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Enjoy these very sounds in the playlist included in this article to finish off Jazz Appreciation Month. 


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Enjoy these very sounds in the playlist included in this article to finish off Jazz Appreciation Month.

The swirling sounds of jazz

Enjoy these sounds in the playlist included in this article to finish off Jazz Appreciation Month.

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of the Justice League

Cluttered with extraneous characters and dragging on for far longer than it needs to, Batman v. Superman is disjointed at best.

Movies »

Pride and prejudice and zombies, oh my!

"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is perfectly competent and nothing else. It's probably not worth it to watch in theaters, but maybe a good film to watch at home--just for the laughs.

Worth the "weight"

The new concepts, characters and obstacles easily compel the targeted younger audiences into following Po on yet another feat.

Music »

Dr. Dog joined by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for an exciting show

On Thursday night at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Dog and the Baltimore Boom Bap Society came together in perfect harmony.

Girlpool and Frankie Cosmos impress at Comet Ping Pong

The pure, expressive voices and straightforward guitar and bass riffs of Girlpool and the softer, more complex narrative songs of Frankie Cosmos complemented each other perfectly for this small, yet excitement-filled show.

Plays »

Simple set yet profound messages in "Good Kids"

The Round House Theatre Teen Performance Company produced a riveting and extremely topical performance of "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka for the annual Sarah Metzger Memorial Play.

All smiles in "Much Ado about Nothing"

Blair theater has delivered another fantastic production in its fall play, "Much Ado About Nothing". With a stellar cast and crew, and a creative twist, the theater department showcased this celebrated Shakespeare comedy in the best possible light.

Television »

Say hello to the new Stephen Colbert

After the first show, things looked dismal for Colbert. However he was able to bounce back from a mediocre debut and close out his first week on a high note.

"Fresh Off the Boat" sinks below expectations

It took decades for Asian Americans to be represented in American mainstream television again. A lot was riding on this show. So when the first few episodes were laden with exaggerated stereotypes, corny one-liners and stilted accents, I was pretty let down.

Books »

Books to read when having an existential crisis

With end-of-year anxieties reaching a fever pitch, you may be looking for a healthy distraction from your busy, confusing life. Here's a list of SCO's books to read when having an existential crisis.

Black-Eyed Susan Book Award recommendations

As the year winds down, itís time to make a lot of decisions: which Black-Eyed Susan Book Award nominee youíll be voting for. Silver Chips Online has read, reviewed and ranked the books--so you donít have to.

Video Games »

TechnoLogical: Sony plays it conservative with new Playstation

Sony has come in second in announcing their new console (after Nintendo announced theirs last year), which will be released this holiday season, but how they will compete remains to be seen.

SCO-liday gift guide: it's in the game

It's mid-December, and the holidays are in full effect. After a year-long hiatus from our video game section, we now present (no pun intended) the best video games to give this holiday season.