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The Reel Deal: Ida

The Reel Deal: Ida


Poland has thrown its hat into the awards season ring with “Ida,” a 2013 film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, which has accrued Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. Currently playing at The Loft Cinema, this small, intimate, black-and-white tale of a sheltered nun who must interact with the turbulent world and her wild aunt has just enough power to not be overly quiet.

'Phantom' celebrates fortuitous history

'Phantom' celebrates fortuitous history

Twenty-seven years ago on Broadway, a musical opened its curtains for what would become the longest-running musical in history: “The Phantom of the Opera.”

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Film festival exposes Jewish experience

The Tucson International Jewish Film Festival’s 24th annual season winds down this weekend at the Jewish Community Center after showcasing 19 films rich in diversity to create an environment of unity and Jewish culture.

Belle and Sebastian's new record goes retro

Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, the ninth LP from Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian, comes after a five-year hiatus. In two decades of heartwarming pop, nothing much has changed for Belle and Sebastian. There’s bandleader Stuart Murdoch, ...

'Elastic Heart' is striking, not sexual

The “Elastic Heart” contemporary dance music video by Sia, featuring emotive storytelling through dance by actor Shia LaBeouf and dancer Maddie Ziegler, released Jan. 7 to immediate public dispute.

Alum raises money to make feature film

“Paper Cuts,” an independent film written and co-produced by a UA alumna, brings to light issues of mental illnesses and eating disorders in a story that many people can relate to.

Theater today, teacher tomorrow

Before the curtain even opens on The Rogue Theatre stage for the first preview of the season, a young man emerges. The man, unbeknownst to the crowd, is taking the stage in his first professional performance in his career.

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Belle and Sebastian's new record goes retro

Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, the ninth LP from Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian, comes after a five-year hiatus. In two decades of heartwarming pop, nothing much has changed for Belle and Sebastian. There’s bandleader Stuart Murdoch, ...

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Major money

The UA School of Music announces its expansion and a name change after receiving a $20 million donation.

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Espresso Art Café transforms into speakeasy

Patrons at Espresso Art Café watching Oregon beat down the Wildcats on Friday night weren’t in typical UA attire. The night marked the cafe’s second annual Repeal Day Speakeasy Costume Party, and the spirit of the ’20s was roaring. read more

Shopping on college budget

The holiday season can be a challenge for the financially-strapped student, but this guide can give some tips to please the various personalities in one's life.

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