ARTS

Sheck Wes

"Mo Bamba" to MUDBOY: Sheck Wes Debuts His First Album

By Lucas Du

Sheck Wes's debut album is a promising effort from a rising star.

October 18, 2018

Twentieth Century Fox

The Hate U Give and the Hate We Give Back

By Eric-Antonio Guzman

It is as heartbreaking as it is heartwarming to witness the various ways in which Stenberg portrays her character as a victim of a divided world, struggling to define herself through her clothing, language, and friendships.

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October 18, 2018

88rising Brings the Heat

By Kiera Yu

88rising had a “dynamic stage presence, relatable lyrics, and unique sound, bringing together music styles from the East and West.”

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October 18, 2018

Jessica Landis

Anything But Shrewish: Female Improv Group Reimagines Shakespeare

By Meera Santhanam

The Shrews brought the Bard into the 21st century with a feminist twist.

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October 17, 2018

Seminary Co-op

In "Warlight", Michael Ondaatje Illuminates the Darkness and Light of Post-War London

By Bradley Tian

The Sri Lankan author spoke at the Sem Co-Op on his latest novel last Thursday.

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October 17, 2018

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

Where to go and what to do

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October 15, 2018

Erielle Bakkum photography

J. M. Coetzee on Growing Up, Reading, and the Importance of Doubt

By May Huang

Nobel Prize winning author joined the Neubauer Collegium on Tuesday to deliver an essay on his experience with The Children’s Encyclopedia.

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October 15, 2018

A24

New Kids on the Block: An Interview with the First-Time Actors of First-Time Director Jonah Hill’s "Mid90s"

By Patrick Egan

"The Maroon" sat down with the first-time actors of Jonah Hill’s "Mid90s" to discuss the experience of going from pro-skater to actor.

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October 15, 2018

Sony

A Venomous Review of Venom

By Wlad Sarmiento

Sony’s latest adaptation is an unfortunate throwback to early 2000s comic book movies.

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October 15, 2018

Zoe Bean

SOB X RBE Flare Up but Fizzle Out at Bottom Lounge

By Zoe Bean

SOB X RBE put on a high-energy, but short-lived performance at the Bottom Lounge on Wednesday.

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October 15, 2018

Brian Rasic/WireImage via Getty

MASSEDUCTION to MassEducation: St. Vincent Strips Down

By Wahid Al Mamun

St Vincent’s latest album is a masterfully pared back take on her 2017 “MASSEDUCTION”

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October 15, 2018

Amanda Tipton

Takács Quartet Sets Bar High for Concert Season

By Brandon Zhang

UChicago Presents brought the Takács Quartet to Mandel Hall for a dynamic performance that showed off the string players’ musicality.

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October 15, 2018

IGN

A Star Actor and Singer are Born

By Johnny Parry

Viewers might not find "A Star is Born" fully engaging, but most will agree that it's musical performances are truly spectacular.

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October 11, 2018

Variety Magazine

First Man Doesn't Stick the Landing

By Noah Levine

Armstrong comes across as less human than the android Gosling played in "Blade Runner 2049" last year.

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October 11, 2018

Theater [24]’s Jovial—and Bizarre—Humor

By Olenka Wellisz

Theater [24] was a hilarious time, and maybe even more of a national treasure than the giant ball of lint which served as the backdrop of the evening’s first play, "Tuba Practice".

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October 11, 2018

Adrian Mandeville

Photo Essay: Art to Live With 2018

By Adrian Mandeville

The Smart Museum loans students works from artist like Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró.

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October 10, 2018

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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October 8, 2018

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