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Q&A with NU jazz musicians Roy McGrath, Gustavos Cortinas and Kitt Lyles

James Bien, Reporter

May 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Personality Profiles, Quotes, The Current

The Roy McGrath jazz trio performs regularly at Prairie Moon in Evanston. Made up of saxophonist Roy McGrath, drum player Gustavo Cortinas, and bassist Kitt Lyles, the threesome has hosted performances at the restaurant on t...

The Rundown: Week of April 8

Annie Bruce, Current Assistant Editor

April 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

Stephen Colbert made an appearance at President Clinton’s Global Initiative University. During the event, the Comedy Central star revealed he created a Twitter account for the former president, under the username @PrezBi...

The Rundown: Week of March 4

Annie Bruce, Writer

March 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current

It wasn’t a good weekend for Justin Bieber. The singer tried to celebrate his 19th birthday Friday, but apparently things didn’t go well. Bieber later tweeted that it was the “worst birthday.” It’s true 19th birthda...

Swedish House Mafia concert is the ‘antidote’ for worry

Alex Burnham, Writer

February 28, 2013

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

Promoting their commercially successful sophomore album “Until Now,” released October 2012, Swedish House Mafia is embarking on the final tour of their career. The international group performed in Chicago on Feb. 20, forging...

The Rundown: Week of Feb. 18

Annie Bruce, Writer

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

Sources report Gwyneth Paltrow wants to move beyond acting and be more like Jessica Simpson. Yes, you read that right. The source says the Academy Award-winning actress will still do some acting on the side, but she really wan...

The Rundown: Week of Feb. 11

Annie Bruce, Writer

February 13, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

“The Walking Dead” returned for the second half of its third season to 12.3 million viewers, the highest the series has ever seen. The AMC hit drama tells the story of a group trying to survive the zombie apocalypse....