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Janelle Monáe, who performed at Yardfest this past weekend, receives The Women’s Center’s Award for Achievement in Arts and Media 2014. At the award ceremony she discuses about different questions of identity, including sex, gender, and sexuality, in her performances with Alexis Wilkinson ('15) and Jasmine Fernandez ('16).
Janelle Monáe, who performed at Yardfest this past weekend, receives The Women’s Center’s Award for Achievement in Arts and Media 2014. At the award ceremony she spoke about different questions of identity, including sex, gender, and sexuality, in her performances.
The Harvard College Women's Center and the Black Men's Forum recognized the Yardfest headliner in separate ceremonies on Monday.
Pranav Krishnan ‘16, a member of”Hot Breakfast”, sings along to The Killer’s Mr. Brightside at Yardfest organized by the College Events Board at the Tercentenary Theater on Sunday evening.
Students cheer on the band “Hot Breakfast,” who opened for Janelle Monae on Sunday night at the Tercentenary Theater.
Monáe’s headlining performance addressed diversity at Harvard and elicited praise, particularly in the wake of last year’s controversial artist selection.
A few gems from an evening of riotous revelry.
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Here are five Janelle Monáe songs to know before you see her at Yardfest.
Flyby sat down to catch up with Hot Breakfast after their recent Battle of the Bands Victory. We touched base with Mike Senter-Zapata ‘14, Paul Castrigano ‘14, Pranav Krishanan ‘16, and Sam Berman Cooper ‘14 about how they’re feeling about their Yardfest performance on Sunday. Not present for the interview was drummer Mateus Falci ‘14.
"It’s really cool for us, though, when people know the words to our songs. It’s a cool thing to write an original song and see your friends make out to that song."