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Evanston native Kweku Collins precedes Pitchfork performance with new single

Evanston native Kweku Collins precedes Pitchfork performance with new single

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

July 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

For producer and artist Kweku Collins, Pitchfork Music Festival is, and has been, his big thing. “That was the festival I went to in high school and, after I graduated, that’s my hangout when it comes summertime,” the 21-year-old said. “That’s the one I rush to get tickets for. Like, ‘Pitchfork...

‘Not One Batu’ brings Hawaiian culture to mainland America

‘Not One Batu’ brings Hawaiian culture to mainland America

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

The beaches along Lake Michigan might not be the sandy shores of Hawaii, but for Northwestern alumna Hannah Ii-Epstein (SPS ’18) it’s a close enough substitute. Ii-Epstein’s play, “Not One Batu” takes place on the northern coast of Hawaii and tells the story of Honey Girl, a former methamphetamine...

The Dolphin Show to present ‘Hello, Dolly!’ as 77th annual show

The Dolphin Show to present ‘Hello, Dolly!’ as 77th annual show

Charlotte Walsh, Assistant A&E Editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

When Communication senior Isabel Perry was selected to direct the 2019 Dolphin Show, she knew she wanted to create a large-scale “spectacle” onstage, complete with a full orchestra and a substantial cast. More than that, Perry said she wanted to give the Northwestern community a Dolphin Show that...

NU alumna writes love letter to New York City in debut EP

NU alumna writes love letter to New York City in debut EP

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 13, 2018


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

When Charlotte Morris got into Northwestern, she made a five-year plan. Though she wasn’t sure which a cappella group she would join or how many student theater productions she would perform in, there was one sure thing — someday, she would move to New York City. Five years later, Morris (Communication...

Communication senior presents film work at university in Mexico, talks influences

Communication senior presents film work at university in Mexico, talks influences

Madeleine Fernando, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Students

While most people grow up observing theater from the audience, Communication senior Esteban Espino watched shows come to life from backstage. Espino said his love for music and movement trace back to his upbringing, as his father was a music composer and theater director. “It’s like if you have...