Arts & Culture

‘Heist Play’ subverts Hollywood tropes

December 5, 2014 0 comments

The perfect play bears a striking resemblance to the perfect crime — ever-adapting, prone to explosions and often more illusion than reality.

At the table with Feng Ai Ding

December 5, 2014 1 comment

Since its opening in September, Yan’s Cuisine has become College Hill’s spot for authentic Chinese food.

It’s a wrap: films to finish off the semester

December 5, 2014 0 comments

Though its moments of violence will undoubtedly disturb some viewers, it will not be in the ways one might expect from a film about Israeli soldiers.

Brown Motion Pictures productions unite people with different levels of experience and promote “bonding as a crew,” said Lauren Cheung ’15.

BMP to premiere four student-made shorts

December 5, 2014 0 comments

In the culmination of a semester’s casting, filming and producing, Brown Motion Pictures will host its biannual short film premiere Friday in Salomon 101.

Powerful portrayals fail to solve ‘Theory of Everything’

December 2, 2014 0 comments

Considering the imaginative nature of Hawking’s theories, “The Theory of Everything” seems too grounded in the traditional arcs of a biographical film.

Gennaro takes final bow at Trinity Repertory

November 21, 2014 0 comments

Michael Gennaro will step down from his position as executive director of Trinity Repertory Company after seven years of running daily business.

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As the leaves fall and the winds become harsher, there is a special urgency for the warmth and comfort of food.

Website sells student art through storytelling

November 21, 2014 0 comments

Folkmade displays the pieces of five artists in a setting far removed from the traditional gallery: online.

In harkening back to the glory days of the diner, Wayland Square Cafe Diner has managed to carve its own path and remain relevant to modern customers through classic dishes and friendly service.

Classic American diner offers glimpse of another era

November 21, 2014 0 comments

The American diner, once the mecca of hip social circles, is making a comeback — albeit one riddled with identity crises.

Experienced restaurant owner Susan Alper frequently draws on her past successes and mishaps to shape Clean Plate’s ever-changing menu.

At the table with Susan Alper

November 21, 2014 0 comments

A self-described “passionate lunatic about food,” Susan Alper spoke with The Herald to share the sources of her enthusiasm for the kitchen.