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From the producer’s perspective: Steve Aoki

Alexander Nezis

November 21, 2011


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The DePaulia spoke over the phone with massive electro house producer Steve Aoki about his label, future festival appearances, his current favorite track and more. You can catch Steve Aoki performing live at Enclave this Friday, Nov. 25.The DePaulia: So first of all I want to give you a welcome from Chicag...

Porter Robinson makes impressive Chicago debut

Joanie Faletto

November 21, 2011


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I know how a lot of people are going to want to read this review. When I say "Porter Robinson put on an unbelievable show," they'll want to add "…for a 19 teenager."Let me clear the air now: throw the kid next to 50 year-old Benny Benassi or 42 year-old Tiesto, and Robinson is still a mega force o...

Austrian Awesomeness

Samantha Douglas

November 16, 2011


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Just next to the Starbucks at Clark and Deming sits an underappreciated bakery that offers it all: The Austrian Bakery.The small, comfortable space functions as a coffee shop, bakery, and restaurant. Upon entering, there stretches an encased array of cakes, pies, cookies, particularly delicious...

‘Naked and Famous’… just the way to go through life

Shannon Shreibak

November 9, 2011


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Singer Alisa Xayalith strutted out wearing a white chiffon cape, resembling some kind of gypsy spirit as her long, flowing sleeves trailed behind her. Even before the band members took their places the crowd abandoned containing their excitement. Alisa and vocalist-guitarist Thom Powers took a brief mo...

Chris D’Elia speaks with The DePaulia about his character, Alex, on NBC’s Whitney

Kevin Pacione

November 9, 2011


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This fall, several new shows premiered on NBC, including the now cancelled Playboy Club, Prime Suspect, Up All Night, and several more. One of the newest sitcoms that came to NBC are Whitney, a show about a middle-aged woman named Whitney, who's been in a three-year relationship with her boyfriend Al...

Seven in Heaven 10/27-10/30

Joanie Faletto

October 26, 2011


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1. Freaky Deaky Halloween 3 at Congress Theater, 10/29The Congress is dressing up in house music and heavy bass this Halloween. Big name DJs MSTRKRFT, Wolfgang Gartner, Laidback Luke and more will turn the spacious venue into a sweaty costume rave scene. Wolfgang Gartner did it at North Coast, and you can...

Saves the Day, Bayside make punk personal

Joanie Faletto

October 25, 2011


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Making the House of Blues feel like your neighbor's garage would only be cool in a limited number of scenarios (no, a NASCAR party is not one of them). Luckily for the crowd in attendance on Thursday, Oct. 13, a punk rock concert tops the list.Co-headliners Saves the Day and Bayside, even with their not...

Seven in Heaven 10/20-10/23

Joanie Faletto

October 19, 2011


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1. Miss HispanoAmerica Illinois 2012 Pageant at the Apollo 2000 Center, 10/23Support a couple of beautiful Latina Blue Demons competing for this pageant crown: of the contestants, Patricia and Monica Morad are DePaul's own (not to mention the alum host). This competition will feature performances by Angel Qu...

Electronica edition: David Guetta

Alexander Nezis

October 19, 2011


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Electro music is all around the globe. There are many great artists, such as Wolfgang Gartner, Moguai and Zedd, who have created tracks to elevate your body and senses. However, only one artist was able to connect the two opposing genres: electro and rap. This week's featured artist is none other than Da...

Seven in Heaven 10/13-10/16

Joanie Faletto

October 12, 2011


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1. The Arts of Life presents Fashion Forward at the Kinzie Corridor Gallery.Saturday, Oct. 15The Arts of Life will pay tribute to Chicago Artists Month from 4-8pm with this free exhibition of style-inspired and wearable art. All of the work on display came from the hands of local artists, and the Arts ...

Fall in full bloom

Julie Harris

October 11, 2011


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Since fall is here, clothing options have changed. White is out and neutrals are in. Wearing the right outfit and staying in style can be a challenge with the shift in seasons. Amanda Slefo, DePaul undergraduate and double major in Psychology and Arabic, demonstrates how easy it can be.Amanda's outfit ex...

NBC’s new sitcom, ‘Whitney’ just a placeholder show

Kevin Pacione

October 10, 2011


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While the commercial previews for ‘Whitney' may seem convincing, it doesn't cover up the fact that ‘Whitney' isn't that great of a series. It just seems like NBC needed a TV series to fill in the 8:30 slot to replace 30 Rock until midseason (due to Tina Fey's pregnancy).‘Whitney' is about ...

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