“I had a lot of sessions with a lot of different people, to figure out what works and what doesn't work and at that whole time, I was still discovering my own sounds, still developing as an artist and I still am.”
— Alex Banin '20, Bold Sounds
Pandemic concerts: they have their highs (Ariana Grande singing “Zero to Hero”) and their lows (Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s performance on “Together at Home”). But their imperfections are exactly what makes them, and art created during the pandemic, special, writes Monthly Editor Wilson Chapman.
With people spending more time at home than ever, it’s time to update your cookware collection. Sierra Tishgart (Medill ‘12) founded Great Jones, a modern cookware company, with her childhood best friend. They aim to make cooking fun with vibrant, visually-appealing pots and pans.
You’ve seen him on your Facebook feed during quarantine for “Some Good News” and on Netflix during your latest binge of “The Office,” but John Krasinski doesn’t just do virtual proms and harmless pranks. The director, writer and star of award-winning horror movie “A Quiet Place” is back on board to write and direct the film’s sequel, but this time (spoiler alert!) without his own character.
You know Luke, Anakin, Leia and Obi-Wan, but have you ever heard of Ahsoka Tano? If not, then you are missing out on “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” the animated series that aired its finale this month. The series wasn’t just a tie-in to the popular franchise, Design Editor Caty Buchaniec writes, but one of the greatest and most important works the saga has produced.
Why go to the supermarket when you can go to the liquor store? In Open Tab, reporter Zoe Malin talks to the owners of cafes, restaurants and watering holes in the Evanston area about how they’re adapting to the coronavirus pandemic by organizing sales of essential items and produce.
If you ever had an emo phase as a kid, you know who Hayley Williams is. But you’ve never seen her like this before. The lead singer of iconic pop punk group Paramore has gone solo for the first time with her new, starkly confessional album “Petals for Armor.”