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Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you’re a fan of hip-hop you probably know that new music has been dropping all over the place recently. From a previously unannounced album from J. Cole to Cardi B’s debut, life is good for hip-hop fans these days. The best part is that regardless of whether or not you’re a fan of these arti...

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If MGMT and Tame Impala had a lovechild it would be Post Animal. This Chicago-based psychedelic rock sextet is comprised of bassist Dalton Allison, guitarist Javi Reyes, guitarist and keyboardist Jake Hirshland, drummer Wesley Toledo and guitarist Matt Williams – with occasional vocal and guitar con...

‘Doppelgänger’ brings farce to Chicago

‘Doppelgänger’ brings farce to Chicago

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

A recent DePaul graduate walks on stage in front of a completely filled audience, before fluffing pillows on a brown, leather couch center stage and spreading assorted African flora around the room. Not long after, Rainn Wilson, known for his role as Dwight in “The Office,” follows her. Clad in ...

‘The Blue Door’: Film student returns to childhood in new film

‘The Blue Door’: Film student returns to childhood in new film

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

H. G. Wells is one of the most influential science fiction writers of all time. Prominently shown in the 2005 “War of the Worlds” remake with Tom Cruise and soon in the planned “Invisible Man” remake with Johnny Depp, Wells penned stories that still permeate the fabric of our culture over 100...

The confusion of ‘You Were Never Really Here’

The confusion of ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“You Were Never Really Here” is directed by Scottish director Lynne Ramsay and is based on the book by Jonathan Ames. Joaquin Phoenix stars as a man named Joe, who has a deeply troubled past but currently takes jobs tracking down missing children. His latest job requires him to find and return a ...

Current Joys brings communities together through heart-wrenching music

Current Joys brings communities together through heart-wrenching music

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The phrase “I’ll never die” echoed throughout Schubas during Current Joys’ last song with lead singer Nick Rattigan sprawled across the floor, shouting alongside the audience. This bedroom pop solo project was transformed into a full-band performance with friends Jackson, Eric and Maddie fillin...

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Objectively, beyond a shadow of a doubt, “Rampage” is a bad film. However, this does not mean it isn’t an enjoyable film – during some moments, at least. “Rampage” comes to us from “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” director Brady Peyton, who teams up with one Dwayne “The...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you pop into the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Uptown (Broadway and Lawrence) on a Saturday night, you’ll hear covers of the music that ruled the streets of Chicago throughout the forties, fifties and early sixties. The jazz and blues era was a great time for music in the U.S., especially in a city lik...

Varsity making waves with upcoming release

Varsity making waves with upcoming release

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Rock pop four-piece band Varsity is headlining Empty Bottle Friday, April 20. With roots in Chicago’s DIY scene even as they move increasingly to more professional venues, Varsity has performed with breakthrough artists including Car Seat Headrest, Vundabar, Twin Peaks and Diet Cig. Incorporating visual artwor...

One step at a time: walking for wellness

One step at a time: walking for wellness

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Only seven ‘L’ stops separate DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus from its Loop campus. With bus stops and ‘L’ stations so close to students, not many people think about walking from one campus to the other. Plus, with U-Passes that grant students unlimited CTA rides throughout the academic year, walking...

Television in bloom

Television in bloom

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Finally, spring has arrived. The days are longer, rain is falling, flowers are blooming (the weather isn’t great but we can’t win them all.) While the arrival of spring begins to revive the world around us, a batch of brand new television shows attempt to freshen up the television landscape. In contrast t...

Welcome to C2E2: A trip down Artist’s Alley

Welcome to C2E2: A trip down Artist’s Alley

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

While some comic book conventions have a reputation for shunning comic book creators in favor of “pop culture” (read: celebrity photo ops, t-shirt vendors, blockbuster movie premieres, etc.), that doesn’t seem to be a problem at C2e2, the annual comics and entertainment expo at McCormick Place....

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