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Daniel J. Granoff

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Elbow Create Elegantly Evocative Rock

“Build a Rocket Boys!” is a deeply evocative album, and it works off the concept that the power of lyrics lies not in their meaning but in their relationship with backing music and the vague images and emotions they conjure. This is haunting music that, while indirect in meaning, is potent in effect.

On Campus

Ai Weiwei’s 5,335 Backpacks Hold Political, Artistic Charge

“The Divine Comedy” presents three stunning installations in an effort to create 'public' art


Berklee Musicians Tackle Love, Breakups

Berklee's Singer-Songwriter Showcase transcends the cliché of love and breakups and delivers a night of entertaining performances.


Overly Dark ‘Super’ Unwittingly Undermines its Premise

“Super” is not a movie about a hero; it is rather about the impossibility of one. It illustrates what a superhero would really be like in the modern world and the harm to society that would result from someone stepping into such a role.


All-Nighters Found to Cause Euphoria ... and Brain Damage

Pulling an all-nighter can not only help you study for a test, but can also create euphoric feelings the next day.

Visual Arts

Photography Beyond Portraiture

Photographer Berenice Abbott engages in a broader form of portraiture, capturing the various idiosyncrasies of her subjects while preserving her own distinctive artistic style.

On Campus

Inside Out

“What would you do if you could go anywhere or do anything?” Chris E. Gummerson ’12 asks in her new play, “Inside Out.”