The world is ending today, and here on the Arts blog, we're going out in style. Here are seven distinct musical visions of the apocalypse, so give 'em a listen and choose your own grand finale.
Natural disaster is upon us, and with no class, take advantage of the catastrophe by catching up on work (or not) and relaxing to The Crimson's official Hurricane Sandy playlist.
Music critic and Pulitzer-nominated author Alex Ross '90 discussed the religious music of the 20th century in a lecture accompanied by musical excerpts.
Steven Raichlen argued that barbecue played a key role in human evolutionary and cultural history during a lecture Tuesday night.
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"The Lucky One" had potential to create a meaningful commentary on the concept of force and fate, but succumbed to Hollywood fatalism.
Live storytellers competed to tell the best tale in massmouth's BigMouthOff competition.
Sorry folks, Spring Break is over. Luckily, the Arts Board is here to help. Successful execution of an all-nighter requires mastery of the myriad emotional states that stress and exhaustion produce—grief, anger, narcissism, joy, transcendence. After careful research, Arts has found that the best tools for dealing with stress are copious volumes of coffee and music from the German classical repertoire. Enjoy.
'Battle Royale' could have shined if it had adhered to its goal of senseless violence and dark themes rather than inserting an unnecessary teenage romance.
Two student jazz musicians discuss their versions of Thelonious Monk classics.
What is motivating the pop stars of yesterday to embrace the popular songs of eighty years ago? The question is perplexing, especially when the result is as bad as “Kisses on the Bottom.”