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‘Black Sails’ hits Starz

JOSEPH WEITEMYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR “Black Sails,” a new show on Starz, has millions of viewers fascinated with a time when pirates were kings of the sea. The tone…

‘Walking Dead’ returns after mid-season break

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER “The Walking Dead” is finally back on primetime television. The highly anticipated mid-season finale left many cliffhangers, so fans were hungry for the return of the…

‘12 Years a Slave’ captures hardship of slavery, plantations

LUKE BONIELLO STAFF WRITER The Hollywood hype-machine has the potential to make or break a fall release. “12 Years a Slave,” in theaters now, has been awash in nothing but…

Protest the Hero’s ‘Volition’ stuns fans

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER It is a hard task for any band to stand out in its genre, even for a single album. What happens when a band is so…

‘Godspell’ impresses audience

LAURA FAY NEW EDITOR EMERITUS The Liva Arts Company performed “Godspell” Nov. 7-10. This was the first time the club put on a show in the Elm Park United Methodist…

EmberFx releases album

FERNANDO BORREGO STAFF WRITER Electronic pop band EmberFx is rising to the top with the release of its second album, “Lights and Action.” The two singles, “What aren’t we going…

Avenged Sevenfold performs concert

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER It is always risky to see your favorite band live. Will they sound like the album, or will they be less than stellar live? To truly…

New Action Bronson mixtape pleases fans

JOSEPH WIETEMEYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR Queens rapper Action Bronson proved why he is one of the best upcoming rappers with his new mixtape, “Blue Chips 2.” Bronson, the 29-year-old…

‘Eastbound and Down’ approaches series finale

JOSEPH WEITEMEYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR “Eastbound and Down” has done nothing but deliver for viewers in its last season. But all good things must end, and with only a…

Banksy’s graffiti takes over NYC

SHAWN KENNEY PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR The English street artist Banksy has been decorating the streets of New York City over the past month. Banksy is an English-born artist who is known…