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Q&A: Tan Pin Pin, director of “To Singapore, with Love”

Northwestern alum Tan Pin Pin created the documentary “To Singapore, with Love.” She was inspired to create the film after reading first-person accounts written by Singaporean political exiles.

Kimberly Go, Reporter

April 22, 2015

A&E Singaporean director Tan Pin Pin (Communication ’01) created the award-winning documentary “To Singapore, with Love” as a love letter to Singapore, only to have it banned by the country a year later. Released in 2013, the documentary follows Singaporean political exiles around the w...

Northwestern students create songwriting show

Joanne Lee, Reporter

April 16, 2015

A&E A new show for novice and experienced songwriters alike to share their work is making its debut at Northwestern. “There is just a plethora of new work that is itching to be created and this event is just a really good outlet for that,” said Communication senior Kyle Sherman, co-pr...

Northwestern alum acts in Chicago-based comedy at Goodman Theatre

Travis Turner plays a representative of the Houston Astros in the Goodman Theatre production of “The Upstairs Concierge.”

Rachel Davison, Assistant A&E Editor

April 16, 2015

A&E The Chicago theater scene has embraced Northwestern alum Travis Turner (Communication ’05), who plays the only nameless character in the cast of “The Upstairs Concierge,” a comedy playing at the Goodman Theatre until April 26. After growing up in Atlanta and attending a performing arts...

Blaze Pizza gains a foothold during first month in downtown Evanston

Blaze Pizza gains a foothold during first month in downtown Evanston

Lydia Ramsey, Reporter

April 15, 2015

A&E Since it opened last month, Blaze Pizza appears to have quickly won over the hearts of Northwestern students and Evanston residents alike. The restaurant, in which customers watch workers assemble and cook their pizzas within a matter of minutes, often has a line out the door at night and on weekends...

‘Hit the Wall’ brings the start of modern gay rights movement to stage

“Hit the Wall,” a play based on the Stonewall Riots of 1969, opens Friday for a three-day run at the Wallis Theater.

Kimberly Go, Reporter

April 15, 2015

A&E The riot that served as the impetus of the modern gay rights movement is coming to a Northwestern stage. “Hit the Wall,” a play based on the Stonewall Riots of 1969, opens Friday for a three-day run at the Wallis Theater. The play is set at the Stonewall Inn, an underground gay ba...