Q + A with Israeli EDM DJ Borgore

Story by Rachel Burt; photo courtesy of Cybele Manilowski In late September, Israeli EDM DJ Yosef Asaf Borger, known professionally as Borgore, took the stage at Syracuse’s Westcott Theater. Borgore is an Israeli-born rapper, EDM producer, DJ, and singer-songwriter and sees himself as “one of electronic music’s most popular and polarizing artists,” according to his artist…

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December Medley Mix: Entertainment

“Medley Mix,” our weekly round-up of things to do around Syracuse, will be back in January. For the meantime, here are our top picks for winter entertainment! by Sajida Ayyup Read: “Ghost Boys” by Jewell Parker Rhodes “Ghost Boys” tells the story of Jerome, a 12-year-old boy who is shot by a policeman when the…

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Michael Weber: Newhouse Student to Academy Award Nominee

By Sajida Ayyup For his most recent screenplay, Michael Weber found himself taking notes from Tommy Wiseau, the man widely recognized for creating one of the worst films ever made. The screenplay written by Weber and his partner, however, was nominated for the prestigious Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. And although “The Disaster Artist”…

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“First Man” Through the Eyes of a Mechanical + Aerospace Engineering Student (review)

By Charles Frederick Keppler “First Man” takes viewers on a journey into the life of one of history’s most well-known figures, Neil Armstrong, and the space mission that made him the first man to walk on the moon. The newly released drama/science fiction film, directed by Damien Chazelle, stars Ryan Gosling as Armstrong and follows…

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What You Missed on “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” (review)

Disclaimer: If you haven’t watched through episode five of “Apocalypse,” which aired on October 10, then the following review will probably ruin it for you.   By Ellie Coggins The newest season of “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” premiered on FX on Sept. 12 with the anticipated crossover of season one, “Murder House,” and season three,…

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In “A Star is Born,” It’s the Soundtrack That Shines (review)

By Sajida Ayyup “A Star is Born” is a treat for Gaga fans who have been dying to see the singer on the big screen in a titular role. Directed by Bradley Cooper, this emotional train will take you far. Similar to John Carney’s “Begin Again,” the film has a wide range of moods. You’ll…

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The Good(ish) Place: Recap of Season 3 Premiere

By Rachel Burt Disclaimer: Massive spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned! Rejoice, people! Eleanor, a.k.a. everyone’s favorite Arizona “trashbag,” is back on television for the third season of “The Good Place.”  At the end of the second season, our merry band of dead people was resurrected by the Judge, played by Maya Rudolph, after some convincing…

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5 Things We Know About “The Crimes of Grindelwald” After the Final Trailer

By Lindsey Sabado After reading “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” I was pissed. The characters I loved so much in the original series (except Ron, I always hated Ron) crumble in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” Harry is a bad father and Hermione is a worse Minister of Magic. I wanted so much…

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Israeli-born EDM DJ Borgore to Perform at Westcott Theater

By Rachel Burt Yosef Asaf Borger, known on stage as Borgore, is an Israeli-born rapper, EDM producer, DJ, and singer-songwriter currently living in the U.S. He’s the founder of his own label, Buygore Records, and recently teamed up with Gucci Mane and THIRTY RACK in his new song “MOP.” The artist went live on Facebook…

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Juice Jam 2018

This year’s Juice Jam featured A$AP FERG and Playboi Carti with Anne-Marie, Loud Luxury, and Omar Apollo. Check out what Medley captured from the crowd. Photos by Randy Plavajka.

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