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Kaki King performs her best, bathed in the glow of the performance. 

Kaki King steps outside the neck

March 12, 2018

Kaki King, a Brooklyn-based guitarist and composer, has released six albums over 10 years, each more virtuosic than the last.Kaki is currently touring with her innovative multimedia experience The Nec...

Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., will be screening one part of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy and hosting a Middle Earth-inspired dinner each night from March 20–22. 

Three hobbits walk into a bar…

March 5, 2018

Fans will soon be able to follow Frodo through the Shire and eat like hobbits during a three-day “Lord of the Rings” movie marathon in Pilsen.Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., will be screening on...

Mary Filice (right), new chair of the Business and Entrepreneurship Department and Duncan MacKenzie (left), new chair of the Art and Art History Department were appointed May 9 and have since been working to further improve programs in their departments. 

New chairs prepare to lead departments

July 11, 2017

Duncan MacKenzie, new chair of the Art and Art History Department, and Mary Filice, new chair of the Business and Entrepreneurship Department, were appointed to their new leadership positions May 9, are spending the summer working on new initiatives within their departments. Onye ...

Ruining childhoods—one terrible movie at a time

DirecTV says it wants Taylor Swift 'NOW'

By Managing Editor

September 6, 2016

It’s typically good news when a book you love gets made into a movie. It means the magic of the book doesn’t have to end when the last page is turned. "Harry Potter," "The Hunger Games" and "Lord o...

“All of us are pretty big nerds who have a huge love for various characters and franchises,” said Dawn Xiana Moon, Raks Geek founder.

Sci-fi favorites to belly dance at MCL Chicago

November 2, 2015

“Star Wars” and “Star Trek” fans do not typically agree on much, but a Wookiee dancing to a song performed by a Klingon band might just be enough to finally bring them together.Chicago resident...

Head over heels: Alexander Wang pushes the seams with new denim line campaign

By Managing Editor

December 8, 2014

Fashion designer Alexander Wang debuted his new denim line, Denim X Alexander Wang, on Dec. 3 with naked and oiled-up German model Anna Ewers pictured lounging on a chair, wearing the jeans around her ankles and nothing else.There must be a better way to advertise that a $295 pair of jeans is better than $50 American Eagle jeans that I already own. If  Wang’s first attempt at advertising the jeans does not convince me, w...

‘Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’ about as good as a formula gets

By Colin McInerney

October 24, 2014

There is a formula that budding game designers are told to stick with in regards to pitching a new game. The game should be 70 percent tried-and-true mechanics, 20 percent old mechanics used in a new way and 10 percent original elements. No game in recent history has neglected to deviate from this formula more than “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.”“Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” presents itself as a modern action-adve...

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