Crimson staff writer

Ola Topczewska

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Confined Arts

Many students stake their education on the assumption that creativity can be taught, but the potential of arts education to form talented artists remains open for debate.


‘My Week with Marilyn’ Mesmerizes

Filling the stilettos of such a well-known persona is no easy task, and Williams’s adept portrayal of Monroe reflects her maturity as an actress.

On Campus

‘Say You Love Me’ Challenges Depiction of Desire

Sexual predation. Innocence. Power. These are some of the themes explored by provocative photographer and video artist Laurel Nakadate in ...

On Campus

Reflecting on Protest Art in Occupy

Supporters share thoughts about the art and music of Occupy Harvard

On Campus

35 Years Later, Modern Company Still Fresh

Last weekend at the Harvard Dance Center, the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company (HRMDC) performed an anniversary show, “35: Thirty-Five Years ...


Preview: H.M.S. Pinafore

The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players reinvent the duo's classic play with a bold change of setting.

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Films Capture Evolving Neighborhood of ‘Los Sures’

In the early 1980s, Diego Echeverria entered one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in New York City with ...

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Portrait of an Artist: Sharon Van Etten

Last Saturday, singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten performed at the Harvard Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH) for the kickoff event ...

Visual Arts

Buying Art Blind: A New Approach to Acquisition

The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston brings innovation to fundraising.


‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’ Holds Little Broad Appeal

Despite its talented cast, the film merely rehashes a familiar set of stock characters—the Office Jerk, the Supermom, the Critical Mother-in-Law—without doing much to shake up the genre, or our expectations regarding the plotline.