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Golda Rosheuvel (front) in 'Bridgerton'. IMDB

‘The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical’ brings the ideas of two content creators to life

Nika Schoonover, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2021

For some artists, the pandemic created an opportunity to focus on starting a new project that advanced their passions. This was true for two singer-songwriters, Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, who have...

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Chinyere Ibeh, Arts and Life Editor September 19, 2021

Various things in pop culture tend to be underrated, and music isn’t an exception. Many songs are gems and they aren’t getting the appreciation they deserve. Here are the underappreciated songs that...

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Lil Nas X’s “Montero” is full of genre-bending bops

Chinyere Ibeh, Arts and Life Editor September 19, 2021

“Montero,” the highly anticipated debut album of Lil Nas X, finally dropped on Friday. The rapper announced the album with his prosthetic baby bump and “giving birth” when the album was officially...

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Fans Dish on their Experience During Kanye West’s Donda listening event

Chinyere Ibeh, Arts and Life Editor September 13, 2021

It’s a Chicago night in the last week of August and a body on fire makes its entrance to Soldier Field. The house in the middle of the field appears to have flames projected onto it as well. The fiery...

Hannah Sandoz, a recent Oberlin music graduate released their latest EP

Hannah Sandoz’s new EP fosters vulnerability to create a better tomorrow

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor August 16, 2021

With emotion, vulnerability and a unique amalgamation of musical disciplines, Hannah Sandoz, Chicagoland resident and recent Oberlin music graduate, released their latest EP “To Love and Loss!” this...

A couple sits on a picnic blanket on the Great Lawn near Pritzker Pavillion in Millenium Park to listen to Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun performed by the Grant Park Orchestra on July 28, 2021.

Grant Park Music Festival attracts wide audience

Riley Andrews, Assistant Arts and Life Editor August 6, 2021

A hush settles over the crowd as an orchestra tunes its instruments and the Grant Park Music Festival begins. Hundreds of people gather in Millennium Park each weekend in Chicago, but recently the crowds...

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Nate Burleyson, Arts and Life Editor June 6, 2021

The summertime is known for lots of things, but few more iconic than the movie blockbuster. Audiences flock to the theaters to escape the heat and watch the loudest, most exciting, popcorn-munching-inducing...

FILE-Rivers Cuomo of Weezer performs at Riot Fest 2014 in Humboldt Park. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

REVIEW: Weezer pays tribute to classic metal bands with ‘Van Weezer’

Erik Uebelacker, Staff Writer June 6, 2021

So… Weezer is still around. Best known as one of the most iconic alternative rock bands of the 1990s, Weezer is still making new music nearly three decades later. Turning 50 hasn’t stopped frontman...

FILE-The crowd endures the rain during Lollapalooza 2014. (Courtney Jacquin / The DePaulia)

How Lollapalooza compares to Rolling Loud

Kalia Butler, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

Music festivals are back, and people are excited. This summer marks the first time in almost a year the states will have in-person music festivals. People are booking flights from all over to be able to...

Dua Lipa performing live at The Palladium in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The first of two sold out nights at this venue on Dua's

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Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 31, 2021

Despite the recent chilly weather, summer is right around the corner! With Covid restrictions looking to lessen this summer, I am thrilled at the prospect of letting loose and enjoying all that summer...

Olivia Rodrigo performs during the Brit Awards 2021 at the O2 Arena, London, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. (Ian West/PA via AP)

REVIEW: Olivia Rodrigo lets it all out with ‘SOUR’

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 23, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo is not happy. Like, really not happy. On her debut album “SOUR,” released Friday, the rising star invites listeners into the soundtrack of her highly publicized heartbreak, rumored...

Singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers.

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Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 23, 2021

Having spent the weekend listening to “sour,” Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album, I found myself wanting to listen to more angry music made by women. There are plenty of good songs made by and for angry...

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