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Road to success
Greta Honold, AB’08, retraces her path to an acclaimed performance in the Goodman Theatre’s The Long Red Road.

Swab stories
A DNA test inspired Jamil Khoury, AM’92, and six other playwrights to ponder their identities.

Manny about town
John Hildreth, AB’00, directs a one-man show about a stay-at-home dad “with no idea what he’s doing.”


Chicago Sun-Times (March 12, 2010)
Soviet-era art festival on tap
The University spearheads a 14-month theater project, beginning in October, featuring more than 50 dance, music, theater, and visual arts events.

Newsweek (March 17, 2010)
Eggheads on ‘Idol’
Chicago music professor Larry Zbikowski is among academics doing their best Simon Cowell impressions. (March 19, 2010)
Higher blood pressure in lonely adults
UChicago researchers find loneliness is a "unique health-risk factor."

Washington Post (March 21, 2010)
Multiple choral groups indulge love of music
Glen S. Howard, JD'74, is the "bearded dervish" of Washington's arts scene.

New York Times Magazine (March 21, 2010)
With that powerful word, Ben Zimmer, AM’98, debuts as William Safire’s official On Language successor.


Sunday, March 28
Hong Kong Alumni Club BBQ Party
12–3 p.m. | Hong Kong

Thursday, April 8
Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring
7–9 p.m. | Philadelphia

Sunday, April 11
A Celebration of Henri Matisse
1–3 p.m. | Tampa, Florida

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A Van Gogh impression
Dave Pickett, AB’07, morphs into Vincent Van Gogh with a few strategic brush strokes from his friend Talya Zemach-Bersin.


The write price
With his $25,000 NEA fellowship, Committee on Creative Writing lecturer Daniel Raeburn plans to write a memoir about fatherhood.