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Musical composition reflects on feeling of being in a crowd

Musical composition reflects on feeling of being in a crowd

September 25, 2017

One thousand voices will unite Oct. 1 at Millennium Park to explore what it means to be a part of a crowd and perform “crowd out,” a composition by composer David Lang. The performance is co-prod...

Study shows little upward mobility for Columbia grads

Study shows little upward mobility for Columbia grads

January 30, 2017

Columbia students preparing for a career in the arts may be headed for financial disappointment. The “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility” study, done by The Equality of Opportunity Project, projects the median income of Columbia graduates age...

Chicago welcomes ‘Hamilton’ creator to theater family

Chicago welcomes ‘Hamilton’ creator to theater family

September 26, 2016

Shedding his sneakers because “I tell the truth more with my shoes off,” Lin-Manuel Miranda walked onstage at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, for a conversation with The Chicago Tribune...

Terrence Malick Producers raise their glasses to “Knight of Cups”

Terrence Malick Producers raise their glasses to “Knight of Cups”

March 14, 2016

Between 1973 and 2005, celebrated Hollywood heavyweight Terrence Malick only directed four films: "Badlands," "Days of Heaven," "The Thin Red Line" and "The New World." However, despite this scant output, ...

Citizens unite for annual Chicago Humanities Festival

Citizens unite for  annual Chicago  Humanities Festival

By ARTS & CULTURE REPORTER

October 26, 2015

Citizens, by definition, are legally recognized subjects of a state or commonwealth. Anyone and everyone can claim that title. But what does it really mean to be a citizen? The Chicago Humanities Festival has...

Rihanna masters art of ‘rih-invention’

By Managing Editor

October 19, 2015

After more than a year of Rihanna teasing her new album under the moniker "#R8," it seems the singer's eighth album can finally be expected soon.On Oct. 8, Rihanna unveiled the cover art and title of her upcoming album, ANTI.The art, created by artist Roy Nachum, features a photograph of a young Rihanna with a crown covering her eyes. Superimposed over the image is a poem by Chloe Mitchel written in Braille. It's edgy, atmospheric...

Latina writers to discuss immigration, Chicago literature

Latina writers to discuss immigration, Chicago literature

By Arts & Culture Reporter

March 2, 2015

As a precursor to its spring programing, the Chicago Humanities Festival, an organization dedicated to bringing humanities into daily life, is holding an event featuring author Cristina Henríquez and ...

Columbia finds spotlight behind the scenes

Columbia finds spotlight behind the scenes

February 9, 2015

Several Columbia faculty members and alumni were honored last month by a local publication for their work behind the scenes of Chicago’s performance community.Newcity, a Chicago-based arts and culture p...

Rauner Clinches Illinois Gubernatorial Victory | The Columbia Chronicle

November 5, 2014

The Chronicle had the opportunity to watch this years gubernatorial race in the Hilton Chicago at Republican nominee Bruce Rauner’s election watch party.Video By: Christian D. HoganFor more multimedia content, visit https://www.columbiachronicle.com/mult...Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheColumbiaC...Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCChronicleAnd get all the latest news, sports, arts & culture, campus events and more at http://www.columbiachronicle.

‘The artist they called him’ Chicago celebrates Burroughs centenary

‘The artist they called him’ Chicago celebrates Burroughs centenary

November 3, 2014

Chicago will join in the centennial commemoration of writer William S. Burroughs’ birth with an exhibit of his artwork called “The Tickets That Exploded: The Art of William S. Burroughs” and a pa...

Chicago Humanities Festival celebrates 25th anniversary

Chicago Humanities Festival celebrates 25th anniversary

October 20, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival is set to take place Oct. 25–Nov. 9 at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and in multiple downtown locations.Corrina Lesser, associate director of Progr...

Cab drivers seek industry update

By Kaley Fowler

January 17, 2012

Both Chicago taxi drivers and city officials agree that the city’s taxi industry is overdue for an update. But which aspects of the industry that update should address is where agreement between the two parties ends.On Dec. 14, in an effort to “increase safety and bring Chicago’s taxi fleet into the 21st century,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Anthony Beale (9th Ward) introduced a series of proposed changes to Ch...

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