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In the music clubs of Cambridge, an inspiring history and tight-knit community unite and drive musicians and fans alike.
Kiran Gandhi leads an event entitled “Working and Performing in the Music Industry” at the OCS on Wednesday afternoon, where she talked about being both M.I.A.’s touring lead drummer and a student at HBS.
The Radcliffe Pitches pose during their 40th anniversary concert. The concert, held in Sanders Theater, welcomed a variety of audience members, including Pitches alumni, students, community members, and faculty.
"Let it Happen" works equally well as an intimate psychedelic exploration and a Daft Punk-esque banger. In short, it’s a stunning reemergence.
To Pimp a Butterfly” is artistically exquisite and emotionally profound— Kendrick Lamar is not simply a rapper but an artist of the highest caliber.
Watertown resident Donald N. Heller plays the hurdy-gurdy in front of the Harvard Book Store on Wednesday afternoon. Heller said he prefers playing on the periphery of the Square because the more crowded areas with lots of musicians can become a “circus.” “I like this spot,” he said, “this spot here.”
Andrew Lippa sits down with The Crimson to talk about his work in musical theater and his critically acclaimed oratorical, “I Am Harvey Milk.”
Joe C. Viola, the male lead in the Harvard production “The Last Five Years,” rehearses a song from the musical in the Leverett Library Theater. Viola, a sophomore at Boston Conservatory, joined the Harvard production through Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club common casting, which allows anyone to audition for shows regardless of Harvard affiliation.
Joe C. Viola, a sophomore at Boston Conservatory, rehearses a song from the musical “The Last Five Years” in Leverett Library Theater as co-star and Crimson editor Julia I. Biedry ’17 watches. Viola and Biedry play a couple driven apart by their careers in the Harvard production of the musical written by Jason Robert Brown.
The male lead of “The Last Five Years,” Joe C. Viola, left, consults director, Steven Kunis ’17, right, during a rehearsal for the production, which will open April 2.
Members of the musical ensemble of “The Last Five Years” laugh with music director Melanie J. Rucinski ’15 at a rehearsal on March 24. The previous night was the show’s first rehearsal with the full pit. “It really adds huge depth to the performance,” says Julia I. Biedry ’17, lead actor and inactive Crimson editor, of rehearsing with the full ensemble.