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Exhibit highlights provenance research

Exhibit highlights provenance research

By Emma Palatnik, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

About two years ago, Nancy Karrels, doctoral candidate in FAA, approached Krannert Art Museum and asked for an internship. She proposed a provenance research project. The idea came from previous provenance work Karrels had been doing for several years. She said she wanted to keep doing that kind of ...

SPEAK Café empowers creative minds

SPEAK Café empowers creative minds

By Alicia Barbas, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture, Student Organizations

This past Thursday marked the second SPEAK café event of the semester, hosted at the Espresso Royale inside of the Krannert Art Museum. The café was filled with R&B music until it quickly became populated with people of all ages; from mothers with children to retired professors, most of w...

Student musicians use digital network

Student musicians use digital network

By Megan Bradley, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture, Top Stories

Carly Shultz considers herself an artist at heart. Shultz, junior in LAS, has worked on photography and surrealist art but is now starting to incorporate music into her artistic expressions. Shultz said her music currently does not fit into a specific genre, but it incorporates parts of multiple gen...

Country duo Dan and Shay perform at State Farm Center

Country duo Dan and Shay perform at State Farm Center

By Courtney Stone, Staff writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

On Saturday, renowned country duo Dan + Shay took the State Farm Center by storm as special guests for Chris Young’s Losing Sleep 2018 world tour. As people began filing into the arena at 6:30 p.m., the large crowd of all ages was ready to rock out in their flannels and flared jeans. Fans could b...

Krannert’s latest production: something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone

Krannert’s latest production: something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone

By Shreya Goel, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

A set with ten doors provides the space for madcap insanity and musical comedy in the Theatre department's latest production. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, based on the book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is one of the six production...

Movies provide cultural insight

Movies provide cultural insight

By Eunice Alpasan, 2018-2019 Roger Ebert Fellow

October 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

Editor's note One theater; 51 countries. This is what us three University students walked into, alongside hundreds of other moviegoers, Saturday morning in downtown Chicago. Held annually during the month of October, the Chicago International Film Festival offers something of value to adventur...

Chicago film festival transports viewers

Chicago film festival transports viewers

By Pari Apostolakos, Assistant Features Editor and 2018-2019 Roger Ebert Fellow

October 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

Editor's note One theater; 51 countries. This is what us three University students walked into, alongside hundreds of other moviegoers, Saturday morning in downtown Chicago. Held annually during the month of October, the Chicago International Film Festival offers something of value to adventur...

Editor’s Note

By 2018-2019 Roger Ebert Fellows

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

One theater; 51 countries. This is what us three University students walked into, alongside hundreds of other moviegoers, Saturday morning in downtown Chicago. Held annually during the month of October, the Chicago International Film Festival offers something of value to adventurous film lover...

McKenzie Chinn showcases Chicago’s artistic best

McKenzie Chinn showcases Chicago’s artistic best

By Joe Longo, Contibuting writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

ve grown up on the East Coast — a Washington D.C. native — but her home and her artistry are distinctly Midwestern. Chinn wrote and starred in “Olympia,” the story of a Chicago illustrator approaching 30 and grappling with familial death and relocation. “This is where I spent the longest tim...

Kennedy Browne exhibit critiques 21st century

Kennedy Browne exhibit critiques 21st century

By Tristan Jacobs, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture, Showcase, Top Stories

On top of the tallest building in Dublin, an actor sharpens a pencil to the nub. In a green room, another actor reads a script drawn from the Dell employee blog that details the firing of an entire division, while in the corner, young boys are celebrated for disabling their cribs and dropping out of sc...

Jim James headlines Get Out The Vote concert at Canopy Club

Jim James headlines Get Out The Vote concert at Canopy Club

By Sidney Madden, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

With less than a month until the 2018 midterm elections, candidates and both partisan and nonpartisan RSOs continue to encourage students to register to vote. Jim James, the lead singer of the rock band My Morning Jacket, is headlining “The Future is Voting Tour,” coming to the Canopy Club on Wednesda...

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