May Huang

Arts Editor


Apsara Reimagines Classical Indian Dance With Navarasa

Eight emotions were featured in the show: happiness, anger, wonder, fear, heroism, love, sorrow, and peace. Each dance was choreographed to reflect that particular emotion.


May 9, 2016

From Saved to Savior: Jimmy Santiago Baca Gives Back Through Poetry

The story of Baca as a convict-turned-poet suggests that he has “made it.” However, Baca insisted that he does not understand what “making it” means, saying that he does not take himself seriously, nor does he feel the need for external validation.


May 2, 2016

Inaugural Campus—South Side Festival Puts the “Art” in Partnership

". . . the main goal of the event was to bridge the gap between the University and its surrounding community."


April 28, 2016

Returning to Her Roots, Sarah Howe Finds Poetry in Pilgrimage

"Howe decided to travel to China, making what she called a 'pilgrimage' to see the country where her mother was born."


April 25, 2016

"GATSBY: The Musical" a Roaring Good Time

The set-up was simple, with a piano in the corner and seven music stands for the characters...


April 18, 2016

UChicago Alum’s Musical Charity Pareto Optimal

“As I try to navigate my way through the finance and music industries, I am so grateful for the problem solving skills I developed while at school,” says Leamy. “The University of Chicago taught me how to think.”


April 4, 2016

9 Book Recommendations for the Ninth-Week Free Time You Don’t Have

uchicago professors on the texts that changed their lives.


March 4, 2016

Kucharik's Cunning Folk Transcends Genre

“My songwriting probably wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t studied and written poetry..."


March 3, 2016

Second City's Afro-Futurism Delivers Comedy With a Conscience

"Afro-Futurism seeks to confront, not to escape. What the show aims to bring to Second City is social commentary through sketch and stand-up comedy—mediums that deliver messages in an up-close, personal, and striking way."


February 29, 2016

Renaissance Society Exhibit Trumpets Works by Wächtler

"Secrets of a Trumpet suggests mystery, but so much in the exhibition conveys openness."


February 23, 2016