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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — Houston, TX 49°

Naomi Wentz


A&E 10/3/19 12:00am

Reimagining Jasper Johns

 Although 100 variations of the same group of five images may seem excessive to some, each print adds something unique to the body of work as a whole. As you gaze at each piece, it’s like you can see Johns’ mind at work — how he rearranges the images again and again to convey something one of a kind and beautiful each time. 


A&E 9/24/19 9:19pm

KTRU 101: Professors On the Air

When you hear the word KTRU, you may imagine the radio station’s iconic yellow and black stickers adorning laptops, eclectic music tastes and quirky on-campus concerts like the annual Outdoor Show.


A&E 8/14/19 9:54pm

Best and Worst of: Lollapalooza 2019

While attending the four-day festival was enough to give us some pretty persistent post-concert depression (not to mention legs of steel and black festival snot for days), there were some parts that we won’t really miss — like the canned water and soul-sucking L trip back to our Airbnb. While not all aspects of Lollapalooza may have been worth storming the fence for, there were certainly many that left a lasting impression, and reasons that Lollapalooza stood out as a festival to remember.


A&E 7/30/19 9:46pm

Lollapalooza Survival Guide

Summer is here, which means festival season. Chicago is prepping for Lollapalooza, its annual four-day festival in scenic Grant Park. This year’s lineup is packed with musical sensations like Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots, Ariana Grande and more. In addition to their high-profile headliners, the festival will also be welcoming a diverse range of rising artists. 






A&E 12/5/18 3:46pm

An unconventional study break: ktru’s second Cozy Show

This Sunday, free hot chocolate, snacks and music filled Ray’s Courtyard as ktru hosted its second annual Cozy Show from 7 to 11 p.m. A group of veteran ktru concert attendees (mostly ktru board members) sprawled out on blankets in the middle of the courtyard while others sat comfortably in a wide ring around the stage, chatting before and after performances.