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What’s fresh on HBO

What’s fresh on HBO

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Crazy Rich Asians Based on the novel of the same name, “Crazy Rich Asians” became the first modern box-office success featuring an entirely aAsian cast as it smashed stereotypes and long-held assumptions in Hollywood about what can and will make money. The film works expertly well on two level...

Original, inventive & in theaters now

Original, inventive & in theaters now

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

"Her Smell" Alex Ross Perry is by far one of the best names in the American independent film scene. His career has scored in smaller markets with wonderful low-key works like “Listen Up Philip” and “Queen of Earth.” His success there has lead to notable work writing the screenplay for “C...

Lollapalooza lineup leaves much to be desired

Lollapalooza lineup leaves much to be desired

Noah Festenstein, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

On the first four days of August, Chicago’s Grant Park looks to attract many in its 15th annual Lollapalooza music festival, but the majority of DePaul students are not attracted to it. With the lineup of acts now released, students have expressed diverse feelings toward deciding whether to go. This ...

DePaul grads follow rock ‘n’ roll dreams

DePaul grads follow rock ‘n’ roll dreams

Ashley Sanchez, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

You never know who you’ll meet at your freshman year dorm social. Chicago-based punk band Sleep on It, guitarist TJ Horansky and former bassist AJ Khah weren’t expecting to make connections at a social in Corcoran Hall that could change their trajectory for the rest of their time at DePaul. “We...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As the saying goes, the young people of today are the better people of tomorrow. Or something like that. So when you apply that to music, it’s clear that there is destined to be a musical renaissance on the horizon. Considering that right now, young artists are leading the charts in nearly every categor...

The elusive path for arthouse film survival

The elusive path for arthouse film survival

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Over 100,000 film fans across the world signed an online Change.org petition last November to save FilmStruck. The Turner Classic Movies streaming service, which housed a library of over 1,000 classic, arthouse and international films, was discontinued by AT&T after the corporation’s acquisitio...

As ‘Veep’ enters final season, Julia Louis-Dreyfus cements legacy fit for comedy royalty

As ‘Veep’ enters final season, Julia Louis-Dreyfus cements legacy fit for comedy royalty

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

For the past three decades, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been on television nearly every season. As such, Louis-Dreyfus has secured over 300 episodes of comedy under her belt that delivered her seven Emmys for acting and five Screen Actors Guild awards for her singular work, let alone a slew of other awar...

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Stacey Sheridan & Varsha Kadamandla, Contributing Writers

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Kaathis, a new fast casual restaurant on the corner of Lincoln and Belden Avenues, offers a highly thought-out menu of fast, fresh and healthy bowls and rolls. It takes its name from the restaurant’s specialty: kaathi rolls. Consisting of skewered meats and vegetables wrapped in a flatbread called ...

What’s Fresh on Climate Change

What’s Fresh on Climate Change

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Our Planet (Netflix) In the introduction to the first episode of this new Netflix series “Our Planet,” the mission is clearly stated. David Attenborough narrates that the show will “celebrate the natural wonders that remain and reveal what we must preserve to ensure people and nature thrive.”...

Women in the ring

Women in the ring

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

World Wrestling Entertainment continues to expand and increase the value of women’s wrestling—after a long period in WWE where the women were neglected and mistreated—by featuring a women’s main event at WrestleMania 35 on April 7 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. WWE wrestlers Ron...

‘High Life:’ a touching and terrifying trip to space

‘High Life:’ a touching and terrifying trip to space

Michael Brezinski, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Space has and always will be an enthralling setting to explore on film. Whether it be the grand operatic fantasies like the “Star Wars” and “Alien” franchises, of the more avant-garde fantastical artistic expressions like “2001: A Space Odyssey”  or “Interstellar,” it always proves to be a d...

Zen and the art of glass blowing

Zen and the art of glass blowing

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

In a small shop on a busy street in River Grove, Pete Rivers is dancing a mesmerizing ballet around a torch spitting a 2-foot-long, 3000-degree flame. Rivers is a glassblower. Today, he’s making a bubbler, but he didn’t know that when all he had in front of him was a half-dozen rods of borosilica...

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