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Lucy Wang

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Visual Arts

Preview: The Philosophy Chamber at the Harvard Art Museums

Almost 200 years after the original Philosophy Chamber, some parts of the space’s legacy continue to live on in Harvard’s contemporary intellectual discourse.

Art and Politics
Arts

Boston Artists React to NEA Defunding

​April 28 marks the end of President Trump’s first 100 days in office, and with it, the expiration of the current funding level for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Ryan F. Boyland's Poetry
Arts

An Articulate Art: Spoken Rhetoric in the Contemporary University

The place of spoken rhetoric in the liberal arts curriculum at Harvard remains uncertain, even as professors and students today use rhetoric as both a creative art and a practical skill.

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Allston

Allston and Brighton Forum Fields Immigration Concerns

A panel aimed at helping service providers to Allston and Brighton immigrants respond to President Donald Trump’s recent immigration policies convened last Thursday at the Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center.

City Politics

Developers Gather Input on Planned Redevelopment of Brighton Church Site

Real estate developer Cabot, Cabot & Forbes intends to build 679 student housing units on Brighton's abandoned St. Gabriel’s Church and Monastery site.

On Campus

Travis Shettel Discusses Piebald ahead of Boston Calling

​In addition to headliners such as Chance the Rapper and Mumford and Sons, Boston Calling Music Festival, coming to the Harvard Athletic Facilities May 26-28, will also feature many bands native to New England. Among them is Piebald, an alternative rock band hailing originally from Andover, Massachusetts. Singer and guitarist Travis Shettel talks to The Crimson about how his band came back together

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Arts

Music Video Breakdown: Child’s Play

Clapping in his face, she screams “I AM TIRED OF YOU AUBREY,” enunciating each word with each clap like a cheerleader gone mad.

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Scrutiny

It's High Time: Weed at Harvard

Even after recreational marijuana became legal Massachusetts in the fall, some Harvard affiliates—professors, administrators, proctors, deans, even students—still clam up when asked what they think about using the drug on campus.

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Visual Arts

Boston Ballet Shines in North American Debut of ‘Artifact’

Far from traditional, but definitely encapsulating the grace of classical ballet, Forsythe’s restaging of his ballet, “Artifact,” ran in the Boston Opera House Feb. 23-26 and March 2-5.

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Music

Portrait of an Artist: The Solars’ Miles P. Hewitt

Although Miles P. Hewitt no longer lives in Pfoho, he still spends many hours in the house’s basement recording studio

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Allston

Boston Calling Organizer Addresses Allstonians’ Concerns

The director of Boston Calling is "spending a lot of time in the Allston community" in an effort to ensure the music festival's success.

City Politics

Residents Express Planning Goals at Mass Pike Public Meeting

Hundreds gathered in Jackson Mann Community School’s gymnasium to give input on an ongoing effort to renovate the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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Arts

The Harvard Arts Museums Welcome Makeda Best

Makeda Best began her journey to Harvard as an aspiring lawyer. This would not be surprising, but as the new curator of photography at the Harvard Art Museums, she has taken paths that have led her far from her original plan.

On Campus

"The Nine" Features An Invisible America

Photographer Katy Grannan premiere's her first feature film, "The Nine," at the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts.

Boston Calling
Allston

Allston Residents Concerned About Boston Calling Location

While music fans are snatching up tickets for this spring’s Boston Calling, some Allston residents are worried about the foot traffic the music festival will bring to their neighborhood.