Alina Kim

Arts Editor


Behind the Floating World, the Weight of Reality

Activist Michelle Hartney offers alternative tour audio highlighting the neglected histories of oppression behind the ukiyo-e paintings in a recently closed Art Institute exhibit.


February 7, 2019

"Photograph 51" Is Worth a Thousand Words

A Court Theatre production pays homage to the female scientist responsible for the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA.


January 21, 2019

Black String Ensemble Treads Line Between Ancient and Modern

The Korean music group blends sounds from old and new instruments, creating possibilities for cross-cultural harmonies.


January 17, 2019

Art Institute Soars With Paintings of the Floating World

Currently on display at the Art Institute is an exhibition exploring the evolution of Japanese beauty standards and cultural politics through 17th–19th century ukiyo-e paintings.


December 19, 2018

UChicago Symphony Orchestra Displays the Power of Prokofiev

The UChicago Symphony Orchestra and guest soloist William Hagen, delivered a suspenseful performance of Prokofiev on Saturday.


December 3, 2018

TwoSet Violin Perfects Their Practice

Combining classical music and comedic stunts, the Australian duo brought virtuosic flair to Nichols Concert Hall last Sunday.


November 29, 2018

UChicago Chamber Orchestra Brings Storytelling to Center Stage

Conductor Matthew Sheppard and guest performers Jeffrey Bay and Patrice Michaels delivered a delightful performance last Saturday at the Logan Center.


November 19, 2018

Michelle Obama Graces the Seminary Co-Op

“When called a personal hero, she broke out into a huge grin and thanked everyone for their love and support.”


November 15, 2018

38th Annual Humanities Day Celebrates the Life of the Mind

Humanities Day has gathered hundreds of community members in celebration of debates, history, and discovery for nearly 40 years.


October 25, 2018