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Adrenaline pumping: Reviewing “The 24 Hour Theatre Project” and “Boomshaka: Disclosure”

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 14, 2014

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

I've heard people talking about this last weekend as "the gap week" for student theater. True, none of the nine major student theater groups on campus put anything up, but there were certainly shows to go see (beyond just the...

Greek Beat: Yakity yak, don’t talk smack

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 8, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! I’m going to cut straight to the chase — it’s silly to judge people. It’s silly because we are all pretty much equally terrible. And I do say we, because I’m certainly guilty. I judge people...

Beginning to Mean Something: Reviewing ‘Double Feature,’ ‘Endgame’

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 6, 2014

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

I'm of a strong opinion that theater should primarily be for the audience. Why else would you invite them to come and watch? You can be the most interesting, the most intelligent, the most boundary-pushing and edgy piece of theater,...

Fitness: BodyPump it up

Chelsea Sherlock, fitness columnist

May 6, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, The Current

It usually takes around eight minutes to walk from the Sports Pavilion and Aquatic Center to Kellogg. However, after finishing a combined BodyPump and H.I.I.T. (high-intensity interval training) class, my legs felt like jelly,...

Avoid the rain and exercise indoors

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

April 30, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, The Current

When it’s raining out, I barely want to walk to class, let alone walk to the gym or go for a run. With rain forecasted for most days this week, I’ve kept my workouts to things I can do at home. There are a variety of e...

Ambition consumes us: Reviewing “Moby Dick”

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

April 30, 2014

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

Few names at Northwestern have the kind of awesome, deity-like sheen about them as the name "David Catlin." Ever since co-founding Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company in 1988, Catlin's work has been revered, both throughout...

Songs of Themselves: Reviewing ‘The Lilliput Troupe’ and ‘Fight or Flight’

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

April 30, 2014

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

This was a good week for student theater. Vertigo, the first StuCo board to mount a full show this quarter, presented Communication senior Gaby FeBland's new play "The Lilliput Troupe" this past weekend. With two of its five...