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Franz Ferdinand Makes a Worthy Return

The Glaswegian post-punk Franz Ferdinand band members are gods. Their second album, “You Could Have It So Much Better,” was one of the first modern albums that I ever bought myself on vinyl, and they… Read More...

The Underachievers shine on new rap album

In 2011, Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood experienced a musical renaissance. Underground, independent hip-hop groups consisting of young and extremely talented artists released excellent debut mixtapes online, and suddenly, East Coast hip-hop returned to the popular lexicon.… Read More...

Miras project celebrates non-western music

April 22 marked the final major performance by the Middle East Music Ensemble, as part of the Miras Project, directed by Ann Lucas. The all-student ensemble, which included guests Jamal Sinno on the qanun and… Read More...

Harvard professor examines the “what” in writing

On April 10, the Mandel Center welcomed Harvard professor and acclaimed literary critic James Wood for the third time that week as a guest lecturer in the Mandel Lectures on the Humanities. In front of… Read More...

Seminal Israeli poet’s work celebrated in new book

Recently, Professor Ilana Szobel (NEJS) published her third book on Israeli poet Dahlia Ravikovitch, “A Poetics in Trauma: The Work of Dahlia Ravikovitch.” Last Tuesday, a group of students, faculty and other guests gathered in… Read More...

Abstract artist asserts his philosophy on social issues and art

The Rose Art Museum welcomed Los Angeles abstract artist Mark Bradford as a special guest to discuss his process, his inspirations, and to answer student questions on March 19 . A group of students, teachers… Read More...
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