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For master’s candidate Kathryn Parsley, music is the underlying connection between all mankind, and she’s made it her goal to follow it.
Parsley grew up in Mesa, Ariz., and started singing in her junior high choir.
“I joined because I wanted to get to know a boy. For the record, it never worked out with him,” Parsley said.
Imagine a world without people such as Beethoven, Picasso, Morgan Freeman and the Beatles.
All of these people are artists. They are painters, musicians and actors — people who create art for others to enjoy. However, all these artists had to learn their craft from somewhere.
A recent bill approved by the House of Representatives committee will cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.
Frisco senior Kira Rockwell went to a friend’s house before the fall semester began with plans to play board games.
When she left, she had an interview for an opportunity to step closer to her dream. Now, Rockwell is helping kids reach theirs.
The theater major hopes to bring community centers to areas lacking fine arts emphasis in school systems someday.
The Digital Age will be back in Waco to rock Baylor and wow its audience members with its high-energy songs.
Baylor Uproar Records artists Luke Hicks and Manifest Music Co. will be opening the show, which takes place at 9 p.m. Friday in Waco Hall. For both groups, this will be the most significant concert they have been a part of to date.
Baylor Theatre’s constantly moving department has been rehearsing for the next show for the semester. The play, “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as told by himself),” was cast in the closing days of the production of “Legally Blonde.”
Salem, N.H., graduate student John Michael Sefel, the play’s director, said the audition process for this particular play was unique.
“Many shows ask for a certain look from the actors,” Sefel said. “This one is about the performers.”
Max Helmerich graduated from Baylor in December of 2011 and immediately high-tailed it to the big city of Los Angeles to play in a band called Thick as Thieves, opening for popular acts such as Matt & Kim and Imagine Dragons. During his time in Waco, Helmerich was the creative force behind Uproar Records’ own Zoo Studio, a band that experienced great success with students and Wacoans alike.
Alabanza DC, a praise and worship team from Cuba, returns to Baylor with bongos and conga drums, adding a Caribbean flair to traditional praise and worship.
Last time they were here, Alabanza DC performed at First Baptist Church of Woodway. This time, the group will be performing in a free concert at St. John Missionary Baptist Church at 301 Tyler St. at 7 p.m. Thursday.
She has shared the stage with music greats like Toby Keith, Jack Ingram and Ronnie Dunn. She won Collegiate Songwriter of the Year while just a freshman. But for McGregor junior Trannie Stevens, her headlining performance Saturday has the potential to make the greatest change in her pursuit of a serious music career.
Everything. That’s what music means to artist Johnny Stimson.
And this weekend, Baylor students can hear Stimson’s music right here in Waco. He will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Common Grounds. Tickets are $5 online and $7 at the door.
Performing with him will be Uproar artist Trannie Stevens and Aprilemade.
Two of Marvin Gaye’s children sued Robin Thicke and his collaborators on the hit song “Blurred Lines” on Wednesday, accusing them of copyright infringement and alleging music company EMI failed to protect their father’s legacy.
Nona Marvisa Gaye and Frankie Christian Gaye’s suit is the latest salvo in a dispute over Thicke’s hit and whether it copies elements of Gaye’s song “Got to Give It Up.”