Entertainment

Movie theatres in Hot Springs and Little Rock ranked by Yelp

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2017

Everyone knows that going to the movies is some of the most fun a person can have with their clothes on, but sometimes the experience can be bad. Whether there’s gum on the floor, a wierd tint on the screen, or a speaker out, sometimes a moviegoing experience can suck. Sometimes, however, it’s p...

Student penned play artistically delves into complex topics

Story by Zac Wallthall, Contributing Reporter

October 10, 2017

“I Am Emily Doe” is an ambitious project. A theatrical chronicling of the events that both lead up to and conspired during the Brock Turner rape case was not something that I thought I’d ever see onstage. However, I must say that author Magee-Lee Preston made the leap between reality and the me...

Not quite a Mundane Affair: Jordan William’s art exhibition

Not quite a Mundane Affair: Jordan William’s art exhibition

Story by Abbie Beaver, Arts & Music Editor Photos by Emily Bell, Copy Editor/Director of A&M

October 10, 2017

Last week, senior Jordan Williams had his senior art exhibition in the Huie Library. It was a collection of paintings he had worked on over the last two years that was made up of a collection of paintings he had done of his friends based on his own personal feelings of anxiety and depression of the last two...

Citizens of Arkadelphia and the Manchester community celebrate fall with their annual Pumpkin Day

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief Pictures by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2017

The annual Pumpkin Day was held on Saturday at the Manchester Community center outside of Arkadelphia. It drew a crowd of over one hundred people whom all gathered to celebrate the return of the fall season. Some tents and vendors that were set up include the Twin Rivers Blacksmith Association, an ant...

Third annual Arktoberfest to hit Delph streets on Oct. 27

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2017

You know that fall is here because the third annual Arktoberfest will occur in just a couple of weeks. Arkadelphia’s largest festival will have no shortage of fun things to experience without having to leave town. If you want to have some fantastic craft beer, participate in a zombie run, and have so...

On the Backtrack: Long Island based hardcore band slays

Story by Abbie Beaver, Arts & Music Editor Photos by Gabe Becerra, Music Photographer

October 2, 2017

Two weeks ago, Oracle reporter Abbie Beaver had the pleasure of interviewing one of her favorite bands, and the first band to get me into hardcore – Backtrack. Backtrack is a hardcore band hailing from Long Island, New York. They’ve been a band for almost ten years now, and are putting out a new ...

Prokofiev, Brahms, Wharton and Krebs

Story by Abbie Beaver, Arts & Music Editor Photos by Emily Bell, Photographer and Director of Arts and Music

October 2, 2017

Critically acclaimed composer and violinist Philip Wharton and Hendrix professor John Krebs visited campus last week. On Tuesday Wharton and Krebs gave phenomenal performances during their guest artist recital at the Harwood Recital Hall in the Russell Fine Arts building. Philip Wharton began his violin...

“Die Hard” with grizzly bears: HSDFF26

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017

Now that the Horror Film Festival has passed, there’s another festival to quench your artsy tastes, and that’s the 26th Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF). The sprawling affair goes from Friday, Oct. 6 to Saturday, Oct. 14. Founded in 1992, HSDFF is one of the longest running do...

Top five things to do next week in Central Arkansas

Top five things to do next week in Central Arkansas

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017

It’s the first week of October and along with this amazing fall weather, ther will also be tons of events to attend and things to do. Sometimes it’s hard to know everything that’s going on in the Central Arkansas area, so here’s a list of the top five things to do for fun this week! #1- Tige...

Film festival

Story and Photos by Emily Bell Director of Arts and Music/Copy Editor/Photographer

September 26, 2017

The rest of the cast would be naturally shorter, smaller people to portray intense height difference. Sheen won an award for his film from the HSHFF crew, and after his Q&A he signed flyers and took photos with his fans. At only 8, Sheen is already promising to be a formidable force in the horror ...

The horror…

Story and Photos by Emily Bell, Director of Arts and Music/Copy Editor/Photographer

September 26, 2017

Dr. Joseph Scott Morgan, ex-CSI forensics agent and author of “Blood Beneath My Feet” presented and discussed his experiences in his field at the fifth annual Hot Springs Horror Film Festival. He took his audience through a series of grim, raw stories of crime scenes he investigated throughout decad...

Fling6Hittin’ up Yelp Pt. II: Hot Springs and Little Rock

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2017

Here’s the scenario. You’ve got a date coming up. You already went to the top eight places to eat in the Delph and you want somewhere new and exciting to go. Why not try either Little Rock or Hot Springs? Neither are too far and both offer an abundance of unique and tasty joints to feast at. Here are the top s...

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