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Lolabelle, Anderson’s dog and protagonist in the film, is seen playing the piano on the movie poster. 

Experimental artist Laurie Anderson discusses new film ‘Heart of a Dog’

November 9, 2015

Creative pioneer Laurie Anderson is primarily known as a musician but is also a storyteller and movie director, drawing praise from the New York Times for her new film “Heart of a Dog,” released Oct. 2...

Pedestrian traffic is constantly monitored by Springboard pedestrian counters in New York City’s Times Square. The traffic-monitoring devices are set to be installed in Chicago’s Loop in June, according to Diane Wehrle, Springboard’s marketing and insights director.

Pedestrian counters coming to Loop in June

April 24, 2015

Chicago’s State Street will be joining Times Square and other metropolitan hubs with the launch of Springboard brand pedestrian counters, set to be installed in June. The Chicago Loop Alliance announ...

Local artist puts her mark on Chicago’s art scene

Emmy Star Brown creates her marker artwork using items found at flea markets and thrift shops around town.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

April 13, 2015

Emmy Star Brown is one of Chicago’s rising artists. Throughout the last several years, Brown has made a name for herself on the Chicago art scene by taking other people’s discarded belongings that...

Obama reminds Christians to love thy neighbor

By Arts & Culture Editor

February 16, 2015

In theory, every American has the right to speak his mind. That is, unless you are Barack Obama—a man whose identification as a Christian has been the subject of debate by the same folks who believed him to be a socialist, doubted his birth on American soil and now claim he is defending the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The president landed himself in hot water with many in the GOP and conservative pundits regarding his s...

Notable Native: Matthew Haussler

Matthew Haussler

By Sarah Martinson

February 2, 2015

Chicago maze artist Matthew Haussler broke the Guinness World Record for the longest hand-drawn maze with his 73.5-foot creation on display at Block Thirty Seven shopping mall, 108 N. State St.Haussler studied...

The Chronicle talks artistry, music history and fashion with AEMMP records | The Columbia Chronicle

December 8, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Media Management Practicum members talk about their success in the music industry, the roots of their passion and what they feel most comfortable wearing.For more multimedia co...

Bill Cosby allegations an important lesson for fans

By Managing Editor

December 1, 2014

Chicago comic Hannibal Buress sparked overdue outrage when Philadelphia Magazine posted a clip of his Oct. 17 bit online in which he called out comedian Bill Cosby for the growing list of rape allegations the famous actor has collected in recent years.While many of the allegations against Cosby have been public for years, the actor has managed to keep a lid on them and maintain his wholesome, sweater-wearing image.Until the...

Daniel Zott and Josh Epstein make up half of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., a band quickly making a name for itself as one of indie music’s rising acts, thanks to its catchy songs.

Detroit’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. turn funs into funky

November 24, 2014

Through its infectious beats and synth-pop style, Detroit-based Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is becoming one of indie music’s most prolific rising stars. With members Daniel Zott, Joshua Epstein, Mike Higg...

Hip-hop artist J. Cole surprised the college when he showed up to speak about the music industry to four classes in the Business & Entrepreneurship Department on Nov. 19 in the Hokin Lecture Hall of the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building.

J. Cole gives students industry insight

November 24, 2014

Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known as J. Cole, visited Columbia  on Nov. 19 to promote his new album and give his insight into the music industry.The event was conducted as a Q-and-A session with four cla...

Give your input on Strategic Plan

By Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2014

For those of us at Columbia whose academic existence was touched even minutely by Prioritization, being wary of the new Strategic Plan is a natural response. Years later, faculty, staff and students still feel the bitter pinch of former President Warrick Carter’s failed attempt at something similar. But the new initiative, spearheaded by President Kwang-Wu Kim and Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden, is far from...

Columbia alumna wins $25,000 3Arts award

Columbia alumna wins $25,000 3Arts award

October 27, 2014

Sophia Nahli Allison, a 2014 photojournalism alumna, has been selected as a recipient of a $25,000 grant from 3Arts, a nonprofit that advocates for artists of color, women artists and artists with disabilities. Each year, 3Arts selects 10 people as grant recipients, according to Exe...

DanceSpire: More Than An Artist

September 22, 2014

Senior Deavondre Jones presents the debut of his motivational speaking company DanceSpire during this years Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl on Sept, 19 at Stage Two, 618 S Michigan Ave. Jones explains what “...

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