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Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

February 19, 2018

Samuela Mouzaoir

Portugal. The Man. The Band.

By Alexia Bacigalupi

Portugal. The Man drew an eclectic crowd to the Aragon Ballroom for their latest crossover album "Woodstock."

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February 19, 2018

Young Joon Kwak

Embodying and Rebodying With Young Joon Kwak

By Jad Dahshan

The L.A.-based multidisciplinary artist came to Logan Center to discuss her body of work.

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February 19, 2018

Boudewijn Bollmann

"Unthought Environment" Examines the Elements

By Perri Wilson

The Renaissance Society's latest exhibit explores the unexamined surroundings in a multi-media series of installations

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February 19, 2018

Audrey Teo

58th Annual Folk Festival Plucks Heartstrings in Mandel Hall

By Kevin Trickey and May Huang

The 58th Annual Folk Festival returned to Mandel Hall this year with two concerts and a full day of workshops (with video).

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February 15, 2018

UT/TAPS

Song and Comedy Bring Something to "Much Ado About Nothing"

By Abby Kuchnir

The Dean's Men's winter show tries its hand at a classic, but mostly relies on the charisma of the script.

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February 15, 2018

Cinema Apolló

"Phantom Thread" Weaves Haunting Tapestry

By Wlad Sarmiento

The film "Phantom Thread" proves to be a thought-provoking exploration of a vulnerable yet disturbing romance.

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February 15, 2018

Zoe Kaiser

Photo Essay: Commedia dell'Arte

By Zoe Kaiser

Commedia dell'Arte is a campus comedy group based on 16th-century Italian art form that combines improvisation, slapstick, and physical theater. They performed their winter show "Objectionable: A Courtroom Farce" last Thursday through Saturday.

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February 13, 2018

Cheryl Mann

Joffrey Explores the Boundaries of Ballet

By Alexia Bacigalupi

The Joffrey's winter showcased works by George Balanchine, Nicholas Blanc, and others.

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February 12, 2018

Seminary Co-op

Iranian-American Author Stretches The Limits of Whiteness

By Jad Dahshan

“Caught in the chasm between formal ethno-racial invisibility and informal hypervisibility, Iranian Americans work, love, and live through a core social paradox.”

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February 12, 2018

Channel 4

Amazon's "Electric Dreams" Lacks a Spark

By Ivan Ost

If Netflix's "Black Mirror" is a nightmare, "Electric Dreams" is one of those dreams about waking up: dull, derivative, and unsettling at best.

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February 12, 2018

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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February 12, 2018

Gordon Hall

"Intermissions" Takes a Break for Ambiguity

By Jonathan Mandel

“[The title "Brothers and Sisters"] suggests the possibility that some entities are both brothers and sisters, which makes sense to me since in my life I have been both a sister and a brother.”

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February 12, 2018

Kiran Misran

"God of Carnage" Massacres Courtesy to Find Heart

By Ivan Ost

"My son lost two teeth!" "And he'll have new ones! Better ones!"

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February 8, 2018

thissongissick.com

MØ “Gets it Right” with Cashmere Cat At The Vic

By Emma Hovanec

MØ and Cashmere Cat are teaming up to co-headline the MEØW tour throughout February.

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February 8, 2018

Newshub

Not Just Somebody That You Used to Know: Kimbra Brings "Primal Heart" to Chicago

By Zoe Bean

While she might not quite keep company with the Lanas, Gagas, and Madonnas of the world, Kimbra packs a powerful punch with her combination of solid vocals and mellow, fantastical psychedelic pop instrumentals.

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February 8, 2018

Chase Joynt

Transitioning Publics: Gender/Genre-Bending with Chase Joynt

By Jad Dahshan

Multimedia artist Chase Joynt explores gender and trans representation in his work.

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February 8, 2018

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