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Northwestern’s Soul4Real performs at White House, privately serenades Obamas

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

January 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Events, Music

A&E President Barack Obama has once again reinforced the fact that Northwestern is his Big Ten team. NU's premiere African-American a cappella group Soul4Real, which specializes in R&B, soul and hip hop music, per... Read more »

Evanston museum features world’s largest Toby jug collection

Hayley Glatter, A&E Editor

January 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Profiles, Reviews, The Current

A&E John F. Kennedy, Shakespeare characters and gardeners all found a home in Evanston. At The American Toby Jug Museum, 910 Chicago Ave., these figures and about 8,000 others like them take shape in jug form and tog... Read more »

Deering to display exhibit on library collections

Jacquelyn Guillen, Reporter

January 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Featured A&E, Profiles, Reviews, The Current

A&E Students may be tempted by the Vin Fiz wine and Barack Obama lollipops on display in Deering Library, but they aren’t for consumption. The items are a part of the library’s new exhibit, “Beyond the Book: The Chan... Read more »

Cooking and Recipes: Meatloaf

Benjamin Kraft, Recipe Blogger

May 30, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Food/Dining, Lifestyle, The Current

This recipe is another favorite of mine from home like last week's ham and cheese scones. I guess you could say I'm ready for home cooking again. That said, it's still very easy to make in a dorm or apartment kitchen. This week, I took o... Read more »

Within a play: Reviewing the ‘troupe of actors’ method

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 30, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, Theater

No one said theater is easy. In film, at the very least, each project is its own individual work, which, unless it's a remake, has never been done before. Even a remake will have a different script and creative decisions being... Read more »

Local food trucks diversify Dillo Day eating options

Devan Coggan and Hayley Glatter

May 28, 2014

Filed under Food/Dining, The Current

Ten of Chicago’s food trucks will be at Dillo Day all day Saturday to keep festival attendees nourished. The trucks, featuring a variety of cuisines, will be set up in the southern portion of the Lakefill, closer to Norris... Read more »

How to pull off the Dillo bro tank

Elizabeth Santoro, Fashion Columnist

May 28, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Fashion, The Current

When it comes to picking your outfit for Dillo Day, it couldn’t get easier because it's likely you ordered a Dillo tank. Add some shorts and knock-around shoes (plus a comfortable sports bra), and you’re good to go. However,... Read more »