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KWCR album of the week: Magic Man ‘Before the Waves’

KWCR album of the week: Magic Man ‘Before the Waves’

“Before the Waves” starts off mystical, like the sound of a seashell, before crashing into a catchy summer romance beat. Magic Man, an electronic-indie rock band from Boston, captures the excitement and butterflies that comes with youth and warm night crushes while evoking the nostalgia of summer flings you wish had worked out. Less poppy than Grouplove and […]

‘Big Brother’ reality show keeps it fresh

Unlike other reality TV shows, CBS’s “Big Brother” is kind of, actually, real. Of course, there can be scripted moments. When cast mates have to go into the “Diary Room” and share their oh-so-witty remarks of other houseguests, you can bet that there is a writer there somewhere telling them what to say. This three-month […]

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New director for the Browning Center

Fran Bradshaw has been hired as the director of the performing arts center at Weber State University’s Val A. Browning Center. Relocating to Utah from Louisiana, Bradshaw functioned as a public venue manager and maintained his own management consulting firm. Bradshaw said it has been a demanding three months since he accepted his new role […]

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Album of the Week: Lana Del Rey ‘Ultraviolence’

If Marilyn Monroe was transformed into a series of melodies, they’d be coming from Lana Del Rey. Like Monroe, Del Rey’s music uniquely and masterfully possesses conflicting qualities of sexuality and innocence. Creating a sensual sophistication that appeals to both men and women, her music is elegant with signature orchestral intros, hip with a poppy-techno […]

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Foulger Music Festival combines competition, instruction and performance

The annual Sid and Mary Foulger International Music Festival & Competition is currently underway at the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts on Weber State University’s Ogden campus. The festival began July 1, 2014 and will conclude July 12. During it’s nearly two-week run there are seven free and open to the public […]

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Top five summer fitness tips

You and I both know that summer is a time  in which you will be sharing your body with the world. Whether at the beach or the pool, ’tis the season for seeing skin. If you are like me, however, you might be a little uncomfortable with others seeing you in your bathing suit. Here are […]

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