Arts & Entertainment

By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 1, Volume 34 of The University Register on September 17, 2021

It’s a new academic year, Cougars! With this new year came a full schedule for Fall Kick Off, and we have had some fun moments to share. Now, keep in mind that all of these e...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 12, Volume 33 of The University Register on April 23, 2021

I wanted to close out the semester with something monumental. Lately, I have been trying to find new artists with debut albums, underground artists who are gaining traction, as w...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 12, Volume 33 of The University Register on April 23, 2021

On Friday, April 16, KUMM hosted a live virtual concert over Zoom with three local artists. The concert was free to attend with a link provided on the UMM Morris events calendar...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 12, Volume 33 of The University Register on April 23, 2021

The Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery recently opened the doors to its last art exhibition of the academic year, the 2021 Senior Art Exhibition, titled “Unprecedented.” T...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 11, Volume 33 of The University Register on April 9, 2021

While paying six dollars for an ad-free service can be taxing at times, I have come to seriously appreciate Spotify’s “New Releases” tab, especially with one particular release th...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 11, Volume 33 of The University Register on April 9, 2021

On Tuesday, April 6, Entre Nous hosted the 35th Annual Edith R. Farrell French Poetry Reading Contest. This year, the contest took place via Zoom and began at 7 p.m. The event was...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 11, Volume 33 of The University Register on April 9, 2021

On Friday, April 2, I had the opportunity to interview Aaron Kheifets, seasoned comedian with extensive work in the comedy world, from CollegeHumor to Cracked, as well as The Onio...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 10, Volume 33 of The University Register on March 26, 2021

It seems that one of my favorite EDM artists released an album in 2020 from right under my nose. Everyone, I would like to introduce you to the world of Armond Arabshahi, better...

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By Alisa Samadani, A&E Editor Originally published in Issue 10, Volume 33 of The University Register on March 26, 2021

On Thursday, March 11, the Prairie Gate Literary Festival hosted their second event in the annual three-event series, with the evening’s panel consisting of three fantasy/scienc...

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By Solvi Wagstrom, Contributor Originally published in Issue 10, Volume 33 of The University Register on March 26, 2021

On Friday, March 12, the two Spanish-language-and-culture student organizations at Morris, “Vamos Juntos and Voces Unidas,” hosted an in-person, socially distanced showing of “...

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