Arts & Entertainment

Poet draws on personal experience

Family stories were the inspiration for Matt Bains’ creative writing skills

By Ashley Emert

Inspiration for a poem can sometimes come from the strangest of places. For Matt Bains, this interesting muse came in the form of a stable worker shoveling horse manure.

The opposite of Friday art walks

By Lisa Dalrymple

Interested in antiques? Always been intrigued by the stores on San Marco but have never been able to explore them during open hours? The Uptown Saturday Nights art and antique walk is held on the last Saturday of every month. It offers the chance to explore many of the stores and galleries in the uptown San Marco area.
The event is sponsored by the Uptown San Marco Avenue Merchant’s Association (SMAMA).

Ferrell as fiction

By Molly McCormick

He’s played a misogynistic newscaster, a cheery Christmas elf, and a big-mouthed racecar driver. In Stranger Than Fiction, Will Ferrell can add a new role to that list: romantic leading man.

In a surprisingly heartfelt performance, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, a mild-mannered IRS agent who suddenly hears a voice in his head, one that is describing his life. The voice speaks about him “accurately, and with a better vocabulary,” Crick explains to a psychologist.

Graphic by Carina Hayes

By Bill Weedmark

Enormous popularity and hype about Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Nintendo’s Wii have made the two videogame systems hot items for this year’s holiday wish-lists.

But with the high demand and low number of units shipping out, getting your hands on either one by year’s end might end up costing a few thousand dollars.

They want to ride their bicycles

Conference bikes provide unique way of traveling ’round’ St. Augustine Photo by Amy Kingsnorth David Saunders tours around downtown on a conference bike with locals and tourists, showing them the sights in a unique way. The bike culture of St. Augustine also includes customized tall…

Art professor retires after 35 years

Photo by Charlotte Cudd
Torcoletti’s art has been displayed in more than 15 exhibitions since 1990.

By Cari Holland

Think back to the year of 1971. For most current Flagler students that is impossible, although fun to imagine. For others it is a colorful recollection.

Since that year, Enzo Torcoletti has been sharing his artistic expertise with Flagler College students. With a career spanning more than 35 years, current students, Alumni, friends and fellow faculty of Torcoletti speak glowingly of him.

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Muller lands dream internship

By Abigail Wendle

Music can be artistic, intellectual or political. We can listen and relate to it alone or allow it to draw us out of ourselves and bring us into devoted communities. Whatever our individual relationship with music is, there is no doubt that it is powerful and human.

Review of Mad Hot Ballroom

By Kelly Gray

Walking up and down the aisles of Blockbuster, all of the movie covers seemed to blend into one. Nothing stood out to me or seemed to jump off the shelves.

That is until I came across the cover of “Mad Hot Ballroom.” The image of two elementary school children striking a tango pose with the New York City skyline in the background compelled me to find out more.