Zoe Bean

Arts Editor


Matt and Kim

Tokyo Police Club opened for Matt and Kim


April 24, 2018

Matt and Kim are Back and Here to Stay, Almost Everyday

Indie duo Matt and Kim played at the Riviera theater on Tuesday. We spoke with drummer Kim Schifino on touring, their new album, and why they're not likely to take time off any time soon.


April 23, 2018

Liars and Orange Hair: "The Broken Jug" Revives a Classic

"At its core, the play mocks the judicial system by revealing the transitory and fickle nature of blame and culpability—and by examining our propensity to condemn the innocent for the crimes of the guilty."


April 19, 2018

Cardi B Conquers New Territory with "Invasion of Privacy"

Cardi B's debut studio album, "Invasion of Privacy," hits on the inspiring confidence that she's known for, with a taste of something new.


April 16, 2018

"Grownish" shows an Idealistic iGeneration

ABC's "Grownish" finishes off a first season of pertinent conversation with an impressively diverse cast.


April 9, 2018

"Thoroughbreds" is a Thrilling Comedy With a Killer Twist

"The Heathers" meets "American Psycho": Corey Finley's debut film is a crackling dark comedy supported by a talented cast.


March 12, 2018

FOTA's "Sight x Sound" Is a Sight to Be Heard

FOTA's annual "Sight x Sound" celebrates the abundant musical and visual arts talent on campus in a multimedia showcase.


February 26, 2018

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