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Racing for a reason Fort Worth’s Race for the Cure will raise money for breast cancer survivors, education and early detection BY ALLEN BALDWIN The Shorthorn staff

Courtesy: Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure

Allison Bailey, alumna and then UTA Volunteers member, speaks with a woman at the Race for the Cure in Fort Worth in 2008. Bailey worked with I Am the Cure, a section of Susan G. Komen that educates others about breast cancer and breast health.

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tor Garrett said volunteers will be “rovers” who go around talking to people and informing them about breast cancer and how to detect it. Garrett said anyone who wants to volunteer at the race can sign up at UTA Volunteer’s office in the basement of the University Center. In addition to the race, Ruff said there will be a survivors awards ceremony to celebrate those who beat breast cancer. “It’s uplifting to see survivors,” she said. “To see all these women in pink shirts, I can’t put it into words.” Heck said about 15 ,000 people attend the event every year. “It usually takes place on a sunny April day,” Plumer said. “It’s a great day to go on a walk with several thousand of your closest friends.”

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a mariachi band, will be cheering participants on. Heck said the event has raised more than $17 million during its 19year run in Fort Worth. Ruff said 75 percent of the money pays for uninsured people to get mammograms and other procedures. The rest of the money goes toward research on the disease. Online sign ups for the event are closed, but people can sign up at the event within the two hours before the race starts. UTA Volunteers will be working with I Am the Cure to educate participants about breast cancer. “We met a coordinator from I Am the Cure who recruits volunteers,” accounting sophomore Keithlin Garrett said. “She came in and spoke about meetings.” Health and Homelessness Committee for UTA Volunteers direc-

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Pink will be the color of the day Saturday as the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure kicks off in Fort Worth. The race, in support of cancer research and detection, will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday at Ridgmar Mall in Fort Worth. The race is in its 19th year. Karen Ruff, assistant race committee member for the I Am the Cure program, said the race is five kilometers, or about three miles. Ruff said the I Am the Cure program is an education initiative created by Susan G. Komen to instruct people on how to detect and prevent breast cancer. Ruff said participants can form a team prior to the event. Patti Plumer, nursing college clinical instructor, created a team called the UTA College of Nursing and Friends. “I decided to form a team and see who would walk with us,” she said. “As nurses, we support causes for our patients.” Plumer said she’s walked in races for the last five years. She said her mother-in-law died of breast cancer and several of her friends are survivors. “There’s the option of putting people’s names on a banner and walking for them,” she said. “Even though some people have lost family members, they’re still getting out there to support those with the disease.” Liz Heck, spokeswoman for Susan G. Komen, said this is the first year the Race for the Cure will take place at Ridgmar Mall. She said the Tarrant County affiliate for the organization has expanded to encompass the greater Fort Worth area. For beginners, a one-kilometer Fun Run will start at 8 a.m. and the five-kilometer main event will begin at 8:30 a.m. “The race starts outside of Rave Motion Pictures, goes around Ridgmar Boulevard, and back around into the mall,” Heck said. “The fun run stays on the mall property. Ridgmar Mall has always been a good partner to Susan G. Komen.” Ruff said groups, including cheerleaders, volunteers and even

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Move over Master Chief, there’s a new super-soldier in town. Crysis 2, the sequel to 2007’s Crysis, was released March 22. Crysis 2 takes place several years after the first game in a ruined New York City. A terrible disease has plagued the city and aliens have invaded, destroying the vast majority of the city. The player controls a Marine named Alcatraz who is forced to don a Nanosuit that gives him special abilities. He must then find out about the current situation in the city and help the military drive off the alien invaders. The first thing any gamer will notice about Crysis 2 is that it looks absolutely stunning. Developer Crytek is known for their beautiful games and this is no exception. The gameplay is very well done. The Nanosuit gives players various abilities, like super speed and strength, impenetrable armor and a cloaking device.

All of these powers use up the suit’s energy, so the player has to economize. Despite all the advantages the player has, the game is still incredibly challenging. The Artificial Intelligence is very smart and accurate. They don’t run out in the open and they know how to flank the player. There is the occasional enemy that will get stuck in the environment somehow, but other than those scarce moments, the enemies are brilliant. Crysis 2’s approach to level design is interesting. Instead of giving the player an open world like in the first Crysis, or a linear level design like in Halo, players fight in what is basically a mix of the two. Levels are linear, but at the same time, large. While players are often tasked with getting from Point A to Point B, they’re given a lot of choices on how they can do that. Players can turn on their cloak and sneak around enemies, or grab a machine gun, switch on their armor and wreak havoc. The game also lets players see all of their tacti-

cal options as they enter a new area. The game tells players what ledges to climb and if they want, to take the high road and avoid opposition. This vast array of options gives the game almost infinite replay value. The story is where the game comes up short. While not necessarily bad, the story is hard to understand because it’s told to the player in little snippets of dialogue at the beginning of every mission. The characters aren’t particularly interesting either, and the silent protagonist doesn’t help things much. There are a few vehicle sections, but they’re so rare and short they could’ve easily been omitted from the game entirely. Crysis 2 is a challenging shooter that has enough variety to last players for a while. The concept and more than 15-hour runtime put Crysis 2 head-andshoulders above more recent shooters.

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When it comes to finding inspiration for his movies, film senior Gabe Duran would rather just go to sleep. Duran was given inspiration for his film, Helado, during a dream. Now, Duran and other UTA film students have had their dreams come true when their films screened as part of the North Texas College Showcase at this year’s Dallas International Film Festival. “It’s amazing to represent UTA,” Duran said. “It’s pretty neat to see your ideas and your artwork being presented on the big screen for everyone else to watch and enjoy.” Helado is about a girl named Gabriela, and her day-laborer father who is trying to make a living in the U.S. Gabriela is living in a fantasy world after befriending a magical ice cream man, while her father deals with the reality of their economic situation. “Everything comes from my head — from dreams,” he said. The festival opened on March 31 and will wrap up this Sunday. The student showcase series premiered Monday night at the Magnolia. Along with the student films, the festival is also showing the TXU Student Showcase, the Shorts Program and the closing film of the festival, Burke and Hare. “It’s amazing to see the growth,” festival chairman Michael Cain said. “Every day I’m like a proud father. Actors Ann-Margret (Lucky), Dennis Quaid (Soul Surfer) and documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (The Greatest Movie Ever Sold) have all been featured in the festival. Film junior Geoff McGee’s film Neal, up for audience award at the film festival,

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Shorts Program 2 When: Tonight 10:15 Where: Angelika Film Center 5321 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas 75206 Cost: $10 TXU Student Showcase When: Friday 5 p.m. Where: Highland Park Village 47 Highland Park Village, Dallas 75205 Cost: $10

Burke and Hare When: Saturday 8 p.m. Where: Texas Theatre 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas 75208 Cost: $10

is about a pool-cleaning machine that murders a couple on their anniversary. “In the summer of 2009, I was in a swimming pool and one of those pool cleaners came up and caught my attention,” McGee said. “I thought it was going to kill me,” he said. For the film’s underwater shots, McGee used a Canon 5d, and shot for a total of 12 hours. “I wanted the majority of the film to be shot underwater,” he said. “I’ve never seen underwater filmmaking in a short film before.” Another suspense thriller showcased was film senior Jeff Walker’s A Godly Man. The film, which was featured in the North Texas College Showcase, is about a victim of abuse who wants to unleash his past pain onto others. “The script is very suspense driven,” Walker said. “I was watching a lot of Alfred Hitchcock.” A Godly Man was developed from a 12-page character study he did in class. The idea for A Godly Man was sparked by director Michael Mann’s film, Man-

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hunter. Film graduate student Nicholas Cormier’s film, Erase, is about a girl who finds out that her father is working with the government to control the population by erasing people’s memories. “I believe we were able to create a world that could exist,” Cormier said. “The visual effects take it to another place.” The film used digital effects to place the audience in a futuristic world. “It was a five-month process,” he said. “A lot of hard work went into it.” Erase was filmed on a 35mm camera. Cormier feels the story and production value make his film stand out.

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“Storytelling is not something being taught everywhere,” Cain said. “That’s one of the reasons why I applaud UTA’s film program.” UTA alumnus Frank Moseley, whose film Hold premiered at last year’s festival, shared his thoughts on what he learned from the film department. “I learned to collaborate with others,” he said. “I was taught how to be very resourceful.” The Dallas International Film Festival is in its second year under the current name. Originally, the festival was titled the American Film Institute Festival, but changed names after their contract with AFI ended.

A scene from film senior Gabe Duran’s Helado. The film is about a girl who befriends a magical ice cream man.

For assistant film professor Ya’Ke Smith, whose narrative film Katrina’s Son is being shown in the festival, the event is a great opportunity for students to showcase their work. “To have something local, exposing student work, especially from this region, is amazing,” he said. “I think any festival that has a student competition is a good thing because they are seeing the next generation of great filmmakers.” Actor Dennis Quaid walked the red carpet on opening night for his film Soul Surfer. The film wide releases tomorrow

in Dallas and is based on a true story of a young surfer who lost her arm after a shark attack. “A lot of things happen to all of us, things we can’t predict,” Quaid said. “What do you do? Do you quit or move? That’s the beauty of this story.” Quaid was passionate about the story the moment he read it. “It really hit me in the heart,” he said. “I knew it would be a good film.”

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‘Scream’ series casts new blood Emma Roberts dishes about her role in the cult classic’s latest BY TORY BARRINGER The Shorthorn staff

INSIDIOUS 103 mins • PG13 10:50AM | 1:40 | 4:30 | 7:30 | 10:30 LIMITLESS 106 mins • PG13 12:30 | 3:40 | 6:40

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Roberts may have been born for acting. She has starred in Aquamarine, Nancy Drew and 2010’s It’s Kind of a Funny Story. The Shorthorn had a chance to talk to Roberts over the phone about being a Scream queen, her favorite scary movies and the taste of fake blood.

The Shorthorn: This film is very different from your last film, a quirky comedy. Are you a fan of horror films? Emma Roberts: I’m terrified of horror films, but I’m a really big fan. I wanted to work with Wes Craven, and I thought, ‘why not?’ It’s a once in a lifetime chance to work on a Scream movie. TS: What drew you to this role? E.R.: For me, I just thought it would be really amazing to get to work with Wes Craven, and Neve Campbell, and David Arquette and Courteney Cox. Since they did the first three, I figured it would be really amazing. And I read the script and it sounded really fun. Lots of blood, lots of death. TS: Talking to fans of the movies, they’re interested in the gory details. What was your favorite way that someone got killed? E.R.: I wish I could tell you.

I can’t tell you how people get killed in this one because there’s some really good ones you would never think people would get killed that way. There was a lot of blood. I actually tasted some of it because it smelled like maple syrup, but it doesn’t taste very good. And it’s really sticky. TS: What’s your favorite scary movie? E.R.: Probably The Ring, only because it really traumatized me for a while after I saw it. TS: Your character is Sidney’s cousin in the film. Would you consider yourself the next-generation Sidney? E.R.: I know when I auditioned for Scream I had really short blonde hair. When I got the part, Wes Craven called and said we want you to look more like Neve with dark, dark, dark hair. So I thought, ‘Oh, I’m going to be reminiscent of Sidney Prescott.’ It was fun working with Neve and getting to have that feeling she had in the first one. TS: Given the amount of female star power that has starred in this franchise, how nervous were you about joining the tradition of being a Scream queen? E.R.: I was more excited than anything else. When I auditioned, I didn’t think I was going to get the part at all. I think the excitement overshadowed my doubt.

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Some flowers require periods of freezing weather to thrive and bloom in the warmer months. The Dallas Arboretum uses this knowledge to create a garden of botanical beauty. The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s annual event, Dallas Blooms, ends April 10. Terry Lendecker, Dallas Arboretum spokesperson, said Dallas Blooms is the arboretum’s signature floral festival. “This is what put us on the map,” she said. “What we’re known for are our tulips and our spring blooming bulbs. Add to that, cherry blossoms and 3,000 azaleas.” Biology associate professor Laura Gough said the blooming tulips at the arboretum were overwhelming. “They’re experts at what they do,” she said. “They plant tulips and other flowering plants and create a beautiful landscape.” Gough, who teaches plant science and plant ecology, said tulips normally don’t do well in Texas because they need a severe cold period in the winter. The warmer temperatures and longer days cause plants to come out of their winter dormancy to bloom, she said. Lendecker said people are welcome to bring food or drinks and have a picnic. Gough said the arboretum has test gardens with signs that give people tips on how to plant certain flowers. The blooming of 3,000 azaleas was supposed to be the finale for the event, but Lendecker said they bloomed 10 days early. She said they will be in full bloom this weekend. Lendecker said this year’s attendance was record-breaking. “The warm weather and lack of rain has been to our advantage. It brings out the crowds,” she said. In accordance with this year’s fairy-tales theme, there are seven castles designed by local architects scattered throughout the arboretum. The castles were inspired by fairy tales, including Beauty and the

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Beast and Rapunzel. Brad Bell, architecture assistant professor ,whose architectural design was part of the arboretum’s 2006 tree houses theme, said it was a unique opportunity to work with a recognizable community institution. Bell’s design was built with a series of pods. He said one challenge during construction was designing something that would blend in with the landscape. “The pods were leaf or cocoon shaped,” he said. “The material wrapped around them was erosion control fabric, shredded material used on embankments that helps grass grow. The result was green and blended in with the green qualities of the surroundings.” Lendecker said everything is planned so that the flowers bloom at the beginning of March. “It’s a crescendo of blooms,” she said. “Daffodils, tulips, cherry trees then azaleas.”

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Volunteer Karl Brewer gives patrons beer in exchange for tickets Saturday afternoon at the Rahr and Sons Brewery in Fort Worth. Attendees received a free Rahr & Sons pint glass for beer tastings upon entering the warehouse.

said. “It’s a good price for what you get. It’s cool, and you get a wicked pint glass.” On Saturday afternoons, the brewery is packed with people from all over the state who visit for the sights and tastes. Justin and Christine Williamson, in town from Houston, said they didn’t want to miss the opportunity to see the brewery. “We definitely wanted to swing by here,” Justin said. “We made time for it.” All ages are welcome, and it’s not uncommon to see children playing as adults enjoy food and drinks. Everyone older than 18 should be prepared to present ID and have cash on hand for the entry fee. For those who can’t enjoy the drafts on tap, the Rahr & Sons experience may be lacking. For beer enthusiasts though, the openhouse tour should not be missed.

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live music, and people gather at picnic tables to drink and enjoy the tunes under the shadow of the massive brewing kettles. Chefs from local restaurants set up at the back loading dock and provide good eats to pair with the beer. Inside the brewery, visitors line up at the bar to get their samples from smiling brewery assistants. A small gift shop is set up in the corner for visitors to buy shirts, hoodies and glasses emblazoned with Rahr & Sons logos. Marketing alumnus Megann Pouliot said the atmosphere is what she enjoys most about the open house. “I hate beer, but I come here and choke it down because it’s cool,” Pouliot said. “It’s cool to come drink at a brewery and it’s an awesome deal for $7 when one beer at a bar is almost that much.” Other visitors agreed about the price. Heather Botelho, there with her friends, said good beer at a great value is what brings her back. “We’re beer snobs,” Botelho

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For beer enthusiasts, it’s hard to beat a cold one on a hot afternoon. It’s why people line up, some with pint glasses in hand, under the blazing sun outside Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. in Fort Worth. Located in Fort Worth’s Near Southside area, Rahr & Sons continues the brewing tradition that started in the Rahr family 164 years ago. Founded in 2004, the Fort Worth brewery opened its doors to the public almost immediately. Now, the brewery has public tours every Wednesday night and Saturday afternoon. “We figured we could get people in to try the beers,” said Frederick “Fritz” Rahr, fifth-generation brewer and founder of Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. “It’s our least expensive form of advertising.” It’s not very expensive for the customer, either. For visitors aged 18 and older, $7 buys entry into the brewery and a keepsake Rahr & Sons pint glass. Visitors aged 21 and up also get three tickets, exchangeable for samples of Rahr & Sons’s different brews. On Wednesdays, these samples include previews of beers in development. For every visitor who comes back with their own glass, $2.50 of the entry fee is donated to a select charity of that week. The fun doesn’t stop at tasting, though. The open house includes a brief tour of the brewery and an explanation of its history and the brewing process. On the other side of the building, guest artists play

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Assistant Brewer Jason Lyon answers questions about the brewery during a tour Saturday afternoon inside the Rahr & Sons Brewery. Patrons have the opportunity to learn about the history behind Rahr & Sons as well as how its beer is brewed.

Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Where: 701 Galveston Ave., Fort Worth 76104 Contact: 817-810-9266 $7 entry for ages 18+ Open Wednesday 5 to 7:30 p.m. Open Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. All ages welcome, but bring ID.


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Pulse’s guide to arts and entertainment in the Metroplex this weekend. If you know of a cool Arlington event, let us know at features-editor. shorthorn@uta.edu.

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Movies Arthur Directed By: Jason Winer Starring: Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner and Russell Brand Rated: PG-13 When: Friday Where: Wide Release Irresponsible charmer Arthur Bach has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of lifelong nanny Hobson to keep him out of trouble. - Metacritic Cost: Varies Hanna Directed By: Joe Wright Starring: Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana and Saoirse Ronan Rated: PG-13 When: Friday Where: Wide Release Raised by her father, an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland,

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Russell Brand and Helen Mirren star in Arthur, an updated version of the 1981 original that starred Dudley Moore in the title role. Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; being sent into the world by her father on a mission. - Metacritic Cost: Varies

story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. - Metacritic Cost: Varies

Soul Surfer Directed By: Sean McNamara Starring: Annasophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt Rated: PG When: Friday Where: Wide Release Soul Surfer is the inspiring true

Your Highness Directed By: David Gordon Green Rated: R When: Friday Where: Wide Release Throughout history, tales of chivalry have burnished the legends

The House on Mango Street When: 7:30 p.m. Tonight 7:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Latino Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas 75204 Cost: $25 (Thursday) General admission $15/ Students and seniors $12 Playwright Susan Cisneros’ coming of age novel gets a theatrical adaptation in the heart of downtown Dallas. Contact: 214-671-0045 Main Street District Architecture Walking Tour When: 10 a.m. Saturday Where: Dallas Center for Architecture 1909 Woodall Rodgers Freeway Dallas 75201 Presented by the Dallas Center for Architecture, attendees receive a trained tour guide who will lead an exploration of Dallas’

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Mystery Dinner Theater When: 8 p.m. Saturday Where: Dave & Busters 8021 Walnut Hill Ln. Dallas 75231 Cost: $36.95 Come party with Murder Mystery Players! All public murder mysteries include gourmet dinners and fabulous prizes with a huge portion of laughter. It’s all rolled into a night of live entertainment you and your family will not soon forget! –Dave & Busters Contact: 214-361-5553 Dierks Bentley When: 10:30 p.m. Tomorrow Where: Billy Bob’s Texas 2520 Rodeo Plaza Fort Worth 76164 Cost: $15-$35 Contact: 817-624-7117

A calendar of area food & drink specials for April 7 - 13

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$3 Stella Artois $3 Bombshell Blondes

$2.00 Domestic Drafts

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$2.75 TALL domestic drafts

$2.50 KickassCANS

Any double martini $6.50

$5.00 double Long Division Iced Tea

$3.00 Jägers & Rumpels

$3.75 TALL premium drafts

75¢ well drinks start at 9:30pm $1.50 wells 11pm to close DJ Bilal spins @ 10pm

$1.50 domestic drafts $2.50 premium drafts $4 Jäger Bombs

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College Night (9-close) Girls Night Out (8-Close) Live music on the patio check littleospatio.com Open from 12-10pm $2 Drafts & $3 Bombers $2 Cosmos & Margaritas. for band schedule. serving lunch and Open 11:30-2am dinner Open 11:30PM -2:30AM serving lunch and dinner.

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Jazz in the Atrium When: 6 p.m. Today Where: Dallas Museum of Art 1717 N. Harwood St. Dallas 75201 Cost: Free Contact: 214-922-1200

THURSDAY (817) 460-5510 900 W Division St Arlington, TX 76012

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downtown architectural icons, including the now-vacant Statler Hilton, the Adolphus, the Magnolia Building and more. Cost: $5-$10 Contact: 214-742-3242

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