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Review: ‘I and You’ an emotional ride

VSU performed the play I and You by Lauren Gunderson on Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The play starred Daniel Lennox, Jr. and Mahogany Wesley as the main characters Anthony and Caroline. These two teens are brought together by an American Literature assignment and form an unlikely bond with one another. The show is carried by setting, performance, costume, music ...

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Pop Addict: NYFW, Kim K and Fenty

I’m here to serve some tea, and it’ll be Lipton. So, let’s get to it my Pop Addicts. Kim Kardashian is going for baby number three with her husband, Kanye West. She is going to have a surrogate this go-round. What would seem like a joyous occasion for any expectant mother has turned into a publicity nightmare for Kim because ...

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Preview: ‘I and You’ will be a tear-jerker

VSU Theater will bring “I and You,” a heartfelt, touching play based on the endless and unpredictable tribulations of life, to the stage beginning this week. The play was written by award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson, an Atlanta native who received her bachelor’s degree in English and creative writing from Emory University. The plot, which takes place over the course of a single day, is ...

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The Spectator’s September flick picks

As October approaches, horror movies are hitting movie theaters across the U.S. Here are The Spectator’s most anticipated. IT The remake of the original 1990 book to film adaptation, “IT,” looks very different from anything movie watchers have seen before. Children begin disappearing in Derry, Maine, and no one is brave enough to figure out why. A group of young kids come together to put an end to the clown Pennywise’s terror. This ...

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Valdosta celebrates city life with First Friday

For more than 10 years the city of Valdosta has held a celebration to commemorate downtown city life on the first Friday of every month. On an average First Friday, all downtown restaurants stay open later, serve drink specials and have live music playing. “It’s a celebration of the heart of the city,” Missy Smith, main street coordinator, said. First ...

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‘Spook Bridge’ to premier in Valdosta

Valdosta’s urban legend will come alive with the premiere of ‘Spook Bridge’ produced by RKDS Entertainment and Media. The horror film will be screened in Mathis City Auditorium on Oct. 25-27 at 7 p.m. The film is based on Spook Bridge, which is an abandoned columned bridge located on the county line between Brooks County and Lowndes County, Georgia. For decades, ...

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Grab the popcorn: The Spectator’s monthly movie review

It’s a Friday night. There’s nothing to do. You have a few dollars and realize that there’s a new movie coming out today that interests you, but you’re not sure if it will be good. Well, here are some reviews for some of the recent summer releases: Girl’s Trip  One of this summer’s most talked about movies was met with equal numbers and reviews. Girl’s Trip was released in July ...

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Motorcyclist dies after ‘Deadpool 2’ accident

The set for “Deadpool 2” stopped production after a stunt woman lost her life in a freak accident. Joi “SJ” Harris, 40, died while performing a motorcycle stunt for a scene in newest addition to the series.  Harris was on set in Vancouver when the incident took place. USA TODAY recently obtained a report from the British Columbia Workplace Safety agency that states Harris was rehearsing a scene “that involved driving ...

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Comedian Dick Gregory will be missed

Dick Gregory, an American comedian who took history, oppression, war and rights and implemented them in his career on stage passed away Aug. 19 at age 84. Gregory was convincing with everything he took part in, whether it be privately or publicly. Throughout Gregory’s life he was active in all the current events and issues that surrounded him. Doing this ...

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Ashley Street Station, Valdosta nightlife’s hidden gem

On a weeknight the loud music, mesmerizing atmosphere, and the nostalgic 70s dive bar feel will drag you onto Ashley Street Station’s (A.S.S) doorstep. With bands playing nightly, you’re sure to feel like you’re living in an episode of your parents’ self-proclaimed, “Glory Days”. Ashley Street Station is notoriously known for appealing to the rock scene. Fret not, musical diversity in Valdosta peaks here. From pop, to rock, ...

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