Category: Arts & Entertainment

Posted on: May 14, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Column: Let’s entertain the idea of higher pay for writers

Graphic by James Landgraf You may not be able to watch TV in the same way ever again. In recent weeks, members of the Writers Guild of America have gone on strike to protest the inadequate pay many screenwriters receive. “Saturday Night Live” cut its season short, The Tony Awards may not be televised in favor of a private award ceremony, and television everywhere is grinding to a halt. “I…

Posted on: May 8, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

AI deepfakes create uncertain future for music industry

Graphic by James Landgraf By Aidan McGuire, News Editor Drake and The Weeknd haven’t collaborated on a song since “Live For” in 2017. They may not need to collaborate in the future because artificial intelligence is now able to write and produce music for them. The song that started it all is titled “Heart on My Sleeve” and was published online by a user known as Ghostwriter. This anonymous individual…

Posted on: May 8, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

‘Mr. Burns’ costumes tell story of post-apocalyptic scavengers

By Jackson Edwards, Photo Editor Costume designer Brianna Niven faced a unique challenge when it came to Moraine Valley’s production of “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play”–bring to life a post-apocalyptic world, using everyday objects. “Mr. Burns” just finished its two-weekend run in the Fine and Performing Arts Center. “The show is really weird,” Niven said. “There are three acts. The first act is during an apocalypse, the second act is…

Posted on: April 24, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Without these albums, your favorite artists wouldn’t exist

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Juan Carbajal, Opinion Editor We’ve all seen social media posts that either play songs, have lyrics as the caption, share a Spotify wrapped, or share music videos. It’s so easy nowadays to see how anyone’s favorite music artists make them feel.  But a group that doesn’t do this often is our favorite artists themselves, leaving us wondering: What music means the most to them? Who…

Posted on: April 23, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Gallery recognizes students’ artistry even when their confidence doesn’t

Photo by Niki Kowal Assistant Dean of Liberal Arts Lisa Kelsay awards Rita Jennings first place at Moraine’s annual juried student art exhibition. By Niki Kowal, Arts & Entertainment Editor It can be difficult for artists to take the first step: putting their work out on display. Moraine gave student artists a chance to do so in the annual juried student art exhibition, judged by Chicagoland artist Vida Sačić. “I…

Posted on: April 9, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Moraine students to be honored in juried art exhibition

Photo By Niki Kowal By Niki Kowal, Arts & Entertainment Editor Moraine Valley student artists will be recognized Thursday after their work is critiqued by a professional. Awards will be announced during a reception as part of the college’s annual Juried Student Art exhibition, which is open now until April 28 in the Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery located in the F building. The reception goes from 11 a.m. to…

Posted on: March 30, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Review: Lana Del Rey turns inconsistency into vulnerability on new record

Graphic by Emily Stephens Inconsistency tends to hurt records.  But in Lana Del Rey’s case, it works. Inconsistency is the cornerstone of her latest release, “Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd.”  The willy-nilly distraught nature of the album seems to prop up her vulnerabilities and let the light in on a side of Lana we’ve yet to see: intimately personal with little revealed, yet little held…

Posted on: March 20, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Daisy Jones & The Six: There are no words to describe album ‘Aurora’

Daisy Jones & The Six started performing in 1965, but just released their debut album “Aurora” this year. How can this be? It’s because the band isn’t real. Produced by Teddy Price and consisting of fictitious members Daisy Jones (lead vocals), Billy Dunne (vocals), Graham Dunne (guitar), Karen Sirko (keys), Warren Rojia (drums) and Eddie Loving (bass), The Six is a figment of author Taylor Jenkins Reid’s imagination.  But the…