U-High Midway

More alumni, professionals will lead Artsfest workshops

Audrey Matze, Midway Reporter

February 8, 2018

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Whether they plan to draw their classmates as Star Wars characters, make vivid protest posters or set up still-lifes of sweets and candy, U-High students eagerly wait for this year’s Artsfest, a day dedicated to teaching ar...

On the big screen: Other TV shows based in Chicago

Nikhil Patel, Midway Reporter

February 8, 2018

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Throughout history, Chicago has been a desirable venue for numerous successful shows. While “The Chi” is the latest, here are three others currently on TV. “Shameless” (2011-present) Taking place on the south side of Chicago, “Shameless” focuses on the fa...

Familial connections create love for country music

Iván Beck, Assistant Editor

January 19, 2018

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Each year, over 150,000 people gather in Indio, California, to listen to several performers at the world’s largest country fest. But Chicago country music fans don’t have to travel far to experience a big festival. The LakeShake ...

S.E.T. will have more original writing

Iván Beck, Assistant Editor

January 19, 2018

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This year Student Experimental Theater’s production will feature 11 short plays.  Auditions for roles began on Jan. 3, and performances will be Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 22-24. A different student director will manage...

With ‘Transparent’ can we separate art from artist?

Michael Rubin, Managing Editor

December 14, 2017

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Uncertainty. Unresolved tension. Chaos. As sexual harassment allegations against members of the entertainment industry mount, producers for affected movies and shows need to set aside the previously positive buzz surrounding the...

Alumna’s art show opens in Lab gallery

Natalie Glick, Deputy Editor

October 12, 2017

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Amanda Williams, U-High Class of 1992, has a new show, “A Portrait of the Artist as her Friends, which is located in the Corvus Gallery located on the first floor of Gordon Parks Arts Hall. Ms. Williams recently had her first solo sho...

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