Songs and stories: Reviewing NU's a cappella traditions

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 21, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Events, Music, The Current, Theater

I had a vague idea of what to expect when entering Extreme Measures' a cappella show, "Extreme Measures Quits The Group,"  in the Jones Great Room on Friday. The purported story, from the posters as well as the Facebook event,... Read more »

Bienen takes on the Fab Four with 'A Beatles Songbook'

Scott Ostrin, Columnist

April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Music, Reviews, The Current

If you were at the Bienen School of Music’s event on Saturday, you may have seen me. Then again, considering the average age of attendance was roughly 64 — and thus the average eyesight was well above failing — you probably... Read more »

Fusion celebrates 10 years with 'HOT OFF THE PRESS'

Sarah Rense, Reporter

April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Profiles, The Current

Fusion Dance Company, Northwestern’s premiere hip-hop group, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new show Friday and Saturday. The show, called “Fusion Dance Co. Presents: HOT OFF THE PRESS,” is a completely student-produced... Read more »

I'm Jewish, and I'm hungry: Evaluating Evanston options for Passover

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 16, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

Subway, Jimmy John’s, Cosi, Einstein Bros, Panera Bread. All sandwich shops. All less than one block from campus. These bread-filled heavens mock me as I walk past. The sourdough rolls taunt me at every meal. It... Read more »

Expecting what's unexpected: Reviewing 'Tailspin' and 'Festival of Devised Works'

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, Theater

Usually, when reviewing a show, the audience has some semblance of what to expect — whether it's a drama, a comedy, a musical or something in between. But sometimes, shows give the audience no hints as to what they should expect,... Read more »