The Horizon

The Ogle Center at IUS features new performances and new construction

The Ogle Center at IUS features new performances and new construction

Ashley Sizemore, News Editor

August 27, 2014

The lights dim to a single spotlight on the stage, the music cues and a single individual begins speaking to the audience. The performance has begun. This year there are two major changes that the Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center has for the upcoming performance year. “This year there...

“I adore you” Adore Delano: Til Death Do Us Party Review

“I adore you” Adore Delano: Til Death Do Us Party Review

Bryan Jones

June 11, 2014

Adore Delano’s new album, “Till Death Do Us Party,”makes me wish the floor of my bedroom lit up and I had a bunch of drunken partiers here with me. I’ve never felt the need to party more than I do right now. I was pumped about the release of this CD the second I heard about it and even more so now that I o...

‘Noah’ is epic but hardly accurate

Melissa Spaide

April 28, 2014

Rewind the world a few thousand years, back to the dawn of time, the beginning. Now fast forward ten generations from the first man created, and play. We have Noah- the only righteous man on earth- on one side. On the other side we have the world, depraved nations, fallen from the Creator’s agenda....

‘Need for Speed’: Popular video game hits the big screen

Joel Stinnett

April 28, 2014

Synopsis: Tobey Marshall, arguably the driver who has the biggest need...for speed, finds himself broke down on the side of the financial road when the bank forecloses on his auto body shop. It only gets worse for ole Tobey when he’s framed for a crime he didn’t commit by Dino, his main "street raci...

‘Godzilla’ as powerful as ever

Duncan Cooper

April 28, 2014

He is the towering titan of our time. He is a relic from the ancient world, awoken from his slumber into the modern day by mankind’s scientific power. His fury knows no bounds, his strength knows no limits. He is the nuclear leviathan, the radioactive behemoth, the god of destruction. He is Godzilla,...

Classic movies being shown at Baxter

Ethan Smith

April 22, 2014

Its midnight on a Saturday, maybe you’re in bed sound asleep, maybe you’re in a bar with some friends, or maybe you’re watching Brad Pitt and Edward Norton pummel themselves into a bloody pulp for your amusement. That was the scene at Baxter Avenue Theatre as they showed the movie Fight Club...

Local filmaker takes environmental road trip

Local filmaker takes environmental road trip

Lori Wyne

April 22, 2014

In one day, the average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash. In one year an American is responsible for 606 pounds, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. A group of 3 friends —Julie Dingman Evans, Ben Evans, and Mark Dixon — set off on a yearlong adventure of environmental awareness t...

Runway review: A look at Derby fashion

Runway review: A look at Derby fashion

Ethan Smith

April 22, 2014

Kentucky rarely gets to make an appearance on the world stage, but every year the world tunes in for the “most exciting two minutes in sports.” So this year while the spotlights on us, we better look damn good. And after the annual “Runway for the Roses” fashion show, we really don’t have an excuse...

Horizon review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Horizon review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Duncan Cooper

April 15, 2014

Last year, Edward Snowden shocked the world with astounding news of the NSA spying on American citizens. Our trust in government, already falling short for more reasons than one, plummeted even further as the story continued. The question of whether we were willing to sacrifice our freedom for security...

Horizon Guide to Kentucky Derby

Horizon Guide to Kentucky Derby

Kayla Smith

April 13, 2014

A dazzling spectacle of vibrant, heart-racing fireworks, great food, live music, hot air balloons, big hats, over 400 roses and Mint Juleps, all leading up to the best two minutes in sports: the Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Derby Festival consists of over 50 events, running through most of April and the fi...

Country Bourne brings country rock to southern Indiana

Country Bourne brings country rock to southern Indiana

Tina Reed

March 11, 2014

Smokey red, yellow, green, and blue lights swirl around five musicians as they perform on a small stage in a packed house on a Saturday night at Slimo’s Saloon in Salem, Ind. The southern country rock band, Country Bourne, performs most weekend nights somewhere in southern Indiana. “Country, old...

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

Marisa Gartland

March 10, 2014

Jim Hesselman, director of “God of Carnage” and assistant professor of theatre and performance at Indiana University Southeast, introduces the performance with a thought-provoking anecdote within the first couple pages of the play bill: “As far as I know, human beings are the only animals on...