Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Kygo Brings A+ Game for Sophomore Album

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Norwegian producer/songwriter Kyrre Gørvell-Dahl, also known as Kygo released his first track “Firestone” at the end of 2014. As of August 2017, the track has reached over 450 million views on YouTube and 530 million plays on Spotify. He released his debut album Cloud Nine on May 13, 2016. He became…
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This Week in Theaters and Network Television: S.W.A.T. Series Premiere, LBJ, and Thor: Ragnarok

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Over the last week, I have watched a lot of television shows and newly released movies. This evidently seems to be the bulk of how I spend my spare time. Without considering the exhausting pile of homework I had lingering in the depths of my mind, I’d say it was…
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Diary of a Superhero Comic Novice: Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

WARNING: This article, as well as the comic that is discussed, comes with a Parental Advisory sticker attached. You’re all adults now, but there are mature themes affiliated with the Marvel character Deadpool that will be explored as I venture through my first comic book reading. Spoilers ahead! Last week…
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College Night At The Goodman Theatre: Yasmina’s Necklace

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

On Thursday October 26, I attended the Goodman Theatre’s second College Night event for the 2017/2018 season. I had a great experience at the event last month so of course I had to go back and experience it once again. The performance for this College Night was Yasmina’s Necklace, which…
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Beck Is Back With Colors: Album Review

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

In 2015, Beck Hansen, better known as Beck, won the Album of the Year Grammy for his 2014 project, Morning Phase. Beck’s win was a big upset, especially since he was up against pop giants Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Beyoncé. Angry Beyoncé fans began a Twitter hashtag campaign expressing…
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Dungeon of Doom

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

It’s that wonderful time of the year, folks! The time of year where everyone is encouraged to curl up on their couch, sip on their favorite pumpkin spice beverage – I’m more of a hot chocolate drinker, personally – and settle in for a night of horror movies. The time…
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Theatre Buzz: Yasmina’s Necklace

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

On Thursday October 26, the Goodman Theatre will be holding its second College Night event for the 2017/2018 season. The play that will be featured is Yasmina’s Necklace, which is about an Iraqi artist named Yasmina (Susaan Jamshidi) who has just arrived to Chicago. She has hardened herself to the…
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An Instant Sci-Fi Classic: Blade Runner 2049 Review

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

After thirty-five years, sci-fi cult classic Blade Runner gets a visually stunning sequel that asks what it means to be human, while also expanding the film’s universe. Director Denis Villeneuve and the film’s writing team could have easily rebooted the franchise with no effort involved and made a quick buck…
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Elevation: The Rise of Beverly/Morgan Park Architecture Exhibit

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Approximately 15,000 years ago, long before they were developed into the neighborhoods and communities we currently know, the land of Beverly and Morgan Park was an expanse of glaciers. As time went on, the glaciers slowly gave form to the “highest hill in Chicago,” later to be known as Beverly…
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Celebrity Outcry to Tragic Shooting in Las Vegas

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

 This past Sunday the unimaginable happened when Stephan Paddock shot endless gunfire through the thirty second floor window of his hotel room in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The shots fired were aimed directly towards the Route 91 Harvest Music festival immediately resulting in the death of over fifty…
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