• Chicago @ Nottingham Arts Theatre

    It may have been a cold and dreary winter’s evening in Nottingham, but Musicality expertly transported their audience to the smoky streets of 1920s Chicago with their annual large-scale production, Chicago....
  • Behind the Scenes: Musicality’s Chicago production

    Daisy goes behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Musicality’s Chicago to find out about their upcoming show.
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  • A Brit Abroad: Campus Style Across the Pond

    For my third year I studied abroad at the University of Illinois, three hours south of Chicago in the small campus town of Champaign-Urbana. One of the first things that struck me – bar the hilarious ignorance people had towards British culture (I was asked if we had Mexican...
  • NHL 2013/14 Set To Begin – Western Conference Preview

    For Part Two of our lowdown to the new NHL season, we’re going to travel west and scout the revamped Central and Pacific divisions. The former is led by the current Stanley Cup Champion, Jonathan Toews’ Chicago Blackhawks, who have kept their roster pretty much together a few months...
  • NHL 2013/14 Set To Begin – Eastern Conference Preview

    Fresh with an astute transformation in the league structure, the 30 American and Canadian sides of the National Hockey League, the most skilled, physical and intense ice hockey league on the planet, are gearing up for another season. Due to disputes between owners and players over just how inordinate...
  • Album Review: Smith Westerns – ‘Soft Will’

    Chicago’s Smith Westerns progressed from the ultra lo-fi Smith Westerns to the slick glam rock of Dye It Blonde. Returning with their third LP, Soft Will, Smith Westerns take a sun-drenched perspective on garage rock and make it entirely their own. Unlike Dye It Blonde, Soft Will is not...