Music

Taylor Swift didn’t know who she was supposed to be at 15 — but she’s not the teenager who wore t-shirts and sneakers anymore.  Twelve years after the release of her breakout album “Fearless,” Swift …

Arts & Entertainment

David Ure spends his days working at a California bookstore and his nights performing under his alter ego, “Mirrored Ogre.” At least he did, before the coronavirus pandemic shut down live musical performances across the …

Music

Lana Del Rey has had quite a year, and it had nothing to do with her music. From an ill-intentioned “question for the culture” to a mesh mask mess, Del Rey made headlines for all …

Film & TV

A Zoom class covers half my screen and a Google doc the rest as I column like the Dollar Tree Carrie Bradshaw. I began “Sex and the City” for the first time in January — …

Theater

Grace Schuler would arrive at the movie early, nestling herself in the middle of the F, G or H row with a blue slushie, medium popcorn and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in tow.  Prior to …

Film & TV

The Netflix business model allows shows to circumvent genre and exist however they choose. Released Feb. 24, “Ginny & Georgia” follows 30-year-old Georgia Miller (Brianne Howey) and her 15-year-old daughter Ginny (Antonia Gentry) as they …

Arts & Entertainment

From America’s golden girl to the butt of every late-night joke, pop star Britney Spears has become a media case study in the way our misogynistic society tees women up only to tear them down.  …

Improv

On the heels of a new regime at Second City, Chicago’s premier improv institution, comes “Black and White News: The Plan!,” a new show co-created by a Loyola alum, tackling race and politics.  Atra Asdou, …