Writer

James Crawford

Latest Content

When Kaczynski Wore Crimson

Had the Department of Homeland Security been around eight years ago, its efforts would most likely have been devoted to

Food and Drink

Every Little Thing He Does is Magic

The real world, just as the world of J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally popular Harry Potter books, can be divided into Muggles

Every Little Thing He Does is Magic

The real world, just as the world of J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally popular Harry Potter books, can be divided into Muggles

Pudding Picks Tale of Life After Death, From Heaven to Hell

The inhabitants of heaven and hell will struggle for their afterlives when the curtain opens on the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’

Call Me Stupid

You know what? I just can’t write this review. I’m not “smart” enough. Or, possibly I’m too “dumb.” Perhaps I

Unhappy People

Kenny Garrett has nothing to prove. In his early days, he played alto saxophone with Miles Davis and in subsequent

Theater

All Hilles Courtyard’s a Stage

When approaching a frequently interpreted work, such as a Shakespearean play, a director can choose between three possible routes. The

Visual Arts

Constructing a Visually Arresting Space

Located on Cambridge Street adjacent to Memorial Hall, the Gund Hall of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is

Theater

Setting the Scottish Play Outdoors

As anyone in the theater world knows, Shakespeare’s Macbeth is cursed. Legend has it that on the opening night back

Music

Speaking of Metheny

When Pat Metheny took the stage at the Orpheum Theatre on April 14, he set the stage for an evening

Film

Daddy Dearest: Paxton Scares in ‘Frailty’

When it comes to movie conventions, there are certain lines that directors just don’t cross. You don’t show actors going

Visual Arts

Solo Self-Reflection Shines in Dual Show

When the works of two visual artists cohabit the same wall space, the results always seem to fall on either

Visual Arts

New Eyes on a Familiar City

Photographer Helen Levitt has always been admired in certain circles. Despite a lack of broader appeal, her work, depicting urban

Music

McFerrin Makes Magic

To call Bobby McFerrin a critically acclaimed recording artist is a bland, established fact. To call him a creative, engaging

WHRB Debuts Undergraduate Jazz Series in Cabot House

Boston listened when the piano trio began playing Franz Schubert’s Piano Trio in B-flat in the stately Cabot House Living

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School