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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...

Lollapalooza 2017: day one performances included Wiz Khalifa, Migos

Lollapalooza 2017: day one performances included Wiz Khalifa, Migos

Matt Koske

August 4, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It is the beginning of August. As Chicagoans, this weekend is engrained in everyone’s mind not only as a time of chaos — even a burden for some non-goers — but rather an assiduous few days citywide. Welcome to Lollapalooza weekend. Grant Park’s spacious layout along with Lollapalooza’s te...

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Yazmin Dominguez

June 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago is the birthplace for house music. In its humble beginnings during the 80s and early 90s, legends like Farley JackMaster Funk, Frankie Knuckles and Steve Silk Hurley were born. Their records set Chicago high on the electronic music scene worldwide. Since then it has spawned new house and tech...

Chicago’s new theater tradition: Paragon Fest

Janna Lyhus

August 29, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Otherworld Theatre Company’s "Paragon Fest" is the world’s largest Science Fiction/Fantasy One-Act Play festival. The cozy Public House Theatre provided a perfect setting for travel to all dimensions of time and space; the actors were brilliant, hilarious, and thrilling, and the stories were out of thi...

Louder than a Bomb: World’s largest youth poetry festival empowers and enlightens

Louder than a Bomb: World’s largest youth poetry festival empowers and enlightens

Vanessa Bell and Emily Brandenstein

April 5, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The floor seating of the Arie Crown Theater was packed with over 2,000 students cheering, dancing and laughing with their friends. In one corner of the VIP section was a camera crew adjusting their tripods and in the other were young poets pacing and reciting poems to themselves. Teen breakdancers served as entertainment...

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