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Performers Kristyn Kuennen/Topher Wright (from left), Ethan Balk/Dr. Cool Ethan, Mara Balk/Twinkerbell (hidden), and Corey Williams/Anisa Love onstage at Radcliffe's Knafel Center.

What a (spirited) drag

Live performance and transformation accompany deep discussion at Radcliffe of gender and identity

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The Glee Club rehearses.

Glee Club to honor W.E.B. Du Bois

Choral concert will pay homage to the scholar, author, and Civil Rights leader who as a student was denied entry to the group

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Jo Yang in rehearsal, diving underwater.

Song of the sea

‘Endlings’ playwright imagines lives both similar to and different from her own

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"Pet Co.," from "Liz Magor: Blowout."

Lost and found

In ‘Liz Magor: Blowout,’ artist explores what’s left of objects after we’ve discarded them

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Artist Anna von Mertens with one of her quilts mapping stars.

Stitching together the stars

Radcliffe quilting exhibit honors astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, whose pioneering work helped unlock the universe

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Patrice Naiambana and Tuwaine Barrett in Barber Shop Chronicles.

Stage-worthy shop talk

Traveling England and Africa, Inua Ellams developed the setting for a play that elevates human voices

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Speakers Anne Pender and Geraldine Brooks are sit flanked by audience at Houghton Library.

Journalist, novelist, witness

Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks discusses her passion for ‘inaccessible’ stories

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Vietnam War protesters march in Chicago in 1968 holding sign reading "Unite or perish."

Taking it all personally

Carpenter Center show reflects racial disparities that helped fuel James Baldwin’s writing

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In 'Laughing Room' installation, people sit on couches, laughing.

Funny, creepy, or both?

‘Laughing Room,’ metaLab researcher’s installation, turns a visit to the library into a sitcom-like experience — only deeper

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