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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Mayfest announces FMO Second Stage Student Artists for 50th Dillo Day

Audrey Hettleman, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 18, 2022

Student artists Kaze, Moyana Olivia and Rhome will perform on the For Members Only Second Stage on Saturday at Dillo Day, Mayfest Productions announced Tuesday.  Dillo Day, the nation’s largest student-run...

A theater full of people sitting in the dark watch a movie screen at the front of the room.

NU alum and filmmaker Marion Hill tackles intimacy, lost love and polyamory with ‘Ma Belle, My Beauty’

Kalina Pierga, Reporter May 17, 2022

Filmmaker Marion Hill (Communication ’16) presented their film “Ma Belle, My Beauty” at the Block Museum of Art on Friday. The Department of Radio, Television and Film, its advanced directing...

Sean Kingston on stage.

Sean Kingston announced as sixth main stage artist for 50th Dillo Day

Yiming Fu and Joanna Hou May 17, 2022

Sean Kingston will perform at Dillo Day as the sixth main stage artist, Mayfest Productions announced Tuesday.  “As someone who still has Kingston’s guest appearance on Disney Channel’s ‘The...

Three female dancers flare the skirts of their multicolored traditional folklórico dresses.

Ballet Folklórico feels like home, again

Sterling Kossuth Ortiz, Senior Staffer May 17, 2022

  From the giant jug of horchata at the theater entrance to the appreciative laughs for the emcees’ banter with the crowd, Ballet Folklórico’s seventh annual Colores De La Primavera show...

Student performers and bands competed at Mayfest’s Battle of the Artists for a chance to perform at the 50th anniversary of Dillo Day.

Mayfest hosts Battle of the Artists, provides platforms to student performers

Audrey Hettleman, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 16, 2022

Communication freshman and rapper Ciel McDaniels performed live for the first time in elementary school. This week, he will take to a much larger stage with a set at Dillo Day. “I love just seeing...

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