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On Campus

MFA’s ‘Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular’ Asks a Radical Question: What Inspired Her?

“Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular” is not just another homage to her storied life and iconography, but rather a much needed and deserved look into her inspirations — namely, Mexican folk art, or “arte popular.”

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Does Gillette Get to be Part of #MeToo?

"We Believe: The Best Men Can Be" exemplifies why commodity activism is fundamentally incompatible with movements like #MeToo.

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36 Arts Questions That Lead to Love

It's cuffing season—here are 36 Arts questions guaranteed to find you love.

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‘Suncity’ Captures Khalid at the Cusp of Adulthood

“Suncity” lacks the cohesion to be great, but maybe it was inevitable for an artist whose initial success capitalized on an ephemeral life stage.

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Figure Drawing Class Evokes Empathy

“The more that you look and the more that you see and the more you connect with your surroundings, you appreciate things and people more.”

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Food and Drink

Celeste Tells Peruvian History Through its Cuisine

The servers and team behind Celeste have created a sensory, immersive experience that they eagerly share with their guests.

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Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey Are in Their Element in ‘Truth or Dare’

Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey are no strangers to supernatural thrillers and young adult humor.

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‘?’ Does Little to Redeem XXXTentacion

X’s failure to adequately articulate the inner workings of his “mind, insanity, genius, and energy” makes for not only a chaotic album but a problematic one.

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From Frog Parties to Packing: This Year’s Animated Oscar-Nominated Shorts

The 2018 Oscar nominations came out last month. Here, we review the five animated shorts.

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Live-Action Oscar-Nominated Shorts Bring to Life Both Real and Fictional Tales

The 2018 Oscar nominations are in. We review this year's nominated live-action shorts.

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Arts Vanity: The Solar System of Stars

I’m talking about living, breathing, talking stars, particularly the ones who made their mark in 2017 and have some striking similarities with our galaxy’s planets.

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Visual Arts

Murakami Deftly Modernizes Japanese Art in MFA Exhibit

“Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics,” at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston until April 1, is a unique look into Murakami’s work and inspiration.

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The Killers Go Bold on ‘Wonderful Wonderful’

Released on Sept. 22, “Wonderful Wonderful” attempts to do too much.

Art and Politics

Seeking Political Relief: Comedy on Campus

The relationship between comedy and politics is by no means new, but many students see comedy as an especially relevant outlet for coping with the current political climate.