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Julia Rose Camus

Fire Escape's Winter Screening Heats Up Max Palevsky Cinema

By Kenneth Talbott La Vega and Nick Ogilvie

Fire Escape Films' winter premiere lineup was its most eclectic yet.

March 16, 2017

Grace Hauck

Hyde Park Choir to Perform at Kennedy Center in D.C.

By Grace Hauck and Michelle Brito

Le Cantanti di Chicago will perform a variety of arrangements throughout the weeklong event, in languages ranging from Spanish to Zulu.

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March 15, 2017

Matthew Gregory Hollis

Apu-calypse Now: Nuclear Fallout Meets "The Simpsons" in UT Play

By Nick Ogilvie

Meta theater and pop culture collide in the darkly wacky "Simpsons" parody "Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play".

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March 13, 2017

In the Face of Modern Crisis, Medieval Studies Workshop Questions Discipline’s Own Role

By Max Miller

Four Academics Recently Led a Workshop Reasserting the Importance of Contemporary Medieval Studies

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March 11, 2017

Brooke Nagler

Underground Collective is More Than Just a Blur

By Natalie Pasquinelli

Members of the Underground Collective took to The Revival with song, poetry, and an exploration of firsts, from the first time in a city to the first time having sex.

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March 6, 2017

Anne Ryan

JLCO and CSO Join Bands to Jazz Up the Classics

By May Huang

Friday evening marked the end of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's 3-day residency in Chicago, featuring a collaborative performance with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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March 6, 2017

900 Years Later, It's Time to Include Women in the Narrative

By Brooke Nagler

"With her account of the literary works of female artists in oppressive institutions, Maraini provided a small glimpse into a world of literature left out of history."

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March 6, 2017

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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March 6, 2017

David Farr

Manual of Style: Athlete + Aesthete

By MJ Chen, David Farr, and Christian Hill

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

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March 2, 2017

The Personal As Political in Art

By Renee Wah

An all-female panel of artists discuss art as resistance at the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.

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March 2, 2017

Samuela Mouzaoir

His Muse Is Metaphysics:The Art of Jitish Kallat

By Nick Ogilvie

Renowned Indian contemporary artist Jitish Kallat discussed his exhibit "Here After Here" at Logan Center.

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March 2, 2017

Brooke Nagler

"Watch Your Language, Cunt" Puts New Spin on Growing Up

By Abby Kuchnir

"Watch Your Language" is a classic bildungsroman of sisterhood and identity with a twist.

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March 2, 2017

Alexandra Davis

Talking Art: Rushdie, American String Quartet Enchant Mandel

By Grace Hauck

The British-Indian novelist partnered with the world-renowned American String Quartet for this weekend’s Midwest premier of composer Paul Cantelon’s Suite for "The Enchantress of Florence."

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February 27, 2017

Olivia Shao

It’s Smart to Be Classic: New Exhibit Bridges Past and Present

By Chloé Bardin

The Smart Museum celebrated the opening of its newest exhibition, "Classicisms," with performances, gallery tours, and more last Wednesday.

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February 27, 2017

Zoe Kaiser

Lucid Dream: UT’s "Circe" Both Nightmare and Fantasy

By Abby Kuchnir

UT's adaptation of "Circe" recreated James Joyce's "Ulysses" through innovative set design and circus arts.

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February 27, 2017

Camelia Malkami

Middle East Music Ensemble Performed Annual Persian Concert

By Camelia Malkami

Over 45 performers participated in the Middle East Music Ensemble's Persian Concert last Saturday.

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February 27, 2017

South Side Projections Screens Lost Tapes of the Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Film Society

By Nik Varley

South Side Projections screened psychoanalysis-inspired lost tapes compiled by Zoe Beloff of the Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Film Society.

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February 27, 2017

Estelle Higgins

Le Vorris & Vox Circus Soars to New Heights with Winter Showcase

By Estelle Higgins

Le Vorris & Vox Circus presented its Winter Showcase last Friday, celebrating skills that its members have been honing all quarter.

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February 27, 2017

Brooke Nagler

PHOTO ESSAY: Lovers, Love-potions and Love-letters in Commedia's "My Winter Valentine"

By Brooke Nagler

Commedia dell'Arte's quarterly play, My Winter Valentine, is a romantic farce wherein four men compete for the love of the rich widow La Signora, while their servants and children play out their own love affairs.

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February 26, 2017

Eva I

Robert Grosvenor’s "Untitled" Evades Concrete Answers

By May Huang

In admiring the brick, Grosvenor was also expressing empathy for the anonymous workers who had contributed their labor to something that would outlast them.

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February 24, 2017

MODA Blog

From the Quad to the Runway: MODA 2017

By Rebecca Julie

Friday’s fashion show will allow Friedland and other fashion-savvy students on campus to design pieces for models a bit less elusive than, say, Zayn Malik.

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February 24, 2017

Liz Lauren

"A Wonder in My Soul" Has Big Heart and Bigger Hair

By Emily Ehret

The play, set in the moments before President Obama’s 2008 election, zooms in on a very personal account of the interconnected lives of several black women.

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February 23, 2017

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