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Campus gallery turns arcade into art

Campus gallery turns arcade into art

September 12, 2016

Pinball machines are shown as kinetic sculptures and installation pieces throughout Columbia’s exhibit “Skillshot,” which will be running Sept. 6–Nov. 5.The exhibit, held at the Glass Curtain Gallery in ...

‘Chic-A-Go-Go’ honors Bowie with dance party

‘Chic-A-Go-Go’ honors Bowie with dance party

By Gretchen Adams Contributing Writer

February 22, 2016

Most ordinary people dream of being rock stars. But most rock stars dream of being David Bowie.Bowie, who died Jan. 10, leaves behind an out-of-this-world legacy and a tremendous sense of loss among his ad...

The Real Pinball Wizards

By Trevor Ballanger

February 13, 2012

In most dark arcades and bars is the uncharacteristically bright corner past the pool tables where a pinball machine sits waiting to be played.It doesn’t take a fan of The Who or Jodie Foster to realize these mechanical games have made a mark on pop culture history. So it makes sense that as the home of pinball, Chicago has one of the last remaining manufacturers of the classic game, Stern Pinball Inc., 2020 Janice Ave. in...

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