Arts & Culture

Resident Evil: the Wii edition

With the holiday season approaching, one of the lesser known, but still anticipated games is going to be competing for our seasonal cash. That game being Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles for the Nintendo Wii. But before one were to indulge in this game,  one would need to make themselves acquainted with a Resident Evil title already available on the Wii: Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition.

Super fan or super freak?

After Microsoft Zune super fan Steven Smith, better known as the Zune Guy to the online communities, received his third Zune-themed tattoo, the question that begged answering was What’s next?The answer came when Smith posted in the zunescene.mobi forums that he is now in the process of changing his name to "Microsoft Zune.

Bee Movie gets a “C,” Denzel plays an “O.G.”

Bee Movie – As strange as this seems, Bee Movie is actually scarier than An Inconvenient Truth (2006). Relax. Its frightfulness will buzz right over the kids’ heads.While Al Gore’s documentary warns about global warming, Bee Movie has a plot that plays out some of the ramifications of "Colony Collapse Disorder," the name given to the alarming phenomenon where honey bees are inexplicably dying.

Cool beans

In one of my classes this year, I learned that, as a society, when we’re going by dates, we no longer use B.C. and A.D. to distinguish one from the other. B.C.E. and A.C. the new "politically correct" terms, meaning Before Common Era and After Common (I guess the "Era" is implied).

Celebrate the season in downtown Provo

Downtown Provo is the place to go this holiday season. There are several events planned, with more in the works.Many of this season’s events are at the new Covey Center for the Arts on Center Street, which opened earlier this year.Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:Nov.

Composing with the big dogs

UVSC student Nate Drew is well on his way to fulfilling his dreams. The 27-year-old music major has been chasing his love of music since the age of two, when he began mimicking his mother on the piano.He has studied at UCLA and the University of Utah, and his impressive credentials landed him a weeklong internship with the great James Newton Howard, a composer who has written scores for dozens of huge blockbuster films including The Fugitive, The Sixth Sense and Blood Diamond.

Woodbury’s Art for Life benefit

Sandwiched in between mega retail stores Gap and Nordstrom in the University Mall is a most unexpected cultural experience sponsored by UVSC.Many students are unaware of the existence of the off-campus Woodbury Art Museum, home to a multitude of works by professional artists across Utah.