Crimson staff writer
Aline G. Damas
Many people believe that in order to be a Crimson Arts Executive you have to be well-versed in arts and culture, but that’s not true — all you need to know is how to type “flawed but compelling” and sprinkle it in your reviews.
In the vein of TNT’s “Will” and The CW’s “Reign,” Apple TV+’s new series “Dickinson” attempts to portray the life of a famous historical figure, Emily Dickinson, in a fresh and modern way.
Inherently poetic and gorgeous, punk poet Patti Smith’s new memoir stretches across the year 2016 as she takes several trips across the U.S. fueled by late night dreams, clouded reality, and treasured memories.
Leigh Bardugo surprised fans when she announced that her newest novel, “Ninth House,” would be the first installation in an adult fantasy series.
Characterized by its expert dancing, thoughtful partnerships, and wildly extravagant set, Ponomarenko’s “Giselle” was a beautiful take on the classic.
Mount Auburn Cemetery forged new ground as it hosted a site-specific play by playwright Patrick Gabridge, who brought to life several of the buried to reveal their stories.