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A spoof passport written in Spanglish for the fictional country El Spirit Republic of Puerto Rico, with a domino in place of a national seal on its cover

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(1 of 12) Adál Maldonado’s The Passport, 1995, from the series The Spirit Republic of Puerto Rico.

Transfer from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Gift of the artist, 2012.178. © ADзL. Image courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum

Arts

The ubiquity of movement across man-made borders

10.7.19

Book cover for "The Don't Represent Us"

     

How to reform voting and elections in the United States to create a representative democracy

10.31.19

An early group photo of Band members wearing bowler hats

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(1 of 14) Sporting staid bowlers, early Harvard Band members pose for a formal portrait.

Courtesy of the Harvard University Band

The Harvard Band celebrates a century.

10.9.19

Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

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(1 of 7) Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

Photograph by Emily Tirella/Courtesy of Bow Market

Somerville’s Bow Market makes its mark.

November-December 2019

La Fábrica's nightclub in Central Square, Cambridge

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(1of 6) A vibrant nightclub scene at La Fábrica 

Photograph by Isabel Lopez/Courtesy of La Fábrica

La Fábrica’s Latin-Caribbean flair

November-December 2019

A grinning woman in traditional Nigerian dress sits cross-legged on the floor surrounded by modern devices, including a power strip, a land-line telephone, and a desktop computer displaying on its screen a duplicate image of the entire montage.

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(1 of 3 ) Working Woman

Photograph by Fatimah Tuggar and BintaZarah Studios/Courtesy of the Davis Museum

Fatimah Tuggar explores artisanship and technology, at the Davis Museum

November-December 2019

A street crowd of black men and women, all dressed in white, either playing or responding to the playing of dozens of trombones

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(1 of 3) “God’s Trombones, Harlem,” 2009

Photograph by Frank Stewart/Courtesy of the Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art

“The Sound of My Soul: Frank Stewart’s Life in Jazz,” at Harvard

November-December 2019

The Mad Monkfish's stage viewed from the back of a room

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(1 of 7) Sheila Jordan performs with the Yoko Miwa Trio at The Mad Monkfish, in Cambridge.

Photograph by Janice Tsai

A look at the live-music scene: traditional trios to experimental student performers

November-December 2019

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Russian ballerina Lubov Tchernicheva, 1920 production of Cleopatra 
Russian ballerina Lubov Tchernicheva in Cleopatra, 1920. © E.O. Hoppé Estate Collection/Curatorial Assistance Inc.

Elegant photographs of dancing’s stars

November-December 2019