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St. Vincent’s DeJamz: FEST playlist

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: FEST playlist

Pat Mullane

May 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While this year’s FEST lineup is rather interesting and strange with the paired duo of early 2000’s singer Jesse McCartney and American rapper Logic, it’s still worth taking a look at the songs that made them. Read More »...

You’re here for who?: Black Lips, Big Freedia and Local H

You’re here for who?: Black Lips, Big Freedia and Local H

Pat Mullane

May 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at some of Chicago’s hottest music venues. Read More »...

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Nicole Ross

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Let’s Talk about Tacos If we’re being honest, tacos are good year round. However, according to senior Aquita James, summer is the “secret ingredient” that completes the experience. “Federales is my favorite,” James said. “The atmosphere and drinks are on point.” Read More »...

Spring style must haves

Spring style must haves

Ajee Gray

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

From bright colors to shorts, spring is here. Read More »

The safety and precautions of turning your apartment into a music venue

The safety and precautions of turning your apartment into a music venue

Molly O'Mera

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

A plain, three-story building with blacked out windows is easy to miss among the bustle on a vibrant stretch of North Milwaukee Avenue. Surrounded by neon signs for thrift stores and trendy restaurants, it makes no attempt to identify itself as one of the liveliest event spaces in the heart of Wicker Park. Read More »...

You’re here for who?: Deadmau5, Father John Misty and The Weeknd

You’re here for who?: Deadmau5, Father John Misty and The Weeknd

Pat Mullane

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at some of Chicago’s hottest music venues. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Mother’s Day appreciation jamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Mother’s Day appreciation jamz

Pat Mullane

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We can finally say that we’ve made it through the wet and windy April showers, and now we only have the May flowers to look forward to. And while May brings joyous flowers, FEST and food festivals, it also marks the month Mother’s Day falls under. Read More »...

Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” drawn from video game inspiration

Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” drawn from video game inspiration

Matt Koske

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The unexpectedly comical shoot-‘em-up ensemble from British director and writer Ben Wheatley (“Kill List” and “High Rise”) is “Free Fire,” an intricately staged action shootout taking place in a vacant Boston warehouse after a guns deal goes awry in the 1970’s. Read More »...

DePaul alum takes students behind the scenes of “Moonlight”

DePaul alum takes students  behind the scenes of “Moonlight”

Amber Colón Nuñez

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Theatre school alum and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney made his way back to campus on Friday for a special screening of his Oscar-award winning film “Moonlight,” hosted by The Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change. McCraney sat before audience members immediately after the screening for a Q&...

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Charlene Haparimwi

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The Chicago food truck scene is a mixture of culture, food, communication and community. They can provide a quick snack or sweet treat on any given day, as well as cater events and bring awareness to their brick-and-mortar stores.  Read More »...

Spring into the movies

Spring into the movies

Garret Neal

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

From sequels  to spinoffs, here are some of the best films to tune into this spring. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Prince appreciation playlist

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Prince appreciation playlist

Pat Mullane

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While it’s hard to believe that it has been just over a year since Prince died, it’ll never be easy to forget the everlasting and influential music that he left behind.  Whether you were a big fan of his work or not, there’s no denying his status as icon – earned for both the wide variety of s...

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