Zachary Leiter

CONTRIBUTIONS

Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” Provides Good Humor and Little Else

Associate Arts Editor Zachary Leiter attends Citadel Theatre Company’s production of Steve Martin’s 1993 "Picasso at the Lapin Agile."

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June 4, 2022

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1:24 p.m.

Hiss Golden Messenger Is Quietly Blowing It, but They’re Still Great

At Thalia Hall, Hiss Golden Messenger and lead MC Taylor displayed the strange sounds and strong lyrics that are the band’s claim to Americana fame, even as their songs feels less innovative than ever.

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May 24, 2022

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9:34 a.m.

In Woodlawn, the Chicago Chicken Rescue Is a Refuge for Homeless Birds

The rescue and Chicago Animal Care and Control discuss efforts to provide care to neglected, abused, and discarded birds.

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April 17, 2022

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9:42 p.m.

Chicken #2

A close-up of a chicken at the Chicago Chicken Rescue.

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April 18, 2022

Chicken #1

A chicken perches on a coop at the Chicago Chicken Rescue.

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April 18, 2022

Chicago Chicken Rescue

Chicago Chicken Rescue owner Vincent Hermosilla discusses duck care with UChicago students.

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April 18, 2022

Burning Loud and Bright, Killswitch Engage Screams About Living and Dying

Technically skilled, bold, and inspiring, famed metalcore band Killswitch Engage headlined a March 7th concert at Radius Chicago.

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April 13, 2022

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2:04 a.m.

Law School Alum Jeffrey Peck Speaks About the Goals of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council

The Chicago Maroon spoke with Peck (J.D. ’82) about his work with President Biden, his perspective on antisemitism in the United States, and the global prevention of genocide.

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April 3, 2022

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9:16 p.m.

Thrilling, Scarring, Pulitzer Prize–Winning Play "Ruined" Returns to Chicago

"Ruined"—loud, violent, and intimate—shines a light on the plight of women in the civil war–torn Democratic Republic of the Congo

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March 3, 2022

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10:57 p.m.

Russian and Ukrainian Students Stage Protest in Quad to Raise Awareness of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

Students discussed the war’s international importance, possible American intervention and aid, and their outlook for an uncertain future.

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February 28, 2022

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5:55 p.m.