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Hanaa J. Masalmeh
Jazzy Conspiracy: Secret Society’s ‘Real Enemies’
Heavily influenced by John Coltrane’s jazz masterpiece “Love Supreme,” the saxophone-heavy album develops the theme of conspiracy with unique instrumentation and fervent rhythms.
'Asmarina' Addresses the Complexities of Diaspora
"Asmarina," a film about the Ethiopian-Eritrean diaspora, was shown at the Center for Government and International Studies and was followed by a conversation with filmmaker Medhin Paolos.
Artist Spotlight: Lance I. Oppenheim
Filmmaker Lance I. Oppenheim '19 talked with The Crimson about his documentary "Long Term Parking."
What the Hell Happened: Hollywood’s Endless Remakes
Nabokov’s writing reveals how utterly meaningless the term “original” is—every work of art relies on the one preceding it, either as inspiration or antithesis.
MFA Kicks Off Season of Contemporary Art With Packed Overnight
On Saturday, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts hosted its first #mfaNOW event, an all-night celebration of contemporary art intended to draw in the city’s younger crowd.
Artist Spotlight: Tyler S. Parker
“The Flag,” a documentary by Tyler S. Parker ’17, explores the debate over the Confederate flag in the wake of the Charleston shootings. The short film focuses on the protests, both pro- and anti-flag, that took place in the South Carolina state capitol in the summer of 2015 and that eventually resulted in the flag’s removal.
‘Atlanta’ Polishes an Overdone Premise
Earn's predicament is not quite desperate but not quite comfortable either; he himself is not quite deserving of pity but not quite deserving of help.
‘Blackberry Winter’ Leaves Promising Premise in the Cold
The strength of the ensemble, combined with well-executed music and a truly unique set design, created an opera that was a truly fruitful reimagination of the original.
'Geeks and Greeks' a Weak Representation of MIT Life
Bad anthropology, to be sure, but even worse writing.
Thesis Spotlight: Daniel A. Citron '16
“The end project is a virtual reality experience,” says Daniel A. Citron ’16.