As Girls moves into its much-hyped future, should it leave behind the mistakes of its past?
Get your nose into these short and long stories that rocked our year.
Steeped in reality, Ira Sachs’s latest film is a brutally honest rumination on a deteriorating relationship.
The popular online magazine, started by teen prodigy Tavi Gevinson, celebrates its first anniversary.
Movies aren’t just filmed in Chicago, we have silver screens, too
Once upon a time, Girls was that hot new shit that was featured on the cover of New York Magazine, hailed as the next great cultural game-changer, and praised for its honest portrayal of young twenty-somethings (many of them, thankfully,…
Businesses are springing up all over 53rd Street, bringing some amenities to Hyde Park for the first time
Even the museums here are Smart
From queer film screenings to mixers with graduate students and alumni, LGBTQ resources abound
Though the slogans might have some truth to them, students here don’t actually date squirrels
“There are no firm records, it may surprise you, on the history of the Department.”
Scenes from this year’s Summer Breeze concert.
Date ideas for the too-cool-for-Valentine’s-Day set.
Check out our picks for the best (and worst) of 2011.
The Harper Court development promises some additions that would be normal for any college area—a movie theater, hotel, and 24-hour diner, just to name a few. But what’s unique about the project isn’t just that it centralizes all of these necessities; it’s bringing them all to Hyde Park for the first time.
2011′s releases were a mixed bag.
Didion, Murakami, Eugenides and DeLillo are all waiting for you after finals.
Journalistic titan Joan Didion casts a cold eye on grief.
We’re left with a cool and unsettling story of a truly imaginary character—someone who will never exist in real life, just as he barely exists on the screen.
Like the swaths of red in Rothko’s paintings, the painters’ outbursts and breakdowns are what give the play life.
Movies aren’t just filmed in Chicago, we have silver screens too.
It’s not a matter of what to see, but what to see first.
With a brand-new arts center opening next year and a slew of museums and RSOs on campus, there’s much more art at the U of C than just that authentic Chagall hanging in your dorm.
The Major Activities Board (MAB) announced yesterday that Rebecca Black, whose YouTube sensation “Friday” recently took the the Internet by storm, will be headlining Summer Breeze.
Director Iñárritu and Javier Bardem succeed in showing us the beauty of everyday life.
Remember John Hughes: Play hooky at the Art Institute
New exhibit showcases themes of vulnerability and memory in mixed media
Banksy paints a muddled portrait of Mr. Brainwash
The singer and harpist brings her unique brand of folk to the Vic Theater
One man grapples with race, culture, and his own past.
Gorilla Tango’s Musical DEEP is too heavy on the satire, too light on provoking thought
Chicago’s most talented cats perform acrobatic feats and rock out.