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Northwestern’s Soul4Real performs at White House, privately serenades Obamas

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

January 14

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Events, Music

A&E President Barack Obama has once again reinforced the fact that Northwestern is his Big Ten team. NU's premiere African-American a cappella group Soul4Real, which specializes in R&B, soul and hip hop music, per... Read more »

Evanston museum features world’s largest Toby jug collection

Hayley Glatter, A&E Editor

January 14

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Profiles, Reviews, The Current

A&E John F. Kennedy, Shakespeare characters and gardeners all found a home in Evanston. At The American Toby Jug Museum, 910 Chicago Ave., these figures and about 8,000 others like them take shape in jug form and tog... Read more »

Deering to display exhibit on library collections

Jacquelyn Guillen, Reporter

January 14

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Featured A&E, Profiles, Reviews, The Current

A&E Students may be tempted by the Vin Fiz wine and Barack Obama lollipops on display in Deering Library, but they aren’t for consumption. The items are a part of the library’s new exhibit, “Beyond the Book: The Chan... Read more »

Within a play: Reviewing the ‘troupe of actors’ method

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 30

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, Theater

No one said theater is easy. In film, at the very least, each project is its own individual work, which, unless it's a remake, has never been done before. Even a remake will have a different script and creative decisions being... Read more »

Pillow Talk: Dillo Day hookups

Laken Howard, Columnist

May 28

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current

It’s no secret that Dillo Day is Northwestern’s dedicated day for drunken debauchery. Yeah, there are some concerts on the Lakefill or something, but the quintessential Dillo experience is unquestionably the darty. What’s... Read more »