Crimson staff writer
Lena M. Tinker
It was clear the crowd was filled with people who had been following Pavement for decades; cheering erupted throughout the show in moments of recognition when the audience heard the first notes of a beloved song.
The whole concert felt like an encounter with a unique presence: someone who is trying to be genuine and honest in a difficult world. It is this feeling that makes her fans love her so much, and that made the concert a fully transportive experience.
Limón's dazzling new poetry collection, “The Hurting Kind,” will force a reader to sit in quiet contemplation after each poem, marveling at the beauty and power with which she wields her extraordinary gift of paying attention.
“There’s something really freeing to be on stage and know that it’s just then, it’s just in that moment, and after that it’s a memory. I love that,” said Peter Dugan in an interview with The Crimson.
The defacement of artwork so deeply entwined with cultural pride and identity is a violent act. And yet, it cannot be called unexpected.