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Comedy fans were treated to a surprise performance from Hangover star Zach Galifianakis Saturday evening at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival during comedian Chris Hardwick‘s performance. As opening comic April Richardson left the stage at the Comedy Theatre, she started to introduce the next act, who would presumably be Hardwick. Instead, she welcomed Galifianakis …

Evan Brown // Contributing Writer As the temperature rose, so did the laughter as Nashville-based Ralphie May headlined Bonnaroo’s Comedy Theatre Saturday afternoon. “This festival wasn’t made for me,” the plus-sized May quipped in the first of two back-to-back matinees. “It’s too damn hot.” The Comedy Theatre’s air conditioning wasn’t the only reason fans were …

Chance Willie // Contributing Writer Americana artists aren’t the big draw for most Bonnaroo fans, but the genre does have its admirers at the festival, as proven by the mid-morning crowd Saturday for a screening of “Heartworn Highways Revisited.” The movie pays homage to the artists of this growing style of musical storytelling through the …

Youtube star Spoken Reasons will speak at MTSU's Tucker Theatre on Saturday Jan. 31, 2015. The appearance is a part of Alpha Kappa Psi's "College Night." (Photo submitted by Alpha Kappa Psi)

YouTube star Spoken Reasons will headline business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi’s “College Night” on Saturday. TSpoken Reasons, whose real name is John A. Baker, Jr., has accrued close to 1.75 million subscribers on YouTube through his comedic skits, music videos and vlogs on numerous subjects, such as the rise and fall of hip-hop artists. His …

By Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer   On Wednesday evening, magician, comedian and television host Justin Willman performed twice for MTSU students as a part of the university’s Week of Welcome. The evening began with opening act Lindsay Benner, who brought an interesting flair to the stage. In an unusual but captivating performance, Benner brought her …