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Photo Courtesy of NME Story by Ashley Barrientos/Contributing Writer Bittersweet hues of loneliness, regret, heartbreak and wistfulness are gently colored in between the stanzas of Lana Del Rey’s debut poetry book, “Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass,” which released on September 29. Del Rey is primarily recognized as an American singer-songwriter whose musical style is …

Photo Courtesy of MTSU Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer The way in which we view and produce media has been just as impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as anything else. With this in mind, MTSU’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” brought about a sense of normalcy, while still acknowledging the ongoing pandemic. “Separated lovers and …

Photo courtesy of Rick Malkin / Nashville Shakespeare Festival Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Friends. Romans. Countrymen. Lend this play your eyes and ears. Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Julius Caesar” made its Murfreesboro debut at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre on Thursday night. Running for three nights only through Feb. 2, this production …

Story by Katrina Johnson / Contributing Writer The Nashville Shakespeare Festival celebrates their 30th anniversary this season, and what better way to kick it off than with an exceptional deliverance of Shakespeare’s longest play, “Hamlet?” Performed in Tucker Theatre at MTSU, internationally recognized director Denice Hicks produces her interpretation of the tragedy, which encapsulates all themes and emotions …

Hip-hop artist The Sonnet Man will be teaching Shakespearean workshops at MTSU as part of Tennessee State Thespian Society’s ThesCon festival on Jan. 15-16. Devon Glover, The Sonnet Man himself, is much more than just a rapper. Also an award-winning writer, artist and teacher from Brooklyn, New York who’s appeared on The Today Show and MTV, Glover reiterprets Shakespearean sonnets …