Earlier this year, The Strokes released The Modern Age, a three song EP that single-handedly captured the collective interest of the music scene. With its debut album, Is This It, a frenzy of media accolades erupted, hailing the group as quite possibly the best new band to emerge out of New York - and the United States - in years.
It was nice to see Lewis Jacob's delightful photo of the luminaria glow in Smith Plaza on the front page of Monday's Lobo. However, it was hard for me to enjoy the sight with my knowledge of what happened to these paper lanterns early the next morning. As I walked across campus on my way to Zimmerman Library, I was appalled to see the slumped over luminarias being thrown one after the other into trash bags.
The Santa Fe Film Festival is back again. After a great outing last year, with more than 9,000 in attendance, the festival promises to be even bigger this year. The festival, which runs from Wednesday through Sunday, will showcase some of the best films from around the world and even some selections from our own backyard.
Are you looking for a frivolous Christmas gift to give a little brother or sister about to head off to college, or perhaps a significant other you don't really know so well? Or perhaps you are faced with an upcoming plane trip and already read this month's Cosmopolitan.
Have you ever thought, "If I were ever diagnosed with a terminal illness, I would request to see Radiohead before I died?" For those of you who share this sentiment or just did not get to see Thom Yorke and the boys in Denver this summer, I Might Be Wrong Live Recordings may fulfill the live Radiohead void in all your life.
"An Eye for the City," the new photography show at the University Art Museum, presents Italian cities and how they've suffered from failed urban planning. Italian photographers shoot all the work displayed in this exhibition, making the show's ambiance very personal and meaningful. They do a magnificent job of capturing the crude nature of these contemporary locations by purposefully using architectural and aesthetic photographic techniques.
The comparison of the origin of love and the artistic process has proven to be a fertile topic amongst artists of varying genres. Many have portrayed the two as a discovery of the self - a true revelation of meaning within a seemingly chaotic and nonsensical world.
Looking for something to do this weekend, but don't want to drive for half an hour to get to it? Why not grab a few friends and head Downtown for one of several grand opening events at the brand new 14-screen Century Theatre.
First and foremost, of course, is the title. The 1996 work by British playwright Mark Ravenhill has been capturing attention worldwide with those three little words since its debut in London's West End. "