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Music

Ten Years After ‘Riot,’ Paramore Pops Back at Boston Opera House

The younger audience proved that the classic Noughties rock band’s foray into poppier climes with their newest album “After Laughter” is garnering them new, enthusiastic followers.

Music

Aquilo Brings ‘Silhouettes’ to the Sinclair

Pianist and vocalist Ben Fletcher was giddy with emotion, exclaiming how excited they were to start their North American journey in Cambridge.

Music

At the Orpheum, The Script Runs on Familiar Energy

The band is back, just barely, and they still have all the relentless enthusiasm of novelty.

Sox for a Day
Baseball

Sox for a Day

Harvard Baseball visited Fenway Park for the Beanpot Championship game Wednesday afternoon. The Crimson's contest with Boston College was cut short in the fifth inning due to rain with the Eagles leading 3-2.

Religion

Harvard Students To Visit Vatican, Meet Pope

Over spring break, about 20 Harvard students will travel to Vatican City to hopefully meet Pope Francis.

The Banneker Institute
Race

The Banneker Institute

The Banneker Institute is dedicated to addressing the underrepresentation of minorities in astronomy and physical sciences.

Music

Lake Street Dive Rocks (with Jazz and Gospel) at NEC

The ornate decorations and velvet seats juxtaposed with drummer Mike Calabrese’s bare feet and trumpeter and guitarist Mike Olson’s striking purple sneakers and psychedelic-patterned suit. That being said, Lake Street Dive is no ordinary rock band, and their performance was no ordinary rock concert.

Good Vibrations
Harvard Square

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations, a sex shop, opened on 52 JFK St. this past October. Kristen G. Cotter manages the store.

The Mayor’s Speech
Cambridge City Council

The Mayor’s Speech

Mayor E. Denise Simmons speaks at the State of the City of Cambridge address in the Sullivan Chamber of Cambridge City Hall Wednesday afternoon. Mayor Simmons spoke about a variety of subjects, including the Safe Streets Safe City initiative, which works to prevent violence and offer opportunities to Cambridge residents.

Music

PHOX Wows with Contemplative Harmonies at Brighton Music Hall

Each member of the band is individually quite talented—Jason Krunnfusz provided great harmony and solid bass lines, and Martin’s smoky soprano is unmistakably the musical calling card of the ensemble—but the true joy of listening to PHOX is hearing their talents mesh together.

Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Data
Books

The Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Survey Results

The numbers have been crunched and the results are in. The Harvard Crimson's arts board is proud to present the top 10 films, musics, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and events, as determined by a Harvard-wide survey.

Music

Boston Modern Orchestra Project Elevates Great Contemporary Classical

The concert, billed as “A special tribute to Steven Stucky,” indeed provided a fitting commemoration to the contemporary American giant while also doing justice to the works of the other composers featured on the program.

"Fertile Solitude" at the Boston Center for the Arts
Visual Arts

‘Fertile Solitude’ Flourishes at the Boston Center for the Arts

“Fertile Solitude” at the Boston Center for the Arts creates an immersive experience complete with art that appeals to every sense. The visitor's experience can encompass everything from smelling rain and cigarette ashes to touching withered 1950s magazines. These varied interpretations of solitude seek to redefine what it means to be alone.

Camp Cabin
Summer

Camp Cabin

In Service of Art: Exploring Community Service in the Arts at Harvard
On Campus

In Service of Art: Exploring Community Service in the Arts at Harvard