Zoe Bean

Associate Arts Editor


What Happens When Funding for Art Falls Apart

The Trump administration's recent budget proposal needlessly and dangerously cuts funding for arts and the humanities.


February 22, 2018

Not Just Somebody That You Used to Know: Kimbra Brings "Primal Heart" to Chicago

While she might not quite keep company with the Lanas, Gagas, and Madonnas of the world, Kimbra packs a powerful punch with her combination of solid vocals and mellow, fantastical psychedelic pop instrumentals.


February 8, 2018

Hyde Park Art Center Has Global Reach

A few exhibits at the local arts space.


February 5, 2018

Hinds Plays Lincoln Hall for Tomorrow Never Knows

"Their show felt like a private performance from your best friends, if your best friends were members of an internationally known rock band and also ridiculously, effortlessly cool."


January 25, 2018

MoCP Exhibit Presents Three Takes on Cultural Identity

Three photographers take on the history of state-sponsored violence around the world, and examine their own biased perspectives in the process.


January 22, 2018

Galantis Delivers EDM Magic at Aragon Ballroom

The Swedish electronic danced music duo stopped in Chicago on November 17.


November 28, 2017

"Lysistrata Jones" Slam Dunks the Patriarchy Through Song

Refuge Theatre Project delivers a "delightful, provocative, and masterfully performed" version of the collegiate, musical retelling of Aristophanes’s comedy "Lysistrata."


October 26, 2017

Fall Exhibits Examine Community Engagement at the Smart

The museum's new exhibits feature historical and political themes and investigate changing societal values.


October 9, 2017

Glass Animals Brings the Pineapples and Punch to Aragon Ballroom

The indie rock band formed an electrifying set in iconic Chicago concert venue.


October 2, 2017