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MU's "The Bald Soprano" presents a classic play with a touch of "Star Trek" tech

April 15, 2015 9:16 a.m.

Eugene Ionesco's 1950 play "The Bald Soprano" - the first the famed playwright ever wrote - is an absurdist classic. It's one of the most performed shows in France with a permanent repertory spot at Theatre de la Huchette since 1957 and a large number of interpretations. It's safe to say, however, that few to none of those interpretations featuring digital actors getting beamed in like "Star Trek" characters.

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A love affair with a library

March 28, 2015 1:06 p.m.

Almost my entire last year of grad school at Marquette University, I kept on walking right past the Central Library. One day, I finally went in.

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Local stations mining more viewers among fractured audience

March 27, 2015 3:03 p.m.

Local broadcasters have had to change what it broadcasts to gather as large of a desired niche viewership it can to serve its advertisers. That means taking a look at demographics and programing for a specific audience at different parts of the day.

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Here's your chance to meet country star Sam Hunt

March 26, 2015 5:16 p.m.

Courtesy of our friends at the Hunger Task Force, we have a meet and greet opportunity for you. Just read on to bid on a chance to win two great seats for Hunt's show on April 4 at The Rave and you'll also score a meet and greet with this rising country star.

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Marquette's Ellenson flying high and making history off the court

March 13, 2015 1:03 p.m.

His younger brother may be the best high school basketball player in the country, but Wally Ellenson is THE best high jumper in America - and one of the best in the world. The "Kangaroo Kid" has a chance to win the NCAA indoor championship this weekend in Arkansas.

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The captain's wild ride: Marquette's Anderson reflects

March 11, 2015 1:03 p.m.

The Marquette University Golden Eagles begin Big East Tournament play this week, and those games could be the last of Juan Anderson's four-year career - one he nearly didn't finish in Milwaukee. He's been from the Elite Eight to playing on the first losing team in his life. One of the Golden Eagles' captains reflects on how it built him to where he is today, and where he's going.

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Highland Community School prepares a play inspired by ... David Lynch

March 10, 2015 11:26 a.m.

As soon as the lights went down on a Saturday morning rehearsal, the happy typical childish shenanigans from before morphed into a hallucinatory Lynchian nightmare - which meant everything was going great. After all, that's exactly what Highland Community School's new production "Judy Plays With Fire" is: a hallucinatory Lynchian nightmare ... that just happens to be written for and starring grade school students.

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Can Marquette pull of a Big East surprise?

March 9, 2015 1:03 p.m.

The Marquette Golden Eagles struggled mightily in Big East regular season play with only eight scholarship players to begin with, and then losing seniors Matt Carlino and Juan Anderson for several games due to injury. But now it's tournament time, and Marquette is looking to play the role of Cinderella.

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Are young Golden Eagles hearing the call?

March 4, 2015 1:03 p.m.

The 2014-15 regular season is about over for the Marquette Golden Eagles, and it's been a trying season for first year coach Steve Wojciechowski. But one silver lining is that the young players currently on the roster have been given ample opportunity to show they belong. Have they done it?

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Marquette's Fischer must take aggressive step

Feb. 12, 2015 1:06 p.m.

First year Marquette University head coach Steve Wojciechowski has taken to saying the margin for victory, or for error, is very, very thin with his shorthanded roster. What he, and the Golden Eagles, need is an aggressive step forward by center Luke Fischer as the team starts the home stretch of Big East play.