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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Trevor Walton

A day in the life of a double major, USG senator, speech and debate president

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Trevor Walton is a freshman theatre studies performance and political science double major with a concentration in public policy. He takes five classes, rehearses two days a week and is an active member...

Britains Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends the Presentation Reception for The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award holders in the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh on July 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jane Barlow (Photo credit should read JANE BARLOW/AFP via Getty Images)

Prince Philip, longtime consort to Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

(CNN) -- The most famous family on earth is mourning the loss of its patriarch.Prince Philip, the husband of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. He was 99.The Duke...

Opinion: Brandon’s World – Move over Michael Jordan, there’s a new ‘GOAT’ in town

Brandon Lewis Columnist October 22, 2020

GOAT: an acronym used in sports to describe who is the greatest of all time. Since LeBron James entered high school in 1999, he has been compared to Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. For years, Jordan...

Musical Theatre Program to begin student dance festival “We16htless”

Jack Kopanski March 9, 2016

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance and students in the musical theatre program will begin the student dance festival, “We16htless,” starting this Friday with performances taking place in the...

Jazz Listening Lab shows importance of discussing music

Jack Kopanski March 8, 2016

The Kent State Performing Arts Library hosted a “Jazz Listening Lab” series Tuesday night, focused on listening to some of Louis Armstrong’s, an African American jazz trumpeter, most famous pieces.Christopher...

KSU students perform in fall faculty dance concert

Megan Hermensky December 1, 2015

The Kent State School of Theatre and Dance will be hosting its fall faculty dance concert "Dance ’15: Moving Parts" this Friday through Sunday.According to the event's Facebook page, the show will feature...

Robert Selvaggio, Director of Jazz Studies at Kent State University.

Playing it by ear: A blossoming musician’s call to practice, practice, practice

Mark Oprea March 10, 2015

When once asked about training budding jazz players, legendary pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington once said, “The most important thing I look for when looking for a musician is if they know how to...

Acid Cats

Acidic jazz with a romping groove

Mark Oprea December 2, 2014

During a recent Acid Cats performance at the Stone Tavern, the five-piece closed its hour-long set with a vibrant version of “When the Saints Go Marching In.” Justin Tibbs, donning aviators, tilted...

Jazz Combo Concert

Anthony Didion November 24, 2014

The Kent State Jazz Orchestra and the new Chamber Jazz Ensemble will collaborate for a free concert on Monday, Nov. 24, in the Center for Performing Arts.Director of Jazz Studies Bobby Selvaggio said it...

Guitarist Bob Niederriter is the leader of a jazz trio.

For ‘refined’ flavor of jazz, locals turn to Bob Niederriter Trio

Mark Oprea September 2, 2014

Jazz guitarist Bob Niederriter, leader of the eponymous Trio, is an artist’s musician. As an accomplished glass blower and painter, he’s always been involved in the act of composition, on and off the...

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