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An interview with Folk and Blues performer Melody Angel

On Saturday, Sept. 15, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chicago-based blues and rock artist, Melody Angel, right before her fantastic Folk and Blues performance. Here’s what she had to say about life, music, politics, and the stickers that cover her purple Stratocaster. NK: So

2017’s Best movie moment is in Lowery’s A Ghost Story

Twenty-two minutes into David Lowery’s film, A Ghost Story, Casey Affleck — the bearded and introverted Hollywood signifier of perpetual little brotherhood and purported sexual harassment — stands in obscurity beneath a white sheet of halloweenesque spectrehood. He is dead, a ghost trapped in a

Beloit alum plans all-female feature film

In 1896, Alice Guy-Blache directed one of the world’s first ever narrative films, La Fée aux Choux (The Cabbage Fairy). For the next 10 years, it’s guessed by historians that she was probably the only female director in the world. Female representation behind the camera