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A24

Asian Americans Deserve Better Than "The Farewell"

By Alex Kong

Although “The Farewell”attempts to portray the complexity of the dual nature of the Asian-American identity, it sacrifices depth and conflict for mainstream appeal.

January 13, 2020

Ashlan Grey

“Everyone Was Everyone's Friend” at BROCKHAMPTON Concert

By Maria Rojas

BROCKHAMPTON transforms Aragon Ballroom into a space of pure energy, joy, and acceptance.

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January 13, 2020

Verso Books

The Moon is a Female-Only Zone

By Jad Dahshan

In “Females,” Andrea Long Chu offers a universalizing framework for understanding gender, sexuality, and desire.

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January 12, 2020

Einar Falur Ingólfsson

Navigating Stillness with Anne Carson

By Lexi Franciszkowicz

Poet, classicist, and essayist Anne Carson delivers lecture series at UChicago.

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December 21, 2019

Natalia Rodriguez

Review: University Theater 10th Week Show "Company"

By G. Cyrus Pacht

UT's production of the Sondheim and Furth's musical "Company" was worth seeing twice, "partly for pondering its mysteries, but mostly for pleasure."

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December 15, 2019

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.

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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

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