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Artwork in the windows of Harvard buildings.

Leaving a mark on campus

Project displays work of 72 Harvard students, staff, faculty, and friends in windows of campus buildings

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Retouching the shoe on the painting.

Unraveling a fine arts mystery

Conservators and curators are researching and restoring a portrait of King Philip III of Spain that is one of a series of identical works

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Ayodele Casel dancing.

Now that she has the floor

Tap dancer Ayodele Casel swings into the spotlight — and brings her predecessors with her

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Sheet music.

‘Stand Up’ for best song

Recent alums Joshuah Campbell and Gabe Fox-Peck on their Oscar nomination for ‘Harriet’

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Surveillance illustration.

Girl with the golden arm

A star pitcher struggles with the dystopian AutoAmerica police state in Gish Jen’s new satire

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Illustration of a young Malcolm X.

Hot fun in the wintertime

A selection of upcoming local theater, music, and art events around Boston and Cambridge

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Group of cheerleaders from retirement community in scene from "Some Kind of Heaven."

Sundance in the spotlight

Actor Shirley Chen ’22 and director Lance Oppenheim ’19 have films premiering at prized Park City festival

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Sadada Jackson with exhibit.

Curating the future

Exhibit highlights indigenous historical materials at Tozzer

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People on a stage performing an opera.

Giving voice to the heart

New opera by Chaya Czernowin explores the inner workings and many voices of the heart and soul

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The Beatles performing on Ed Sullivan show.

Baby, you can drive my car

The Beatles could be sexist jerks personally, but one scholar says the band surprisingly explored 'proto-feminist' themes in some songs

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Allie Jeffay wears a large, white sun hat and sunglasses.

Come to the cabaret

New student-created production embraces the anything-goes form in a dramatic satire of campus life

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Rehearsing "Moby-Dick."

Sing me Ishmael

Dave Malloy, who turned ‘War and Peace’ into a musical, takes on Melville’s classic novel 'Moby-Dick'

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Aysha Upchurch teaches Hip Hop Dance in Farkas Hall.

Hip-hop steps up

Combining dance with a look at the social and cultural history of the genre

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Collage of people playing music around the world.

Music everywhere

Comprehensive study explains that it is universal and that some songs sound ‘right’ in different social contexts, all over the world

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