Pokémania evolves alongside students

Seventeen years after its inception, Nintendo's "Pokémon" continues to grasp the attention of college students who were born between 1991 and 1993. According to Bulbapedia, the idea of “Pokémon” started with Satoshi Tajiri, its creator,…

The “Thugs” in Montevallo

The latest main stage play, “The Thugs,” transformed the Chichester Blackbox Theatre into an office space with desks, a hallway, an elevator and a murderer. This play was about a group of temporary workers in…

Sigur Ros takes Birmingham on spiritual journey

Sometimes calling a musical performance a “concert” isn’t enough. Occasionally it’s something more, something transcendental and greater than the sum of its parts. Such was the case with Icelandic experimental rock group Sigur Ros’ first…

“American Horror Story”

Haunted houses, insane asylums and witches—oh my! No, I’m not talking about Halloween. It’s “American Horror Story” (AHS). Season three has begun, and just from the teasers viewers are hooked. New Orleans is known for…

Making plants sing with the future of touch…

Dr. Ivan Poupyrev wants to make plants sing. And he’s succeeded. This isn’t to say he’s bestowed some sort of creepy sentience on them or anything. Poupyrev is the principal research scientist at the Walt…