“It’s fourth of July, nighttime,” says Boyd, describing the dramatic climax of his play. “There will be fireworks exploding off in the distance, throwing colors across the set in these big dramatic washes.” The action on stage will be equally volatile. The patriarch, James (Joshua G. Wilson ’13), reveals he wants to sell the family farm, and his wife (Mallory J. Weiss ’15), and daughter (Amy Q. Friedman ’14, a Crimson editor) oppose his decision.
So here is my logical proposition: wait until you are weeks from the end of your life, when you are wrinkled and your bones are more brittle than the pages of “Persuasion.”
"Pedestrian Verse" creates strength from melancholy
At Lesley University last Wednesday, three journalists discussed the risks and rewards of working in turbulent Arab countries.
The Sinclair, Harvard Square's newest concert venue, opened this past week with a few shows over the weekend.
The Sinclair is located at 52 Church Street, right above Dado Tea.
The Sinclair also houses a restaurant called American Kitchen.
Snack offerings on tables in American Kitchen are meant to attract curious Cantabrigians for The Sinclair's opening week.
The bar in American Kitchen is low-key and classy, perhaps geared more toward an older crowd instead of college students out for a cheap drink.
Harvard Square’s newest concert venue, The Sinclair, opened its doors at the end of last week.
A new study authored in part by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health claims that while people worldwide are living longer, they are living more of those years in poor health.
It's hard to say for sure which house has won Christmas this year. Eliot and Pfoho wowed judges with draped Christmas lights, and Quincy proved to be a real charmer with hand-cut paper snowflakes hanging from the ceiling and a blow-up penguin near the entrance. Currier put up a modest tree, dwarfed perhaps by its massive rooted mascot. (One hesitates to say that Currier's poor Christmas decoration performance is purposefully protesting the deaths of so many of its pine-y brethren.) As part of our own effort to dole out the holiday cheer, Flyby's giving awards to the best houses in each category.
McEwan devotees will see a similarity between the endings of “Sweet Tooth” and that of “Atonement,” but McEwan does not pull off “Sweet Tooth” as gracefully as he finished “Atonement.”