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Arts Vanity: Should I Publish This Controversial Take? A Field Guide

Read on for a flow chart of when you should smash that Google Doc share button and when you should really just keep a journal or create a provocative anonymous blog.

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Concert Review: King Princess Gives Rock Stardom a Spin

What happens when the act of self-destructive degeneracy becomes more than just a performance?

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This Year in J-Lo History: 2001

There are some artists who transcend genre, embedding themselves so deeply in the cultural zeitgeist that at any given moment. J-Lo is one such artist.

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What the Hell Happened: Voicemail is Dead, and Kim Kardashian West Killed It

It was an average Wednesday in the late-night television cosmology, by all discernible metrics — until Kim Kardashian West, during the evening’s compulsory Kardashian appearance, revealed that she does not have a voicemail.

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The Art of Vacant Storefronts

Five local artists have been selected to have their work displayed in vacant Cambridge storefronts — but the initiative is only a temporary fix for the rising issue of business turnover.

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Arts Playlist: Songs for When Someone Hands You the Aux And You Want To Seem Alternative Yet Accessible

The faint smell of cultural superiority is clogging everyone’s lightly made-up pores, and Top 40 tunes will indubitably get you uninvited from all such parties in the future.

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Annual Cultural Rhythms Show Inspires and Reclaims Space

The 2019 Cultural Rhythms show's theme was “Reclamation,” and the radical act of reclaiming space on Harvard’s campus recurred as a motif.


What the Hell Happened: The New GOT Trailer is Impossibly Dark

Looming over the fervor of the latest "Game of Thrones" trailer is an obvious yet unspoken problem: Is anyone going to admit that they cannot see a single thing?


What the Hell Happened: The New GOT Trailer is Impossibly Dark

The new trailer is so dark that it is literally impossible to know what is going on, and anyone who says otherwise is flat-out lying.

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Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Merit Primetime Viewing

Ranging in tone from absurdist allegorical comedy to deeply felt portraits of family and illness, the animated shorts selected by the Academy this year are a true testament to the creative largesse of the medium.

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Top Five Supergroups

I present to you Top Five: Supergroup Edition — with a few caveats.

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Portrait of an Artist: Edith Scott Saavedra

Edith E. Scott Saavedra ’80 has recently released a bilingual historical novel entitled “The Lamps of Albarracín/Los candiles de Albarracín.”

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Community Ramen Hotspot Still the Stuff of Dreams

Above a swooping, hand-painted “Yume Wo Katare,” the restaurant’s sign reads “until 2030.” Yet after just one meal here, it is easy to imagine this cheeky community of dreamers keeping its doors open for much longer.

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‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ Is Human-Scale Cooking

No matter how fed up one has become with the Netflix content machine, “Salt Fat Acid Heat” is hard to hate.

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‘Colette’ Brings Feminist Levity to Belle Epoque France

“Colette” is less a period piece and more a seductive and cheerful romp through one woman’s dramatic actualization of her physical and intellectual autonomy.