Marika Van Laan


Screened for new class, film explores roots of gang violence

A former murderer employs history-like methodology to detail a violent story clouded by myth.


October 18, 2013

Top 5: How to save a Chicago summer

Nature, dance, theater, music, and museums.


June 4, 2013

Of Montreal stirs up 20 years of soul at Lincoln Hall

Of Montreal is famous for being theatrical, and their latest tour is no exception (despite what the critics will tell you).


May 21, 2013

Art cache proves there’s life in business school, after all


April 30, 2013

Where fun comes to eat fondue and dance in Skechers

In its second year, the Pierce Tower Awkward Ball finds laughter and questionable dance moves. Due to the planned demolition of Pierce, the ball’s future is uncertain.


April 16, 2013