“Self-conscious as ever, the band sets a retrospective tone right from the start”
“Wilmore is surprisingly adept at managing a coherent and productive discussion among parties who come from wildly different backgrounds”
“Her vocal performance fueled further disappointment, pairing a warm middle with an upper register thirstier than a straight white boy on Tinder.”
Six venues. 46 bands. Five days.
“…the movie is produced in such a way that the viewer feels immersed in the locations along with Cheryl”
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“As we see through Kyle’s story, [snipers] fulfill a paradoxical role of being the furthest away from any target they do kill, but also in a way the closest, as they watch and follow their target for the last minutes and seconds of their lives.”
“For all Bronfman’s polish and dynamism, something seemed to be missing”
“While it is clear that chefs and various other employees are scurrying around behind the counter, it is impossible to see what they are preparing or how they are doing it—the entire prep area is concealed from public view. “
“As soon as one walks in, one is immediately integrated into the exhibit, even if one hasn’t realized it.”
Examining the controversy surrounding a decidedly Caucasian pool of award nominees
UChicago Maya show their moves at Logan
“Unfortunately, the rest of the show cannot live up to the standards set by its excellent leads”
“…an almost dreamlike, psychedelic quality, which pulls the viewer into the marijuana-filled world of the main character.”
“…a voluptuous fantasy on the death of Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII.”
“The Logan Center Gallery brings some of the stunning beauty of nature inside to a more tolerable environment in the new exhibition Lands End”
“DuVernay can do terror, she can do glory”
Hollywood’s booziest night raises a glass to outsiders
How far will people go for a t-shirt?
How to not suck at showing movies
“It’s a really high-octane show. It’s a lot of really fast, virtuosic, exciting playing”
“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.