May Huang

Arts Editor


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

Poetry Foundation Opens Doors Downtown and Beyond

"The most recent workshop discussed similes: a group of 15 people sat around a table to analyze how different poems incorporate similes, ultimately incorporating them into their own poems."


February 15, 2016

Where Fun Goes to Jam: UChicago’s Chapter in American Folk


February 8, 2016

Ritter’s Riviera Show Feels Like “Homecoming”

"They played on a range of instruments, from the washboard to the djembe to the violin."


February 1, 2016

Twisted White Snow at Renaissance ain’t no Smile and a Song

"He depicts this stereotypically pure character in a dark, violent, and mature way, which twists our conception of the innocence embodied by childhood stories."


January 11, 2016

Greetings from yesteryear: Exhibit showcases postcards from University’s history


November 19, 2015

Macedonian director ties together disparate tales in Mothers triptych

"In a circular way, the responses to the film further invite us to consider the nature of truth: the opinions we frame when interpreting the film provoke our curiosity as much as the events of the film do."


November 16, 2015