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Summer 2019 Special Issue: Reproductive Rights

Arts & Culture

Art After Stonewall

August 8, 2019

The large-scale show of queer art has some gems, but it's dominated by male artists.

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Low-Residency, High Impact

August 6, 2019

The 2019 Low-Res MFA show invokes questions of place and belonging.

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Architect of Style

August 1, 2019

Virgil Abloh at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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Entertainment

The Ophelia in “Ophelia”

August 15, 2019

In fits and starts, the 2019 film "Ophelia" attempts to rewrite the tragic story of Hamlet's doomed heroine.

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Once Upon A Time… In Tarantinoland

August 13, 2019

Quentin Tarantino's newest piece of revisionist history film offers us a romp through 1969 Hollywood. But can we separate the art from its creator?

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Jamila Woods’ Homage, “LEGACY! LEGACY!”

August 12, 2019

In a performance at the Art Institute of Chicago, Jamila Woods pays tribute to prominent black artists, activists, and musicians in a way that is uniquely hers.

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SAIC

Kinda Sketchy

August 10, 2019

Learning — and then drawing — how other collegiate Chicagoans see SAIC students

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Muffled Flame: A Review of Yoko Ono’s “Arising”

August 7, 2019

Dubious staging distracts from otherwise powerful content at the Joan Flasch.

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Lightning Round: July 2019

August 6, 2019

Photographer Lid Madrid talks aliens, AI, and more with five SAIC students

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News

Photo Essay: The March For Immigration Rights

August 8, 2019

On July 13th, over four thousand people gathered at Chicago’s Daley Plaza to protest the ongoing criminalization of immigrants and refugees seeking a better, safer life in...

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Extradition Objection: Protests in Hong Kong

July 25, 2019

SAIC students on the importance of the protests in Hong Kong.

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The Debate Over a Chicago Serial Killer

July 23, 2019

Since 2001, 75 women have been found on Chicago's South and West Sides strangled to death. Some locals claim it's the work of a serial killer, but the CPD isn't convinced.

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Lit

Caricatures and Characters in John Banville’s The Untouchable

August 12, 2019

Celebrated contemporary Irish novelist John Banville's The Untouchable is a purely aesthetic delight.

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Here for “Halal If You Hear Me”

July 1, 2019

An exceptional anthology brings together the voices of young Muslim poets.

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Russian Lit, But Were Too Afraid...

June 18, 2019

You know when people say to you, “Yes, “Lolita” is horrifying, but so beautiful”? And you reply, “Hmm, don’t know about that, buddy”?

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Comics

Babies In Public

August 15, 2019

A Comic By Eve Sudol

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Welcome to Chicago!!!

August 15, 2019

A Comic by Oberon Waters!

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What Democracy Looks Like

July 30, 2019

A comic by Eric J. Garcia.

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