Kent State University

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Crosby, Stills & Nash at Bayou Music Center, 8/25/2014

    Crosby, Stills & Nash Bayou Music Center August 25, 2014 "I don't know how people got this idea that we are a political band," David Crosby -- trademark flowing grey hair and walrus mustache intact -- said Monday night. "It might be from just those one or two songs. Or 18." And indeed, while it s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    What If Stevie Had Been a One-Hit Wonder?

    If hit songs were eggs, flour and frosting, Stevie Wonder would be a Cake Boss. He'd be able to bake one of those huge, rectangular monstrosities they roll out at corporate functions, and it would taste damn good. Down deep, there'd be the belly-filling substance of songs like "Front Line" and "Hi ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 4, 2013

    Video Rewind: Jonas and Pane in Parallel

    Two dissimilar artists are paired at the CAMH.

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    Neil Young's Ragged Glories

    Jonathan Demme directs Journeys, a documentary aboout the Canadian singer-songwriter.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Music

    March 24, 2011

    Freedom of Choice

    No time like the present for satirical synth masters Devo.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Devo In Jail: Bassist Gerald Casale Talks 1982 U Of H Arrest

    Joshua Dalismer​For a bunch of geeky-looking guys from the Midwest, Devo sure has a knack for trouble. In this week's print feature, bassist Gerald Casale tells Rocks Off how the 1970 National Guard shootings at Kent State University near the band's hometown of Akron, Ohio, "transformed me and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Owls Baseball: Pitching Is A Beautiful Thing

    John RoyalShortstop Derek Hamilton charges in to make the play on Saturday afternoon​It's been a tough season for the Rice Owls baseball squad - far tougher than they bargained for. Anthony Rendon has spent much of the season at DH because of shoulder issues. Outfielder Michael Fuda has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Dirk Hayhurst's Bullpen Gospels Shows What The Minor Leagues Are All About

    This generation's Ball Four​It's easy to become disillusioned about sports when night after night you watch the likes of Carlos Lee loafing around the outfield while making an insanely obscene amount of money. But you watch the guys like Michael Bourn and Hunter Pence going full speed every night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Pop Rocks: "I Nail These Women Not Because They Are Easy, But Because I Am Haahd"

    ​The Facebers and Twitbooks were abuzz yesterday morning with the news of a recently discovered picture reportedly showing former President John F. Kennedy sunning himself on a boat with naked women frolicking around naked women are wont to do. Allegedly taken in the mid-1950s, this pic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Coogs' Shooting Touch Returns

    Photo courtesy UH​All that it took for the Houston Cougars to recover from their last-minute loss to the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon was a phone call and a little trap. And recover the team did nicely, defeating The Citadel last night 81-58.The phone call in question was place ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    How Much of Claude Levi-Strauss' Myths and Archetypes Reside In Popular Music?

    ​ Claude Levi-Strauss died last week at the age of 100. He was one of the great minds of the 20th century, who took the tools of anthropology and used them not simply to observe and record the detailed facts of cultures but also to investigate meta-matters of philosophy and structure. In fact, he ... More >>

  • Music

    January 15, 2009
  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008


    Travesty Dance Group might have to change its name

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2008

    Today: We Are Devo! Author at Domy Books

    There is a lot more to Devo than whips and silly hats. Other than the band, no one knows this better than Jade Dellinger, co-author of the book We Are Devo!: Deviants in a Post-Modern World. (Currently, it’s the only biography about the post-punk/New Wave pioneers.) “It’s sort of about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008
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    October 12, 2007
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    September 13, 2007

    Get Lit: A Turtle’s Life

    Classic rock fans might not recognize the name Johny Barbata, but they’ve heard his drumming on more than 100 albums and 20 hits including Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s “Ohio.” He was also a full-time member of the Turtles and Jefferson Airplane/Starship, thumping skins on songs like “H ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 24, 2005
  • Film

    February 19, 2004

    Rites of Spring

    Bernardo Bertolucci revisits young love with The Dreamers

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    The Reddest Neck in Town

    David Allan Coe is the most politically incorrect man in mainstream music

  • News

    November 26, 1998
  • News

    February 16, 1995

    !Quermos Rock!

    The chords are the same, but the lyrics are en espanol. The rockeros like it, yes they do.

  • Film

    January 12, 1995

    B.S. 101

    John Singleton's Higher Learning fails to make the grade