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Horror of the Humanities

Horror of the Humanities

Amber Colón

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Zombie Shakespeare paid a visit to campus just one night before All Hallows’ Eve, joining the patrons of the Humanities Center’s fifth annual event, “Horror of the Humanities” for some of humankind’s most horrific phenomena. Read More »...

You can BET this new slang term will get people talking

You can BET this new slang term will get people talking

Mackenzie Murtaugh

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

High school student Josue Jimenez recounted a story of the aftermath of a date he recently went on. It went like this: Read More »...

Theatre School’s “Into The Woods” dreams big

Theatre School’s “Into The Woods” dreams big

Carina Smith

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The iconic musical “Into the Woods” made its debut show at the Fullerton Stage at The Theatre School on Nov. 3, and DePaul’s production blew Cinderella out of her slippers. Read More »...

The Walking Dead episode 2: “The Damned” recap

The Walking Dead episode 2: “The Damned” recap

Cailey Gleeson

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The action finally picked up in this week’s episode of “The Walking Dead” as everyone’s favorite survivalists continued their war against Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and the Saviors. What may be more surprising than the long-awaited action finally gracing the screen was the return of a characte...

Artists and craft beer collide in brewing launch event

Artists and craft beer collide in brewing launch event

Jonathan Ballew

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Chicago, say hello to Collective Arts , a Canadian based brewery that is hoping to take Chicago by storm. The DePaulia got access to their VIP launch party on North Avenue, and  had a chance to sit down with one of the founders, Matt Johnston. Read More »...

Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

  As the temperature dropped this week, I began to think about the different types of wines to drink with the chillier fall weather. I don’t adhere to the idea that whites should be reserved for warmer weather and reds for the colder seasons, but there’s something comforting in pouring a fat glass of a full-bodied red wine and burrito-ing yourself in a blan...

Beach Fossils engage crowd at The Bottom Lounge

Beach Fossils engage crowd at The Bottom Lounge

Sabrina Miresse

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Brooklyn-based indie pop band Beach Fossils engaged the crowd at The Bottom Lounge on Oct. 17. The intimate West Side venue made for a show that the audience seemingly appreciated. Read More »...

From Lexington to Chicago: Rand Kelly of The Slaps finds new home

From Lexington to Chicago: Rand Kelly of The Slaps finds new home

Mackenzie Murtaugh

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In a coffee shop in Logan Square, Rand Kelly glanced up at a drab photo of a galloping horse and commented on his childhood. Read More »...

24-hour play festival features five short plays for $5

24-hour play festival features five short plays for $5

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The Springboard Theatre Company launched its third annual 24-hour Play Festival this past Saturday in their new stage space at the Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church.  This take gives the participants a unique challenge of writing, directing and performing a show in a 24-hour time span. Read More &ra...

Miles Teller plays Adam Schumann in soldier’s homecoming drama

Miles Teller plays Adam Schumann in soldier’s homecoming drama

Matt Koske

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Following the adaption of Chris Kyle’s autobiography “American Sniper,” Jason Hall (“Paranoia”) makes his directorial debut with yet another adaption of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Finkel’s second non-fiction book, “Thank You for Your Service.” Read More »...

What’s fresh in stand-up

What’s fresh in stand-up

Matt Koske

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

[accordions] [accordion title="Patton Oswalt: Annihilation" load="show"] Just last week, Patton Oswalt’s special “Annihilation” was released on Netflix. It was last year that his wife, the 46-year-old crime writer Michelle McNamara, died suddenly. Oswalt begins the first half of his hou...

Flash Friday: Chicago tattoo shops celebrate Friday the 13th

Flash Friday: Chicago tattoo shops celebrate Friday the 13th

Ally Zacek

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Most people would advise against any major decision-making on one of the most superstitious days of the year, but tattoo artists have begun embracing the spooky holiday, permanently inking thousands of people with cartoon iterations of rabbit’s feet, black cats and other miscellaneous occult symbol...

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