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Smylie Brothers Brewing Company brings the taste of Texas to Chicago

Smylie Brothers Brewing Company brings the taste of Texas to Chicago

Jane Recker, Assistant Monthly Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Monthly

I’ll never forget the first time my freshman roommate encountered a Midwestern barbecue. Slightly homesick for her native Texas, she rushed down to the courtyard of Willard Hall where the barbecue was being held, anxious to to get a well-missed taste of her home state’s delicacy. Her excited anticipation...

87th annual Waa-Mu show captures spirit of collaboration onstage

87th annual Waa-Mu show captures spirit of collaboration onstage

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater, Top Stories

“Manhattan Miracle,” the 87th annual Waa-Mu Show, tells a dramatized story of the production of the first American musical. Communication senior and Waa-Mu co-chair Andrew Restieri said the show follows a group of artists “coming together to create something larger than themselves.” Coincidentally,...

Northwestern alumnus helps program light-up mushrooms for Smithsonian art installation

Northwestern alumnus helps program light-up mushrooms for Smithsonian art installation

Amelia Langas, Copy Chief

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories

Bomani McClendon (McCormick ’17) had yet to graduate from Northwestern when he was brought on board the “Shrumen Lumen” art project as a software programmer. Then an intern at the design company IDEO, McClendon was hand-picked by Joerg Student, executive design director at the company and lead...

Feinberg Prof. Ricardo Rosenkranz mixes magic, medicine in stage show

Feinberg Prof. Ricardo Rosenkranz mixes magic, medicine in stage show

Alena Prcela, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Staff, Theater

When Feinberg Prof. Ricardo Rosenkranz wandered into a tiny Mexico City magic shop 18 years ago, he didn’t expect his world to change. But it did. “I was entranced,” Rosenkranz said. “But I had no idea what this would come to mean to me.” Now, Rosenkranz teaches medical students...

First-year Feinberg students launch Northwestern Medical Orchestra as downtown instrumental music outlet

First-year Feinberg students launch Northwestern Medical Orchestra as downtown instrumental music outlet

Troy Closson, Print Managing Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

Even before arriving on campus, first-year medical students Bettina Cheung and Michael Wang noticed the Feinberg School of Medicine didn’t have its own “instrumental music scene” — and were determined to change that. It’s easy “to get absorbed in the bubble created by the environment”...