Cadenza shares its midterm study music picks

This Halloween season, have no fear: Cadenza has a foolproof study list to use when you realize you’ll need to pull an all-nighter for that midterm tomorrow. Take a deep breath and enjoy.

#BlackBoyJoy and Rae Sremmurd: The commoditization of blackness in music

Shortly following this year’s Video Music Awards ceremony, Chance the Rapper tweeted a red carpet photo of himself dressed in khaki overalls, arms outstretched like a human airplane and knees bent so that he came, at most, to half of his normal standing height.

Ayanna Harrison | Contributing Writer

‘Nothing but bangers': Chiddy Bang leaves it all out on Mudd Field

Social Programming Board took over Mudd Field in preparation for hip-hop star Chiddy Bang’s performance on the stage where just a few weeks ago Fox News broadcasted during the second presidential debate.

| Music Editor

The Performing Arts Department presents ‘Passing Strange’

A coming-of-age story that delves into the power of true love, this fall’s Performing Arts Department (PAD) musical, “Passing Strange,” takes audience members on a punk-rock inspired journey of main character Youth’s self discovery.

| Theater Editor

AST Murder Mystery makes audience the actors

All Student Theatre gathered for a performance this past Friday night. But, instead of a show they had rehearsed weeks for, the performance was acted out by the audience, as the nautical-themed murder mystery unfolded in three rooms in the Danforth University Center.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Oh My My’: Is OneRepublic in the middle of an identity crisis?

OneRepublic’s latest album “Oh My My,” which released worldwide on Oct. 7, boasts an eclectic selection of tracks in its over-an-hour-long series of varied tunes that don’t really conform to any particular genre. Unlike their other albums, which were a clear fusion of pop and rock with a distinctive touch that stood out among others, this album feels like a potpourri of styles, heavily leaning toward new age music.

| Staff Writer

Lewis Del Mar, a two for one in music

Industrial folk duo Lewis Del Mar, who visited Blueberry Hill on Oct. 14, is the product of best friends Danny Miller and Max Harwood.

| Staff Writer

Performing arts incubator opens in historic Cadillac building

On Thursday, Oct. 20, the .ZACK Performing Arts Incubator will host a “Grand Unveiling” to celebrate the opening of the Artists for A Cause St. Louis office.

Grace Haselhorst | Contributing Writer

Say hello to the gamemakers

The past year is no exception to this trend, but the 2016 presidential election has taken this generality to the extreme. The emergence of presidential political entertainment has been swift and resoundingly popular, springing programs like TBS’s “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” and HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” into ratings success.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Oy with the Poodles already!’: A day at Coffee Cartel in Stars Hollow

As fans of “Gilmore Girls” know, hundreds of coffee shops across the country transformed into Luke’s Diner last week, including Coffee Cartel in the Central West End.

| Staff Writer