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Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

Underneath Randolph St., only a block away from Michigan Ave. in the Heritage Pedway, DePaul junior Amoz Wright and School of the Art Institute (SAIC) sophomore Sarah Wilson were in the zone. Wilson, sitting high up on a ladder, was painting the face of Chicagoan and photographer René Marban. Sitti...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Winter quarter finals are stressful.  It’s the dreadful blend of sharp, cold weather, little to no sleep and an out of whack schedule. Whether you’re knee-deep in research papers, preparing for a handful of exams or a cocktail of the two, this week is a breeding ground for stress.  My remedy?...

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

A crowd of nearly 20 members of the public gathered in the Drawing Room Library of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel this week to sit in on a conversation about the art, life and legacy of Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu. On Sunday, Feb. 25, as part of a Storytelling Series in collabor...

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

The United States is one of the three markets, the others being China and Canada, that actually gets the opportunity to see “Annihilation” in theaters. Paramount chickened out on the film and sold it to Netflix to save some face, so the rest of the world will get the film 17 days after its theatric...

What’s Fresh in stand-up

What’s Fresh in stand-up

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

2 Dope Queens   "2 Dope Queens" is the onstage adaptation of Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams' wildly popular comedy podcast of the same name. As a part of their show, they bring out some of the greatest voices in stand-up for short sets. In the first episode of the HBO series, they ...

Vagina Monologues

Vagina Monologues

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

DePaul’s 19th annual performance of the episodic play “The Vagina Monologues” kicked off with laughs, cries and reverence on Feb. 8 and ran through Feb. 11. The play, written by Eve Ensler in 1996, highlights the adversities people with vaginas face such as sexual violence, abuse, manipulation,...

what’s FRESH on NETFLIX

what’s FRESH on NETFLIX

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

Before the Flood Produced by and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, “Before the Flood” is an in-depth look at climate change as DiCaprio travels the world exploring its devastating effects and impacts. DiCaprio interviews powerful subjects such as Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Elon Musk. He in...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Music

Midterms at DePaul seem to last an eternity and leave everyone feeling discombobulated. You know that feeling of when you’ve been looking at a computer screen for seven hours straight and then you have to suddenly face reality and natural light again? Well, the musical equivalent of that feeling is wh...

Identity and hip-hop

Identity and hip-hop

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Music

Packed into a room on the third floor of the library, people gathered to discuss hip-hop in a new way.  A diverse group of people came prepared to discuss often overlooked facets of the music industry. Settled in with snacks and beverages, people from all backgrounds were ready to begin. DePaul’s Ce...

Student Photographer Spotlight: Wendy Davis

Student Photographer Spotlight: Wendy Davis

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

DePaul is home to a variety of what the world has to offer. This university contains some of the brightest and boldest in Chicago. We also have some great creative minds walking this campus. Sophomore photographer Wendy Davis fits that description. Originally from the northwest suburb Arlington Heig...

DPAM puts focus on Chicago

DPAM puts focus on Chicago

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Art is a reflection of self and, by extension the society in which we live. That was clearer than ever before at the most recent art opening at the DePaul Art Museum on Jan. 11. The event was free and open to the public and featured two exhibitions from influential Chicago artists Barbara Jones-Hogu fr...

Blue Man Group celebrates 20 years

Blue Man Group celebrates 20 years

Carina Smith

October 9, 2017


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Blue Man Group is celebrating 20 years of performing in Chicago this month with their usual high-energy and colorful performance that has drawn audiences nationwide to see the famous group. Blue Man Group Chicago hosted a college press event on Thursday, Oct. 5. Read More »...

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