Arts & Culture

Artist Residency On a Frozen Lake Awards Larger Grants: Deadline Is Friday

July 29, 2015

Artists are given a grant to construct a shanty in the spirit of the ice fishing shacks common to Minnesota lakes in winter and to do artistic programming inside it.

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Mexico: A Healing

July 29, 2015

I didn’t know how to be okay on my own anymore. My emotions were all over the place. I loved and hated the afternoon rain, all at once.

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Traveling Through Chicago’s Bronzeville Neighborhood

July 9, 2015

Anne Calcagno’s Travel Writing class at SAIC explores Bronzeville.

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Reading About Fashion in the Buff

July 6, 2015

What exactly is Naked Girls Reading? Exactly what it says: naked women reading from books on a given topic.

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The First Ever Quetzal Art Festival in Pilsen

July 2, 2015

What I encountered at the Quetzal Art Fest in Pilsen was a beautiful merging of live, interactive art and community.

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From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires

July 1, 2015

From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola opened mid-May at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

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Profiles

5 Questions: Alicia Everett

July 13, 2015

5 Questions profiles SAIC students and faculty at work, in the school, and beyond. This month, F Newsmagazine spoke with Alicia Everett.

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5 Questions: Rocío Azarloza

June 8, 2015

5 Questions profiles SAIC students and faculty at work, in the school and beyond. This month, F Newsmagazine spoke with Rocio Azarloza, MFA candidate in Photo.

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Instagram as a Canvas

May 25, 2015

Matty Davis, an MFA candidate at SAIC, travels over 480 miles by foot for an instagram-based art project entitled Between Heaven and Earth.

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Entertainment

Sleater-Kinney Slays During Pitchfork Music Festival Set

July 27, 2015

Sleater-Kinney might not be the Rolling Stones, but they're my Rolling Stones.

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“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl:” A Better Film About Teenage Cancer...

July 21, 2015

"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" is far from your average cancer-ridden teenage love story.

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Mad Max: Beyond Feminism

July 20, 2015

After the film recovers from a slo-mo scene where the wives rinse the desert dust from their bodies, fanboys may be disappointed by the importance of the role of feminism in

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From Joni to Miley: A Conversation with Jessica Hopper

July 14, 2015

Jessica Hopper on her new book, "The First Book of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic," and why young female musicians are a powerful cultural force.

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Fuck You, Les Moonves

July 2, 2015

There is nowhere better to look than reality television for examples of the gross demonstration of how atrocious the class structure in America has become.

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Art Hoes: A Field Guide

July 2, 2015

Get ready to feel old because the next generation of teens are super-imposing their selfies over paintings. It's a neo-teen dream: the "Art Hoe."

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News

Ronald Reagan and The Lost Boys?

July 30, 2015

Illustration by Alex Kostiw  In 2008 I had a history teacher who had two children. He named them Ronald and Reagan. At the time, I found it a little odd that a man who was

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What the F Are We Reading? July 21-27, 2015

July 26, 2015

Keeping You Up-To-Date With What the F Staff is Reading Online

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What the F Are We Reading? July 12-19, 2015

July 20, 2015

Keeping You Up-To-Date With What the F Staff is Reading Online.

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