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Everybody cuts Footloose (The Musical)

Everybody cuts Footloose (The Musical)

By Tynes Carroll

October 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Footloose: The Musical, Prep’s fall musical, is set to premiere on Saturday at 2 and 7pm, Monday at 7pm and an additional showing at 7pm Tuesday in the Fortenberry Theatre. Directed by Mr. Mitchell McGinnis, forty-six students are involved in the story of a Chicago boy who comes to a town where da...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: The Lonesome Crowded West

Kelly’s Album of the Week: The Lonesome Crowded West

By Kelly McBride

October 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Showcase

Listen on YouTube The Lonesome Crowded West by Modest Mouse is album that combines the emotion of the grunge movement with the originality of their songwriting, singing, and music composition. The album was released in 1996 and was the second album that Modest Mouse released. Lead singer/songwriter...

The Mississippi State Fair returns again

The Mississippi State Fair returns again

By Tori Newsome and Henley Johnson

October 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment, Features

The 158th Mississippi State Fair in Jackson started on October 4th and ends on October 15th. Mississippians, as well as visitors from other states, attended the fair yet again to enjoy good food and fun rides and to win as many prizes as possible. This year, some of the regular rides changed. The Mega Drop, ver...

MOVIE REVIEW: Kingsman Crowned King of the Box Office

MOVIE REVIEW: Kingsman Crowned King of the Box Office

By Anna Stack, Records Manager

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

When it hit theaters on September 22, Kingsman: The Golden Circle gripped the box office by storm with $15.325 million in revenue on its opening day. Just like its predecessor, Kingsman: The Secret Service, the sequel revolves around a group of London spies known as the Kingsman, operating as covertly as pos...

Cookin’ With The Boys, Episode 1: Ribs

Cookin’ With The Boys, Episode 1: Ribs

By Alex Gibbs

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Video

I should probably start out by saying that I and my fellow Sentry staff members participating in this feature--Will Fletcher, Emory Maxwell, and Stewart McCullough--are not good cooks. Not even just that, we have little to no experience in cooking. Yet, we, inspired by one who came before us, the gr...

Movie Preview: Justice League to fly to theaters in November

Movie Preview: Justice League to fly to theaters in November

By Tynes Carroll

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Directed by Zack Snyder and written by Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon, DC Comics’ newest installment, Justice League, will hit theaters on November 17th. The cast includes Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as the Flash, and ...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Ten

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Ten

By Kelly McBride

October 6, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

In 1991, Pearl Jam released their debut album, Ten, and the Grunge Rock revolution was born.  Along with bands Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Soundgarden, and Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam came out of the Seattle area and flooded pop-culture with distorted amps and charged lyrics. Ten started as a project by guitar...

Around Town: Rainbow Kitten Surprise rocks it out at Duling Hall

Around Town: Rainbow Kitten Surprise rocks it out at Duling Hall

By Madeline Claire Hughes

October 6, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment, Features

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, an alternative rock band from Boone, North Carolina, stole the show Monday night at Duling Hall. Tickets went on sale June 12 and were sold out a few days before the concert. Opening for RKS was the band Elliot Root from Nashville, Tennessee. Their music set the atmosphere for ...

Album Review: Melodrama by Lorde

Album Review: Melodrama by Lorde

By Genevieve Hurst

October 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Listen on YouTube Lorde’s album Melodrama was released June 16, 2017. This was Lorde’s second album, following Pure Heroine, which was released in 2013. The album is said to follow a single house party, speaking of the loneliness and awkward encounters that often ensue. The first single, “Green Ligh...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Seven + Mary

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Seven + Mary

By Kelly McBride

September 29, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube Seven + Mary by Rainbow Kitten Surprise is an album that stands out because of its original sound. Lead singer Sam Melo met his band at Appalachian State University in the heart of bluegrass country. In 2011, the band released Seven + Mary, but they didn’t see much recognition past the college bar scene until their YouTube popularity st...

Around Town: The Avett Brothers shine at Thalia Mara

Around Town: The Avett Brothers shine at Thalia Mara

By Madeline Claire Hughes

September 24, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

On September 21st, The Avett Brothers played at Thalia Mara Hall with Langhorne Slim as their opening act. The Avett Brothers are an American folk rock band from Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. The co-lead vocalist are Scott Avett who plays the banjo and his brother Seth Avett who plays the guitar....

Kelly’s Album of the Week Archive

By Kelly McBride

September 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

October 20, 2017: The Lonesome Crowded West by Modest Mouse     October 6, 2017: Ten by Pearl Jam      September 29, 2017: Seven + Mary by Rainbow Kitten Surprise     September 22, 2017: All Hail West Texas by The Mountain Goats     September 15, 2017: Teens of Denial by Car Seat Headrest     ...

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