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Cannes Film Festival 2016

The Harvard Crimson sends two of its writers—Tianxing V. Lan '18 and Steven S.K. Hao '18—to the French Riviera to cover the Cannes Film Festival.

Music

Artist Spotlight: Kristin Kontrol

Prior to her June 17 performance at Middle East, The Crimson spoke with Kristin Kontrol about her move away from Dum Dum Girls and her musical inspirations.

Boston Calling 2016: Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe stole the show on Boston Calling’s final day with her tangibly emotional vocals and contagiously upbeat dancing

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On Campus

A Wonderful “World of Dissocia”

The powerhouse performance of Chloe A. Brooks ’19 and a compelling ensemble blended witty humor, bouts of profound pain, and love, ultimately raising lingering questions about the multifaceted depths of the protagonist's mental illness.

Visual Research: Galison Brings Together Art and Science in Scholarship, Filmmaking

Peter L. Galison, professor, museum director, and documentary filmmaker, explores the intersections of art and science.

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Cannes Daily Round-Up: Day 4

Arts staff writers Steven S.K. Hao '18 and Tianxing V. Lan '18 recap screenings from the fourth day of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Daily Round-Up: Day 5

Arts staff writers Steven S.K. Hao '18 and Tianxing V. Lan '18 recap screenings from the fifth day of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Books

'Back to Moscow' Effective But Backwards

This narrator’s abandonment of traditional academia becomes something both more interesting and more disturbing than a simple skirting of responsibility.

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From the Bookshelves: Edward Tulane and Talking About Love

Feel love for which you lose and pay and suffer. Feel love that strikes you as difficult and fraught. Love until it breaks you. Then love until someday, it finally puts you back together.

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Boston Calling 2016: Friday and Saturday

Boston Calling is clearly at a crucial juncture in its growth.

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Boston Calling 2016: Sunday

On Sunday, the weather took a chilly turn at Boston Calling, but the excitement remained.

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Boston Calling 2016: Sunday Sound Bites

The Harvard Crimson reviews the Sunday performances at Boston Calling 2016.

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Boston Calling 2016: Saturday Sound Bites

The Harvard Crimson reviews the Saturday performances at Boston Calling 2016.

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Boston Calling 2016: Robyn

There’s nothing quite like that moment at a concert when you hear the first notes of a song you know by heart, and you start to sing along. In her headlining set at Boston Calling, however, Robyn did not afford her fans many of these moments.

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Artist Spotlight: Palehound

Film

This Time, 'The Nice Guys' Don’t Finish Last

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'Loving' a Dramatic yet Tender Affair

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'The Handmaiden' Pretty Vacant

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'I, Daniel Blake' Powerful, Unflinchingly Honest

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Boston Calling 2016: Sia

Pop stars like Sia, it seems, can get by without stage presence.

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Boston Calling 2016: Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens’s set at Boston Calling on Friday was an elaborate exercise in risk, but all elements came together to create a ridiculous, high-energy romp and the highlight of the weekend’s offerings.

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Artist Spotlight: Birdy

Prior to her concert at Paradise Rock Club on June 8, The Crimson spoke with Birdy to learn more about her approach to singing and songwriting.

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Artist Spotlight: Christine and the Queens

The Harvard Crimson spoke with synth-pop project Christine and the Queens about breaking free and finding one’s calling in anticipation of her upcoming gig at Boston Calling.

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Artist Spotlight: BØRNS

The Harvard Crimson sat down with BØRNS, who will be playing at Boston Calling, to talk about his plans for his upcoming tour and the ways his past performances have affected him.

Film

'The Student' Thrills and Enlightens

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'The BFG' Eschews Story for Effects

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'American Honey' Satisfyingly Bittersweet

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'Endless Poetry' an Exuberant Celebration of Life and Art

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Cannes Daily Round-Up: Introduction