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The "Audiences, Fandoms and Reception" conference will take place Feb. 16 and 17 and feature workshops and keynote speakers.

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Monday 01/30/2017
To see or not to see: Upcoming theatre shows, recitals
Posted: January 30, 2017

Wayne State’s performers have captivated audiences in the past with theater classics like “Alice in Wonderland,” “A Christmas Carol,” “August: Osage County” and more, including annual dance recitals and festivals. Delve into the drama and plan on seeing these upcoming shows center stage. 

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Thursday 01/05/2017
Scorsese releases his passion project ‘Silence’
Updated: January 05, 2017 - 12:50 pm

The film explores themes of Christianity and persecution and opens on Jan. 6.

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Monday 12/19/2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars review
Updated: December 19, 2016 - 2:41 pm

The latest reboot of the franchise creates a ‘Star Wars’ universe for both new and old fans.

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Friday 12/16/2016
‘The Whiz of The Wiz’ comes to DIA
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 3:42 pm

The soulful interpretation of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ will be performed by The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers on Dec. 16.

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Wednesday 12/14/2016
‘Why Him?’ brings humor and heart to the big screen
Posted: December 14, 2016

Detroiter Keegan-Michael Key spoke to TSE on his role in the romantic comedy coming to theaters on Dec. 23.

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Gallery Bypass presents ‘Touch Me’
Posted: December 14, 2016

A new exhibit at the Tangent Gallery invites guests to reach out and touch the art.

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Monday 11/28/2016
Bonstelle Theatre to present ‘A Christmas Carol’
Posted: November 28, 2016

The classic Christmas tale returns to the Bonstelle from Dec. 2 to 18.

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Tuesday 11/15/2016
‘The Take’ misses the action-thriller mark
Posted: November 15, 2016

The film stars Idris Elba as a rogue CIA agent trying to prevent a bank robbery. "The Take" releases in theaters on Nov. 18. 

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Monday 11/14/2016
“Moana” animator creates empowering Disney princess
Posted: November 14, 2016

Moana, the main character, is the first Disney princess to not have a love interest. Amy Smeed, a Royal Oak native, is the co-head of animation. 

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Thursday 10/20/2016
Hilberry Theatre to present 'Dracula'
Updated: October 29, 2016 - 8:12 pm

The production will tell the story of a group of friends working together to destroy the famed vampire.

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Monday 10/17/2016
SOS to screen ‘The White Helmets’
Updated: October 21, 2016 - 8:48 am

Students Organize for Syria will screen the film in order to spark a conversation on the Syrian conflict

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Tuesday 10/11/2016
‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ author attends WSU film club event
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 10:58 am

In an event hosted by Kino Club, Wayne State’s film club, Phoebe Gloeckner performed a live reading of her graphic novel "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and participated in a Q&A session following a screening of the film adaptation at Purdy-Kresge Library on Oct. 10.

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Thursday 10/06/2016
'Alice in Wonderland' falls into Bonstelle
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 10:59 am

The Bonstelle Theatre will be presenting “Alice in Wonderland,” co-directed by Lavinia Hart and Jill Dion, from Oct. 7 through Oct. 16.

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Thursday 09/15/2016
'You Can’t Take It With You' comes to the Hilberry Theatre
Updated: September 15, 2016 - 11:48 am

'You Can’t Take it With You' to play at the Hilberry Theatre from Sept. 16 to Oct. 2. 

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Saturday 09/10/2016
Planet Ant fundraises for new building
Updated: September 16, 2016 - 3:31 pm

Planet Ant Theatre, the nonprofit theater operating out of Hamtramck, is nearing the end of an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to aid in the reconstruction of a recently purchased additional venue space.

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Friday 09/09/2016
WSU alumnus directs 'Really Really' at Planet Ant
Updated: September 16, 2016 - 3:31 pm

Brandy Joe Plambeck directs Planet Ant’s production of “Really Really” to showcase through Oct. 1

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Saturday 08/27/2016
Bonstelle and Studio Theatre to host undergraduate auditions for upcoming season
Updated: September 09, 2016 - 6:54 pm

It’s that time of year again to put on a mask and play a special role. If chosen, students could role-play in a story of a Christmas grouch learning a lesson or a girl that falls down a rabbit hole.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Comedian Hannibal Buress returns to Detroit
Updated: September 09, 2016 - 6:55 pm

No stranger to Detroit, Hannibal Buress discusses the difference between his stand-up sets and more mainstream comedy.  

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Sunday 08/07/2016
Movie preview: Simon Helberg finds ground in star studded ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’
Updated: August 27, 2016 - 1:30 am

Simon Helberg, best known for his role on the Emmy-nominated comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” will star in the drama film “Florence Foster Jenkins,” which is set to release in theaters Friday, August 12.

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Sunday 07/17/2016
Review: 2016 remake of classic film ‘Ghostbusters’ takes on all-female crew
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 2:09 pm

The remake of Ivan Reitman’s classic 1984 film “Ghostbusters” arrived in theaters this weekend with a female led cast.

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Sunday 06/19/2016
The Underground Theatre presents third season ‘The Fates We Choose’
Updated: June 27, 2016 - 11:38 am

The Underground Theatre, a summer theater collaborative, is in preparation for their four-show lineup this July with the support of the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance. The summer series will be the theater’s third official season, which will be led by co-artistic directors and WSU students Kate Martinez and Jared Morin.

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Saturday 06/18/2016
Hilberry students perform ‘The True Story of the Three Little Pigs’
Updated: June 27, 2016 - 11:38 am

The Hilberry Theatre Company wrapped up its final touring performance with a free show of “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” Friday at New Center Park.

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Sunday 06/12/2016
'Now You See Me: The Second Act' is a movie for the audience
Updated: June 13, 2016 - 1:51 pm

“Now You See Me: The Second Act” released in theaters on June 10. This is a sequel to the 2013 box office success which had a domestic gross of $117,723,989.

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Tuesday 05/24/2016
Review: ‘The Nice Guys’ star as the dirty duo of muscle and sex appeal
Updated: May 29, 2016 - 2:21 pm

Rating: 7/10

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Friday 05/20/2016
'Hockey, the Musical!' skates into town with Mitch Albom
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 4:40 pm

A comedic musical about hockey is not the average Broadway performance.

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Monday 05/09/2016
‘Captain America: Civil War’ Review
Updated: May 29, 2016 - 2:20 pm

Rating: 8/10

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Tuesday 04/12/2016
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Oklahoma!’
Updated: June 08, 2016 - 7:03 pm

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Oklahoma!,” a groundbreaking musical for all ages, at the Bonstelle Theatre from April 15-24 with student tickets at $10 a ticket.

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Saturday 04/02/2016
WSU student places third in Moving Media Student Film Festival
Updated: April 02, 2016 - 6:09 pm

College students from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky had the opportunity to showcase their narrative films on April 1 for Detroit’s 2016 Moving Media Student Film Festival at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall, presented by Freep Film Festival.

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Wednesday 03/30/2016
Italian Film Festival USA premieres films in metro Detroit
Updated: April 01, 2016 - 10:58 am

The Italian Film Festival USA is celebrating its ninth year in Detroit. This is the organization’s twelfth annual month-long festival, which premieres Italian directed and award-winning or award-nominated Italian films. 

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Sunday 03/27/2016
Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Depression
Updated: March 28, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Score: 7/10

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Monday 03/21/2016
'Allegiant' review: I pledge allegiance to the novels
Posted: March 21, 2016

Allegiant came out in theaters on Friday, March 18. Read the review based on the last novel in Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy.

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Monday 02/29/2016
‘Clybourne Park’ brings racial discussion to Hilberry
Updated: March 02, 2016 - 10:02 am

The Hilberry Theatre hosted the opening night of Clybourne Park on Feb. 26, which will be running through April 2. This final rendition of the Detroit Raisin Cycle is a response to Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” which portrays prejudices during the 1950s that remain in present time.

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Wednesday 02/17/2016
Black History Month events at the DIA you won’t want to miss
Updated: February 17, 2016 - 11:35 am

In honor of Black History Month, the Detroit Institute of Arts will be holding events throughout the month of February to educate our communities on black history. Catch the last two weeks of the DIA’s programs, which will be hosted events each weekend until Feb. 28. The DIA will offer music nights and film screenings following the Black History Month theme with jazz, cultural traditions and a vision for empowerment.

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Tuesday 02/16/2016
Dance Theatre of Harlem brings soul to the Detroit Opera House for Valentine’s Day weekend
Updated: February 16, 2016 - 1:52 pm

This Black History Month, Dance Theatre of Harlem Company came to the Detroit Opera House during Valentine’s Day weekend to show its audience four eclectic and emotionally moving ballets, performed by a predominately black cast.

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Monday 02/15/2016
WSU students enter 2016 Freep Film Festival
Updated: February 16, 2016 - 8:32 pm

Detroit Free Press and MovingMedia are presenting the third annual Freep Film Festival March 31-April 3 in Detroit with a new student documentary competition. College students from five states can enter their narratives or documentaries for a chance to win awards and prizes on the FilmFreeway website by Feb. 21.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Review: Coen brother’s ‘Hail, Caesar!’ portrays Hollywood mystery
Posted: February 09, 2016

Rating: 9/10

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Monday 02/01/2016
Detroit Film Theatre presents: The 2015 Academy Award-nominated short films
Updated: February 01, 2016 - 9:24 pm

The Detroit Film Theatre’s opening weekend of its most popular annual event, the showing of the 2015 Academy Award-nominated short films, began this past Saturday.

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Friday 01/22/2016
WSU’s “The Raisin Cycle” play series discusses plight of black family
Posted: January 22, 2016

“A Raisin in the Sun” kicks off the Wayne State’s Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance “The Raisin Cycle” in honor of Black History Month from Feb. 12-Feb. 21 at the Bonstelle Theatre.

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Monday 01/18/2016
The Redford Theatre honors David Bowie with movie showings
Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:09 pm

The world said goodbye to David Bowie on Jan. 10.

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Sunday 12/27/2015
Review: See it with someone you hate
Posted: December 27, 2015

Rating: 10/10

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Tuesday 12/22/2015
In theaters Christmas Day
Updated: December 22, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Whether with family or friends, the holidays are a great time for a movie date. Holiday-themed or not, there is no doubt that theaters everywhere will be overcrowded with moviegoers and enthusiasts this year for the anticipated newly releases.

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Friday 12/18/2015
Review: There's been an awakening, have you felt it?
Updated: December 18, 2015 - 9:50 am

Score: 8/10

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Monday 12/14/2015
December Dance Concert features energetic performances by WSU students
Posted: December 14, 2015

The Theatre and Dance at Wayne hosted the December Dance Concert at the Detroit Music Hall Center of Performing Arts on Dec. 11 and 12.

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Thursday 12/10/2015
Review: Coldplay releases ‘A Head Full of Dreams’
Updated: December 11, 2015 - 11:43 pm

Rating: 6/10

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Monday 11/23/2015
Review: 'The Hunger Games' comes to an end with ‘Mockingjay Part 2’
Updated: November 23, 2015 - 12:49 pm

Score: 8.5/10

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Tuesday 11/17/2015
Bonstelle Theatre brings 'James and the Giant Peach' to life
Updated: November 17, 2015 - 7:57 am

The Bonstelle Theatre is hosting "James and the Giant Peach" from Nov. 13-20. This play is based on its novel, which is about a young orphan named James who comes across a bag of magic that alters four bugs and a peach. The peach grows to an amazing size and the bugs start interacting with James and they end up going on a wild adventure on the giant peach.

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Friday 11/13/2015
‘The Wanted 18’ recaps history with comic relief
Updated: November 14, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Relaying events that occurred during the First Intifada, or Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, is presented in a comprehensible, powerful message for today’s youth in “The Wanted 18.”

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Wednesday 11/11/2015
'Kultar’s Mime' visits Wayne State
Updated: November 11, 2015 - 3:44 pm

“Kultar’s Mime,” a devised play revolving around 1984 anti-Sikh riots, visited Wayne State Nov. 7 during their international tour.

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Wednesday 10/28/2015
‘The Great Gatsby’ takes Hilberry back to the roarin’ ’20s
Posted: October 28, 2015

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is a glamorous tale of romanticized debauchery, idealism and the American dream. The Hilberry Theatre takes the words of the book to life beginning Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.

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