Carlos Museum Brings Riordan to Glenn

A young boy sat reading Rick Riordan’s latest book, “The Tyrant’s Tomb” from Riordan’s “The Trials of Apollo” series, on a ledge behind the Greek-style columns at the Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church as he waited for the doors to open. A long line had already formed over an hour before the celebrated author took [...]

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Symposium X Offers Eclectic Outlet for Student Art

Tom Hunter (16OX, 18C), Brandon Neath (19C), Ryan Shacklette (19C) and Julien Chaix (19C) perform at Symposium X. /Nassem Yousef, Staff It was not hard to find Symposium X the night of March 28. Crowds of Emory students chatted amiably on their way to the Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) house, eager for an evening of [...]

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‘The Wolves’ at Horizon Drops the Ball

In theory, the Horizon Theater’s choice to put on a play with an all-female cast is exciting, but the flat, convoluted script made “The Wolves” an ultimately disappointing choice. The ensemble cast play about an all-female indoor soccer team was — surprisingly — a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2017 and played at Horizon [...]

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‘The Upside’ is Uplifting but Lacks Nuance

Courtesy of David Lee Take Kevin Hart, add a dash of sentiment, a sprinkle of cliches and a couple of generalizations, and you get a dramedy with some genuinely funny moments interspersed with uncomfortable ones. The following of this recipe resulted in “The Upside,” a remake of the 2011 French film “The Intouchables.” Directed by [...]

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‘White Christmas’ is Merry, Bright and a Little Too White

A classic example of a show that puts an emphasis on music above the script and modernity is Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.” Based on the music and lyrics of Berlin, the national tour of “White Christmas” played at Fox Theater from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2. The musical numbers were entertaining, but the music was [...]

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