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David Farr

UChicago Manual of Style

By MJ Chen, David Farr, and Christian Hill

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

FEATURE

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Jan. 13, 2017

Maya’s "Beacon" Sheds Light on Interpretive Dance

By Nick Ogilvie

Maya's winter show embraces ambiguity and abstraction.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Michael Brosilow

Fundamental Flaws Trip Up New Play at Steppenwolf

By Natalie Pasquinelli

While not without promising moments, Steppenwolf's The Fundamentals ultimately chokes on its own plot.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Newberry Consort

Newberry Consort Performs the Music of Oswald von Wolkenstein

By Rebecca Julie

The Newberry Consort takes to the Logan Center with the music of 14th Century poet, composer, and diplomat Oswald von Wolkenstein, a true Renaissance man.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Dale Robinette

"La La Land" Taps Into Nostalgia on the 405

By Alexia Bacigalupi

Over the top but deliciously earnest, "La La Land" explores how one can balance love and the pursuit of art, if at all.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Ruben Abbou

History, Hysterics, and The Dun

By Hannah Edgar

Dean Boyer participates in improv comedy with students and faculty in The Revival's The Hutchins Plan.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Stephanie Lulay

Words Take Action at Chicago Writers Resist

By May Huang

Free readings will be held all over Chicago on January 15 as part of Writers Resist.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Maroon Staff

Arts This Week

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go

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Jan. 10, 2017

Declan Haun, 1966. Chicago History Museum, ICHi-35427

New Book Captures Civil Rights Struggles Beyond the South

By Grace Hauck

The Maroon sat down with author and historian Mark Speltz, whose new book focuses on Civil Rights efforts outside the South.

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Jan. 6, 2017

Evangeline Reid

Yoko Ono Sculpture Lands in Jackson Park

By Evangeline Reid

This fall Yoko Ono installed her new sculpture “Sky Landing” on the newly renovated Wooded Island in Jackson Park.

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Nov. 29, 2016

Jessica Hwang

UChicago Manual of Style

By Jessica Hwang

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

FEATURE

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Nov. 29, 2016

Carolyn Cole

Different Quatrains: A Steve Reich Celebration at the Harris Theater

By Christopher Good

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW program pays tribute to an avant-garde all-star.

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Nov. 29, 2016

When Life Gives You Potatoes, Make an Opera

By Nick Ogilvie

Everyone's favorite fairytale, with a post-modern twist.

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Nov. 29, 2016

Maroon Staff

Arts This Week

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go

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Nov. 29, 2016

Zoe Kaiser

Photo Essay: Iphigenia and Other Daughters

By Zoe Kaiser

Iphigenia and Other Daughters, written by Ellen McLaughlin and directed by Lexi Turner for University Theatre this fall, is a three-part retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy of the Orestes cycle.

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Nov. 28, 2016

Zoe Kaiser

After the Revolution Play

By Zoe Kaiser

After the Revolution, a play written by Amy Herzog and directed by third-year Megan Philippi, depicts the story of a Marxist family thrown into conflict when an unpleasant truth about the family's much-venerated grandfather comes to light.

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Nov. 23, 2016

Jessica Hwang

UChicago Manual of Style

By Jessica Hwang

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

FEATURE

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Nov. 22, 2016

Audience UnconVinced by MAB Fall Show

By Garrett Williams

Turn-up-ready attendees were confronted with unexpectedly dark tones and haunting drones at MAB’s weekend festivities featuring Vince Staples.

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Nov. 22, 2016

Lady to Lady

Comedy and Social Commentary in First Chicago Podcast Festival

By Brooke Nagler

The Chicago Podcast Festival debuted this weekend, hosting comedians, actors, musicians, and storytellers who sang, laughed, cried, drank, told stories, and delivered social commentary.

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Nov. 22, 2016

Michael Brosilow

"Electra"fying Performance at the Court Theatre

By Emily Ehret

Court Theatre’s "Electra" is stunning, thought-provoking, and accessible even to those not well-versed in Greek tragedy.

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Nov. 22, 2016

Jessica Hwang

UChicago Manual of Style

By Jessica Hwang

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

FEATURE

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Nov. 18, 2016

Symphony Orchestras Have a Race, Class Problem

By Zeke Gillman

Ph.D. candidate Thalea Stokes explored the problem of diversity in symphony orchestras.

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Nov. 18, 2016

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