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.”
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.”
“Howe decided to travel to China, making what she called a ‘pilgrimage’ to see the country where her mother was born.”
“She was a woman who wasn’t afraid to look like a woman…”
“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.”
“. . . languages like Catalan provide an important understanding of the diversity of languages in the world.”
“Father John Misty—with his slender physique, shoulder-length hair, and tasteful beard—resembles a modern-day hipster Jesus.”
“The green room is just as much a fortress as it is a cell…”
The set-up was simple, with a piano in the corner and seven music stands for the characters…
Last weekend, your friendly neighborhood Arts editors took to Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park to sniff out the thriftiest places to shop.
Since the emergence of Latin-American film in the international sphere, macabre symbols (think Día de los Muertos imagery) have become more prominent.
Headed by Frontera Grill alumni and couple Brian and Jennifer Enyart, Dos Urban Cantina takes the spotlight in an otherwise sparsely populated block on Armitage.
Guests enjoyed a variety of food options like oxtail, jerk chicken, jollof rice, and plantains as they mingled and listened to Stromae.
“Directing a performance of physical and emotional flexibility, Mao explored coming to terms with a complex personal identity and finding one’s voice in it.”
“Has science fiction increased space exploration and degraded the novelty of the fantastical science fiction universe by excessively promoting space exploration with its elaborate descriptions of space?”
“Right off the bat, a student posed the million-dollar question: how do you get into the industry?”
“This Bridge exhibition is not so much about interfaith dialogue. It’s about something much deeper: interfaith friendships.”
“The crowd cheered for the opening chimes of “Hallowed Be Thy Name,” the buoyant riffing of “The Trooper,” and, of course, the immortal opening to “The Number of the Beast,” punctuated by Dickinson’s trademark blood-curdling scream.”
“Feel free to show up in sneakers and sweatpants, tuck in to Greek comfort food, slap $20 on the check, and continue with your day.”
“The personality of the researcher acted as a lens for interpreting scientific research, adding a very human aspect to a field that too often gives little opportunity for personal expression.”
“We witness a ritual in which imagination triumphs over circumstance.”
“There were running jokes about Ted Cruz being the Zodiac Killer, a very specific recurring sound cue of cows dying in a fire, and many, many references to Hamilton.”
“Thompson brought to the podium a youthful energy and blithe buoyancy atypical of more traditional arts presenters.”
“With 200 performers from different backgrounds and over 50 volunteers, this year’s SASA show was the biggest ever.”
“As I try to navigate my way through the finance and music industries, I am so grateful for the problem solving skills I developed while at school,” says Leamy. “The University of Chicago taught me how to think.”
“The answer to danger seems to be more danger, just as the answer to critiques of a certain prequel’s action sequence seems to be more action.”
“[Clowes] rejects all ready-made tropes, peeking instead into the woodwork of the quotidian…”
“It’s a testament to Malick’s direction, as well as cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki’s eye, that the film can bring out the splendor of bare parking lots and cluttered roads.”
“SXSW proved to us how many great artists, experiences, and people are out there: you just have to be willing to try something new.”
“Frontwoman Alex Luciano’s lyrics and stage banter brought a careless femininity to Diet Cig’s pop-punk music—not normally a femme-friendly genre.”
“Unlike past editions, this winter issue showcases a cleaner layout complete with full and two-page photo spreads, marking Mural’s transition from an anthology of academic papers and book reviews to a more artistic compilation of prose.”
“Love duets fly thick and fast in Roméo et Juliette, from the sensual to the cemetery…”
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