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Remix Artistic Collective mix and mash

Remix Artistic Collective mix and mash

Connor O'Keefe

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In this day and age, remixes have generally become known as danceable, electronic, repetitive beats meant for nightclubs and parties. André Allen Anjos, the founder of the Remix Artistic Collective (RAC), strives to do something different. Read More »...

CDM professor Alireza Khatami wins Venice screenwriting award

CDM professor Alireza Khatami wins Venice screenwriting award

Matt Koske

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

In the Computing and Digital Media program, students and professors seek creative ways to make a name for themselves. There’s no one correct way to break into the industry, but simply producing content sure helps that process. Read More »...

Film review: Blade Runner 2049

Film review: Blade Runner 2049

Jonathan Ballew

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Thirty five years ago, the original “Blade Runner” hypnotized viewers with never-before seen visuals and thrilling sound design.  Read More »...

What’s fresh on Netflix

What’s fresh on Netflix

Matt Koske

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

[accordions] [accordion title="The Meyerowitz Stories " load="show"] Adam Sandler is back in something that is actually worthwhile, in regards to his dramatic role in Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories.” The Netflix original film was released on Netflix on Oct. 13 and is available now...

Chicago artist Saba teams up with Apple

Chicago artist Saba teams up with Apple

Sabrina Miresse

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago musician, Saba, recently had his lyrics artistically showcased on and around the new Apple store on Michigan Avenue. This store opens Oct. 20 and will offer Today at Apple courses. The Chicago Riverfront display is open to the public as the construction of the new building is underway. Read More &r...

Got Killerspin? Ping pong house offers high competition

Got Killerspin? Ping pong house offers high competition

Andrew Hattersley

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Games

In a big city like Chicago many people have likely walked down Clark Street only to notice a Bank of America, Revival Food Hall and the post office, however, tucked amongst these buildings is one of the most popular ping pong locations in Chicago, Killerspin house which opened in 2014. Since then K...

Blue Man Group celebrates 20 years

Blue Man Group celebrates 20 years

Carina Smith

October 9, 2017


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Blue Man Group is celebrating 20 years of performing in Chicago this month with their usual high-energy and colorful performance that has drawn audiences nationwide to see the famous group. Blue Man Group Chicago hosted a college press event on Thursday, Oct. 5. Read More »...

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Amber Colón Nuñez

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It seems like everyone knows “Despacito” regardless of whether or not they know what the Spanish lyrics mean. Throughout the summer, the song played (and still plays) on major radio stations like B96 and Kiss FM. Much of this is largely due in part to Justin Bieber’s remix of the song, which featu...

A guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Wine is a big part of my life. Whether I’m waiting tables and explaining to them which red Bordeaux they should pair with their steak frites or deciding which white wine will go best with my take out and big night in, I’ve got a glass of wine in my hand most nights of the week. One of my favorite...

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

Matt Koske

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Fighting In The War Room The twice-weekly podcast “Fighting In The War Room” is hosted by Katey Rich of Vanity Fair, Da7e Gonzales and Matt Patches of  Thrillist and David Ehrlich of IndieWire. Regularly, the group discusses hot movie takes, issues regarding the film and TV industry and film festi...

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Marty O'Connell

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Musician Phoebe Bridgers has surrounded herself with experts of sad songs like Ryan Adams, Julien Baker and Conor Oberst, so it’s no surprise that her new album is a superb collection of songs that will rip your heart out. “Stranger In The Alps,” the debut LP from the 22-year-old singer-songwri...

The Florida Project: Director Sean Baker tells a story of wonderment

The Florida Project: Director Sean Baker tells a story of wonderment

Matt Koske

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After an exhausting franchise-heavy summer, the spectacle of writer-director Sean Baker pinpoints the impoverished and overlooked outskirts of the happiest place on Earth. Read More »...

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