Ama R. Francis


Love and Sex at the Ballet

A man in a curled white wig jerks his head, filling the air with dust as he moves. Bubbles spontaneously


Six Ways to be Artsy

In present day consumer culture, almost anything can be bought and identity is no exception. An artsy persona, like everything



A much younger Trisha Brown hovers above a white, horizontal canvas. Her hands are covered with blue gloves and paint,


Art Spiegelman: ‘Young %@&*!’

Renowned comics artist Art Spiegelman is currently reading Samuel Beckett’s “Murphy.” Though the Pulitzer Prize winner lamented that it makes


Harvard Art Museum Lands Major Gift

The Harvard Art Museum received $45 million and 31 pieces of modern and contemporary art from long-standing arts patron Emily


At Loeb, Smith Hunts for Grace

Anna Deavere Smith walked onto the Loeb Mainstage, sat down on a wooden bench, and stated, “We’re going to go


What Would Paulus Do?

Diane M. Paulus ’87 wears a navy blue suit to her office, but not without a thick silver bracelet spiraled


BeanTown Jazz Hits the Pavement

No one throws a party like a couple of cats with a sax, or at least so the Berklee BeanTown


Marcus G. Miller

Marcus G. Miller ’08 has dreadlocks that tell a story. After discovering African American literature his sophomore year of high


'Terminus' Explores Limits of Narrative

Cinderall Castro’s tan line betrays her customary paleness as the camera zooms in on her right shoulder. It’s an intimate


POPSCREEN: Usher ft. Young Jeezy

There is no question about it: Usher must be working for the CIA. His assignment: finding the mysterious dominatrix who

Women's Water Polo

SPORTS BRIEF: Harvard Downed For Tenth Consecutive Time By No. 20 Brown, 11-2

The Harvard women’s water polo team (10-10, 3-4 CWPA North), in their last game of the regular season, struggled in


Fashion Show Makes Statement

“Show me yours I’ll show you mine” said the tagline for Identities, a fashion show sponsored by the Asian American



A picture of a stainless steel elephant, eyes averted flirtatiously and a jolly smile, is projected on the screen in


Ballet Evolves in 'New' Show

There were moments when the audience held its breath, laughed and sighed with delight—and rightfully so. “Next Generation,” the Boston

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

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

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

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