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Fall Streaming: What’s to come this season on TV

Lily Stark

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This summer’s TV lineup was packed with some of the sauciest shows the world of reality television has to offer: between the scandal-ridden “Bachelor in Paradise,” the new kid on the block “Boy Band,” the unofficial rivalry between “So You Think You Can Dance” and “World of Dance,” ...

ACTIVATE returns to the iconic alleys on Sept. 28

ACTIVATE returns to the iconic alleys on Sept. 28

Sarah Julien

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

One night a month, four months out of the year, Chicagoans gather at different iconic Loop alleyways to engage in a cultural, artistic conversation. ACTIVATE transforms alleyways into pop-up urban exhibitions that bring Chicago artists and the public together to experience and celebrate the arts. ...

Portable pockets are popping up all around the city

Portable pockets are popping up all around the city

Rachel Fernandez

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Customers rotate in and out of a modern fast-casual restaurant called 5411 Empanadas. Some of the people coming through order with haste and begin to eat their carefully crafted empanadas as they walk out the door while others sit down to enjoy their Latin American-inspired hand-pies. Read More »...

LCD Soundsystem reunites, drops album “American Dream”

LCD Soundsystem reunites, drops album “American Dream”

Sabrina Miresse

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

On Sept. 1, New York City-based rock band LCD Soundsystem released “American Dream,: their first album in five years. Since playing what was billed as their last show at Madison Square Garden in 2011, the band had been broken up for this five-year term. Read More »...

Dipping into football season

Dipping into football season

Matt Koske and Rachel Fernandez

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Football season is underway. Unfortunately, here at DePaul that doesn’t significantly affect our day-to-day shenanigans, other than maybe tuning in at one of the Lincoln Park bars, finding a stream of your favorite team on Reddit or perhaps constantly refreshing our phones in hopes for points in fan...

#DPUFW: DePaul Fashion Week

#DPUFW: DePaul Fashion Week

Ashley Fedha

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Focus

Fashion Week is a yearly event in New York City where various designers, fashion icons, and experts come together to display their work. It is usually mistaken as an event solely designated to A-list celebrities, however particular shows are welcome to anyone at a cost. Read More »...

What’s fresh in TV

What’s fresh in TV

Matt Koske

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Ozark Money laundering comes easy for Jason Bateman in “Ozark” but, of course, there’s implications with how he goes about it. The Netflix original series comes in a post “Breaking Bad” world that often has similar taste and tone of the highly successful drug king Walter White. Backed up agains...

Film Festivals: An in-depth look at what happens in front of the big screen

Film Festivals: An in-depth look at what happens in front of the big screen

Matt Koske

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The film festival circuit is crucial for independent filmmakers, buyers, sellers, distributors, studios, press, whoever, you name it. No matter your interest or your involvement in the movie medium, there’s a niche for you. Read More »...

Cafes and couches, cozy places to study off campus

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Back to School, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Sometimes, staring at the blank walls of DePaul’s libraries gets exhausting, not to mention the dreadful lighting or the scratched up desks.There are an assortment of off-campus study areas in Lincoln Park and in the Loop that give any library a run for its money. These places offer Wi-Fi, comfier pillo...

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit: Amanda Williams

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit: Amanda Williams

Rachel Fernandez

September 11, 2017


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Chicago may be buzzing with excitement over the Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MCA) featured Takashi Murakami exhibit, but just a floor below is a captivating installation featuring the work from local Chicago artist Amanda Williams. Read More »...

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

In Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, a well-known staple for globetrotters and local craft beer lovers is The Map Room. The flagbearing fence outside features those of Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tabago, Kiribati and Saint Kitts and Nevis whereas the inside comprises of pretzel sticks at the...

North Coast, Chance rock Union Park despite some rain

North Coast, Chance rock Union Park despite some rain

Blake Schlin

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

  Autograf It’s a rarity when college kids and adults gather on a Friday night, unfazed by the work schedules and late night study binges that await them when they leave the Union Park. EDM trio, Autograf, provides those rarities with their music. Hundreds of people gathered to see the Chica...

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