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Film & Digital Media and Phi Beta Kappa are screening Robert Rodriguez’s debut film “El Mariachi” (1992) at 7 p.m. today in Castellaw 101. The film screening is open to the public and free of charge.
According to IMDb, El Mariachi is an action and crime drama that follows a traveling mariachi who is “mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him.” The film is 81 minutes long.
From Aslan’s roar to reading letters from Uncle Screwtape to explaining theology to the common man, C.S. Lewis continues to make a huge impact on children, students and adults alike.
Even 50 years after his death, Lewis is still a popular author for his fiction as well as his theological and philosophical writings.
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.
We can all agree that it’s been a pretty great year for movies.
But when it comes to this year’s best picture Oscar race, that’s probably where our accord ends.
At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama “12 Years a Slave” and the equally acclaimed box-office juggernaut “Gravity” head the list.
The debate over what defines art has existed for centuries. For quilt maker Ann Johnston, it’s more than just sculptures or paint on a canvas; it’s about a person’s intent and the meaning behind the piece.
Johnston’s solo exhibition, “The Contact: Quilts of the Sierra Nevada,” opened in late October and will be on display through Nov. 14 at Baylor’s Martin Museum of Art located in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center. As the title suggests, this collection of Johnston’s hand-dyed, hand-sewn art quilts have one unifying message to them that is especially close to her heart.
Lights, camera, propaganda.
This is the theme for the Cold War Film Festival, which will be presented by the history department Monday through Thursday.
The festival is an event featuring four days of movies from either the Cold War era or movies that represent it. The films will be shown in the Armstrong Browning Library Cox Lecture Hall. The event is free and open to everyone.
At Baylor, it’s not uncommon to see students careening down a street on top of a hospital bed while dressed in bizarre costumes.
The annual Chili Cook-Off and Bed Races is coming to campus for the 18th year at 5 p.m. Friday on Fountain Mall and Fifth Street.
Chi Omega and Alpha Tau Omega, have partnered together for the past nine years to make the event a tradition. ATO puts on the Bed Races, while Chi-O is heading up the Chili Cook-Off.
Beside cake balls and fancy cupcakes, macarons have become a trendy and unique way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Pinterest is obnoxiously full of recipes for these little sweeties ranging from traditional flavors to seasonal favorites.
A favorite French confection, the macaron is a meringue-based sandwich filled with either a cream or jelly.
Mesquite junior Deondria Murphy won Baylor’s first-ever Miss Green and Gold Pageant on Friday in Waco Hall, beating out 20 other Baylor beauties. Murphy will move on to compete in Miss Texas, and the winner of Miss Texas competes in Miss America.
Q: How long have you been doing pageants?
A: Well, actually this was my very first pageant. I saw a flier and thought, “I could see what this is about it.” I wanted to experience something new.