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MBU Presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

With its uplifting message and quirky humor, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” tells the tale of a married couple and six delinquent children who must unite for the performance of the Sunday school Christmas play.


Photo by Madelyn Shotton

Student-director Rebekah Side leads the cast and crew of “The Best Christmas Ever” in rehearsal. The holiday performance opens Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with shows Friday and Saturday running 7:30-8:45 p.m., and Sunday is a matinée at 2 in the afternoon.

The Weeknd Delivers Night to Remember

Even though it was six months ago, a performance by Canadian artist, The Weeknd, still has me thinking about songs from “Starboy” all the way back to “Trilogy” as the concert was more than just singing but a full-on performance that kept the crowd on the edge of their seats.

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A Performance Worth More than a Memory

Over two years later, unplanned attendance at a performance transcended the experience to more than a memory as the tragic death of Malcolm McCormick, known to most as Mac Miller, changed my perspective on what it means to be a great musician, performer and human being, and his story continues to influence through advocacy.

Photos by NRK P3 — courtesy of Flickr

Mac Miller wearing a hoodie quoting good friend G-Eazy’s song from his “When It’s Dark Out” album. Miller died Sept. 7 of an apparent drug overdose in California.

St. John, the Island We Can’t Get Enough Of

Christmas morning is one of the best mornings of the year to a child, and as a junior in high school, one gift made me fall in love with a place I had never heard of.

Photos by Madelyn Shotton

“Fly Girl” is written on the side of the boat, which I didn’t realize until well after the picture was taken. It has become an inspiration to me after the fact. I took this photo while waiting to dock our rented dinghy boat for the day. 

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