Interrogating “Cinderella”

Cinderella, the ever-changing fairytale, inspires no shortage of analysis and debate.

Sculptor Elyse Graham and The Artistic Fascination with Geodes

Artist Elyse Graham makes wonderfully bright, geode sculptures using latex and urethane, while poets pay tribute to this natural form with their words.
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All the Feels: the Morphology of Reaction Gifs

From visual emojis depicting simple emotional states, it's a short step to emotion or reaction gifs, used to respond in playful ways to online discussions.

“We Are the World, We Are the Children” (Or Are We?)

Megahit "We are the world" turns 30 this year.

Streaming Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century

What does "live theatre" truly mean when it's broadcast to cinema screens? And how does streaming Shakespeare stack up to the theatrical version?

“Chuck Close: Face Forward” at Weisman Art Museum

Chuck Close: Face Forward is a retrospective at The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art featuring over 70 prints of artist Chuck Close’s portraits.
Army unit at the parade

Who Owns Nazi-era Art?

To understand why stolen art continues to be a contentious issue well into the 21st century, it makes sense to take a look into how and why Nazis “collected” (read: stole) Jewish-owned art.

Tupac Shakur Remembered in GRAMMY Museum Exhibit

A new exhibit at the GRAMMY Museum explores the lyrics and cultural contribution of Tupac Shakur.

Word to your Mother (Tongue): Can Hip Hop Save Endangered Languages?

Hip hop is not only linguistically innovative, it helps preserve indigenous languages via oral tradition.