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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A yellow screen with white text features Andrew, Domino and Lola in “Cha Cha Real Smooth.”

Cooper Raiff talks comedy, writing and new film ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’

Andrés Buenahora, Reporter June 16, 2022

Cooper Raiff stars alongside Dakota Johnson in “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” which won the 2022 U.S. Dramatic Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. The film follows 22-year-old Andrew (Cooper Raiff),...

A row of photographs of a lake hangs in a gallery.

Q&A: Artist L.P. Lundy reflects on his career through retrospective Wave After Wave exhibit

Audrey Hettleman, Managing Editor June 15, 2022

Local artist Larry Lundy, known professionally as L.P. Lundy, opened his “Wave After Wave” exhibit in the second-floor gallery of the Noyes Cultural Arts Center on May 20. Running through July 17,...

Two people sit next to each other performing a scene onstage.

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre explores the Black experience with revival of ‘Home’

Jenna Wang, Reporter June 15, 2022

For actor Rachel Blakes, performing in her first in-person show since the start of the pandemic felt like returning to familiarity.  Alongside two other castmates, Blakes portrays multiple roles in...

Woman in red vest and googly eye on forehand extends hand outward, surrounded by eyes in the background.

Reel Thoughts: On feeling nothing after watching ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and performative representation

To put it succinctly, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” is simultaneously overwhelming and lacking in substance.  We’d heard a lot about this film. Some people told us they cried for hours,...

Bryan Eng poses outside with a jacket behind his back.

Communication alumni Bryan Eng makes his debut on Broadway with ‘Plaza Suite’

Jenna Wang, Reporter June 12, 2022

Actor and jazz musician Bryan Eng (Communication ’19) described his March 28 Broadway debut as a dream come true. As an understudy for the classic comedy “Plaza Suite,” Eng acts alongside Tony...

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