Job interviews and presentations can cause anxiety for many. For me, it was Portfolio Day at the Maine College of Art and Design (MECA&D). I am a Communications and New Media major, and it is my last semester at SMCC. Communications and New Media students are required to take a class called senior portfolio in their final semester. Senior portfolio covers the production of an effective portfolio displaying the specific skills of each student, and the skills required to move forward in a career. On April 13th, several other Communications and New Media students and I had the opportunity to showcase our portfolios at MECA&D.
The Writers’ Strike and How It’s Affecting the Entertainment Industry
Have you wondered why television channels are not playing a new episode of your favorite show? The recent writers’ strike is the reason behind this. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is currently on strike in California and New York. Thousands of WGA writers have been out on picket lines, chanting and waving signs outside studios. Citizens are standing in unity with the writers and have even blocked production sets.
Taylor Swift Fans Take Ticketmaster to Court
Are you a Taylor Swift fan, and did you try to purchase tickets for her recent tour? Well, you are not the only one. In November, millions of fans were trying to purchase tickets to Swift’s “The Eras Tour” on Ticketmaster’s website. Technical difficulties prevented many fans from purchasing tickets. Disgruntled fans filed a lawsuit against Ticketmaster and its parent company, Live Nation, over the ticketing debacle.
Brendan Fraser’s Powerful Comeback
You might remember seeing Fraser on movie screens in the 90s and early 2000s. Fraser starred in blockbuster movies such as George of the Jungle, The Mummy, and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Fraser became a well-known actor at the peak of his career. Suddenly, he took a break from acting.
The Oscars Are Finally Celebrating Diversity in the Film Industry
On March 12th, the 95th Academy Awards was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The ceremony honors and celebrates achievements in films released in 2022. It was a momentous night for many as there were a lot of wins that made history.
Rihanna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Brings Mixed Reviews
If you weren’t outside enjoying a winter walk, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing on February 12th, you probably were inside watching the Super Bowl. This year’s Super Bowl was exciting because Rihanna made her long-awaited return to performing.
The Controversy Surrounding Sam Smith
Sam Smith is making quite an impact on social media in the first couple of months of the new year.
Four People From Maine Won Grammys
The Grammy Awards is an exciting night for celebrities and viewers alike. Celebrities go to the show in hopes of winning an award. Viewers tune in to see the show-stopping outfits and […]
Award-Winning Actor Pledges Money for New Arts Center at USM
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is raising money to build a Center for the Arts that will be located on the Portland campus. The Center for the Arts is the focal […]
Good News for Taylor Swift Fans in Maine
If you are a Taylor Swift fan, chances are you missed out on purchasing tickets to her new tour. Tickets to Swift’s “The Eras Tour” were first available on Ticketmaster for “verified […]