ARTS

Ruben Abbou

Who Tells Your Story: Fiction Has Its Eyes on You, History

By May Huang

Four professors discuss the relationship between history and fiction in a panel discussion hosted by the Chicago Journal of History.

Feb. 21, 2017

Nikita Dulin

Monthly Bazaar Keeps Local Culture Close at Hand

By Kardelen Sertsoz

The Promontory was a hub for local art last Sunday as it hosted the monthly Hyde Park Handmade Bazaar.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Naomy Grand'Pierre

UChicago Manual of Style: Moonlit

By MJ Chen, David Farr, Christian Hill, and Naomy Grand'Pierre

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

FEATURE

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Feb. 17, 2017

Brooke Nagler

Annual Music Festival Brings in Familiar Folks

By Brooke Nagler

The annual three-day Chicago Folk Festival kicked off last Friday night in Mandel Hall to continue a much-loved 57-year tradition.

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Feb. 17, 2017

Brooke Nagler

A Brief History of Swing Time at UChicago

By Brooke Nagler

Last Friday, CSDS celebrated 20 years of swing where it started: the coffee shop that put the “Java” in “Java Jive.”

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Feb. 17, 2017

Revisiting the Virus: Poignant Glimpse Into AIDS Epidemic Disturbs and Delights

By Max Miller

Doc Films screened the late ’80s low-budget art film "A Virus Knows No Morals" as part of its Film and AIDS: Early Queer Responses to the AIDS Epidemic series

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Feb. 14, 2017

Reg’s Répons to Boulez Honors Modern Musical Master

By Rebecca Julie

The "Pierre Boulez" exhibit on the third floor of the Regenstein Library honors the famed composer, writer, and conductor's life and legacy.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Michael Brosilow

Who Runs the World? Still Straight White Men, With One Condition

By Hannah Edgar

Steppenwolf's new play, despite its title, proved to be much more nuanced than a mere takedown of privilege.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Kaitlyn Akin

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Grace Hauck

A Taste of Black History Month at Sola Cafe

By Grace Hauck

The Lutheran School of Theology is serving up a poignant exhibition by graphic artist Akeem Haywood and photojournalist-turned-J.D. Robert Pitts.

FEATURE

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Feb. 10, 2017

Tiffany Chen

Barclay Crenshaw Launches Into Hip Hop With Debut Album Tour

By Tiffany Chen

Claude VonStroke returned to his roots at Double Door on Saturday, debuting his self-titled, ten-track LP.

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Feb. 10, 2017

Rape Jokes Aren’t Funny: Jerrod Carmichael at Mandel

By Kardelen Sertsoz

Jerrod Carmichael made sexist jokes. No one laughed.

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Feb. 10, 2017

Fulcrum Point New Music Project

Balancing the Scales: Stephen Burns on Music, Otherness, and Inclusion

By Rebecca Julie

Stephen Burns discusses the mission of diversity behind "Fulcrum Point New Music Project."

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Feb. 7, 2017

Kiran Misra

The Core Gone Wild: Marx, Shakespeare, and Chekhov Unite for Weekend of Workshops

By Emily Ehret

UT's Weekend of Workshops proves that good things come in threes.

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Feb. 7, 2017

UChicago Chamber Orchestra Presents and Previews Songs of Drama and Dance

By Abby Kuchnir

The University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra channeled joy and drama with promises of more to come.

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Feb. 7, 2017

From Past to Present, UChicago Campus Is Home to Architectural Innovation

By Abby Kuchnir

The Chicago Society tapped into history of campus architecture through “Building the University.”

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Feb. 7, 2017

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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Feb. 7, 2017

David Farr

UChicago Manual of Style: Bold Color

By MJ Chen, David Farr, and Christian Hill

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

FEATURE

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Feb. 3, 2017

Camelia Malkami

A Dollop of Uptown on Campus North

By Evangeline Reid

Despite invoking a few Portland stereotypes, the Chicago-based chain Dollop Coffee Co. has fit right in on campus, pleasing foodies and café lovers alike.

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Feb. 3, 2017

MCA Hosts First Look of Subversive New Shows

By Kenneth Talbott La Vega

Open TV describes itself as an “arts incubator in beta” which seeks to give queer, trans, and cis-women and people of color a media platform.

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Feb. 3, 2017

Francesco Schettino

In Conversation with Riccardo Frizza: The ABCs of a Bel Canto Opera

By MJ Chen

"If you forget the orchestra, that means you are really concentrating on the story onstage."

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Feb. 3, 2017

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