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Hotel showcases Chicago street artists, offers art therapy program

Hotel showcases Chicago street artists, offers art therapy program

October 18, 2018

In celebration of its one year anniversary Oct. 11, Hotel Chicago West Loop’s The Annex is showcasing its second wave of street artists and muralists with a public opening. Nearly 100 murals are feature...

Ike Barinholtz pledges allegiance to satire

Ike Barinholtz pledges allegiance to satire

October 15, 2018

The turkey is on the table, in-laws are chattering, cousins are running around and White House agents are urging everyone to sign an oath of loyalty to the president of the United States. Happy Thanksgivi...

Big Screams from Logan Theatre’s Big Screen

Big Screams from Logan Theatre’s Big Screen

October 15, 2018

The creepy notes of a live organ fill the auditorium as the 1922 silent film “Nosferatu” illuminates the screen at the Logan Theatre. The halls are lined with cult classic film posters from the 1980s ...

We Three mixes pop-rock with storytelling

By Katherine Savage

October 10, 2018

Filed under Arts & Culture

Mixing pop and rock genres with honest songwriting is the goal of We Three, a band of siblings based out of Oregon.The band's career kick-started when they appeared on Season 13 of “America’s Got Talent" starting May 29. Their song “Heaven’s Not Too Far,”  a tribute to their mother who died of cancer, was their big winner.We Three is gearing up to release a first album and perform the national anthem the Oct...

Pop artist Keith Haring to be featured in AIDS Garden

Pop artist Keith Haring to be featured in AIDS Garden

October 9, 2018

A new garden coming to Chicago next year will feature a sculpture by late LGBTQ activist and artist Keith Haring, commemorating and continuing  his work in AIDs  education.AIDS Garden Chicago will prov...

Latino Fashion Week takes social activism to Chicago runway

Latino Fashion Week takes social activism to Chicago runway

October 8, 2018

Chicago’s Latino Fashion Week will kick off Oct. 11, showcasing unique designs ranging from lacy bridal wear to a collection of 
men’s underwear worn by androgynous models.Latino Fashion Week—...

Under the big top of  Chicago’s Midnight Circus

Under the big top of Chicago’s Midnight Circus

October 2, 2018

What started as a performance in a Chicago storefront theater that held only 50 people, blossomed into a traveling circus that has raised nearly $1 million for Chicago parks.Midnight Circus of  Chicago i...

Chicago to take center stage in 2019

Chicago to take center stage in 2019

By Alexandra Yetter

October 1, 2018

Filed under Arts & Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a year-long focus on local theater, which will include $200,000 in financial grants, promotions and special showcases from the smallest shows to the biggest extravaganzas in the ci...

Second City alumni spoof the spooky with new show pilot

Second City alumni spoof the spooky with new show pilot

September 29, 2018

A new pilot mockumentary is bringing together a group of friends from the The Second City to rid a suburban Chicago home of a spooky haunting.The show, released Oct. 1, is described as a mixture of "The Of...

Music Department’s Audio Engineer Releases Ambient EP

Music Department’s Audio Engineer Releases Ambient EP

September 27, 2018

Filed under Audiofile

Logan Meyer, Columbia graduate (class of 2019) and recently appointed Audio Engineer for the Music Department, has released his first EP. Inspired by the natural world, the experimental EP provides a ...

An inked generation: Getting tattooed in college

An inked generation: Getting tattooed in college

September 24, 2018

Getting tattooed is an electric experience. Walking into the shop and hearing the buzzing of the tattoo guns by artists creating work that will last forever is an experience growing among individuals ...

Employment app could change service industry

Employment app could change service industry

September 24, 2018

SnapShyft, a service employment app created by Indiana native Thor Wood, has brought an innovative tool to the job market. Once users download the free app, they have the option to create a profile a...

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