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‘Reflekting’ on Development

Alex Burnham, Columnist

November 3, 2013

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

Many fans recognize the sprawling title track from Arcade Fire’s fourth studio album “Reflektor,”  released Oct. 28. Nearly eight minutes of disco-noire, combined with intermittent French lyrics from Regine Chassagne’s fren...

Pusha T pushes boundaries with latest album

Alex Burnham, Writer

October 13, 2013

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

Though Pusha T formed a hip-hop duo more than 20 years ago, his career seemed aimless until recent developments. It wasn’t until 2010, when he signed to the GOOD Music label, that his path in the record industry appeared...

Danny Brown can’t wait to get ‘Old’

Alex Burnham, Writer

October 10, 2013

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

After a wayfaring 2013 that included performing at Coachella, joining a tour with Baauer, headlining at SXSW and rapping at Dillo Day, rapper Danny Brown added a third studio album to his list of achievements. “Old,” available on Spotify and ...

Justin Timberlake previews ‘Runner Runner’ performance

Alex Burnham, Reporter

October 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Quotes, Reviews, The Current

The year 2013 is an auspicious one for Justin Timberlake. After the release of his third and fourth studio albums, respectively titled “The 20/20 Experience” and “The 20/20 Experience 2 Of 2,” Timberlake premieres his feature-len...

What to watch this summer

Chelsea Sherlock, Design Editor

May 29, 2013

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

Northwestern students are busy pretty much year-round, but summer tends to be more relaxed — as in, there's more time to watch TV. Amidst internships, summer courses and all the other amazing things Wildcats do in the summer,...

Jones’ ‘Happily Ever After’ a magical experiment in pro-equality musicals

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

May 22, 2013

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

You know when you eat the perfect quantity of the most delicious food and you’re perfectly satisfied but you want it to happen all over again? Well, that’s how I felt after seeing the annual Jones Residential College show...