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Keep your “Eyes Open” for Taylor Swift’s best lead singles

Keep your “Eyes Open” for Taylor Swift’s best lead singles

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. One of the world’s biggest pop stars, former country girl Taylor Swift has been in the music business for over a decade. In that time, she has released six studio albums and several hit singles. However, with a new single signaling the imminent arrival of Swift’s long-awaited studio album, I decided to rank […]

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Musical Memories: Best albums and songs of the 2010s (so far)

Musical Memories: Best albums and songs of the 2010s (so far)

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. The 2010s have been a rather divisive decade in nearly aspect, but hardly any topic has been able to remain as divisive as the sonic landscape. Where some new artists landed rave reviews from critics, other established artists struggle to get the critical acclaim of their heyday. Some artists delivered cohesive and inventive […]

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Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. There’s no doubt that 2018 was a good year for the up-and-coming rhythm and blues singer. Khalid scored multiple top ten hits, including his collaboration with Halsey and Benny Blanco “Eastside,” in addition to his collaboration with former Fifth Harmony member Normani on the song “Love Lies.” Both songs presented considerable growth and […]

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Fall “Crazy in Love” with Beyoncé’s new Netflix special

Fall “Crazy in Love” with Beyoncé’s new Netflix special

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. Arguably one of the world’s biggest superstars, Beyoncé Knowles has risen to a status not many celebrities and singers have been able to reach. Since debuting in the ‘90s, Beyoncé has set the tone for performers to come after her. Despite being a global superstar, Beyoncé has been able to keep her private […]

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‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’ becomes another Strait classic

‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’ becomes another Strait classic

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. George Strait is the undisputed “king of country,” having delivered consistent and transformative albums for the better part of the last forty years. In that time, he has delivered classic country hits such as: “Run,” “Living for the Night,” “Check Yes or No,” “I Can Still Make Cheyenne” and “Amarillo By Morning.” Now […]

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Record Store Day 2019: Things to do in the Tri-Cities

Record Store Day 2019: Things to do in the Tri-Cities

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. With thousands of independently owned record stores across the country and many music lovers who prefer stacks of wax over mp3 files, one thing is for certain: vinyl records are here to stay. Since 2008, Record Store Day has celebrated and given recognition to these record stores. Each year, they offer exclusive album releases in […]

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Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” shines a light at the Delta Planetarium

Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” shines a light at the Delta Planetarium

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. BAY CITY − Every Saturday at 7 p.m. until the end of April, the Delta College Planetarium is bringing back one of its most successful shows from last year: Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” The show is based off the band’s iconic 1973 album of the same name and reimagines the […]

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Maren Morris’ “Girl” delivers less country and more pop

Maren Morris’ “Girl” delivers less country and more pop

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. After rising to country star status a few years ago thanks to her infectious country tune “My Church,” Maren Morris has dominated both the country and pop music worlds, often blurring the lines between the two. Her self-titled debut album saw more country elements, but with her big pop breakthrough last year with […]

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Female albums that have woven the “Tapestry” of music

Female albums that have woven the “Tapestry” of music

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. Music, a tapestry of sounds and emotions all woven together beautifully to tell the stories of our lives. Often undervalued and overlooked, many female artists struggle to gain recognition for their musical contributions. Many of their albums have helped define the musical landscape and pave the way for both male and female artists. […]

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16th annual Saginaw on Stage takes place at Apple Mountain

16th annual Saginaw on Stage takes place at Apple Mountain

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. SAGINAW — Bursting from the walls and windows of the Apple Mountain Ski resort, the sounds of trumpets, guitars, drums, pianos and laughter lit up the night on Friday, March 1 during the sixteenth annual “Saginaw on Stage” music festival and charity event. Managed by the downtown Saginaw Rotary Club, the event brings local artists from […]

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