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Emi P. Cummings

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Portrait of an Artist: Joy B. Nesbitt ‘21

The Harvard Crimson sat down with campus artist Joy Nesbitt to discuss her journey to becoming a singer-songwriter and upcoming album "Atlas Rising."

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Unpopular Opinion: Color-Blind Casting Isn’t ‘Woke’ — It’s Racist

Recent examples of color-blind casting — casting that does not take race or ethnicity into account — reveal the complexities that develop when exclusion and rejection of authenticity are disguised as an egalitarian artistic convention.

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From Our Writers: What Books Kept You Sane In Quarantine?

Our writers turned to books for solace throughout quarantine: Here are their top picks for what soothed them most.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Features Bold, Brilliant Moves Played With Almost Perfect (Grand)Mastery

Despite being centered around an occasionally dull game, “The Queen’s Gambit” is unfailingly thrilling, endearing, smart, and — somehow — a bit sexy.

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‘Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown’ is a Royally MAGAnificent Satirical Touchdown

Lithgow manages to craft poems that are not only distinctive, but also hilarious, engaging, and surprising.

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‘Project Power’ Neither Shocks Nor Electrifies

If there’s a recipe for contemporary action/sci-fi/superhero movies that are entertaining but oh-so clichéd, then “Project Power,” a Netflix film directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, follows that recipe to a T.