Arts and Entertainment

Port of Morrow Review

By: Connor Williams After a five year gap in production, The Shins are finally back with a new album, Port of Morrow. The group’s lead singer/guitarist/songwriter, James Mercer, took some time off for a project with…

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The Lorax: "A" Hit

By: Vivian Jair Released on March 2 in honor of the late creator’s birthday, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is the second animated adaptation of the original children’s book. The movie is set in the town…

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84th Annual Academy Awards

By: Alekya Rajanala The 84th Annual Academy Awards, held on February 26, 2012, certainly delivered the grandeur and celebrity expected from filmmaking’s biggest awards ceremony. The major winners of the night, at five Oscars each,…

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The 54th Grammy’s

By: Alekya Rajanala As a follow-up to the 54th Grammy Awards predictions in our February 3, 2012 issue, the Smoke Signal now presents some nominees and artists who took home Grammy gold on the night…

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Chronicle an A

By Leland Bernstein During a time when movie watchers complain about how every movie they see has the same plot or is a digitally re-mastered version, Chronicle stands far above the crowd. The movie begins…

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Magnificent 'Hair'

Magnificent ‘Hair’ By: Jade Shi In Diane Paulus’ 2010 US National Tour of Hair, the embodying values of the hippie movement of the 1960s and the cultural movement that questioned the foundations of our society and…

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