ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Morgan theatre professor Deletta Gillespie organizes "Play Slam" with Towson

Morgan and Towson Join Forces for a Day—and Night—of Extreme Theatre

  The theater departments at Morgan State University and Towson University will be collaborating for the first time this Friday and Saturday in producing a Play Slam. Play Slam is a 24-hour event where teams of MSU and TU students write, direct, rehearse and produce six plays. The final performance of the one-acts will take place at Morgan’s Turpin-Lamb Theatre this Saturday night at 8 p.m. It is free and open to the public. TU Professor David White serves as the event advisor along with MSU Professor Deletta Gillespie. White has been producing play slams at Towson for over five […]

Are Skinny Women Really Perfect? T. Richard Shares Her Inspiration and Plan For Novel “Skinny Women Are Perfect”

Are Skinny Women Really Perfect? T. Richard Shares Her Inspiration and Plan For Novel “Skinny Women Are Perfect”

Morgan State Chair of Strategic Communications and author of novel “Skinny Women Are Perfect,” T. Richard revealed to onlookers at her book discussion and signing that it is only part one in an upcoming series. The event was held in the University Student Center Theater. After great reviews from her first self-published book, Richard has already begun writing the sequel. Richard also mentioned  a movie for the first book with fresh new talent rather than well know stars to allow the movie to be just as relatable as the novel. Her first novel, which she defines as Sex and the […]

by · September 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Homecoming Lineup Draft

Homecoming Lineup Draft

One of the most anticipated events of any HBCU homecoming is the homecoming concert. A showcase of the popular artists of the moment, homecoming concerts draw large crowds of students and non-students alike. Morgan’s homecoming concert lineup for 2013 promises not to disappoint, with the eclectic choices of K. Michelle, Migos, and J. Cole. R&B songstress K. Michelle may be more known for her appearance in hit reality TV show “Love and Hip Hop,”  but with her recent album “Rebellious Soul” she is increasing her profile musically. The first single from “Rebellious Soul,” “VSOP,” is one of the most popular […]

by · September 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, MUSIC, SECTIONS
Movie Director David E. Talbert Speaks To His Alma Mater On Baggage Claim

Movie Director David E. Talbert Speaks To His Alma Mater On Baggage Claim

Baggage Claim director and proud Morgan alum David E. Talbert came to talk to the students in a meet and greet session Monday afternoon in the University Student Center Theatre. With a lot of information, advice and hilarious antics, what was supposed to be a meet and greet session turned into a picture op, an acting workshop and more. Jeremy Collins was able to do an interview with him afterwards. JC: What would you say to a young aspiring filmmaker? DT: Use everything that is at your disposal. The iPhone, the editing software on your computer – you know, make […]

by · September 20, 2013 · 2 comments · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
Morgan Students Set to Premiere Web Series

Morgan Students Set to Premiere Web Series

Q&A With Executive ProducerAngel Kyler, a Morgan State University Screenwriting and Animation major and Baltimore native, is the executive producer and creative director of a new web series called “Social Theory,” a scripted drama about struggling artists in Baltimore. It is set to premiere on YouTube Thursday, Oct. 24. Along with three other producers (Charlese Johnson, Candace McCray and Sherean Jones), the busy student makes time to dedicate to his project, putting on casting calls and other events to promote the show. I was able to catch him in between filming, as he and his team were getting ready for […]

by · September 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT