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Q&A: Prof. Donald Nally talks third consecutive Grammy nomination for Best Choral Performance

Q&A: Prof. Donald Nally talks third consecutive Grammy nomination for Best Choral Performance

Andrea Michelson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2019

In the past three years, Philadelphia-based chamber choir The Crossing has received as many nominations for the Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance. Their latest Grammy-nominated piece is “Zealot Canticles,” a commissioned work composed by Lansing McLoskey. The Daily sat down with Donald Nal...

‘The Wolves’ explores challenges of young womanhood through soccer

‘The Wolves’ explores challenges of young womanhood through soccer

Janea Wilson, Reporter

February 6, 2019

When getting ready for a soccer game, the warm-up is the most important part. It’s also the focus of Sarah DeLappe’s “The Wolves,” a play about the inner workings of a high school girls’ soccer team. “The Wolves” opens Friday and will run through Sunday at the Hal & Martha Hyer Wallis...

Q&A: Student music producer Nissim breaks into Chicago music production scene

Q&A: Student music producer Nissim breaks into Chicago music production scene

Andrea Michelson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2019

The Daily sat down with Senfeld, who goes by “Nissim” in his music career, to talk about how he broke into the Chicago music production scene.

Northwestern alumna directs two-woman play “The Roommate”

Northwestern alumna directs two-woman play “The Roommate”

Linnea Lipson, Reporter

January 31, 2019

As a mother and grandmother, lead actress Ellen Phelps was drawn to Jen Silverman’s play “The Roommate” because she likes the idea that a person can change their life no matter what age. “My character really felt like she was finished with her life,” Phelps said. “Now, it feels like it’s...

Dance Center Evanston celebrates 25 years of operation with anniversary performance

Dance Center Evanston celebrates 25 years of operation with anniversary performance

Daisy Conant, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2019

To celebrate 25 years of operation, Dance Center Evanston’s founder and director Béa Rashid (Communication ’78) is inviting the Evanston community to witness a culmination of professionally choreographed modern, ballet, contemporary and tap pieces — or, as Rashid puts it, “a really big birthday...