Candace I. Munroe

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Commencement 2010

Four Years Later

Last week a sophomore asked me to sum up my Harvard experience.


Ballet Folklórico de Aztlán

Ballet Folklórico de Aztlán’s (BFA) high-energy performances often involve twirling skirts and snappy footwork.


She & Him

The duo’s sophomore album, “Volume Two,” is a solid release, with pretty, bittersweet melodies, but the music breaks no emotional or musical barriers. Sticking to pathos with a smile, it offers very limited rewards.


Towards a Post-National Novel

'White Teeth' by Zadie Smith (Vintage)

The Dodos

Listeners new to The Dodos may recognize their song “Fools,” from their 2008 breakout album “Visiter,” from a recent Miller

Tackling Textile Myth

Amy J. Lien ’09 wants to challenge what she calls the commercialized image of textiles, a medium often associated with

Franz Ferdinand

After four years, Franz Ferdinand’s finally returned to the party. “Tonight: Franz Ferdinand,” their third album, finds the Scottish foursome



This truly is an historic election cycle. For the first time in history, there are not one, but two black

Defying Gravity and Harvard Norms

“Anti-Gravity is symbolic of Harvard students trying to keep our lives in order,” William M. R. C. Skinner ’09 says


Folk duo the Dodos have always eschewed the Svengali approach to their partnership. Unlike the White Stripes, known for Jack


In the whimsical movie “Penelope,” title character Penelope Wilhern, played by Christina Ricci, seems to have it all. As the

Race Card Yields Nothing But Bad Hands

In the United States, racism is the big elephant in the middle of the room. No one wants to acknowledge

DEEP FOCUS: "For the Bible Tells Me So"

Jacob P. Reitan, a student at the Harvard Divinity School (HDS), shocked his traditional Minnesotan Lutheran parents when he came

Talking Love and Film at Kirkland

Had things went the way he thought they would, director Howard Deutch would be working in advertising and the 1986


Remember how gypsy music was supposedly making a comeback? Praised in the blogosphere after their 2006 debut, Beirut was lumped