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Chloe A. Brooks

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Saint Joan Bedlam

Bedlam Delivers an Inventive Yet Unsettling 'Saint Joan'

Bedlam Theater Company’s “Saint Joan,” which ran at the Cutler Majestic Theatre at ArtsEmerson until March 24, is clear as a bell—even if its audience cannot hear the divine “voices” that Joan hears.

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Looking Back on 20 Years of ‘The Big Lebowski’

“The Big Lebowski” at 20 is both a cult hit and cinematic classic.


Bob Dylan Brings the Old and New to Boston

The many dimensions and voices of Bob Dylan impersonated by others in Todd Haynes’ cleverly titled “I’m Not There” were all there that Thursday night.

Anne Hawley Study Session
On Campus

Anne Hawley, Director Emerita of Gardner Museum, Brings Arts to IOP

Anne Hawley has brought her background in leadership and advocacy for the arts to the IOP to create an interdisciplinary program of events and discussions during her residency.

Daredevil Season 2

‘Daredevil’ Devout and Two-Dimensional

Camera shots don't cut from one dynamic picture to the next, as one might expect from a Marvel creation, but stay in close range, circling the action so the viewer doesn't miss anything ugly.

The Swimmer

'The Swimmer' Stylized But Empty

Alternately wry and somber, colloquial and lyrical, moving and purposefully vain, the collection can be read on the whole as a portrait of Koethe’s loss of belief in the effectiveness of poetic representation. This argument ultimately highlights for the reader an emptiness that lurks behind Koethe’s highly stylized poetics and profoundly anti-philosophical philosophizing.

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney on Nest Eggs and Working Hard

Author of the hotly-anticipated novel "The Nest," Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, speaks with the Crimson about her writing process, inspiration, and feelings about wealthy New Yorkers.

The Oscars 2016

The Oscars 2016: Picks and Predictions

Who should win at the Oscars tomorrow? Who's actually going to win at the Oscars tomorrow?

On Campus

Improv Groups Bring Laughs and Camraderie with 'VERI(funny)TAS'

This past weekend, Three Letter Acronym welcomed eight other improv groups—across campus and state (and even country) boundaries—for its first improv festival, "VERI(funny)TAS." Featuring three shows on Oct. 17 and 18, the event hoped to embrace an atmosphere of exchange and collaboration among its participants.

Karole Armitage
On Campus

Artist Spotlight: Karole Armitage

Karole Armitage is a world-renowned dancer and choreographer who combines various artistic mediums and styles of movement to create innovative and “modern” dance. She is currently a fellow at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute and spoke with The Crimson about dance and her works.