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Sophocles’ “Antigone” coming to Butler theatre as part of visiting director series

Sophocles’ “Antigone” coming to Butler theatre as part of visiting director series

An adaptation of the play by visiting director Madeline Sayet will be performed on Nov. 5-7 in the Schrott Center for the Arts, and also live-streamed on the Butler Arts & Events Center website.

Bulldogs board their broomsticks

Butler University is entering the magical world of Hogwarts and Harry Potter by establishing its first ever quidditch team this year. Quidditch is a fictional sport played by wizards on broomsticks in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series.  The game consists of seven players: three chasers, two beaters, a seeker and a keeper. The objective of

Schrott Center on track for completion

The Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing and Visual Arts will open this spring on schedule. Senior project manager Craig Hardee said most of the summer construction took place inside the center itself, as the outside structure is nearly complete. The exterior site work also concluded this summer, and the surrounding parking lots and

Machete mixes action, with political satire

Danny Trejo has always been the creepy side character in cheesy action flicks, but he finally gets his shot as the title character in the action-packed “Machete,”  a film very fitting for him. A little bit of background on “Machete”:  The film started as a fake trailer in the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino double feature “Grindhouse.”

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