“It’s not so much that there’s something keeping me playing as much as it’s an actual part of what I do, how I spend time.”
Culinary school serves up a tasty treat for film fans
“Because of its anonymity, I would definitely say something that I wouldn’t say in person.”
The abiding appeal of the conspiracy theory.
“As estranged as Dickens’s colorfully charactered and grime-besmirched London may be from our WiFi-enabled one, that world still manages to be both familiar and inviting.”
Live by the trash can, die by the trash can: Alex Hearn emulates Oscar the Grouch in this weekend’s production of Endgame.
Remembering Mike Nichols
“My major beef with this place is not with the beef, but with the sauce”
Group enthralls with Ringtone Variations
Student broadcasting branches out with “Ivy”
Portraits, comics, chapbooks, nails: Festival of the Arts (FOTA), one of UChicago’s oldest clubs, invaded Hallowed Grounds this past Sunday… Read more »
“Six episodes, no matter how good, are not enough to salvage all that this show could have been.”
The University celebrates long-standing relationship with the arts with Artennial events
“The relationship between Plath and Hughes forms the backbone of the musical, but the exploration of the individual characters really drives the play.”
“For all its charms, Big Hero 6 falls somewhat short.”
A lament for UChicago days past
Shuffle, a new student-run website, brings its perspective on contemporary music
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“It’s not quite as balletic as 2001, but it is beautiful in its own way.”
Flying Lotus explores new, darker themes, layered over familiar beats.
Harlem-born rapper delivers long-awaited premiere album
“It’s perfectly suited to our college-age blend of serious and silly that drives the ups and downs of our daily lives.”
“The film is creepy and skin-crawlingly haunting”
Falls so far short of it’s predecessor’s legacy that this writer walked out early
After a Spring ticket scalping controversy, one student believes he has the solution
“The movie…is anchored by a truly sensational performance from Steve Carell as du Pont.”
Dear White People asks us to take a long, hard look in the mirror. We might not like what we see.
“I immediately recognized in some of the models a bravery I could not put forward”
“‘You can sometimes see a woman’s face in the window,’ Fairbanks said. The ghost of Dean Art, perhaps?”
Three horror movies are examined not but their merit, but by only the most superficial impressions possible
“Her artistry is sensational in its lack of sensationalism.”
I knew Taylor Swift was trouble when she started teaming up with Max Martin.
University Symphony Orchestra opens its season with popular Halloween show
The middle class goes mad in Noah Haidle’s drama of human relationships
“Of course, the whole shtick is an elaborate allegory for the importance of words versus music in opera. Duh.”
It’s run may be over, but this is a show worth fighting to bring back
AMC’s undead juggernaut is super-grim and super-promising in its new season
“Why are these two pieces similar? Why are they even significant, if they can mean anything?”
“Though Strau draws from “clichés,” The New World, Application for Turtle Island is surprisingly fresh and playful.”
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