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Koi dishes use symbolic ingredients for Lunar New Year

Rachel Yang, Reporter

February 18, 2015

Lunar New Year is this Thursday, and for many Chinese families around the world this means cleaning the house to ward off bad spirits, exchanging red envelopes called hong bao which are filled with money and, most importantly, indulging in a special New Year feast. To honor this tradition, Koi, an A...

Cake fit for a king: How Bennison’s makes its Mardi Gras treat

Amanda Svachula/The Daily Northwestern

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

February 12, 2015

Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This will be a space to share photos by The Daily's staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from their classes, vacation or just from around NU by emailing [email protected]     It is 7 a.m., and while most Northwestern students are still...

Top ’25 to watch’ dance company to perform in Evanston with Chicago Philharmonic

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

February 12, 2015

A&E The Chicago Philharmonic, together with dance company Visceral Dance Chicago, will perform a contemporary-ballet mix on Sunday. The performance will take place at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. To go along with the show’s theme and title, “Taste the Music,” the dance company wil...

‘The Wild Party’ brings Roaring ’20s to life

The Roaring '20s musical “The Wild Party” is set to premiere Friday. The show’s composer, Andrew Lippa, will be in the audience for opening night.

Hayley Glatter, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2015

Jealousy, sex, addiction and music are on tap at The Barber Theatre, and all of Northwestern is invited to the celebration. “The Wild Party,” a Roaring '20s musical inspired by a poem of the same name, premieres Friday, and the show’s director and choreographer, Tommy Rapley, is looking forwa...

Bienen doctoral student wins major composition prize

Alex Temple

Sophie Mann, Assistant A&E Editor

February 12, 2015

A&E Out of nearly 500 applicants, one student in the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music rose above the rest to take home top honors in the 2015 American Composers Forum National Composition Contest. Alex Temple, a doctoral candidate, was one of three individuals chosen to receive $2,500 to wri...