The Daily Northwestern

Wherefore art thou, Chromeo? Electro-pop duo to rock the Riviera

Scott Ostrin, Columnist

April 23, 2014

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

It has been a packed couple of weeks for up-and-coming performers at Northwestern: Big K.R.I.T. performed as the headliner at the For Members Only annual Spring Concert on Saturday night, along with others; Chance The Rapper was...

Students’ best fitness advice

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

April 23, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, The Current

This week I tried using the rowing machine at Blomquist Recreation Center. However, there were no instructions anywhere on the machine, and no one around seemed informed on how to use it. I fiddled with the settings, tried...

Songs and stories: Reviewing NU’s a cappella traditions

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 21, 2014

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

I had a vague idea of what to expect when entering Extreme Measures' a cappella show, "Extreme Measures Quits The Group,"  in the Jones Great Room on Friday. The purported story, from the posters as well as the Facebook event,...

Bienen takes on the Fab Four with ‘A Beatles Songbook’

Scott Ostrin, Columnist

April 16, 2014

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

If you were at the Bienen School of Music’s event on Saturday, you may have seen me. Then again, considering the average age of attendance was roughly 64 — and thus the average eyesight was well above failing — you probably...

Expecting what’s unexpected: Reviewing ‘Tailspin’ and ‘Festival of Devised Works’

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 16, 2014

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

Usually, when reviewing a show, the audience has some semblance of what to expect — whether it's a drama, a comedy, a musical or something in between. But sometimes, shows give the audience no hints as to what they should expect,...