Order plenty of rice to survive the inevitable hell.
“I’m conducting, and hopefully bringing some insight and hopefully a great deal of joy to a lot of people, and that is my purpose.”
“The show coming up next Wednesday is an album release concert for our new record Medusa Complex, which we have been working on for a little more than two years.”
At night, the museum was lit up with string lights—a quiet tribute to the stories contained within it.
FunkaDesi, a Chicago-based multicultural band, punched up the atmosphere with an eclectic set and saxophone-flute solos.
But Lang Lang is no Yo-Yo Ma. Unlike Ma, who is arguably one of, if not the most famous classical musicians alive today, Lang Lang’s celebrity is puzzling.
Chance made good on the following line, too: “Make you remember how to smile good.”
The show was unapologetic in its approach to today’s issues: spoken word pieces on sexual assault and eating disorders and a slam poem on fraternity culture expressed hot topics on campus.
You can’t understand gang violence—and you certainly can’t understand youth culture in Chicago—without thinking long and hard about music.
A collection that at a distance looked like red, white, and black Power Ranger suits turned out to be cut up and repurposed sneakers forming a muzzle and handbag, perhaps addressing the noxious and overpowering consumerism rampant in modern society.
If Jeremih can party in Vegas the night before Summer Breeze, fly cross-country, and blow through a bang-up performance at Summer Breeze, bitching about the weather seems unreasonable. Look to Jeremih’s example. Be more like Jeremih.
Highlight reel of the lineup at this year’s Summer Breeze.
Disoriented by 40 minutes of straight moshing, I could’ve sworn he was a giant flying squirrel.
“It was good to start a new centennial by asking questions.”
Critics have marveled at how powerful her immense, three-octave vocal range remained, even as she grew older. She gave performances until she was diagnosed with lung cancer at age 66.
“Asaf juxtaposes these photographs of the past with modern-day footage he collected on a trip to Israel, fostering interaction between images ‘signifying absence of the past’ and those ‘showing life that now exists.'”
“Did the corn dog really need to be in dumpling form?”
“Chicago has become the mecca of improvisation, nurturing stars such as Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and countless Saturday Night Live cast members.”
“The energy among the dancers was high as they twisted onstage in coordinated jumps, head tosses, and complex formations.”
“The sold-out event—limited to 150 pairs of wireless headphones—ran for two hours and featured tracks by artists like DJ Sprinkles, Mark Fell, and Raw Silk.”
With each visit, I consistently feel welcome, comfortably practicing my shaky, high school Spanish and hopping around from taquerias to vintage clothing shops to panaderias and more.
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Eight emotions were featured in the show: happiness, anger, wonder, fear, heroism, love, sorrow, and peace. Each dance was choreographed to reflect that particular emotion.
The film ably demonstrates the effects of the scandal on Weiner’s two marriages: to his city, and to his wife.
“My estimate is that we have somewhere around 30,000 records—and that’s just vinyl.”
“The challenge in playing Mozart is playing so that the audience hears it again for the first time.”
“I think it’s impossible for opera to die, because there are so many people [out there] who are making it continue.”
No other theater could get away with stealing a Divvy bike for a single joke.
“I don’t need to legitimize myself,” he said. “I turned all the tenures down; I also turned down money from philanthropist organizations.”
FOTA’s goal is to expose students to all forms of art regardless of their prior experience with the art world. “We try to get everybody involved in making art or just appreciate something new. [For example,] whether they like painting or ballet, they also get to see fashion.”
“Beyoncé whitened herself in an attempt to be ‘palatable’ by a culture that needed her to be that [way], and she’s aware of that: she critiques that in ‘Pretty Hurts,’ she critiques that in Lemonade.”
Immigrant rights activist José Orduña discussed his autobiography, The Weight of Shadows: A Memoir of Immigration & Displacement, yesterday in International House’s Coulter Lounge.
. . . the main goal of the event was to bridge the gap between the University and its surrounding community.
“The people we used to coach are out in the world now doing all sorts of things . . .”
“Up until the 1980s, an artist could get an individual grant of up to half a million dollars either through the National Endowment for the Arts or through the National Endowment for the Humanities,” El’zabar said.
I made a reservation for Girl & the Goat the moment I set foot on campus this spring quarter.
“This past Thursday evening, the Smart Museum of Art hosted an after-hours Garden Soirée.”
“She was a woman who wasn’t afraid to look like a woman…”
“Howe decided to travel to China, making what she called a ‘pilgrimage’ to see the country where her mother was born.”
“Muti, a veteran conductor known for his stern and stoic conducting style, showed off a more playful side at Sunday’s open rehearsal.”
“The video blog medium gives a sense of intimacy unobtainable in traditional theater.”
“If we can learn to open our minds and engage critically, we will understand what it means for each of us to be a critic, dissolving the barrier between artist and viewer, critic and reader.”
“Clarice Assad’s idiosyncratic vocal interpretations bore unmistakable resemblance to Nascimento’s own singing style, marked by heavy reliance on the upper register and evocative, improvised vocalizations.”
“. . . under the fingers of the CSO’s caramel strings, one wondered anew why Miranda and Ferdinand’s love theme isn’t heard as often as Romeo and Juliet’s.”