ARTS

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Champagne, a Cactus, and a Bike Named Gertrude: Graduating Students Share Their Keepsakes

By Jeremy Lindenfeld

The relationships between graduating students and their favorite mementos shed light on the transformative, altogether too fast experience that is college.

June 6, 2019

Youtube

Paradise Lost and Found Again, Together

By Alex Dalton

Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis share the Aragon Ballroom stage in a passionate, exuberant double bill.

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June 4, 2019

Montreal Gazette

Cirque du Soleil’s Volta: Acrobats, Actors, and Technicians’ Artistic Haven

By Lynn Chong

“Volta” sees Cirque du Soleil deliver another emphatic bout of acrobatic and aesthetic excellence.

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June 3, 2019

Ricky Novaes

Ricky Novaes Doesn't Want to Write the Next Harry Potter

By Alina Kim

Fourth-year Ricky Novaes reflects on the road less taken.

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June 3, 2019

Mike Grittani

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By Alex Dalton

Who needs time for conventional art when you're Juhi Gupta?

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June 3, 2019

Adrian Mandeville

Eli Winter’s Time Is Yet to Come (But He’s Pretty Damn Good So Far)

By Zakir Jamal

Eli Winter marvels at Constellation with his debut album “The Time To Come,” delivering stunning, passionate performances through his guitar instrumentals.

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June 3, 2019

Maroon TV

Trapped in a World of White People

By Kenjiro Lee

Maroon TV’s “Writer’s Room” portrays the invisibility of people of color in white-dominated institutions, and the many frustrations that follow.

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May 31, 2019

The Arts Collective

To Redefine, to Relive, to Remember

By Veronica Karlin

The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality’s inaugural Arts Collective show “Re : ” sees an exciting array of creative responses from student artists across Chicago.

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May 28, 2019

Jad Dahshan

Florence and the Machine and Its Not-So-Useless Magic

By Jad Dahshan

Florence and the Machine mix their mystical, magical, medieval sound with world-weariness at the Huntington Bank Pavilion, speaking out against recent abortion bans in America and scolding toxic masculinity.

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May 28, 2019

Adrian Mandeville

The Wind Blew Me Away, but Aminé and Co. Reeled Me Back in

By Alina Kim

Our associate editor really hated the rain. Everything else, not so much.

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May 27, 2019

Todd Rosenberg

Kissin’s Ferocity and Uchida’s Velocity Charm the CSO

By Alina Kim

Mitsuko Uchida and Evgeny Kissin bring different styles to the CSO stage with similarly resounding levels of success.

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May 27, 2019

Activists Discuss Mass Incarceration Crisis at Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture

By Adrian Rucker

Both speakers pointed to the need to “contextualize, humanize, and render legible,” the complex network of forces, interacting in compounding ways, that serves to maintain oppression.

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May 27, 2019

Billboard

BTS and Their ARMY Overrun Soldier Field

By Jessica Choe

K-pop group BTS asserts itself as the Beatles of the 21st century at the Soldier Field Stadium with humility and grandeur.

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May 22, 2019

Natalia Rodriguez

Indie Sadbois Won't Go Extinct Anytime Soon

By Natalia Rodriguez

Indie group Last Dinosaurs performed at Beat Kitchen on May 9, serving indie boy detachment and groove alike.

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May 20, 2019

Jerry Shi

Audience Falls Flat into a Passion Pit at the Riviera

By Sylvia Ebenbach

Passion Pit flatters to deceive in a performance that went heavy on spectacle but fell short in subtlety.

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May 20, 2019

Liz Lauren

No Unanswered Questions in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Hamlet"

By Jade Yan

Running at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier until June 9, director Barbara Gaines’s Hamlet does not shy away from providing answers.

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May 20, 2019

Adrian Mandeville

Photo Essay: Summer Breeze 2019

By Adrian Mandeville

UChicago students weather the rain delay to turn out for another successful edition of Summer Breeze, headlined this year by Allie X, Becky G, and Aminé.

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May 20, 2019

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