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Najya S. Gause

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A Farewell Symphony: Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott’s Last Duet at Boston Symphony Hall

Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott graced the stage together for one final collaboration, the end of an era of profound musical partnership.


Vibes and Vision: Capella Grey and the Future of Music at Harvard Law School’s Hitmakers Symposium

This symposium, blending talent with music entrepreneurship, underscored Harvard’s role in nurturing the creative pioneers of tomorrow.

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Flipturn Concert Review: A Thrilling Night at Boston’s House of Blues

It felt as if they were in a world the audience couldn’t reach — a world where Flipturn was truly just a group of friends making music together in a garage.


My Top Ten A24 Films, in No Particular Order

A24 films have become synonymous with innovation and emotional depth. Here are my top ten that have left an indelible mark on my heart and mind.

Women's History Month

In Harmony: Women’s History Month Vignettes

As we (and the flowers) turn our faces towards the sun, what better to do than listen to music made by powerful, talented, beautiful women?

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On the Record: Black History Month Vignettes

Here’s how The Crimson’s Arts Board embraces Blackness to the fullest (with the volume all the way up).

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Year in Review

Arts Vanity: An Attempt to Decipher My Monthly Playlists

I am a creature of habit. So are, apparently, many of my friends. In February, when one of said friends kindly introduced me to the concept of creating “monthly playlists” to document one’s favorite songs from each month of the year, I was hooked. It’s like Spotify Wrapped, but 12 times a year. Joy.

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‘The Boy and the Heron’ Review: Time, Birds, Death, and Life

“The Boy and the Heron” is the ultimate Miyazaki film, full of his signature color, magic, beauty, and sadness.

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‘The Infinite Loop / El lazo infinito’ Review: Dialogues on Hope

This translated collection gracefully intertwines Spanish and English, creating an infinite loop of dialogues between languages, pages, people, and words.

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On Campus

In the Gallery of Rhythms: Unveiling 50 Years of Hip-Hop History Through the Private Collection of Ice-T and DJ Afrika Islam

The diversity in media made clear the fact that hiphop is not just music — and it never has been.

50 Years of Hip-Hop: Playlist

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50 Years of Hip-Hop: The Producers Who Made It Happen

It feels necessary to highlight some of hip hop’s greatest producers throughout each era in order to celebrate it to the fullest.

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It Gets Better: Tyler, the Creator’s ‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale’ Review

“The Estate Sale” acts as a post-album EP, continuing the themes and storylines of the original album.

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Why We Loved “Everything Everywhere All At Once”

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” is changing the awards landscape for the better, and audiences need to strap in and get excited.

De La Soul

From the Soul, For the Soul: De La Soul is Finally Streaming

Two weeks after Trugoy’s death and years of legal battles, De La Soul’s legendary catalog finally made it to streaming platforms on March 3.