Community Culture

Sammy Sussman

Internet culture has inexorably changed structural expectations for the performing arts.

Thomas Laub

If the production world were filled with Thomas Laubs, who appreciated and thrived for diversity in both casting and production, the world would be a better and more appreciative place.

Pat Metheny

The University Musical Society (UMS) could not have picked a better artist to kick off their jazz series.

Sweet Charity

The energy that radiated off the stage came from the incredible ensemble members and supporting roles.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, in collaboration with the University Musical Society (UMS), returns to the Power Center this fall with “Two Different Programs,” to use contemporary dance as their personal appeal for action.

Xu Bing plans an installation

While many of Bing’s works appear to follow Chinese tradition, they are all in one way or another layered responses to current local and global events.

"Night and Day"

Mee has mastered the art of pushing uncomfortable topics to the forefront, making us question why we stigmatize them to begin with.

"Jeff and Delorian"

The exhibit advertised itself as a collection of diverse expressions of love, and it certainly offered this diversity.

Alec Baldwin

The chemistry on stage between the students, professors and Mr. Baldwin was raw, organic and gripping.

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Cellphones and social media bring celebrities back down to Earth; they also obscure the boundaries between the Earth and the sky.