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Chronicle Exclusive: Singer-songwriter has fans choose the music

Michelle Collins

April 24, 2007

Sam Shaber does not just perform national tours for her fans; she lets them pick the songs for her latest album, too. Shaber, a singer-songwriter originally from New York City, plays music for anyone that wants to listen. Since...

Dance Co. celebrates 20th year; says goodbye to seniors

Michelle Collins

April 24, 2007

Dance Company, Quinnipiac's student-run performance group, will continue to celebrate its 20th year this May, and say goodbye to 16 of its graduating seniors. On May 3 to May 5 (Thursday through Saturday) at 7 p.m. in Buckman...

Chronicle Exclusive: Concert series will go forward; details still undetermined

Michelle Collins

April 24, 2007

In the April 11 issue of The Chronicle, it was reported that the legendary Sonny Costanzo Concert Series was in danger of being cut because Buckman Theatre couldn't accommodate the large crowds the series attracted. According...

Chronicle Exclusive: Future of legendary Concert Series is uncertain

Michelle Collins

April 9, 2007

The Sonny Costanzo Concert Series has been a part of the Quinnipiac community for decades. However, it almost got cut recently from Quinnipiac's programs due to a lack of suitable space on campus to accommodate its large audiences. Sam...

Chronicle Exclusive: Win a deal with MTV by making ‘best film on campus’

Michelle Collins

March 27, 2007

Simply by uploading your short films on the Internet, you could win a deal with MTV Films and receive the infamous Golden Popcorn award at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. And, of course, launch your film career. MtvU, MTV's 24-hour...

Editor Speaks Out: ‘Time and place’ for guilty-pleasure news

Michelle Collins

February 28, 2007

This past week, Senior Senate Democrats prepared a proposal that would affect the war in Iraq substantially. Such an important move in the war should have made front page news, but Britney Spears shaving her head and going in...

Broadway buffs have something to ‘Talk’ about

Michelle Collins

February 28, 2007

Listening to a man scream at people over the radio for almost two hours has never been more enjoyable. Eric Bogosian's "Talk Radio" is a comedy-drama starring Tony-award winner Liev Schreiber. In its first Broadway production...

Album Review: Fixer | “Before the Sun”

Michelle Collins

February 7, 2007

The band: Fixer is a rock quartet out of New York City. The band is made up of Evan R. Saffer, vocals; Rev Newton, drums; Wilson, guitar; and J Brown, bass. Why it rocks: The band's picture in the album sleeve may make them...

Jason Mraz makes a comeback at QU

Michelle Collins

February 7, 2007

Before the show, he refused interviews from The Chronicle and requested that pictures be taken only during the first three songs. After hearing such requests, one might think Jason Mraz is some sort of prima donna until he came...

Album Review: Kiss Kiss | “Reality vs. The Optimist”

Michelle Collins

January 31, 2007

Release date: February 2007 Why it rocks: This rock album is unlike most other rock albums. Like most of its predecessors, this one's got the occasional screeching vocals accompanied by harsh electric guitar and angry lyrics....

‘True Life’: I’m an elf at ‘Santaland’

Michelle Collins

December 6, 2006

"It's the most wonderful time of the year" for some of us. Many people enjoy the holiday season: the spirit, the lights, the joyful attitudes of people everywhere. But for David Sedaris, best-selling author and writer of "The...

Chronicle Review: Broadway’s ‘Awakening’: banned play returns with a modern twist

Michelle Collins

December 6, 2006

After being banned for 70 years for its disturbing scenes, far too realistic storylines and for delving into the scary truth of adolescence in 1890 Germany, "Spring Awakening" hits Broadway to entertain a whole new generation. "Spring...