ARTS

Carol Rosegg

"Rent" Seizes the Day Throughout History

By Brooke Nagler

"Rent" is in Chicago for its 20th anniversary tour, captivating audiences with its timeless story and music.

May 18, 2017

Sliced Bread with Cream Cheese and a Side of Emotion

By Chloé Bardin

"Sliced Bread" magazine's celebrated its spring issue with a launch party featuring readings and performances and from student artists.

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May 18, 2017

Grace Hauck

Portrait: of the Chief as a Young Rapper

By Grace Hauck

Third-year Ben Glover takes us back to lunch room freestyle and the three pillars of rap.

FEATURE

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May 16, 2017

Brooke Nagler

CPS Students and CSO Bring Music and Mettle to Center Stage

By May Huang

Yo-Yo Ma joined students of several Chicago Public Schools and their CSO mentors in a program tackling the theme courage in its many forms.

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May 15, 2017

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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May 15, 2017

Chris D'Angelo

Manual of Style: Power, Identity, and (pièce de) Résistance

By MJ Chen, Alexia Bacigalupi, and Chris D'Angelo

The Maroon's fashion feature rigorously inquires: "Who are you wearing?"

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May 15, 2017

Chloé Bardin

Free Black Women’s Pop-up Library Leaves Lasting Impression

By Chloé Bardin

Last Saturday, the Stony Island Arts Bank hosted the Free Black Women’s Pop-up Library to celebrate and preserve African-American women's culture.

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May 11, 2017

Renee Wah

Laura Marling Strums Heartstrings at the Metro

By May Huang

British singer-songwriter Laura Marling mesmerized Chicago fans at the Metro last Sunday.

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May 11, 2017

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Photography as Rebellion: Human Rights Activist’s Controversial Photos at #AiWeiwei

By Max Miller

Ai Weiwei documents escapades of resistance against the growth of autocracy and surveillance.

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May 11, 2017

Civitas Ensemble and Gipsy Way Ensemble Break Stigma Through Music

By Rebecca Julie

Last Sunday, the Civitas Ensemble collaborated with the Gipsy Way Ensemble to destigmatize Romani culture.

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May 11, 2017

Chris D'Angelo

Manual of Style: The Right Fit

By MJ Chen, Alexia Bacigalupi, and Chris D'Angelo

The Maroon's fashion feature rigorously inquires: "Who are you wearing?"

FEATURE

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May 10, 2017

Grace Hauck

Portrait: Student Dancers En Pointe

By Grace Hauck

The Maroon sat down with a trio of student dancers: Khephren Chambers, Christine Chin, and Addison Jeske.

FEATURE

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May 8, 2017

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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May 8, 2017

Matt Murphy

Imani Winds Breathes Vitality to the Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks

By Chloé Bardin

The Grammy-nominated quintet pays homage to Gwendolyn Brooks in an eclectic concert celebrating African American culture and history.

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May 8, 2017

Nikita Dulin

Spring is Here and So Is the Seventh Annual JSA Cultural Show

By Rafael Palomino

The Japanese Student Association's seventh annual spring festival, "Matsuri," brought together a variety of performers from singers to martial artists in a celebration of Japanese culture last Friday.

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May 8, 2017

"Tamara", Biopic of Trans Politician, Tackles Representation in all its Forms

By Kenneth Talbott La Vega

Although uneven in tone, "Tamara" casts an important spotlight on the experience of being trans in Latin America.

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May 8, 2017

May Huang

Musicians Mine for Jazz Gems and Strike New Chords

By May Huang

Musicians adapted the work of historic jazz figures for contemporary audiences and performed their pieces last Sunday.

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May 4, 2017

Brooke Nagler

Beyond Aesthetic: Art that Wills Change

By Brooke Nagler

Last weekend, contemporary artists explored what it means to pursue artistic practices of human rights at a multi-day summit held in the Logan Center.

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May 4, 2017

"Ayiti Mon Amour" Brings Magic and Mystery to Latino Film Festival

By Kenneth Talbott La Vega

Haitian drama "Ayiti Mon Amour" brings magic and mystery to the 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival.

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May 4, 2017

Scenes from Mexican History Come Together in "La Habitación"

By Ivan Ost

"La Habitación" presents jarring and moving scenes from Mexican history at Chicago’s 33rd Latino Film Festival.

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May 4, 2017

Olivia Shao

Abstract Takes Form in RBIM's "Collective Conscious"

By Ivan Ost

RBIM's "Collective Conscious" featured student choreography and showcased diverse dance styles last week.

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May 4, 2017

Cheryl Mann

Joffrey Ballet Proves Itself a "Global Visionary" in New Program

By Alexia Bacigalupi

Nary a tutu in sight: New Joffrey performance celebrates modern choreography through an art form still heavily associated with the 18th and 19th centuries.

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May 1, 2017

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