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Five young actors hold poses in front of red brick wall.

Mudlark Theater spotlights youth experiences during COVID-19 pandemic

Alexa Crowder, Copy Editor May 26, 2022

In early April, a group of actors aged 10 to 15 began brainstorming their experiences during the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of descriptive paragraphs, personal narratives and poems. These...

Three dolls in a stop-motion still are positioned at a table facing the camera. From right to left: The first is a child with short black pigtails and a green sweater, the second has mid-length black hair and the third is an adult with long black hair. The background is a green wall with windows that have pink curtains.

‘Shelf Life’ goes small-scale for the big screen: Student-produced film uses stop-motion to fit its set on pool table

Ashton Goren, Reporter May 24, 2022

A crew of Northwestern students assembled miniature food props in the basement of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church last spring. They designed an entire film set on top of a pool table and used tweezers to...

A book gallery titled “My America,” featuring a series of immigrant and refugee books.

A look at Northwestern and Chicago’s rich literary culture

Andrés Buenahora, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor May 24, 2022

The American Writers Festival took place at the American Writers Museum and Chicago Cultural Center on May 15. This inaugural event offered free featured discussion panels, book signings and sessions with...

Remi Wolf began her Dillo Day set with “Liquor Store,” the first song off her 2021 album “Juno.”

Dillo Day 50 brings back the rodeo and live music to the Lakefill

Audrey Hettleman, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 23, 2022

Content warning: this story contains a mention of domestic violence. Northwestern students waved their Wildcards in the air on Saturday at Dillo Day as daytime headliner Remi Wolf performed “Photo...

Remi Wolf sings into a microphone on stage.

Captured: Mayfest Productions brings 50th Dillo Day to the Lakefill

Seeger Gray and Chirag Bachani May 23, 2022

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This is a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You...

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