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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...

Relive the Grammys with a playlist of the winners and losers

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

January 28, 2014

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

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and once again it was a showcase of brilliant talent and very poor decision-making. Daft Punk and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis each won f...

Out of this world: Space Playlist

Ditty Bandhari, Columnist

October 31, 2013

Filed under Music, The Current

If you, like I, took Highlights of Astronomy with Prof. Dave Meyer then I believe you’ll know exactly where this playlist is coming from. I’m not a science-y person; I hated biology, sucked at physics and almost failed...

Last Days of Summer Playlist

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

October 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Music, The Current

Contrary to what any weather forecaster may say, I refuse to believe that fall has arrived. Yes, the leaves may be changing color. Yes, the air may be thick with the aroma of pumpkin spice lattes. Yes, the temperature is dropping...

Dillo Day Dreaminess: Movies to put you in a live-music mood

Elizabeth Freda, Reporter

May 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Recaps, The Current

Music festivals leave you with a certain feeling — a sparkling cross between free-spiritedness, rebellion and reflectiveness. To prepare for the barrage of emotions Dillo Day brings, I’ve compiled some movies to get you in the...

John Cage festival highlights goals of Institute for New Music

Connor Samuelson, Reporter

November 6, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus, Student Groups

To inaugurate the newly established Institute for New Music, Northwestern's Bienen School of Music is hosting a festival this month featuring the work of contemporary composer John Cage. The John Cage Festival, running Nov....

The Rundown: Week of Oct. 7

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Gossip, Odds & Ends, Recaps, The Current

This week in the lives of the rich and famous… A couple trendy European members of the boy band One Direction commented Monday they saw a “likeness” between their band (Can we really call it that?) and The Beatles. Try...