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Navy Pier to host lakeside love search

Navy Pier to host lakeside love search

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Navy Pier could be the next stop on your search for love. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the pier will host “Spinning with Singles,” a unique speed dating event that takes place on Navy Pier’s iconic Centennial Wheel in celebration of the midwestern holiday Sweetest Day. In addition to mingling on the...

Netflix’s Cinematic Rebranding Takes Off

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This past week, Netflix released five of its most high-profile films for the year as a part of their new-and-improved subversive fall lineup that’s aiming to make the streaming service an admirable platform for high-profile respected mature cinema. Most notably, this line-up strives to include a diverse-range...

‘Venom’ lacks vision

‘Venom’ lacks vision

Michael Edicola, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Sitting in a packed theater on a Saturday evening, I shuffled my way to my seat with a tub of popcorn and an ICEE in hand. On my left was a child no older than 10-years old, and to my right was a father who didn’t know what a whisper was. I was in the perfect theater for the hit blockbuster of this...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The much anticipated second season of the adult coming-of-age comedy premiered on Net ix on Oct. 5. The semi-autobiographical show from comedy writers and real-life childhood best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg follow animated versions of their younger selves as they deal with the ho...

Gosling and Chazelle pilot ‘First Man’ toward success

Gosling and Chazelle pilot ‘First Man’ toward success

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“First Man” is the second collaboration between director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling. Chazelle initially broke onto the scene with “Whiplash”, which picked up three Oscars back in 2014. He followed that up with “La La Land” in 2016, which became a phenomenon. Two years later he’s...

‘Better Call Saul:’ Gripping fourth season ends with a foreboding look ahead

‘Better Call Saul:’ Gripping fourth season ends with a foreboding look ahead

Daniel Schirmer, Copy Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Many fans of “Breaking Bad” were skeptical upon hearing news in 2013 that a prequel following criminal lawyer Saul Goodman was in the works. In the world of TV, it’s not uncommon for spin-offs and prequels to fail miserably and spell ruin for the legacy of their source material. However, after...

St Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Alex Bialek | The DePaulia What a week it has been in music--not really because of any music, but rather the actions of the music makers. Kanye West went to the White House for practically no reason and Post Malone ( finally) got rid of his frizzy cornrows. Taylor Swi inspired a bunch of young Tennes...

‘Forever’ is inventive, worthwhile watch

‘Forever’ is inventive, worthwhile watch

Samuel Rahman, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After 13 years of fishing trips and mundane dinners, would you attempt to shake up your life with something new? Could you leave someone you truly love due to the monotony of your life together? Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen answer these questions in the new Amazon Video show “Forever” as married...

Dystopian optimism in “The Oath”

Dystopian optimism in “The Oath”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Showcase

Since the historic election of Donald Trump nearly two years ago, comedian, actor, and filmmaker Ike Barinholtz knew where his next movie was coming from. At the Thanksgiving that followed that day, Barinholtz found himself entrenched in arguments with his own family about politics, despite their similar...

88Rising looks to continue meteoric ascent

88Rising looks to continue meteoric ascent

Max Zuckert, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Almost half a century old, rap music finds itself maturing in ways DJ Kool Herc could barely imagine, and the collective 88Rising looks to carve a new niche in America’s most listened-to genre. After throwing their own festival, “Head in the Clouds,” in Los Angeles on Sept. 22, they then immediately...

A star is born…again

A star is born…again

Katelyn Henslin, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A Star is Born” proves how compelling a love story can be. This is is the third remake of the original 1937 “A Star is Born” with Janet Gaynor. In 1954 the story was told with Judy Garland, again in 1976 with Barbra Streisand, and now with Lady Gaga and...

A Night at Concord with indie duo Now, Now

A Night at Concord with indie duo Now, Now

Emma Carney, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Indie-rock duo Now, Now hit the Concord Music Hall stage Oct. 3 as the opening act for 80’s-style pop group St. Lucia. What makes indie-rock band Now, Now’s 2018 album “Saved” stand out from the others? Simply put, artists Cacie Dalager and Brad Hale are all about being themselves. Formed...

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