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guardians of the galaxy
Arts Blog

guardians of the galaxy

"Guardians of the Galaxy" absolutely killed it with its 1970s rock tracks!

guardians of the galaxy
Arts Blog

The 70s Factor

The Arts Blog explores movies from the last year that would be enhanced by some fly 70s tunes.

Proenza Schouler
Arts Blog

Proenza Schouler

Models show off Proenza's mid-evolution Spring 2013 collection

Proenza Schouler
Visual Arts

Proenza's Flat Cadenza

A critique of the increasingly influential designers suggests that youthful vivacity can trump sleek sophistication.

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
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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.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board