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Rose-dud: Bulls star’s promise yields no return

Matthew Paras
May 27, 2013
Filed under Sports

After Derrick Rose's injury last season, many fans called for the team to retool so that it could contend immediately once he returned.For the most part, the Bulls did retool. They added three serviceable point guards in Nate Robinson, Kirk Hinrich and Marquis Teague, along with the shooting guard the...

Commentary: Ring around the return of Derrick Rose

JohnFranco Joyce
November 3, 2013
Filed under Sports

The days of sitting back and watching the Adidas-sponsored commercials entitled "The Return of Derrick Rose" are over.More than a year has passed since the superstar guard suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in the first round of the 2011-2012 playoffs against the Indiana Pacers. The Bulls' loss agai...

‘Rose Tattoo’ at Shattered Globe Theatre highlights the heartfelt, heritage

‘Rose Tattoo’ at Shattered Globe Theatre highlights the heartfelt, heritage

Emma Rubenstein
January 18, 2015
Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

This season, Shattered Globe Theatre took on Tennessee William’s matchless and beautiful “The Rose Tattoo” and is sure to deliver a treat for each audience who has the privilege of seeing it. Directed by Greg Vinkler, the production is wonderfully crafted, moving and filled to the brim with talented DePaul Theatre School alumni. Read M...

From plaster to performance: Set designer of ‘Dessa Rose’ on shaping imagination into reality

Emma Rubenstein
March 10, 2014
Filed under Arts/Life

Bringing a historical tale to life is never an easy feat, but Bailiwick Chicago's newest endeavor, "Dessa Rose," is a story about two women, one black, a runaway slave, and one white who is a plantation owner whose husband has left her. They are trying to figure out their lives in the 1840s or 1850s a...

Despite an Inauguration day lip-sync scandal, Beyonc’ÛΩ rose to and is staying at the top

Sarah McEvoy
January 27, 2013
Filed under Arts/Life

Generally, "She is my girl!" is the first statement that comes out of people's mouths when you mention Beyonc’ÛΩ Knowles, and this may be for good reason. Her songs, whether it's "Crazy in Love," ...

You’re here for who? Bands to check out during Chicago music festival season

You’re here for who? Bands to check out during Chicago music festival season

Kevin Quin
May 17, 2015
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 Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, North Coast and Riot Fest this year. Read More »...

Past, present and future of pop at Pitchfork Music Festival

Past, present and future of pop at Pitchfork Music Festival

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor
July 15, 2019
Filed under Arts/Life, Events, Music

This year’s Pitchfork Music Festival marks its 14th year at Union Park, where alternative, jazz, R&B, experimental and pop music styles have collided for hot, sticky and exciting weekends. Many acts will grace the stages in the Near West Side this weekend, but three of them stick out as perfect...

Commentary: Awaiting the return

Brian Bilek
February 3, 2013
Filed under Sports

Set to avenge their Eastern Conference Championship bow out to the Miami Heat at the end of the previous year, the 62-20 first-place Chicago Bulls entered the lockout-shortened 2011-2012 season on a mission. The championship was in reach, and they were well-equipped to advance further headed by the re...

An American at Oxford: Off to the pubs

An American at Oxford: Off to the pubs

Charli Rose
February 1, 2015
Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

I made a conscious and steady effort to go into this year with no preconceived notions about Oxford. This was usually done in the form of refusing to search any images on Google of the cobblestone streets and old libraries. I did expect a few things, however. I expected there to be academia, robes worn to dinners and mast...

An American at Oxford: A moment for Valentine’s Day

An American at Oxford: A moment for Valentine’s Day

Charli Rose
February 15, 2015
Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

The English fog and steady mist are a welcome retreat from the blizzards I ran through last winter in Chicago, but there are still challenges to face whilst running here nonetheless. The main one being the mere discovery of a route, but Oxford is nothing if not full of surprises, and turning down any random alleyway is sure to lead you ...

Lollapalooza 2015: Saturday

Lollapalooza 2015: Saturday

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall
August 2, 2015
Filed under Arts/Life, Music

[slideshow_deploy id='13599'] Following up such an impressive first day of Lollapalooza must have been intimidating for the acts performing on Saturday. Read More »...

Heartbreakers: Chicago sports give us the adage ‘there’s always next year’

Keith Simpson
May 15, 2012
Filed under Sports

Over the past few years, most of Chicago sports teams have had pretty successful seasons after years of disappointment and letdowns in the early 2000s.The early 2000s was difficult for fans of any Chicago professional team: the Bears struggled essentially every year until they went to the Super Bowl in 2...

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