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Harvard Authors Spotlight: Schuyler Bailar On Allyship to the Transgender Community

Schuyler Bailar, an internationally recognized author, educator, and advocate for inclusion and diversity, shared his new book, "He/She/They."

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‘The Band’s Visit’ Review: Music Is Love And Hope

“The Band’s Visit” serves as a reminder that music can act as a bridge between people.

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‘Footloose’ Preview: An Uplifting, Warm-hearted Journey to Freedom

ASAP and ¡TEATRO! breathe new life into "Footloose," highlighting the story's diasporic themes and intergenerational traumas that are linked with many immigrant family stories.

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On Campus

Linda Norden on Pierre Huyghe’s ‘This is Not a Time for Dreaming’

The ongoing exhibition of Huyghe’s work at the Carpenter Center serves as a powerful bridge between the past and the present within the realm of the arts.

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From the Boston Book Festival: Tan Twan Eng on Defiance and the Power of Stories

At the 2023 Boston Book Festival on Oct. 14, Tan sat down for a conversation with Rachel Cantor and Virginia Pye on “Defiance: Literary Imagination and the Power of Stories.”

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Coco Krumme at the Harvard Bookstore: Reapproaching Optimization with First Principles

While Krumme realizes there is no way to truly opt out of or substitute optimization, she asks the readers to confront and question this norm.

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On Campus

‘Jazz Along the Charles’ Review: Remake, Retrospect, and Reunion

The celebrated “Jazz Along the Charles” was an excellent illustration of the cultural legacy and the vibrant music community found in Boston.

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‘Opinions’ Review: Why We Need Feminist Voices Today

In “Opinions,” Gay collects highlights of her commentary from the last decade — pieces previously seen in The New York Times and The Guardian, profiles of pop-culture celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, and excerpts from her advice column, “Work Friend.”

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Cillian Murphy Retrospective: Thirty Years an Actor

Part of his appeal to fans seems to stem from this authenticity, in contrast with so many other celebrities who aim to please.