Live Music Calendar for Halloween Weekend

BARS:   Who: Country Night w/We’ve Got It Covered What: Country-western Where: Copper Dragon When: 9 p.m. Cover: $5     Who: Jaik Willis and Little Pizza Halloween Extravaganza What: JW (acoustic, beatbox)/LP (loop-based, string instruments, ... Continue Reading →

SPREAD & Aaron Kamm and the One Drops collab at Hangar 9 for Halloween

The reputation Carbondale has garnered on Halloween over the last couple decades has been somewhat of a rollercoaster when it comes parties and behavior. It was not until last year’s Halloween weekend that businesses on the strip were allowed to open ... Continue Reading →

Arts and Entertainment Briefs for the Halloween weekend

‘This is not a Minstrel’ celebrates African-American culture The Africana Theatre Laboratory will be presenting its two-day production of ‘This is Not a Minstrel’ beginning Thursday at the Christian Moe Lab Theater in the Communications Building ... Continue Reading →
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian
“Pinhead,” a sculpture created by Mikhail Tsipis from Mundelein, is one of the pieces of artwork that will be on display
at the SkiHaus of Horror art show Friday in Carbondale. “We wanted to have a place for the community to show their
artwork,” said Marty Hagler, a resident of SkiHaus and SIU alumnus.

New art collective calls for submissions

A new art group is calling for spooky submissions for its first show on All Hallows’ Eve. Untitled Art Collective is calling for submissions for its first art show, The Skihaus of Horrors, on Thursday and Friday at the Skihaus, a Carbondale home ... Continue Reading →
Nick Galindo • Daily Egyptian
Kyle Groves, right, hands out draft beer to a customer Saturday at Scratch Brewing Company in Ava. “I was coming out here as a
customer before I worked here and I’ve known these guys for the past couple years … this is a really special place,” Groves said.

Southern Illinois breweries are on the rise

Traveling around southern Illinois in hopes of pleasing your pallet with the taste of a smooth alcoholic beverage ten years ago would have introduced you to an exclusive selection of wineries and vineyards. For beer drinkers, the selection would have ... Continue Reading →

“John Wick” is an incredible surprise

Never count a movie out. Even with the odds stacked against it, a film can hit you with a left hook leaving you stunned. “John Wick” (Rated R; 101 min) is not to be underestimated. “John Wick” is an action film directed by David Leitch and Chad ... Continue Reading →

“Ouija” gives generic horror movies a bad name

It is never good to judge a book by its cover, even in the film industry. A movie that looks god-awful can always be a nice surprise and vice versa. When the book cover involves Michael Bay’s horror company Platinum Dunes and the board game Ouija, ... Continue Reading →

Murray leads in the average ‘St. Vincent’

Bill Murray is proof of the impossible. Once known for his classic comedic performances in films like “Ghostbusters” and “Caddyshack,” Murray is now a staple of the indie genre. He has evolved within the movie industry, and has crossed genre ... Continue Reading →

‘30 Days of Confinement’ addresses social issues with satire

One of the perks of successful shows on Broadway such as “Wicked” or “The Book of Mormon” is that they are original pieces for a theater, allowing the original vision of the production to be seen. So far this production season, the Kleinau theater ... Continue Reading →

30 Days of Confinement addresses social issues through satire

One of the perks of successful shows on Broadway like “Wicked” and “The Book of Mormon” is that they are original pieces for a given theatre, allowing access to the original vision of the production. So far this production season, ... Continue Reading →

Lani Nash talks independence, travel and the power of music

Coming off a brief series of concerts in Canada, acoustic artist Lani Nash will be performing at Blue Sky Vineyard this Saturday. Nash currently lives in Nashville, Tenn. where she writes, sings and produces as an independent artist. She released a five-song ... Continue Reading →

Ten rock drummers who kept their beat

They are the ones at the back of the stage. They are the keepers of time and rhythm, and the backbone to every good band. Drummers, of course, are the topic of discussion in this week’s musically themed Top 10 list. With a couple of sticks – sometimes ... Continue Reading →

The Kleinau premiers “30 Days of Confinement,” an original piece

The Marion Kleinau Theatre will open its second original production of the performance season this week titled “30 Days of Confinement,” written and directed by JJ Ceniceros and assistant directed by Karthiga Veeramani. The main character of the ... Continue Reading →

Mike and Joe put their spin on classic tunes

When a band is together for more than 15 years, development in the group is inevitable. Musicians are not only influenced by their backgrounds while crafting their music, but also the changing times and what people love hearing. Mike and Joe is a four-piece ... Continue Reading →

Top 10 films that define the horror genre

The month of October is underway, and with October comes a slew of horror movies on both television and on the silver screen. The horror genre has been around since the beginning of film. It has survived many ups and downs and shows no signs of dying ... Continue Reading →
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