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Love and Sex at the Ballet

A man in a curled white wig jerks his head, filling the air with dust as he moves. Bubbles spontaneously

Six Ways to be Artsy

In present day consumer culture, almost anything can be bought and identity is no exception. An artsy persona, like everything


A much younger Trisha Brown hovers above a white, horizontal canvas. Her hands are covered with blue gloves and paint,

Art Spiegelman: ‘Young %@&*!’

Renowned comics artist Art Spiegelman is currently reading Samuel Beckett’s “Murphy.” Though the Pulitzer Prize winner lamented that it makes

Harvard Art Museum Lands Major Gift

The Harvard Art Museum received $45 million and 31 pieces of modern and contemporary art from long-standing arts patron Emily

At Loeb, Smith Hunts for Grace

Anna Deavere Smith walked onto the Loeb Mainstage, sat down on a wooden bench, and stated, “We’re going to go

What Would Paulus Do?

Diane M. Paulus ’87 wears a navy blue suit to her office, but not without a thick silver bracelet spiraled

BeanTown Jazz Hits the Pavement

No one throws a party like a couple of cats with a sax, or at least so the Berklee BeanTown

Marcus G. Miller

Marcus G. Miller ’08 has dreadlocks that tell a story. After discovering African American literature his sophomore year of high

'Terminus' Explores Limits of Narrative

Cinderall Castro’s tan line betrays her customary paleness as the camera zooms in on her right shoulder. It’s an intimate

POPSCREEN: Usher ft. Young Jeezy

There is no question about it: Usher must be working for the CIA. His assignment: finding the mysterious dominatrix who

Women's Water Polo

SPORTS BRIEF: Harvard Downed For Tenth Consecutive Time By No. 20 Brown, 11-2

The Harvard women’s water polo team (10-10, 3-4 CWPA North), in their last game of the regular season, struggled in

Fashion Show Makes Statement

“Show me yours I’ll show you mine” said the tagline for Identities, a fashion show sponsored by the Asian American


A picture of a stainless steel elephant, eyes averted flirtatiously and a jolly smile, is projected on the screen in

Ballet Evolves in 'New' Show

There were moments when the audience held its breath, laughed and sighed with delight—and rightfully so. “Next Generation,” the Boston