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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...

Alex Lahey ready to hit US with SXSW debut

Alex Lahey ready to hit US with SXSW debut

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

March 13, 2017

It is 10 a.m. in the Melbourne Airport, Australia, and musicians are getting ready to fly to Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest, the annual music festival that also showcases film, music, comedy, pa...

Chicago’s The War on Peace recording new EP

Chicago’s The War on Peace recording new EP

December 12, 2016

The War on Peace is a relatively young electronic rock band, but that has not stopped it from releasing a large volume of material at a steady pace.With four EPs and several singles in addition to a taped li...

Faculty member’s planner to promote  student financial literacy

Faculty member’s planner to promote student financial literacy

November 21, 2016

Recognizing the financial issues students face throughout their college careers, Andrea De Fraga, a professor in the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, is raising funds to produce a planner to ...

The Mowgli’s wonder Where’d Your Weekend Go?

The Mowgli’s wonder Where’d Your Weekend Go?

September 26, 2016

Known for its laid-back, feel-good music, indie band The Mowgli’s, is embarking on a headlining tour to promote its fourth studio album, Where’d Your Weekend Go?, to be released Sept. 30. Formed i...

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

Hot Sugar leaves Schubas in high spirits

Hot Sugar leaves Schubas in high spirits

By Arts & Culture Reporter

February 8, 2016

The audience roared as it inched closer to the stage to see Hot Sugar opening his set by shredding on his guitar. His eyes rolled into the back of his head as he moved toward the crowd. The artist, who...

Majical Cloudz uplifts Schubas

Majical Cloudz uplifts Schubas

January 25, 2016

Known for enigmatic and emotionally intense live shows, electronic/indie pop duo Majical Cloudz lightened up its act Jan. 18 at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., with a cheery performance off its ...

Goldroom brings SoCal sound to chilly Chicago

Goldroom brings SoCal sound to chilly Chicago

October 19, 2015

Southern California-based electronic band Goldroom is bracing to heat up Chicago with its beachy, dance-oriented sounds. Following the release of its new single, “Waiting to Ignite,” and a set duri...

The Lighthouse and The Whaler ride new album tour

The Lighthouse and The Whaler ride new album tour

October 12, 2015

Indie rock group The Lighthouse and The Whaler is set to stop in Chicago on Oct. 13 at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., promoting its debut album Mont Royal, released Aug. 28. The Cleveland-based ba...

Windy City bows to hilarious ‘Broad City Live’ performance

Windy City bows to hilarious ‘Broad City Live’ performance

November 17, 2014

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson may be known for their Comedy Central show, the hilarious and critically acclaimed comedy “Broad City,” but they proved their unlimited array of talent Nov. 12 at Linco...

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