Dolphin Media

The Lovely One

Lovely Valbrun, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

"You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” -Maya Angelou “Taught from infancy that beauty is woman’s scepter, the mind shapes itself to the body and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison” (Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 1792). The universal truth is that the media sells the female population dreams. Not even good dreams, like those that would lead t...

Film Professor Produces Award Winning Film

Film Professor Produces Award Winning Film

January 13, 2015

The day after Christmas, 2014, the independent film “Peace After Marriage,” co-directed by Jacksonville University Assistant Professor of Film Bandar...

Dolphinium Records Showcases Artist Summer Goodman

Bailey Flynn, Staff Writer

January 10, 2015

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

On Sat., Nov. 8  a voice full of range and control filled the air in the Riverhouse with an acoustic guitar playing in the background. The audience watched as Summer Goodman performed the songs from her new album “Greatest Fears.” This event was held in order to promote the album release of Goodman as one of Dolphinium Record’s newest rising stars. Michael Olson, Ph....

Dancers Receive Audible Accolades

Dancers Receive Audible Accolades

December 1, 2014

As dancers crossed the stage of the Swisher Theatre, the spirit and precision of their movements captured the attention of the audience. In...

Student Juried Exhibition

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

The Annual Juried Student Exhibition is a culmination of students’ hopes and dreams, trials and tribulations. On Thursday Nov. 13, the gallery doors opened and crowds of art admirers flooded in to see these efforts rewarded. “Being accepted is an honor. Being rejected is a fact of life,” said Jim Benedict, assistant professor of sculpture. Art students across disciplines...

The Lovely One

Lovely Valbrun, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

“Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally," said Christian Louboutin, French footwear designer. “High heels are pleasure with pain.” As the most sought out shoe designer to the stars, the creator of the famous “Red Bottoms” knows what he’s talking about. Here’s a quick vocabulary lesson on the styles of heel...

Preparing for the Fall Dance Concert

Preparing for the Fall Dance Concert

November 12, 2014

As fall semester winds down and the cold starts to settle in, the Annual Fall Dance Concert approaches. This year, fifty students are to perform in the conce...

Fall fest Q & A with Mario

Lovely Valbrun, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Before the concert, I had the chance to sit down with these two amazing talents. Knowing that it was slightly intimidating in the days before to think about what questions to ask. Didn’t want to seem basic and ask those tired, overused questions, but didn’t want to be invasive either. Once the questions were thought of and it was time to sit down and ask them, it was nothing...

Fall Fest Concert Review

Lovely Valbrun, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment, Editorial

Let’s just start by giving Dolphin Productions a round of applause. They pulled off something for the history books this year. If for some reason you were living under a rock for the last month and a half, Jacksonville University hosted JoJo and Mario on Oct.16! Shocked? Here’s a moment of silence to contain your emotions for missing out on a great night. You’re we...

“Aquarian” Recreates A Creator’s World

Alexis Hubner, Guest Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

On Oct. 22, art was given voice. Captivatingly clear, each piece read aloud transported its listener into a world of the creator's making. Art was given life as the "Aquarian," Jacksonville University's literary and art's magazine, celebrated the release of both its 2013 edition and the artists and writers who contributed their work. For the first time, literary submission...

“American Piano Sonatas”

“American Piano Sonatas”

October 14, 2014

On Tues., Sept. 14, Jacksonville University’s Scott Watkins, Ph.D., associate professor of piano, released a groundbreaking new CD, American Piano Sona...

Finding the Right Voice

Finding the Right Voice

October 14, 2014

On Oct. 3 the popular radio play “The 39 Steps” opened at Terry Concert Hall during homecoming weekend. Deborah Jordan, assistant professor of theatre...

The student news site of Jacksonville University.
Arts & Entertainment