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After the national outrage following the disappearance and death of U.S. soldier Vanessa Guillen, artist Milton Coronado commemorates her memory with a mural in Pilsen.

Local Mexican artist brings hope to Chicago through aerosol wall murals

María Marta Guzmán, La DePaulia Managing Editor September 2, 2020

A local Chicano artist is using his passion for aerosol painting to remember the lives of the passing, bringing hope and guidance to the next generation of youth in his community. Mexican artist and...

The Chicago Theatre, which is sometimes called the “Wonder Theatre of the World,” has hosted some of the world’s greatest performers, from Duke Ellington to Robin Williams.

Navigating Chicago’s art scene

Being a new student at a new school — and possibly living in a new city — may be intimidating, but both Chicago and DePaul’s arts scenes offer a warm welcome.
Chinyere Ibeh and Keira Wingate September 23, 2019

For many, the start of a new school year can mean lots of stress. But when living in a city as exciting as Chicago, you’ll soon learn there’s more to be excited about than stressed. As you settle into...

Thomas getting ready to treat Ola to a haircut inside of the haircut section of his studio in Lincoln Park, on Feb. 2, 2019.

Barber encourages involvement in local arts with his North Side Chicago studio

Nicole Shih & Evan Sully, Contributing Writer and Staff Writer April 22, 2019

DeWayne Thomas is more than just a barber in the city of Chicago. He’s also an innovator, entrepreneur and small business owner who integrates his passion for art with his love for learning more about...

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