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Motown music project taps alumna to help find artists to mix things up

Motown music project taps alumna to help find artists to mix things up

November 18, 2019

A rendition of the classic Mary Wells song "My Guy" is revisioned more than 50 years after its original release through a powerful queer narrative, and it was all made possible through the "Falcon...

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

By Miranda Manier

February 3, 2018

Josie Dunne, a native of La Grange, Illinois, grew up surrounded by the arts. Smack-dab in the middle of three other siblings who expressed themselves through dance, painting and theater, Dunne found ...

TV documentary showcases Pilsen voices

TV documentary showcases Pilsen voices

May 1, 2017

Impressed by local activism, Daniel Andries said he wanted to capture the stories of one of Chicago’s cultured neighborhoods. WTTW’s newest documentary “My Neighborhood: Pilsen” premiered April 27 a...

BJ the Chicago Kid speaks to Columbia students | The Columbia Chronicle

November 9, 2015

Columbia’s Urban Music Association and AEMMP Records teamed up Nov. 4 to bring hip-hop soul artist BJ the Chicago Kid to Columbia’s Sherwood Building, 1312 S. Michigan Ave.  Students gathered to hear ...

A CTA ad promoting awareness for harassment.

CTA rolls out new anti- harassment campaign

October 19, 2015

Josey Omokheyeke, a senior music major, experienced verbal harassment from an older, “unstable” man while riding the CTA late at night. The man was friendly so Omokheyeke and her friend decided to be fr...

Oh my, good ol’ sweet potato pie

By Jessica Scott

September 21, 2015

I love sweet potato pie!  I hate to say this, but it is my favorite food.  Sweet potato pie reminds me of Thanksgiving, spending time with my family and friends back home on the East Coast and good ol’ home cooking.Hold on a minute though, I do not eat sweet potato pie only on Thanksgiving Day—oh no, sweet potato pie is eaten throughout the year.  You know how some people only eat the typical Thanksgiving food on Thanks...

Room | 916 Collective created a sight-specific piece where the audience travels with the performers, said Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Acting Program Jeff Ginsberg.

Theatre students honored at international festival

September 14, 2015

Several theatre students have been recognized in the prestigious European League of Institutes of the Arts' NEW NOW Festival, formerly known as NEU/NOW, which took place Sept. 9–13 in Amsterdam.Colum...

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...

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