“That’s the power of theater, is that you come for entertainment and you get entertainment, but what you also take away, that changes you and affects your life in ways that just normal moments can’t.”

Entertainment

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High winds? No thanks
From Saint Motel and Third Eye Blind to Wiz Khalifa and Smash Mouth, past Dillos have truly had some bops.
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Taxi!
"Today we’re going to be reviewing the new Paul Schrader film, First Reformed."
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it's hard to say goodbye
Now that the end is near, I wanted to highlight some music by a few of my favorite artists that I haven’t put on a mixtape yet.
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amen to that
Amen Dunes’ fifth studio album, "Freedom," came out in March of this year to critical acclaim.
and that's the lineup
The Brooklyn rapper, born Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, co-founded Pro Era, the hip-hop collective with whom he has toured internationally.
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Cough syrup
The Los Angeles band, known for gold-certified singles like “My Body” and “Cough Syrup,” has released the albums Young the Giant (2010), Mind Over Matter (2014) and Home of the Strange (2016).
Benjamin Bomier
Whatever happened to predictability?
“To me, The Clean House is about the power of human connection to help us realize that the things we find difficult in life are all so livable and manageable when other people are there to help.”
Emma Kumer / North by Northwestern
Merc with a Mouth
Deadpool 2 is a sequel with more of the same – and that's not a bad thing.
Emma Kumer / North by Northwestern
From R.E.M to Radiohead
No, Hootie & the Blowfish didn't make the cut.
is it springtime yet?
The event is free, and students will be able to tie-dye, make friendship bracelets and slackline.
criminal minds and coldplay
In NBNtertainment's new series, we speak with Wildcats from all walks of life about their quirky interests, and where these passions have led them.
Hank Willis Thomas, Travel light!, 1940/2015, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery.
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Markle Movie Madness
"Of course it was over-the-top and cheesy and ridiculous, as other reviews will tell you, but that was exactly what I wanted out of it"
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light upon the lakefill
“They're a significantly larger opening act than we've had in recent years.”

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