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Kia C. Turner

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Point/Counterpoint: Blake Shelton: American Idol?

Blake Shelton is praised for his take on traditional country music, but is his style original enough to merit an award?


POPSCREEN: Del Rey's "Ride" an Artistic Triumph

An analysis of Lana del Rey's music video, "Ride"


Tyler’s Vocals Salvage Confused and Heavyhanded Effort

While Steven Tyler’s prowess in expressing emotion is impressive, the disjointed production in a majority of the songs makes the album confusing and overwhelming as a whole.


El Misterio de Irma Vap

"El Misterio de Irma Vap" comes to the Adams Pool this thursday.


'Male' Offers Poignant Look at Homophobia

Through the story, the strength of the actors, the careful use of projection, and the soliloquies in between certain scenes are the heart of the play and communicated the intense and emotional themes.


Singles Rundown: Kanye Shows Off His New Clique

Crimson Arts brings you its monthly Singles Rundown, which covers the best recent singles in pop music of today.


Landmark Microtonal Composer Honored at NEC Symposium

Musicians honored Harry Partch’s musical legacy with a three-day tribute