By Marshall Cearfoss Managing Editor In a world with a totalitarian government, Katurian, a dark-fiction writer, is being interrogated by two determined detectives. This is all the audience knows during the opening act for TJC’s first fall 2016 main-stage play, The Pillowman. “In Katurian’s mind, he’s in trouble

By Rebecca Najera Arts Editor Since the construction of the original Tyler Civic Theater was completed in 1949, the theater has had 68 consecutive seasons of shows, making it one of the oldest theaters in the round in North America. Auditions are open to people inside and

By Ivory Good Staff Writer The Downtown Tyler Film Festival is an event that recognizes short films from all over the world with a partial love for local film makers. DTFF has been an active event taking place since 2011, making this their 6th year at Liberty

By Barbara Arroio Web Editor Las Mascaras, founded in 1926 to support the Drama and Speech activities at Tyler Junior College. Las Mascaras is an organization that gathers students who are passionate about arts and theater. “Las Mas," as the members call it, carries a huge background

By Rebecca Najera Verve Editor   Upon returning to campus this fall, students may be in for a surprise when trying to find a place to park. For the fall semester, the Apache Band will be using part of the student parking lot across the street from the band

By Marshall Cearfoss Managing Editor   To begin, I must mention that this film was certainly not what I had hoped for. When I saw the first trailer, I was instantly hooked. But when the film finally came to theaters, and the negative reviews started showing up everywhere,

By Marshall Cearfoss Online Editor Though the works on display at the Tyler Museum of Art are typically formed by the hands of professionals, the lights now shine on exhibits created by local high school seniors. [metaslider id=2857196] For over a decade, the Tyler Museum of Art has hosted

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