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A24

Midsommar Is Alright but Could Be Shorter

By Sasha Elenko

A floral Scandinavian nightmare, "Midsommar" takes viewers on a cinematic acid trip gone wrong, favoring psychedelic aesthetics over narrative substance.

October 14, 2019

Courtesy of Smart Museum of Art

Arting Around: Week 3

By Arts editors

This week offers you a magic show at the Logan Center, an opening reception at the Smart, and a Humanities Day stretching all across campus!

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October 14, 2019

Terry Cavanagh Franchise

Roll and Slash: "Dicey Dungeons" Puts a New Spin on Roguelikes

By Alex Oreskes

Despite all the dice roles, Terry Cavanagh’s new role-playing dice game has buckets of character and some surprisingly intense strategy.

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October 14, 2019

Todd Rosenberg

The Lyric Opera Opens on a Hilarious Note with Barber of Seville

By Caleb Sussman

Lyric’s talented cast and orchestra overcomes the distracting direction to deliver a masterful performance of Rossini’s comical opera.

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October 13, 2019

University Theater

Theater[24] Gets About As Mathematic As It Can Get

By Kenjiro Lee

UChicago thespians spend a night at Reynolds Club solving math questions with theater.

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October 12, 2019

Leone Fang

Jazz Festival Swings by Hyde Park

By Leone Fang

As students moved back to campus, jazz lovers from around the world flocked to the South Side for the 13th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

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October 7, 2019

UChicago Presents

Arting Around, Week Two Edition

By Arts editors

This week, raid the lost ark, draw at the Art Institute, and frolic in Martin's fields.

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October 7, 2019

Natalia Rodriguez

Theater on Campus

By Arts editors

Feeling a little dramatic this o-week? Put your emotions to good use by getting involved in campus' theater scene.

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September 22, 2019

Alexandra Nisenoff

Where to Get Your Groove on at UChicago

By Alina Kim

From ballet to hip-hop, swing dance to K-pop, the College community is bursting with opportunities for the kinetically inclined to stretch their feet.

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September 22, 2019

Arts and Culture Off Campus

By Arts editors

We've pulled together a tiny sampling of the many, many, artsy opportunities that Chicago has to offer.

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September 22, 2019

Alexandra Zimmer

Dunking the Brush: Visual Arts on Campus

By Perri Wilson

Whether you’re looking to make art or appreciate it, the UChicago campus is brimming with opportunities for you to make happy little accidents.

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September 22, 2019

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Marching to the Beat of Your Own Drum: Music at UChicago

By Jane Jozefowicz

From the classical to the contemporary and the well-established to the student-run, opportunities to play and appreciate music abound at UChicago.

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September 15, 2019

Charles Reagan Hackleman/Lollapalooza 2019

At This Year's Lollapalooza, No Issue too Big and No Outfit too Sparkly

By Wahid Al Mamun

This year's Lollapalooza was a chant for change, yet political tension never predominated the otherwise invigorating celebration of musical artistry.

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August 11, 2019

Taylor Jewell/AP

Lulu Wang Goes Above And Beyond With "The Farewell," And She's Only Getting Started

By Wlad Sarmiento

Director Lulu Wang sits with the Chicago Maroon for an interview about her second feature film, The Farewell, out July 19.

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July 25, 2019

20th Century Fox

"Stuber" Falls Short of a Five Star Rating

By Patrick Egan

While "Stuber" stars Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani share commendable comedic chemistry, the film's writers fail the promising duo.

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July 18, 2019

A24

"The Farewell" Teaches Us How to Welcome Our Differences Before Saying Goodbye

By Wlad Sarmiento

Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” offers a loving, sensitive take on Chinese-American culture, and may very well be the best film of the summer.

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July 18, 2019

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Champagne, a Cactus, and a Bike Named Gertrude: Graduating Students Share Their Keepsakes

By Jeremy Lindenfeld

The relationships between graduating students and their favorite mementos shed light on the transformative, altogether too fast experience that is college.

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June 6, 2019

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