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La Vaca Bar in Pilsen on a Friday night.

Let me plan your evening: Pilsen Nightlife

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor May 22, 2022

Find yourself in one of Chicago’s most vibrant and eclectic neighborhoods on your next night out in Pilsen. From award winning restaurants to sensational murals, Pilsen is a unique neighborhood in the...

The outside of the Music Box Theatre on Southport.

Chicago Critics Film Festival: A week of camping, fraud, catfishing, acceptance and talking shells

Jacob Costello, Staff Writer May 22, 2022

In the past week, I watched 42.5 hours worth of movies. This undertaking was all part of the Chicago Critics Film Festival, which is an annual film festival programmed by the Chicago Critics Association...

St. Vincents DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Jackie Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2022

Después de la playa Si Veo a Tu Mamá La Canción ft. J Balvin ANTE QUE SE ACABE BENDICIONES After two years in the pandemic, Bad Bunny’s latest album release, “Un Verano Sin Ti,''...

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera star in a scene from the Firestarter, released May 13.

Some movies are better off as classics

Tiffany Harrell, Contributing Writer May 22, 2022

Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood is lined with brick buildings, privately owned row houses and shops with Queen Anne’s style architecture and Romanesque arches. A small preservation of Chicago’s history,...

“Boogie Nights”: A ‘70s joyride into an ‘80s four-car pileup

“Boogie Nights”: A ‘70s joyride into an ‘80s four-car pileup

Jacob Costello, Staff Writer May 22, 2022

At the midway point of the Chicago Critics Film Festival, the Chicago Film Critics Association gave us moviegoers a special treat. They showed a beautiful 35mm print of Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1997 triumph...

DreamWorks new animated movie Bad Guys earned $24 million opening weekend.

New comedy ‘Bad Guys’ a hit for Dreamworks

Preston Zbroszczyk, Contributing Writer May 22, 2022

DreamWorks Animation’s film “The Bad Guys“ hit the theaters on April 22. The comedy and adventure animation film brings the setting of a team of five legendary heist members, led by the notorious...

A man on his bike passes pedestrians on the 606 Trail.

The guide to easy biking in Chicago

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor May 22, 2022

Although there are plenty of stories on the dangers of biking Chicago’s streets, biking in the city can be a relaxing and convenient way to travel. Still, there are a few different things to consider...

The return of My Chemical Romance

The return of My Chemical Romance

Lilly Keller, Assistant Arts and Life Editor May 22, 2022

Last week, My Chemical Romance surprised fans by quietly releasing "Foundations of Decay," their first high-profile release since their 2014 "Fake Your Death" release. During the eight years between...

Students attend the first meeting of DePauls zine club on May 11.

Not another magazine: Zine culture at DePaul

Asher Norberg, Contributing Writer May 16, 2022

Students were able to escape the sweltering heat Tuesday, and learn about zines at the DePaul Art Museum, where the DePaul Zinesters held their first event. The club is dedicated to zines, self-published...

Mr Trans Former performs during the Drag Show.

DePaul’s diamonds in drag

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor May 16, 2022

“Are you nervous?” Adjusting the straps of their holster to align with the rest of the perfectly planned cowboy attire, Sydryl Denila, also known by the stage name Mr. Trans Former, is getting ready...

Laura Dern stars within David Lynchs 2006 Inland Empire.

‘Inland Empire’ review

Jacob Costello, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

For the spring of 2022, David Lynch has supervised a 4K restoration of his most recent feature film, 2006’s “Inland Empire.” I was fortunate to catch a screening at the Music Box Theatre this Sunday....

Music Box’s “Hell on the Homestead” series continues with Zandys Bride

Music Box’s “Hell on the Homestead” series continues with ‘Zandy’s Bride’

Jacob Costello, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

As with “Unforgiven” last week, 1974’s “Zandy’s Bride” is a part of “Hell on the Homestead,” a film series being held at Music Box Theater at 3733 N. Southport Ave. The series focuses on...

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