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CRITIQUE: Twin Peaks gets funky with new album

CRITIQUE: Twin Peaks gets funky with new album

September 10, 2019

Chicago-based band Twin Peaks paved a new path for upcoming indie artists nearly 10 years ago when they formed their band at the various inner-city high schools each member attended, and is continuing to br...

‘Queering’ Chicago beyond Boystown one party at a time

‘Queering’ Chicago beyond Boystown one party at a time

September 9, 2019

For LGBTQ+ residents of Chicago hunting for a place to dance, flirt and order one too many vodka-cranberries, there is one neighborhood that always comes to mind. Boystown, nestled between Lak...

Pizza museum steals a slice of Chicago’s heart

Pizza museum steals a slice of Chicago’s heart

September 8, 2019

After a successful yearlong run, the Pizza Museum will be leaving its current location in the Roosevelt Collection,1146 S. Delano Court West, Oct. 13.  Due to a lifelong passion for pizza by t...

Columbia professor celebrates Aguijón Theater’s 30th anniversary with illustrated historical book

Columbia professor celebrates Aguijón Theater’s 30th anniversary with illustrated historical book

September 6, 2019

When the Aguijón Theater opened in 1989, it was going against the grain by showing a culture that many people did not know about. “Anything Latino was strange, people didn't know what cilantro ...

Tyler, The Creator brings ‘Igor’ to life

Tyler, The Creator brings ‘Igor’ to life

September 6, 2019

Tyler, The Creator hit the road for a fall tour after the release of his studio album, “Igor.” The rapper stopped by Credit Union 1 Arena, 525 S. Racine Ave., Thursday for the third stop on his tour...

Q&A: Ronnie Malley gets lost and found in ‘The Band’s Visit’

Q&A: Ronnie Malley gets lost and found in ‘The Band’s Visit’

September 4, 2019

From playing in his families band to opening a recording and production studio in Bucktown, musician and actor Ronnie Malley is now touring in the Broadway musical, "The Band's Visit." “The B...

Theatre Department shifts toward more  diverse and engaging productions

Theatre Department shifts toward more diverse and engaging productions

September 2, 2019

After student backlash for a lack of diversity in previous productions, Columbia’s Theatre Department will focus exclusively on “everyday people” who are overlooked by society for its upcoming 2...

Paranormal Cirque brings humor and horror to North Riverside

Paranormal Cirque brings humor and horror to North Riverside

August 31, 2019

Aerial silks, magic tricks, five men on horizontal bars, cyr wheel, dancing and more are coming to a black circus tent in the North Riverside Mall. Paranormal Cirque, 7501 W. Cermak Road., br...

Asian film festival pop-up crosses cultures and local neighborhoods

Asian film festival pop-up crosses cultures and local neighborhoods

August 30, 2019

Chicagoans will be able to watch an “unconventional” film festival this fall as Asian films pop-up in different neighborhoods across the city, from the Alliance Française de Chicago to the Illinois Institute of Technolog...

‘Be open to being surprised’: 46th Dance Presenting Series kicks-off

‘Be open to being surprised’: 46th Dance Presenting Series kicks-off

August 26, 2019

With its diverse mix of dance styles, Emily Johnson's production was exactly what Ellen Chenoweth was looking for to start the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 46th season. Johnson's "Then a Cunn...

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

August 23, 2019

Vintage animatronics will be auctioned off for anywhere between hundreds to thousands of dollars Saturday at a North Center auction house. North Center’s local auction house Potter &...

Rebel Rampage ‘stirring up the pot’ through protest rock

Rebel Rampage ‘stirring up the pot’ through protest rock

August 16, 2019

When protest rock trio Rebel Rampage conceptualized its cover of “Immigration Man,” originally by Graham Nash and David Crosby, they were not aware of the extent to which immigrant detention at...

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