Arts & Entertainment

Here are this week's Arts & Entertainment items from the paper. Any past articles from this section can be found in the corresponding Archives sections.

Get hypnotized by hypno-comedian Michael C. Anthony
By LeAnne Davis, Editor-in-Chief
Date: april 18th, 2007

For the third year in a row, the Student Activities Committee welcomes back renowned hypnotist Michael C. Anthony to Subway Sides Wednesday, April 18 at 9 p.m.
Recently featured as a premier artist in the popular book The Idiots Guide to Hypnosis, 2nd Edition by Roberta Temes, Michael C. Anthony's reputable talents are continuing to spread across the nation. Simply by whispering a few words and snapping his fingers, Anthony transforms his audience volunteers into hilarious and awe-inspiring demonstrations of true hypnotic power. Throughout his career, he has reportedly hypnotized over 20,000 people, with many Concord students included.

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300 gives reviewer a healthy, manly feel
By Justin Grathwohl, Staff Writer
Date: April 18th, 2007

To sum up this movie in a nutshell it'd be "this is the manliest movie ever."
With all the action and violence you'll walk out of the theater with a beard and a new crop of chest hair despite what your gender may be.
However, going into this movie expecting a deep, intertwined story is a huge mistake. This movie does not require one, it's that awesome.
The movie is based off of Frank Miller's graphic novel (comic book to some) 300 and reflects heavily on it.
Some may point out historical inaccuracies but since the movie isn't based on history but a graphic novel and it has characters with giant blades for arms, it's pretty easy to get past those inaccuracies.

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Spring theatre performance begins April 27
By Jason Holliday, Staff Writer
Date: April 18th, 2007

The spring theatre performance will be April 27, 27, and 28 at 8 p.m. in the Harry C. Paul Theatre at the Alexander Fine Arts Center on Concord's Campus. This year's performance will be How I Learned To Drive.
How I Learned To Drive follows the strained, sexual relationship between Li'l Bit and her aunt's husband, Uncle Peck, from her adolescence through her teenage years into college and beyond. Using the metaphor of driving and the issues of pedophilia, incest, and misogyny, the play explores the ideas of control and manipulation.

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Banjo artist Clarke Buehling to perform April 24
By Justin Grathwohl, Staff Writer
Date: April 18th, 2007

Ready for a night of banjo music like you've never heard before? Tuesday, April 24 will bring just that opportunity as the talented Clarke Buehling comes to the Fine Arts Building at 7 p.m. in room M105.
Clarke Buehling is quite literally an international sensation in the musical arts. Touring all over the U.S. and Europe, he performs a unique style of banjo playing hailing from the 19th century. He performs as a solo artist and with his band The Skirtlifters.

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Alisha Johnson

Name: Alisha Johnson

Hometown: Scarbro, WV

Grade Level: Freshmen

Major: Chemistry

Minor: Social Work

Career Aspiration:
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Hobbies: Delta Zeta, Student Support Services

Inspiration: My parent

Soap box: I love the Delta Zeta girls and muscle man!

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