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Through passion and pain, artists rebuild the entertainment scene in Puerto Rico with the aid of Northwestern funding

Through passion and pain, artists rebuild the entertainment scene in Puerto Rico with the aid of Northwestern funding

Stavros Agorakis, Monthly Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Monthly

In times of crisis, relief efforts tend to be allocated to the affected people’s most urgent needs, like food, water and housing. But often, the things that get tossed aside — like arts and culture — are actually the values that hold communities together. “Culture is oftentimes — wrongfully,...

Behind the scenes of the Dolphin Show’s production of “Hello, Dolly!”

Harrison Tremarello, Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, The Monthly, Top Stories, Video

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the 77th annual Dolphin Show.

Jenna from the Block: How Jessie Mueller went from Chicago’s sweetheart to Broadway’s leading lady

Jenna from the Block: How Jessie Mueller went from Chicago’s sweetheart to Broadway’s leading lady

Madeleine Fernando, The Monthly Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Monthly

It’s any aspiring actor’s dream to end up in New York — the city that never sleeps and the illustrious home of thousands of budding Broadway stars. But when Jessie Mueller graduated with a theater degree from Syracuse University in 2005, she made a turn for the unexpected; she moved back home to...

Gryphon Trio and Catalyst Quartet to perform at Winter Chamber Music Festival

Gryphon Trio and Catalyst Quartet to perform at Winter Chamber Music Festival

Andrea Michelson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 17, 2019


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

Inspired by universal emotions and the potential for social change, the Gryphon Trio and Catalyst Quartet are bringing fresh perspectives to classical works of music at the Bienen School of Music’s Winter Chamber Music Festival this weekend. The 23rd Annual Winter Chamber Music Festival, featuring...

77th Annual Dolphin Show ‘Hello, Dolly!’ hopes to brighten up Cahn Auditorium

77th Annual Dolphin Show ‘Hello, Dolly!’ hopes to brighten up Cahn Auditorium

Vy Duong, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

Looking forward to this year’s Dolphin Show, executive producer Casey Watson said she knows audiences might be suffering from a winter slump. The Communication senior said she thinks “Hello, Dolly!” is the perfect choice to bring joy and magic to campus when students need a mood boost. The 77th...

Winter shows in Chicago include local comedy, rapper’s birthday bash

Janea Wilson, Reporter

January 17, 2019


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

The new year is the perfect time to try things you’ve always thought about, but never did: go to more concerts, spend time with friends, laugh more often. If your New Year’s resolution is to take advantage of Northwestern’s proximity to Chicago while still maintaining a college student’s budget,...

A primer for the rest of ‘Survivor: David vs. Goliath’ this holiday season

A primer for the rest of ‘Survivor: David vs. Goliath’ this holiday season

Troy Closson and Jonah Dylan

December 4, 2018


Filed under 2018 Holiday Guide, Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Television and Film

2018 Holiday Guide If you're looking to catch up on the current season of "Survivor" over holiday break, here's some background. As fans prepare to ring in the 38th iteration of the smash hit in just a few months, The Daily’s Fall Quarter managing editors reflect on “Survivor: David vs. Goliat...

Chicago theater company relocates to Evanston, premiering first show next week

Chicago theater company relocates to Evanston, premiering first show next week

Wilson Chapman, Web Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

After two decades of black box performance, The Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre is relocating to Evanston from Rogers Park — a move its board feels optimistic about. The theater, which previously operated out of the No Exit Café, produces musicals in an intimate cabaret style and has been the recipient...

‘Earthquake Chica’ to premiere this weekend, touch on feminism and Latinx culture

‘Earthquake Chica’ to premiere this weekend, touch on feminism and Latinx culture

Crystal Wall, Assistant A&E Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

Communication sophomore Lucia Boyd said she wanted to create a show that was accessible to everyone, not just the theater community. Through outreach events like a multicultural poetry night, a free salsa class and dialogues on diversity in theater, “Earthquake Chica” has made an effort to bring...

Q&A: Debbie-Marie Brown on her new EP, “Not Too Fast”

Q&A: Debbie-Marie Brown on her new EP, “Not Too Fast”

Janea Wilson, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, The Monthly

Most people would be happy just to have two full albums under their belt by the time they turned 21; that wasn’t good enough for Medill junior Debbie-Marie Brown. We sat down with her to hear more about her new EP, “Not Too Fast,” which drops early winter quarter on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube. The Daily: ...

Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown to speak at ETHS

Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown to speak at ETHS

Charlotte Walsh, A&E Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Television and Film

Social worker, television personality, activist and father — these are all words that come to mind when thinking about Karamo Brown, resident culture expert and core member of the “Fab Five” on Netflix’s “Queer Eye.” Next week, Brown will show how he has combined these identities to succeed...

Actor Harry Lennix brings the Gospel of John to the big screen in ‘Revival! The Experience’

Actor Harry Lennix brings the Gospel of John to the big screen in ‘Revival! The Experience’

Madeleine Fernando, The Monthly Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, The Monthly

In 2013, Harry Lennix (Communication ’86) decided to end his acting career. During his time in the performing industry, Lennix had fostered a vibrant theater career and landed roles in major films like “The Matrix Reloaded” and “Titus” among others. But after 30 years, Lennix was done with...