia, and her standing as feminist.
Apr. 28, 2017
Saharan band Tinariwen fills UT with worldly tunes
I was in for a big surprise when I agreed to venture out to see Tinariwen — a band I had never heard of — on a Tuesday night. My only exposure to the band before I heard them at the concert was a vague descriptor of “funky.” I figured that meant it was a small undiscovered indie band and headed over to the venue.
Nov. 18, 2016
Country act LANco puts on energetic show at TLA
In the millennial age of distraction and performance based music, LANco is an authentic country style band with a unique contemporary twist. The band owned the stage Nov. 10, at the Theatre of the Living Arts by playing a variety of songs.
Oct. 21, 2016
Radio City Music Hall hosts synth-pop group Chvrches
Flashing lights, thousands of red velvet seats, old lounges and phone booths: there’s nothing quite like Radio City Music Hall. Chvrches played at the famous landmark for the first time Oct. 15. In just three years since the band debuted, and only two albums, they made it to what people refer to as “The Showplace of the Nation.”