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#MyLouWishlist Loufest recently asked its Twitter followers to reveal their #MyLouWishlist for a chance to win VIP tickets to the festival. Whether it is as successful as Social Programming Board in giving the people what they want remains to be seen. Here is Cadenza’s Wishlist of artists we want to see at Loufest.

A Childish Gambino music primer

When Childish Gambino takes the stage in Brookings Quadrangle this coming Friday, his set promises to be ambitious and exciting. Childish Gambino has been on his Deep Web Tour for the past few months, and the biggest question is whether he will try to replicate aspects of the tour at W.I.L.D.


“You spent your whole life thinking there are rules. There aren’t,” hit man Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) tells Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) while sitting in a cafe booth. This sensibility is at the heart of not only Malvo’s character but the entire premiere of FX’s “Fargo.

‘Mad Men’ Season 7 premiere: ‘Time Zones’

The times, they are a-changin’ on “Mad Men”—but we already knew that. For the past few seasons, we’ve seen Don, Roger and the rest of the old guard struggle to adjust to a society that has less and less need for their brand of hard-drinking, womanizing machismo.

‘Looking for the human behind the characters’: A Q&A with the cast of ‘Twelfth Night’

The Performing Arts Department production of the hilarious Shakespearean comedy “Twelfth Night” opens Thursday, April 17. Student Life recently sat down with the cast, featuring junior Kiki Milner as Viola, junior Anna Richards as Olivia and senior Will Jacobs as Malvolio, for a brief discussion on what we can expect from their production.

Top creative outlet classes here at Washington University

Tired of writing analytical essays and doing chemistry labs? Clear off room in your schedule for a more creative class, like Fiction Writing or Drawing I. Even pre-med students can paint a beautiful picture and even engineers can dance a breathtaking ballet—it can be a way to relieve stress while still getting academic credit. Cadenza staff members picked their favorite classes to let those creative juices flow.

An impossible feat, and I repeat: On the enduring weirdness of Outkast

It was a time-honored tradition for music festival junkies. Every year, as the Coachella lineup prediction machine began to plug away, Outkast’s name would inevitably appear among the long-shot rumored headliners. Everyone knew it was a pipe dream, but still, we held out hope that the profoundly innovative hip-hop duo would one day bury the hatchet.

Dinner and a mystery: All Student Theater presents Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

When an anniversary dinner party takes an unexpected turn after the host shoots himself and his wife goes missing, the guests are simply buzzing with questions and allegations in All Student Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” this upcoming weekend. A farcical comedy plays out as the ritzy guests in the Westchester, N.Y.

‘Silicon Valley’ is a gentle but hilarious spoof of the tech industry

Despite achieving critical and awards success with smaller-niche comedies like “Girls” and “Looking” and getting insanely great ratings for dramas like “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective,” HBO is still missing its big comedy hit to follow up “Entourage.

Young Choreographer’s Showcase: An eclectic mix of original student choreography

Comprised of nine individual pieces that spanned the choreographic spectrum, including both comedic and dramatic moments as well as solo and group numbers, the Young Choreographers Showcase (YCS) this past weekend was an attention-holding array of student choreography.

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