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Fall fashion from the runway

Alexandra Moresco

August 20, 2012


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With the start of September comes a whole new fashion season: fall. This is the time of the year to experiment with out-of-the-ordinary looks and open up to different styles.ξWhen talking to other DePaul students about the upcoming season, they seemed to agree. Andrew Hutchinson, a sophomore at D...

Chicago Fringe Festival returns to Pilsen for a third year

Maggie Dziubek

August 20, 2012


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Tickets are on sale now for a unique theater event presented in the Pilsen neighborhood on Chicago's lower west side. The third annual Chicago Fringe Festival will span the dates of Aug. 30 through Sept. 9 and will include a variety of performances at multiple neighborhood venues."The 2012 Chicago F...

Somewhere between middle and America: Netherfriends finds his way through music and travels

Shannon Shreibak

August 18, 2012


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Shawn Rosenblatt (also known as Netherfriends) says "no" too often. But they're not stubborn "no's" laced with hauteur and a starch-stiff disposition. They're defiant "no's," ones that challenge the yes-men of the music industry. "No's" that make you scared of what's up his distressed flannel sleeve. He...

Weekend Warrior 8/17-8/19

Shannon Shreibak

August 16, 2012


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1. North Side Summerfest at Lincoln Ave. and Irving Park Rd., Aug. 17-19The sixth annual North Side Summerfest will celebrate the North Center neighborhood wth live music, arts and crafts, and food vendors. Be sure to make it out Sunday for the hot dog-eating contest! For more go to http://starevents....

Starkid’s “A Very Potter Senior Year” review

Jane Fox

August 13, 2012


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Starkid Productions, the University of Michigan natives turned Chicago-based theater troupe, is at it again with the third installment of their Harry Potter parody trilogy titled "A Very Potter Senior Year.""A Very Potter Senior Year" tackles Harry's last year at Hogwarts and his diminishing recogniti...

Lollapalooza street style recap

Alexandra Moresco

August 13, 2012


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As many of you know, Lollapalooza was this past weekend. As was expected, there were numerous amazing bands, great people, and even better style. I cannot wait to go again next year. In a sea of high-waisted shorts and bikini tops, there were a few outfits that stood out. A few on DePaul kids, and so...

Introducing a new folk music event in Rogers Park, every Tuesday

Jackie Tortorello

August 13, 2012


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"Singing for Your Supper" Songwriter ShowcaseThe Rogers Park neighborhood is welcoming a new music event presented by The Chicago Acoustic Underground. On the first Tuesday of every month "Singing for your Supper" will be gracing the stage of Act One Pub at 8:00 p.m. The event is located at 1324 West...

Beck announces new album project (and it’s pretty awesome)

Nash Sanderson

August 13, 2012


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Beck Hansen has been a busy man over the past few years. It seems like he's done just about everything: from producing albums for Thurston Moore and Charlotte Gainsbourg, to releasing cover albums of Yanni music, to appearing on Jack White's Third Man Records Blue Series, to writing the soundtrack fo...

Mindy Smith blows away audience at Old Town School of Folk Music

Emma Rubenstein

August 13, 2012


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Last Thursday night, an unforgettable concert was nestled in the heart of a buzzing Lincoln Square. Renowned folk singer Mindy Smith filled the Old Town School of Folk Music to the brim with infectious sounds and an absolutely pure love for the music she provided.While she is not yet a household name...

Unity, friendship and charity shine during annual Harry Potter conference, LeakyCon

Jane Fox

August 12, 2012


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"Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open."The wise words of Albus Dumbledore seemed to echo through the halls of the Chicago Hilton as fans traveled from all over the world to attend LeakyCon, the annual Harry Potter convention.Germany, Brazil, France, ...

Beach House in full “Bloom” with fourth album

Kirsten Onsgard

August 12, 2012


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Beach House simply exudes dreaminess unlike any other group. 2010's "Teen Dream" was filled with mystical favorites such as "Norway" and "Bloom," Beach House's fourth album, is no exception. "Myth" opens the album much in the same way as "Zebra" previously did: repeating and entrancing guitar riffs, br...

Lollapalooza 2012, an overall review

Andrew Morrell

August 12, 2012


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For the eighth year in a row, the every-man's music festival Lollapalooza returned to Grant Park for a weekend featuring some of music's biggest and brightest. The sold out crowd of nearly 300,000 people bore witness to plenty of music history in the shadow the Chicago skyline, including legendary re...

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