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Concerts for students on a budget

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor February 7, 2017

Seeing mainstream artists live can be unbelievably expensive. However, there are alternatives that allow your money to stay in your pocket. Circuit des Yeux on Feb. 3 at Constellation            ...

Success should be based on talent, not privilege

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist February 7, 2017

Started from the bottom? Hollywood loves an underdog story. So does the public. But what we consumers fail to realize is, that, as much as we may want it to be the case, very few of our pop culture...

Robert Crown Center features The Nutcracker on Ice this holiday season

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor December 16, 2016

Though the Nutcracker is normally performed as a ballet, Robert Crown Center will have the classic performed on ice. “It has been a Robert Crown annual tradition for the last 42 years,” director...

Century Theater in downtown Evanston

2016 in film

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor December 16, 2016

That’s a wrap! With the end of 2016 fast approaching, it’s time to take a look back at the best and worst films of the year. 2016 was a year of surprise, and film was no exception. There were...

Cast members prepare for their upcoming production

The Miracle Worker prepares for play tonight

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor December 16, 2016

You may have heard of Helen Keller, but you have never seen a group of students perform her life story, The Miracle Worker, showcased on Dec. 16 and 17. “The Miracle Worker is an incredibly powerful...

Hollywood love stories promote sexism

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist December 16, 2016

Dumb love. Romance and film have gone together for decades. From Gone With the Wind to The Notebook, it seems as if every major film of the last century has had some sort of romantic subplot. This works...

Jazz Combo assembles major performance

Jazz Combo assembles major performance

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor December 16, 2016

Music to my ears. With all of the hard work put in to the Jazz Combo Fest on Dec. 19, the event is bound to be a night of entertainment for everyone. “The idea of a combo is that it's a combination...

Holiday concert unites music programs

Holiday concert unites music programs

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

The weather outside is frightful, but the music is delightful. Student musicians will gather in the auditorium on Dec. 11. for the annual holiday music festival to ring in the holidays with music and...

Slam Team prepares for major competition

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

Boom. The Slam Team is preparing for Louder than a Bomb, one of their largest competitions of the year. “We are preparing very thoroughly this year, mostly by going to performance workshops, writing...

Evanston Dance Ensemble performs holiday production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

For Narnia! On Dec. 8, Evanston Dance Ensemble begins their annual holiday production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at The Louis Theater at Northwestern University. “We decided many years...

Factors to consider for an artistic career

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

With your generation being one heavily filled with artists and actors, it is important to consider the risks and benefits of going into a career in the entertainment business. “In entertainment you...

Celebrities must follow moral expectations

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist November 22, 2016

For a country that claims to stand up in the face of abuse, it makes sense that celebrities would be held to the same standard of conduct. However, the popularity of celebrities accused of violence and...

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