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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

There’s arguably nowhere better to be than comfortably in the middle ground, regardless of the context. In the musical sense, as I combat the dueling desires for sleep and spring weather festivities, I want some music to match my mood. Something not too slow but not too fast. As Goldilocks would say, so...

The 1975 make waves with return to Midwest

The 1975 make waves with return to Midwest

Cailey Gleeson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Contrary to popular belief, every city isn’t a band’s favorite stop on tour — or at least in The 1975’s case. But frontman Matty Healy says the “worst hangover of his life” happened in Chicago, so that counts for something, right? As a part of their “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relations...

DePaul FEST artist reveal sparks mixed reactions

DePaul FEST artist reveal sparks mixed reactions

Erica Carbajal, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

This year’s annual FEST will take place on May 24 in the Quad with throwback artist 3OH!3 as the opener and rapper Lil Yachty as the headliner. Students gathered in lines for ice cream and giveaway contests at the Student Center on May 2 as they awaited the announcement of this year’s FEST concert ...

Inside the charcoal coffee craze

Inside the charcoal coffee craze

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

A dash of glitter and an abyss of smoky black froth swirls around in a glossy white mug accompanied by a delicate golden teaspoon. The fresh vanilla scent and the laughter of other customers creates a homey feeling. That dash of glitter and abyss of smoky black froth aren’t the first things th...

Potatoes to the rescue

Potatoes to the rescue

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Whether it be a midnight snack or a holiday meal, potatoes give you many options to choose from, bringing you an instant rush of joy and a carb overload. Potatoes are the superhero of any meal, and each time they end up saving the day. You may be wondering how potatoes are even remotely related to...

What’s Fresh in Comedy

What’s Fresh in Comedy

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson   From the mind of “Saturday Night Live” alum Tim Robinson comes Netflix’s “I Think You Should Leave,” an offbeat and consistently funny new sketch comedy show. The first season is comprised of just six 20-minute episodes, all of which ar...

‘Hamilton’: from stage to Chicago

‘Hamilton’: from stage to Chicago

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Fans of the smash-hit, Emmy award- winning epic musical “Hamilton” have a brand new attraction to seek out in Chicago. This past week, The Hamilton Exhibition opened at the Museum Campus on Northerly Island and it will be there the entire summer until September 7. The exhibit is a grand-scal...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

The DePaulia Staff

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The question was simple: What song pumps you up? Below, The DePaulia staff answers. Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief: "Walk" - Pantera Late-90s heavy metal band Pantera has a knack for punchy, chunky guitar riffs. On "Walk," all it takes is four distorted notes from guitarist Dimebag Darrell (R.I.P.) to create something truly heavy. The chorus is j...

A conversation with those behind Netflix’s new coming-of-age flick “The Last Summer”

A conversation with those behind Netflix’s new coming-of-age flick “The Last Summer”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The few months following your high school graduation before whatever your next step is a unique time period in that drastic change is imminent and the future remains uncertain while you’re also enjoying the last bit of unbridled freedom before adulthood. “The Last Summer,” a Chicago-set coming-of-age...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s spring in Chicago, which means we all just had the pleasure of suffering through yet another snowstorm on our never-ending trudge toward warm weather. It’s days like these that make me miss the summer weather in New Jersey. To make matters worse, we’re on the horizon of Midwesterners referring to ...

DePaul Latinx Arts Festival highlights work in comics

DePaul Latinx Arts Festival highlights work in comics

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

This week, the DePaul Latinx Cultural Center and Tepeyac hosted the second annual Latinx Art Festival: SOMOS at the Latinx Cultural Center in O’Connell room 360. The weeklong festival celebrates Latinx arts with a free and open art exhibit featuring works from Latinx artists, photographers, poets ...

Smaller acts to look for at Lolla

Smaller acts to look for at Lolla

Cailey Gleeson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Once you get past the headliners, it seems like all of the acts on the Lollapalooza lineup blur together. Whether it be their positioning on the tires or just over enthusiasm for seeing the likes of Ariana Grande live, many of the smaller acts are often forgotten, which is tragic considering some are...

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