Arts Blog

  • Subscribe via RSS
  • Section

    All
    Admissions
    Arts
    Flyby
    Magazine
    Media
    News
    Opinion
    Sports
  • Type

    All
    Image
    Gallery
    Video
    Flash Graphic
    Map
    Article
rockabye
Arts Blog

rockabye

rockabye
Visual Arts

Nickel-Old-Eon: Examining the Deeper Messages in Our Childhood Cartoons

Arts Blog examines the lasting values and influence of iconic cartoon episodes and attempts to contextualize them “in a modern lens.” This week, we examine the classic “Rock A Bye Bi-Valve”

Grand Budapest Hotel
Arts Blog

Grand Budapest Hotel

Grand Budapest Hotel
Visual Arts

The Other Wes Andersons

Everyone knows Wes Anderson has a penchant for framing, but how should we define his style and place it in directorial history?

The Electric Lady
Arts Blog

The Electric Lady

Electric Lady
Arts Blog

Electric Lady

Electric Lady
Music

Playlist: Sci-Fi Suites

Yardfest headliner Janelle Monae’s forays into futuristic soul on her albums “The ArchAndroid” and “The Electric Lady” aren’t the first time a popular musician has crafted albums around heady concepts of dystopia and (occasionally) utopia. This week, the Arts Blog explores a few of our other favorite sci-fi-themed albums.

Cabot Picture
Music

Artistic Appraisals: A Housing Day Video Critique

The further away the critics and film historians of Arts Blog get from Housing Day, the more significance the videos seem to garner in our eyes. The residents of Lowell, Eliot, and Cabot all receive rave reviews for their evocations of master auteurs in the second installment of this Housing Video retrospective. Look out for Parts 3 and 4 over the weekend.

Adams Picture
Arts Blog

Adams Picture

Schoolboy Playlist
Arts Blog

Schoolboy Playlist

Adams Picture
Music

Artistic Appraisals: A Housing Day Video Critique

Arts Blog presents a pretentious analytical examination of the Housing Day videos, complete with stylistic comparisons to famed directors.

Schoolboy Playlist
Music

Playlist: Artists Who Broke Away

This week’s Playlist celebrates four musicians who came out from behind the shadows of imposing contemporaries

Film

Predictions for the 86th Academy Awards

The Crimson Arts board predicts the winners for some of the most hotly contested categories at this year's Academy Awards, held on Sunday, March 2nd.

FlyBy Blog

Image

FlyBy Blog

Best and Worst Book Adaptations

With the recent releases of “The Book Thief” and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” it seems as though most popular books today are accompanied by their movie counterparts. Some adaptations, like the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, garner widespread popularity and critical acclaim while others, like the “Lord of the Rings” prequel “The Hobbit,” are profoundly unimpressive. Here are some of the best and worst book-to-film adaptations:

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy