The characters resort to lies, rumors, and outrageously ridiculous cover-up stories
Don Draper’s peace is an ad he pitches to himself, and then to the rest of the world.
The art of the short song is underappreciated
Blackout is OBS’s most ambitious cultural show to date
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“The fascination with Oriental exoticism that prevailed in the late 19th century was reflected in the World’s Fair…”
“Was it a bit overly theatrical? Maybe. Did it work? Undoubtedly.”
“I don’t think that media [reports] are factually wrong. But they only display the negative, which is not an attempt to show what life here is actually like.”
Priscilla ain’t the queen of this Australian desert, but Miller proves he’s 2015’s action director king.
Counting nine Grammys, three Gramophone Awards, and an Avery Fisher prize among its achievements, the Emerson String Quartet is widely… Read more »
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The extent to which Shyamalan is directly involved in this show is hard to discern.
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“Satie’s music is as singular as his personality: He was a Dr. Seuss of sounds…”
Students miss out on surprise Kanye performance at Logan.
“Artwork was installed in locations like the Reg, Reynolds Club, student Cafes, the Logan Center, and Harper Memorial Library.”
“It felt cavernous—wide-open and spread out—and yet every object was within just a few steps from the other.”
Festival of the Arts’s annual Springfest is coming to a close. The RSO’s big week featured the work of student… Read more »
At around the eleventh track, my mind started to wander
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“His comport behind the keyboard was… nimble, impassioned, and intuitive.”
“One can’t help feeling a bit fatigued at this point, no matter how well put together the movie is.”
New show draws on classic fairy tales for inspiration.
“The audience was there to listen to whatever Peyroux wanted to give them, something real—not something happy.”
“The sheer intensity and dissonance of expression seemed ready to dissolve into raw violence at any second.”
“…the references to Asia give the album a sort of Lost in Translation vibe.”
“Being alone on a huge stage evoked the vulnerability and personal nature of the record, which the concert as a whole failed to do”
“Thursday’s greatest victory was making a work of many seams feel seamless…”
A New York favorite fits right into the second city
This week marked the beginning of UChicago Queers & Associates’ (Q&A) Pride Week, kicking off a parade of events that… Read more »
Trainwreck is a loving recreation of the classic rom com tropes
Speedy Ortiz has a distinct American indie-rock heritage but mostly fails to differentiate itself from the bands it was inspired by.
“…Horowitz turned his academic research into an interactive sleuthing game…”
“Shows range from One Direction fan-fiction pieces to staged readings to dance pieces.”
“As the Ifficial Reggae Movement band took over the reigns, audience members slowly shook their way to the front stage and clapped, shimmied, and sang the show to a close.”
Despite what its name may lead you to believe, 48 Hour Film Fest does not involve movies that are 48… Read more »
The Logan Center for the Arts was hopping and popping with fashion and art lovers alike the weekend before last…. Read more »
The development of the medium of print in both the East and the West is inextricably tied to the dissemination… Read more »
That is to say that the adaptation, which is now being broadcast as part of PBS’s Masterpiece Theater, is a remarkably careful and faithful representation.
Drenge’s Undertow proves the case for the bass guitar. In his book Our Band Could Be Your Life, music critic… Read more »
“While the collection of documents and artifacts were engrossing, it was the recorded interviews with alumni, faculty, and staff—available on iPads stationed throughout the exhibit—that brought Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles to life.”
“Listening to Uchida playing Mozart, I became convinced that this was how Mozart should be played.”
“Putting aside the metaphysical side of wrestling, Darnielle emphasizes that beating the shit out of some motherfuckers can actually be a lot of fun.”
“He pounded out the timpani solo in the beginning of the fifth and final movement like his life depended on it. The result, though deafening, was deliciously frightful.”