Music Issue Record Label: Parasol

In a world of 1’s and 0’s, of .mp3s and .m4as, a surprising contender seems to be resurfacing in the world of music — vinyl. “On an average Saturday we sell more vinyl than we do CDs,” said Jim Kelly of CU’s P...

Music Issue Record Label: Polyvinyl

From local bands like Headlights to big acts like Of Montreal, devotees of indie rock — or music enthusiasts in general — need look no further than Polyvinyl Records for a “family” of bands that promise good mu...

Book shows a new perspective of barns

For some, they are a part of everyday life. For others, they are heirlooms passed down from generation to generation. For still others, they are simply places where animals live. But for everyone, regardless of...

CoMMoN Theatre becomes “Closer”

Watching actors perform a play mere feet from you as you and other guests sit on beanbags and sofas? That’s about as close as it gets. This weekend, the newly-formed CoMMoN Theatre project will present Patri...

Marloes ten Bhömer talks shoes at Krannert

With shoes like Yves Saint Laurent’s patent leather caged booties, fashion designers showcase their creativity with increasingly innovative (and sometimes outrageous) footwear. Designer Marloes ten Bhömer is ri...

Best Art Museum: Krannert Art Museum

From comic strips to Japanese paper installations, the Krannert Art Museum offers art virgins and connoisseurs alike with a smorgasbord of visual delicacies to sate their aesthetic palates. You can see thousand...

Best Place To Buy Jewelry

General Eccentric’s jewelry selection is just that — both general and eccentric. Fender guitar-pick earrings mingle with long crystal-adorned chains, creating a playful aesthetic and emphasizing the wide variet...

Black is …

Florence B. Price (1887-1953) First Black Woman to be Recognized as a Symphonic Composer -Kevin Terrell With symphonic works steeped in both the European Romantic convention and traditional African melodie...