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Classics Corner: Joni Mitchell’s For the Roses

Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu Movies play a big role in creating fame for musicians. When most people fall in love with a movie, it’s most likely that you’ll remember the songs playing in the background of your favorite scenes. “Love Actually” did that for me. There is a scene where one of the main characters … Continue reading

Classics Corner: Warren Zevon’s Excitable Boy

Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu Warren Zevon’s musical flight through life was much like other artists when he was young. He had random projects that would eventually lead to him working solo. His first solo album Wanted Dead or Alive did not do well in sales which made his attempt at a second solo album, a … Continue reading

Northern Va. reggae group sends peaceful vibes through RU’s Bondurant Auditorium

Featured in The Tartan, Radford University’s student newspaper. Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu Feel-good words, positive vibes and sweet tunes filled Preston Hall this past Wednesday night. RSPaCE hosted its first spring concert with The Movement as the opening act for Arlington Va. headliners, SOJA. Students, anxiously holding their tickets, made multiple lines outside Preston Hall … Continue reading

The Bridge spreads ‘National Bohemian’ vibes and music at Awful’s Blacksburg

Contributed by Natalie Del Castillo The Bridge has brought the funk back to Blacksburg again. Fans of all ages filled up Awful Arthur’s on Tuesday night to hear the eclectic act from Baltimore. The band picked Blacksburg as the first stop on a tour to support its new CD, “National Bohemian.” “The people and the vibe … Continue reading

Celebrities can use fame to fund hope

Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu Today in our society, you can be famous for just about anything from making a scandalous home video with your ex to writing a song about what days come before and after Friday. It’s sad that so many people are making ridiculous amounts of money for no good reason. While there … Continue reading