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Telluride Film Festival

"Uncut Gems" Not a Stupid Adam Sandler Movie

By Timothy Lee

Filmmaking siblings Josh and Benny Safdie's latest adrenaline-fueled crime thriller stars Adam Sandler as Howard, a man under constant pressure on his messy journey to riches.

December 7, 2019

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Orchestre Métropolitain Takes Chicago Symphony Center by Storm

By Caleb Sussman

For the orchestra's U.S. debut, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducted an awe-inspiring performance of Mozart and Bruckner.

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December 7, 2019

IDIOTEQ

This Will Destroy You and Your Eardrums

By Charlie Ewell

This Will Destroy You performs on blasting volumes to demonstrate an otherworldly, evocative music.

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December 3, 2019

Amy Lombard

Who Is Flyboy? Visit His House in Pilsen to Find Out.

By Lexi Franciszkowicz

Chicago Artist Henbru Brantley's 6,000 square foot installation allows visitors to become part of Flyboy's world, and to help create it.

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December 2, 2019

Jimin Kim and Bonnie Hu

Taking Tea with the Festival of the Arts: Student Artists Create Their Own Space

By Arts Staff

At FOTA's fall art gallery, amateur and serious student artists alike had the opportunity to display their work.

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December 2, 2019

Lionsgate

Rian Johnson Talks "Knives Out."

By Wlad Sarmiento

The Chicago Maroon sat down with writer-director Rian Johnson to discuss his new film, "Knives Out."

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December 2, 2019

Lionsgate

"Knives Out" Is a Sharp and Funny Whodunit for Our Times

By Wlad Sarmiento

Writer-director Rian Johnson and an all-star cast deliver one of the most entertaining movie-going experiences of the year

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November 27, 2019

Adrián Mandeville

Megan Thee Stallion Proves a Promising New Star

By Jennifer Morse

Megan Thee Stallion is on the rise—and last week, UChicago students managed to get a glimpse of the Houston-born star apparent.

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November 26, 2019

PanAsia Solidarity Coalition

Zines and Protest: Exhibition on the Art of the Hong Kong Movement

By Lynn Chong

Amid great political upheaval in Hong Kong, the PanAsia-run exhibition and panel talk offer an engaging point of intervention in the conversation for the UChicago community.

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November 26, 2019

Rebuild Foundation

"In the Absence of Light" Looks at Blackness from the Inside Out

By Tomás Miriti Pacheco

On view at the Stony Island Arts Bank through December 29, "In the Absence of Light" features over 20 artists from across the diaspora.

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November 26, 2019

Alexandra Nisenoff

Sleeping Beauty Dreams Brings New Life to a Tired Tale

By Maria Rojas

"'Sleeping Beauty Dreams' is a beautifully chaotic amalgamation of contemporary dance, engaging electronica, precise lighting, and most strikingly, groundbreaking, real-time animation."

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November 26, 2019

Chicago Board Game Cafe. Photo by Johnny Knight.

Creators of Cards Against Humanity to Open Chicago Board Game Cafe

By Alexis Florence

With dining, board games, and escape rooms, the café will open in January.

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November 22, 2019

Court Theatre. Photo by Joe Mazza

Oedipus Rex Kicks Off a Trilogy at the Court

By Kenjiro Lee

The Court Theatre’s latest production breathes new life and excitement into the classical Greek tragedy.

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November 22, 2019

CIAO Takes Win in Duello ai Fornelli

By Veronica Chang

In its first year back on campus, the Italian RSO brought home the top prize in the Chicago cooking competition.

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November 22, 2019

SM Entertainment

SuperM Delivers Super Performance

By Jessica Choe

SuperM flourishes on a new stage of their own as they attempt to push beyond the limits of our familiarity with K-pop.

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November 22, 2019

DIIV

DIIV Depress With "Deceiver"

By Matt Herskowitz

"If the lyrics are any indication of what the album sounds like, you’d probably guess this album sounds pretty depressing. You’re right."

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November 18, 2019

Scott Benesiinaabandan

Indigenous Futurisms in VR at MADD Center

By Adrian Rucker

The newly opened MADD Center recently held a two-day exhibition of speculative virtual reality works rooted in imagined futures of indigeneity.

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November 18, 2019

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