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Lecture honors late professor, poet

Each year since the unexpected passing of C.D. Wright in 2016, the late professor of literary arts has been honored through a lecture in her name. On Tuesday, Harris Feinsod ’04, associate professor of English and comparative literary studies at Northwestern University, delivered the third annual ...


Kanye West turns to Christianity in ‘Jesus is King’ album

On Oct. 25, fans all around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief when Kanye West finally dropped his album “Jesus is King,” more than a year after its original release date. The 11-song album is comprised entirely of Christian rap — a completely new trajectory for West, breaking away ...


Comedy-drama series ‘Modern Love’ falls flat

Based on the popular New York Times weekly column of the same name, “Modern Love” was released Oct. 18 on Amazon Prime Video, boasting the faces of Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway and Dev Patel. The column Modern Love began in 2004 and continues to feature personal sagas of love, empathy and intimacy in ...

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MoMA holds roots in Providence

Ninety years ago, three passionate, enterprising women came together with the idea to create a space devoted exclusively to modern art. Lillie P. Bliss, Mary Quinn Sullivan and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller founded the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and held their first exhibition on Nov. 7, 1929, ...


bülow sings edgy, glamorous pop

Rising pop singer Megan Bülow, who is known by the stage name bülow, delighted fans with the Oct. 4 release of her five-track EP “The Contender.” The German-born and Canada-based 19 year old has been praised for her songwriting skills in her past works, “Damaged Vol. 1” and “Damaged Vol. ...

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Granoff opens new Math+Art exhibition

The Granoff Center’s Atrium Gallery began exhibiting a new exhibit, Math+Art, on Oct. 18, featuring multimedia works created by mathematicians and artists from across the country. The exhibit is part of the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research’s “Illustrating Mathematics” program ...

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‘Poet of the Body’ exhibit celebrates Walt Whitman

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth, “Poet of the Body,” an exhibit featuring the first edition of “Leaves of Grass,” opened at the Providence Athenaeum Oct. 15. On Saturday, the Athenaeum hosted “A Walt Whitman Celebration” to highlight the great legacy of Whitman ...

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Arts and Culture Roundup, Oct. 10

Hip-hop Artist Akua Naru helps students workshop lyrics, think critically about songwriting Last night, Akua Naru, hip-hop artist and Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America artist-in-residence, invited students to participate in a lyrics workshop, where she spoke about her own writing ...


ICERM panel highlights intersection of mathematics, art

Researchers and artists from around the country discussed the capacity of images to facilitate mathematical understanding at a panel discussion Monday. Moderated by Providence artist Allison Paschke and Professor of Mathematics Richard Schwartz, the Math + Art panel highlighted the intersection and ...

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SV, students partner on variety show

National art and entertainment company Small Victories partnered with a group of University student artists to spotlight the creative talents on College Hill. Last Thursday, Oct. 3, marked the team’s first joint event. The night combined student acts such as the band Orange Guava Passion, rapper Té ...

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