The Fifth House Ensemble pairs music with film at a Washington Park performance.
by Jennifer Sung •
The Friends of the Gamelan (FROG) held their annual spring concert last Saturday afternoon at Hyde Park Union Church.
by Candice Ralph •
When I found my way to the front entrance of the Lacuna Artists Lofts, the gallery was buzzing with an electricity reminiscent of an arcade.
by Stephen Urchick •
“Can Digital Media Save Young People’s Lives?” wasn’t just the titular talking point for an Illinois Humanities Council panel discussion.
by Zachary Goldhammer •
Rather than taking influence from the homogeneity of the present, Cohran seeks out more personal inspiration. “I realized that I am eternal,” he said, explaining the inspiration behind his songs. “I have ancestors who are expressed through me every day.”
by Maria Nelson •
Quiara Alegría Hudes’s story of Washington Heights, Manhattan could have been adapted into a musical about Chicago’s Southwest Side—and in a few small ways, it was.
by Jackson Roth •
One of Miles Davis’ solos was like a “religious experience.” “It was the best thing that ever happened to me,” he confides, “better than sex, better than any drug I ever took.” With that he finishes his cigarette and heads inside.
by Olivia Dorow Hovland •
Contempo, the UofC’s contemporary chamber music collective, tackled history and reinvention in an ambitious performance at the Logan Center on Saturday night.