Mia Zanzucchi
Comedian Adam DeVine and director Jake Szymanski sit down at the Rock with NBN.


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more fun than finals
To procrastinate for that sociology paper, here are the next few weeks in Northwestern entertainment.
Full Frontal
Samantha Bee talked to a sold-out crowd of ~1,000 NU students during (ironically), Trump's first congressional address.
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A&O showed Fantastic Beasts last weekend for its final free screening of the quarter, but this NBN writer didn't think it was so fantastic.
Study Up
We've got a cheat sheet of some of Samantha Bee's best sketches to prepare you for Tuesday night.
All About the Bee
Finals week is coming, but we have some entertaining events to distract you from impending doom.
emma kumer
hot takes incoming
The film- and awards-obsessed here at NBN Entertainment have provided you with all the hot takes you didn’t ask for.
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Robin' all the things he can't afford...
Purple Crayon Players and local playwright Anne Negri introduce the world to a new Robin Hood – a young woman who gives away food.
Photo by Anna Waters / North by Northwestern
old meets new
Apparently, 18th-century nuns swiping through Facebook in the basement of Cahn isn’t as weird as it seems.
"This show created something transcendent and courageous from the most human quality there is: honesty."
time to get entertained
It’s important to take a break and see some on-campus theater, dance and even opera from the Academy Award nominees of the future.
fight fight fight fight fight
The movie centers on an impending fight between two public school teachers.
subliminal but powerful
There are plays with distinct political messages – plays like Urinetown: The Musical. Then, there are plays with less direct messages, like Columbinus.
Photo by Michael Brosilow / North by Northwestern
This risqué show boasts a multifaceted comedic cast and stars a Northwestern alumnus.
The horror of racism
Jordan Peele's new film, Get Out, takes on the horror of racism in a unique way, but fails to keep the momentum going all the way to the end.
Loving v. Virginia
Loving accurately tells the story of a couple just trying to raise a family amidst a battle for their right to do so.

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