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Articles: Arts

Wim Wenders speaking at Sanders Theatre on April 2

Photograph courtesy of the Mahindra Humanities Center 

Arts

Wim Wenders delivers the final installment in the 2018 Norton Lectures on Cinema. 

4.16.18

Claire Chase

Photograph by Stu Rosner

How flutist Claire Chase signals a key change for Harvard’s music department

May-June 2018

Photograph courtesy of the ART

 

HEAR WORD! portrays the lives of Nigerian women.

January-February 2018

Jonathan Bailey Holland

Photograph by Robert Torres

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland on finding his musical voice

 

January-February 2018

Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger

In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.

November-December 2017

Portrait of Ashley Fure

Fure focuses during a July workshop for The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects.

Photograph by Marina Levitskaya/ Courtesy of Peak Performances @ Montclair State University

Composer Ashley Fure wants people to listen to noise.

November-December 2017

The front of the sleeve from a Dunster Dunces album, which included arrangements of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, as well as original compositions

Courtesy of Jonathan Aibel

A look (and listen) back at the Dunster Dunces

8.25.17

Members of the Asian Tour sing on the steps of Dubrovnik Cathedral in August 1967.

Photograph by Hal Gibbons

Fifty years after they sang their way around the globe as undergraduates, they returned to Cambridge with full hearts and voices. 

8.9.17

Though songwriter Dan Wilson mostly stays out of the spotlight these days…

Photograph by Devin Pedde

The Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dan Wilson reclaims his catalog.

September-October 2017