Skip to Content, Navigation, or Footer.
The Daily Lobo The Independent Voice of UNM since 1895
Latest Issue
Read our print edition on Issuu

Culture

The Setonian
Culture

Angry poetry for the masses

Wilfred Owen once said, “The true poets must be truthful.” If ever I have been in the presence of true poets, it has been at an Angry Brown Poets performance. This quadruplet not only speaks truth, but also surpasses the realm of daily thought with profound sagacity.




The Setonian
Culture

Greek Role Reversal

Greek dramas are all so typical: the chorus chants, blind prophets stumble around screeching omens and a whole bunch of dudes hang out in togas.


The Setonian
Culture

Olympic games to go platinum

Organizers of this year's Olympiad, which kicks off Friday in Salt Lake City, hope that nightly performances by multi-platinum pop music superstars will give the Games new attitude - and lure more viewers to give ratings a big boost.






The Setonian
Culture

Neil Halstead channels Dylan, Bragg on debut

Sleeping On Roads, the solo debut album from Mojave 3 front man Neil Halstead is a relaxing compilation of folk songs from a very talented singer/songwriter. Each song tells a different story, incorporating the traditional themes of love and remembrance. Halstead's experiences and emotions are found in the lyrics of his songs, while his subtle finger picking is mesmerizing and beautiful.


The Setonian
Culture

Polaroid exhibit surprisingly creative

American physicist Edwin Land introduced the revolutionary process of instant photography to the world in 1947. The history of this process and the evolution that eventually formed the Polaroid Corporation is examined in a framed introduction exhibited in Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography, which is showing at the University Art Museum in the Center for the Arts building.





The Setonian
Culture

Hot shot Strokes show talent

Equipped with long, greasy hair, beer bottles and simple, ebullient tunes shaded in the aesthetic of '60s Brit rock - among other genres - The Strokes' Tuesday night performance at the Sunshine Theater instilled the audience with the fortunate/unfortunate fact that these guys are hotshot rock stars.



The Setonian
Culture

'Me Times Three' silly but worthwhile treat

Complete with the standard plucky heroine, date-from-hell scenes and gorgeous gay best friend, "Me Times Three" is the typical chick-flick in book form. Think Bridget Jones' Diary, with a move from London to New York and Bridget replaced with her Jewish alter ego.


The Setonian
Culture

Dilated Peoples wax political

The Dilated Peoples, consisting of two MCs and one DJ, take hip-hop to a new level on their latest album Expansion Team. With group members Evidence, Rakaa Iriscience and DJ Babu working together, the product is a seamless album full of rock-hard beats with witty lyrics.


The Setonian
Culture

Art in Plastic

The founder and director of a UNM plastics engineering facility recently received recognition for something one wouldn't expect from a man who teaches students the business and science of materials engineering.


Powered by SNworks Solutions by The State News
All Content © 2024 The Daily Lobo