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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.

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

Michael Broslow

A Curious Incident at the Steppenwolf

By Alexia Bacigalupi

Endearing and skillfully-acted, the Steppenwolf’s production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is a thoughtful adaptation of the acclaimed novel.

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October 8, 2018

Renata Raksha

Denzel Curry Commands the Stage at the Bottom Lounge

By Luis Velasco

Coral City rapper Denzel Curry brings a Floridian flare to Chicago concert.

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October 8, 2018

Terrance Patrick

Ben Howard Lets Chicago in on his Talent

By Perrin Davidson

Award-winning musician Ben Howard shifts the limelight from loud stage personas to authentic music-making at the Riviera Theater.

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October 8, 2018

BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman Balances Humor With Biting Self-criticism

By Michael Sherman

BoJack Horseman digs deep in its latest season, delivering a more nuanced storyline.

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October 4, 2018

Suellen Rocca

Hairy Who? The Art Institute Has the Answer

By Perri Wilson

The Art Institute's fall exhibit is an irreverent retrospective of works from a collective of unorthodox artists.

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October 4, 2018

Cassette Day Makes Retro Modern Again

By David North

A retro music form proves its lasting appeal at the annual Cassette Store Day.

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October 4, 2018

CSO

CSO Season Opens With a Cautionary Tale from Russian Composers

By Rena Slavin

Ricardo Muti opened the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2018-2019 season with a compelling, unorthodox program featuring a variety of Russian composers.

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October 4, 2018

Anant Matai

A Cheat Sheet for Where to Eat in Hyde Park

By Neha Lingareddy

Where to eat in Hyde Park, according to students and an app analysis.

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September 24, 2018

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Hozier Cried Power at the Riviera Theatre

By May Huang

The "Take me to Church" singer performed at the Riviera Theatre on Friday, September 21.

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September 23, 2018

Camelia Malkami

Arts Off Campus: Just a CTA Ride Away

By Arts Staff

Venture beyond campus to explore Chicago's lively art scene.

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September 22, 2018

Zoe Kaiser

Arts on Campus: Where Fun Comes to Sing, Act, Dance, and More

By Arts Staff

A preview of this year's vibrant on-campus art scene.

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September 22, 2018

Pitchfork

"Big Red Machine" Assembles Music for the People

By Perrin Davidson

The brainchild of Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, Big Red Machine believes in the collaborative power of musicians.

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September 11, 2018

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