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Hope in darkness: “lux permanet” to open on Oct. 30

Press Release and Photo by Erin Hickl, senior, art education major

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Campus Life, Entertainment

The art department is proud to present “lux permanet” by BSE senior Erin Hickl Johnston. Erin Hickl Johnston came to Henderson State University as a transfer student in 2015. Her hometown is Harvey, AR. During her time at the university, she ...

The Paul Brock Band

Story by Rebecca Fellers, Student Reporter Photos by Emily Bell, Staff PhotographerThe

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Campus Life, Entertainment

Born in Atholone, Ireland and now a resident of Ennis, County Clare, Paul Brock is an accordion and melodeon player that performs compositions based in the music of homeland Along with pianist and composer Denis Carey and dancer, man...

Little Rock fall performance schedule

Event Schedule by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

Little Rock has long since been a hub for great musical talents to come and put on great shows. In the coming months, there’s an over-abundance of show stopping acts coming to the Rock. On Oct. 25, Judah and the Lion will rock t...

“Big Dam Horns” took the edge off after the crushing homecoming game on Saturday

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief Photos by Emily Bell, Staff Photographer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Campus Life, Entertainment

Slim and Shorty’s hosted a homecoming afterparty after Saturday’s game that featured the band Big Dam Horns. The band, according to their Facebook page, “deliversa horn infused, one-two punch of jazz, blues, soul, and r&...

Movie theatres in Hot Springs and Little Rock ranked by Yelp

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

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...

Student penned play artistically delves into complex topics

Story by Zac Wallthall, Contributing Reporter

October 10, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

“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...

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

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

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 v...

Third annual Arktoberfest to hit Delph streets on Oct. 27

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

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 t...

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

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

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....

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

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Campus Life, Entertainment

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...

“Die Hard” with grizzly bears: HSDFF26

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017

Filed under Arts And Entertainment, Entertainment

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 ...

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