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Labyrinth installation dazzles, stuns at Krannert Center

Cellist Maya Beiser performs “Room No. 35” of the Labyrinth Installation Concertos, which premiered Saturday. She plays a sculpture interactive LED cello specially made for the installation.

By Matt Ru

February 3, 2014

Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., the innovative Labyrinth Installation Concertos premiered at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, taking viewers on a journey layered with tantalizing visual and audial stimuli. Created and composed by esteemed contemporary composer Paola Prestini, Labyrinth is divid...

Rise of the selfie

By Thaddeus Chatto

December 6, 2013

If the word “selfie” could sing, I’d imagine it would be singing rap star Drake’s “Started from the Bottom.”  The word “selfie” in a way has followed the same journey as Drake from the bottom to the top — from an action without a formal title to top dog of the year.   On Nov. 19, Ox...