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El Mariachi del 23 celebra el mes de la hispanidad tocando rancheras clásicas de la cultura mexicana.

Flag waving: Latinos in Chicago continue the tradition to celebrate Independence day and Hispanic Heritage month

Erika Pérez, La DePaulia Managing Editor September 19, 2021

This was translated from Spanish, version en Espanol. Green, red and white fill the streets of Chicago. Central American flags wave in the air. Chicago’s skyline serves as the backdrop as Latinos...

Van Gogh’s life work brought back to life in immersive art experience

Van Gogh’s life work brought back to life in immersive art experience

Amber Stoutenborough, Staff Writer September 12, 2021

A tribute to a beloved artist, and one of the most popular exhibits today, Chicago opened its doors to the Immersive Van Gogh experience back in February 2021. Despite the pandemic and its restrictions,...

The DePaul Art Museum, located in Lincoln Park.

DePaul Art Museum reopens for in-person viewings

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer May 16, 2021

More than a year after its closure due to Covid-19, DePaul Art Museum reopened its doors for in-person viewings on May 14. Two exhibitions — “LatinXAmerican” and “Claudia Peña Salinas: Quetzalli”...

Tendencies” by Joey Miller, sold on Rarible for 2.5ETH.

How NFTs are changing lives

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

In 1959, French artist Yves Klein sold the world’s first NFT, or non-fungible token. Well, not really, but the central idea was there. Klein was an early advocate of immaterial art. He believed a piece...

Monets Water Lillies was finished in 1906 and is on display at the Art Institute.

‘Monet and Chicago’ is an emotional display of one of the greatest artists of all time

Petya Georgieva, Contributing Writer October 18, 2020

If there must be one word to describe Claude Monet’s work, that word inevitably is light. The light in its all nuances is the main force that consciously or subconsciously catches the eye and takes it...

Maria Belokurova standing infront of her business Raw Edge which opened up this summer in Lincoln Square.

Businesses experience new beginning in time of crisis

Anita Valentin, Contributing Writer September 27, 2020

Maria Belokurova never dreamed she would be opening up her new store, Raw Edge, during a global pandemic. Sandwiched in between Barba Yianni’s Greek Restaurant and The Cask Wine Tasting room in Lincoln...

After the national outrage following the disappearance and death of U.S. soldier Vanessa Guillen, artist Milton Coronado commemorates her memory with a mural in Pilsen.

Local Mexican artist brings hope to Chicago through aerosol wall murals

María Marta Guzmán, La DePaulia Managing Editor September 2, 2020

A local Chicano artist is using his passion for aerosol painting to remember the lives of the passing, bringing hope and guidance to the next generation of youth in his community. Mexican artist and...

Un autobús pasa en frente del Museo de Arte DePaul.

Director of DePaul Art Museum departs after 5 years

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor July 22, 2020

DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm had her final day at DePaul on July 15. She has taken a new position as Director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive....

In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 photo, a visitor experiences The March virtual reality exhibit at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago ahead of the projects launch. The exhibit captures the 1963 March on Washington during which Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech.

High-tech Chicago exhibit puts visitors eye-to-eye with MLK

Associated Press February 29, 2020

Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world's most famous speeches that you notice the creases in his face and then realize the late civil rights leader is looking you...

Michael Slaughter, a veteran and DePaul alumnus, uses art to draw attention to the city’s homeless population. “Chicago is asleep,” he said.

DePaul alumnus paints depictions of veterans’ lives

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor November 11, 2019

Michael Slaughter wanted what he says all veterans are after: a chance to be part of something that matters after they return to civilian life. Among the issues veterans often face are finding employment,...

A mural in Back of the Yards

Panel at DePaul event proves power of community art

When your community is being upended, sometimes public art is best weapon.
Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor October 23, 2019

The Latinx Cultural Center held a “Fighting Gentrification with Community Art” panel in Munroe Hall this past Wednesday, addressing the way many communities use art as a form of activism against gentrification. Panelists...

The new murals make 17 of what will eventually be 25 installations that explore different time periods and important figures related to DePaul.

New murals under the Fullerton ‘L’ stop examine DePaul’s history

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor October 6, 2019

As Red, Brown and Purple Line trains rattled past the Fullerton ‘L’ stop on Oct 4, four new murals intended to celebrate the university’s history were unveiled under the tracks. The new pillars...

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