ARTS

Todd Rosenberg

Great Laughs We've Heard Before

By Isaac Tannenbaum

"Trump is not the only butt of the political jokes, though...Former president Jimmy Carter even makes his own reality show—because if a reality star can become president, so can the reverse."

Jan. 20, 2017

Fretboard Journal

Prairie Home: A Steadfast Companion in Trying Times

By Brooke Nagler

Chris Thile brought his mandolin talent and popular radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, to Symphony Center last weekend for a live recording.

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Jan. 20, 2017

Max Miller

Rough ’n’ Roti: Mediterranean on 53rd

By Max Miller

I’m not sold on whether the “quick and dirty” format of food prep works in a Mediterranean restaurant.

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Jan. 19, 2017

Grace Hauck

Espresso Yourself Without Stigma

By Grace Hauck

To conclude their second See Through Stigma (STS) Awareness Week, Axis UChicago and Active Minds teamed up to host a thought-provoking evening of visual art and performance.

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Jan. 17, 2017

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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Jan. 17, 2017

MTV

When It Comes to Post-Rock Influencers, It’s Tortoise All the Way Down

By Nik Varley

Tortoise concludes the first night of local music festival Tomorrow Never Knows with a post-rock sound to echo its Chicago roots.

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Jan. 17, 2017

The Seminary Co-op Bookstore

From the Quad to the Kremlin: Exploring Russian Censorship

By Caitlin Hubbard

Marianna Tax Choldin returned to UChicago last week to discuss her memoir, "Garden of Broken Statues: Exploring Censorship in Russia."

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Jan. 17, 2017

Nando's Peri-Peri (Hyde Park)

Nando’s on 53rd Poised to Be Peri, Peri Good

By Brooke White

Nando's arrives in Hyde Park on Tuesday with a revamped interior and food that will bring the heat to winter quarter.

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Jan. 17, 2017

Hawaii International Film Festival

From Chaplin to Chinatown: Doc Curators Present Winter Lineup

By Evangeline Reid

Check out Doc Films' diverse lineup for winter quarter!

FEATURE

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Jan. 17, 2017

Olivia Shao

Photo Essay: CUSA Presents Modern Adaptation of Ancient Chinese Legend, "The Butterfly Lovers"

By Olivia Shao and Ruben Abbou

CUSA retells ancient legend, "The Butterfly Lovers," for the 21st century in its annual stage production.

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Jan. 17, 2017

David Farr

UChicago Manual of Style

By MJ Chen, David Farr, and Christian Hill

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

FEATURE

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Jan. 13, 2017

Maya’s "Beacon" Sheds Light on Interpretive Dance

By Nick Ogilvie

Maya's winter show embraces ambiguity and abstraction.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Michael Brosilow

Fundamental Flaws Trip Up New Play at Steppenwolf

By Natalie Pasquinelli

While not without promising moments, Steppenwolf's The Fundamentals ultimately chokes on its own plot.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Newberry Consort

Newberry Consort Performs the Music of Oswald von Wolkenstein

By Rebecca Julie

The Newberry Consort takes to the Logan Center with the music of 14th Century poet, composer, and diplomat Oswald von Wolkenstein, a true Renaissance man.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Dale Robinette

"La La Land" Taps Into Nostalgia on the 405

By Alexia Bacigalupi

Over the top but deliciously earnest, "La La Land" explores how one can balance love and the pursuit of art, if at all.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Ruben Abbou

History, Hysterics, and The Dun

By Hannah Edgar

Dean Boyer participates in improv comedy with students and faculty in The Revival's The Hutchins Plan.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Stephanie Lulay

Words Take Action at Chicago Writers Resist

By May Huang

Free readings will be held all over Chicago on January 15 as part of Writers Resist.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Maroon Staff

Arts This Week

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go

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Jan. 10, 2017

Declan Haun, 1966. Chicago History Museum, ICHi-35427

New Book Captures Civil Rights Struggles Beyond the South

By Grace Hauck

The Maroon sat down with author and historian Mark Speltz, whose new book focuses on Civil Rights efforts outside the South.

FEATURE

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Jan. 6, 2017

Evangeline Reid

Yoko Ono Sculpture Lands in Jackson Park

By Evangeline Reid

This fall Yoko Ono installed her new sculpture “Sky Landing” on the newly renovated Wooded Island in Jackson Park.

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Nov. 29, 2016

Jessica Hwang

UChicago Manual of Style

By Jessica Hwang

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

FEATURE

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Nov. 29, 2016

Carolyn Cole

Different Quatrains: A Steve Reich Celebration at the Harris Theater

By Christopher Good

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW program pays tribute to an avant-garde all-star.

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Nov. 29, 2016

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