Arts & Entertainment
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Trummp the Musical: A Huuuge Deal. Newfoundland’s Take on the American President Through An Original Show
Newfoundland takes on American politics in this homegrown musical. Stephanie Curran reviews. (Photo credit Carol Ann Ryan).
Beyoncés Homecoming documentary debuts on Netflix tonight so we thought we would review an old racket about how her album Lemonade is her version of Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill.
Canadian rap pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes discusses legacy, Drake, the future of Canadian hip-hop and his newest album Champagne Campaign.
The Top Floor Art Store is offering an exhibit called Solstice and are encouraging the public to come visit. The Racket chatted with owners Molly Graham and Lily Taylor about this unique space and the vibrant St. John’s art community.
Echo Productions is visiting St. John’s and Step reviews their show Charlie: Son of Man.
Spring is near, which means it might be time to start planning your summer vacation. Why not hit up the Bonavista Biennale?
Toronto based Echo Productions spoke to Stephanie about bring their play Context to St. John’s.
Susan outlines 13 reasons why you should check out the Women’s Work Festival starting on March 3.
Stephanie reviews The Lady of the Falls which will be touring the province throughout the spring.
A Newfoundland filmmaker is working to unite other local women in the industry by creating a database for filmmakers and crew.
The Racket profiles Newfoundland’s own ECMA nominated musician Rosemary Lawton.
A review of Persistence Theatre’s Offensive to Some.
A review of the first two seasons of the Netflix series Atypical.
Stephanie provides an thorough review of the Black Mirror Netflix film Bandersnatch.
Kris reviews Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. (Image borrowed from IGN).
Stephanie takes a break from local reviews (and getting reviewed herself) to give her thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody).
The women of Fully Gorgeous put off a hilarious holiday themed sketch comedy show at The Fat Cat and it starred The Racket’s own Stephanie Curran. Kris tells you all about it.
Local author, Brad Dunne chats to The Racket about his book After Dark Vapours.
Remember when The Killers would release a new Christmas song every year? Kris recounts with fondness.
Stephanie reviews the Memorial University diploma in Stage and Screen Technique play, Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet.
Stephanie schools us on Childish Gambino.
After we covered the controversy surrounding a RAW: natural born artists show at Club One, the show was cancelled and a new event aimed at showcasing, not exploiting artists has taken its place.
Kris provides a retrospective review on the anniversary of Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak.
Kris responds to Anne T. Donahue’s “How I grew up and learned to connect with Alanis Morissette's Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie” published by CBC earlier this month.
The Racket profiles the hosts of the podcast Shitbaked.
Newfoundland’s own Stephanie van der Linde chats with The Racket about the night she played with U2 live in Toronto, and made the band deviate from their setlist.
Evelyn Jess is at the forefront of the local LGBTQ+ music scene and she chatted with The Racket about the Ghouls Night Out show and her hopes for LGBTQ+ artists in Newfoundland.
Stephanie is still feeling The Stars Are Always Brighter When The Lights Go Out and gives a detailed review of the Best Kind Productions show.
Kris makes the case during All Hallows’ Week that Batman Forever is a quintessential 90’s time capsule as well as an unintentional Halloween classic.