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Rebecca J. Levitan

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Form and Forum

Due to the regulations governing the appearance of Cambridge’s buildings, artists who make public art operate with increased material and conceptual subtlety.


‘Let Me In’ Welcomes American Viewers

"Let Me In" seems like a cartoon version of something real, adding an extra helping of blood and pretty Hollywood actresses to what might be the quietest vampire movie ever made.


Lelic’s ‘Cuts’ Relies on Tired Tropes

Lelic’s plotline centers on a school shooting in which Mr. Szajkowski—a teacher who everyone agrees was always strange—walks into a school assembly and opens fire on students and teachers alike.


'Happiness' Without Substance

Middle-aged women are supposed to love Alice Munro almost as much as they love yogurt.

Visual Arts

Wodiczko Installation Plays Veterans’ Stories at Full Volume

Polish artist has biggest impact when he makes subtle gestures with art


Gentlement Broncos

Ah, the pains of adolescence. You live with your dorky mom, who aspires to make clothing out of beach towels ...

Meme Inspired from Mundane, but Home to Edgy Work

The problem with performance art is that it rarely leaves a physically lasting imprint. A phenomenon that graces street corners,

Pulitzer Committee Honors Alumnus

Holland Cotter ’70, an art critic for the New York Times, received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism on Monday

Uzodinma C. Iweala '04

Jamaica Kincaid sees writing as an “accompaniment” to the rest of one’s life. “You can do anything and still be

At ICA Event, Spalding Gray has ‘Stories Left to Tell’

With the aid of a notebook, a microphone, and a glass of water, Spalding Gray became famous by exposing his

Traore a Natural Performer

The Rokia Traoré concert at the Somerville Theatre last Friday was a real live example of what Christian Lander, author


Why, might you ask, would a mature college student such as myself want to see an animated movie about a


Oh, Feist, where have you gone? I miss your cute fringe bangs and awkward indie-dancing. The Feist of the blue

New Trick From Old ‘Warhorses’

Is there anything new to say about war? With the recent glut of books and films tackling the subject, one

1 Min. Film Fest Worth the Time

When was the last time you got to see 106 movies in one night? If you went to Le: 60