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Northwestern students to perform in backup choir for pop star Josh Groban

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Theater

Two Northwestern students will sing in a backup chorus for Josh Groban on Saturday evening at the Ravinia Festival. Bienen junior Jimmy Reese and Ryan Townsend Strand, a voice and opera graduate student, will perform in...

Sara Bareilles belts classic and new songs on ‘Brave Enough’ tour

Annie Bruce, Current Assistant Editor

May 4, 2013

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

Sara Bareilles was quick to state the obvious at Thursday night’s sold-out show in Chicago, mentioning how close the audience was to the stage. The intimate Park West theater was the perfect location for the sixth stop on Bareilles’...

The Oscars 2013: Taking the easy way out

Elizabeth Freda, Writer

February 28, 2013

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

The 2013 Oscars was a mash-up of mediocre hosting, stunning dresses, dapper suits and overly lengthy acceptance speeches. For the most part, people left with awards that were well deserved. However, a few movies definitely got...