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Springsteen Has a Spring in His Step

Bruce Springsteen released his 19th studio record in June 2019 at age 70. The album, “Western Stars,” gives listeners insight on the state of reflection and self-evaluation “The Boss” has come to as he’s gotten older. Although this record doesn’t break new musical ground, it’s an unfamiliar sound for Springsteen fans and ultimately enjoyable. As Springsteen prepares to release his next album, “Letter to You,” next month, this music review will get you tuned up for the next phase of his 50-year career.

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“Into the Woods” and into the Gospel

Following beloved fairytale characters like Cinderella, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood, “Into the Woods” is a fun, fast-paced musical that challenges the audience to consider moral questions about good and evil as small, hidden elements of the Gospel message propel the story. 

Photo and gallery by McKenzie Sheehy

Cassie Sampley (left) and Nathanael Pezzo (right) act out a scene during a dress rehearsal leading up to the premiere of “Into the Woods” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Additional shows run on Friday and Saturday at the same time with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Lenny Kravitz Raises Awareness as he Raises “Vibrations”

If you’re a product of the 1990s you remember Lenny Kravitz as the sunglass-wearing, dreadlock-slinging, easy-to-follow rock star, and cranking up his simple funky guitar-laced songs on your car’s CD player. Now, more than a quarter century removed from his 1993 hit, “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” Kravitz has recently delivered his 11th album, which is full of love, positivity and, of course, plenty of funky beats. And he still rocks the aviators.

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Lenny Kravitz and his band performing live on stage in Rio, Madrid. While his songs have a distinctively American sound, he has always played well to international audiences, touring this spring in Paraguay, Chile and Argentina, but not the U.S.

Remember Summer? “Breezy” Clears Away Rain for Fantastic Show

After raining most of the day of the outdoor performance, the skies cleared for two MBU students to take their seats on the lawn to see Chris Brown. However, they found they had a harder time focusing on what was happening on the stage than the cameras filming the event.

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Two MBU communications students, left to right, Madelyn Shotton and Haley Sandvoss, smile with excitement as they pose in front of the stage for a Chris Brown concert at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in July 2018.

Goody Goody Diner Delivers the Goods

Between their chicken and waffles and unique hospitality, Goody Goody Diner is a restaurant everyone will crave after their first visit. And it’s had that effect on customers for well over half a century.

Photo by Chris Hodges

Goody Goody Diner, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, is located off Natural Bridge Avenue. It brings a hometown atmosphere that throws back to its mid-1900s roots.

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