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Claire S. Elliott

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Laufey’s ‘Bewitched’ Tour: From the Heart and for the Heart

Laufey came to the Wilbur on her 'Bewitched' Tour, and her show was bewitching indeed.

Laufey 2023 Bewitched Tour Concert Review Image

Laufey 2023 Bewitched Tour Concert Review Image

Laufey performed at The Wilbur on Oct. 29 on her Bewitched Tour.

Boston Pops 'Star Wars' Performance
On Campus

The Boston Pops Plays A Stellar ‘Star Wars’ Performance

The thrilling, nostalgic music from the “Star Wars” saga, written by former Pops conductor John Williams, was entertaining and a heartwarming meditation on the past.

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The Psych Drama Company’s ‘Macbeth:’ ‘Lesser than Macbeth and Greater’

The action of "Macbeth" at the Museum of Science, Boston is inside Macbeth’s and Lady Macbeth’s minds. The captivating, abstract, transcendent adaptation succeeds in capturing the struggles of free will, making the unconventional play an overall success.

Tommy Orange
Around Town

Tommy Orange Visits Harvard Art Museums to Talk About New Novel, Indigenous Identity

Walking into Menschel Hall at the Harvard Art Museums last Thursday, listeners expect to hear a lecture from best-selling author Tommy Orange. Instead, Orange reveals excerpts from his upcoming book, “Wandering Stars,” set to be released in spring 2024.

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Twins in an Ice Cream Shop

With my twin, I feel like it’s us against the world. The world, on the other hand, seems that it would prefer us against each other. Over our 19 years, we’ve received comments such as, “Wow, your sister’s gorgeous! You look nothing alike,” “Oh, so you’re the disappointment, then?” and “How does it feel to have a sister so much smarter than you?” And my personal favorite: “You’re just so… different” (Ambiguity only baits the imagination.)


Being Barbie: An Unrealistic Ideal and a Feminist Icon

Barbie, like any insanely popular consumer good, can both cement cultural ideals and reflect their changes.

Vegetal Otherness
Around Town

BioArt Grows in Popularity (And on its Own)

Both Sutela’s and Lin’s works are known as BioArt, an emerging field at the intersection of life science and creative expression. The pieces are often metaphors, using biological media to make a statement and redefine the boundaries of art. Much of the BioArt on display at MIT’s Symbionts exhibit criticizes the way humans interact with the natural world.

Ghungroo 2023
On Campus

Ghungroo Explores and Celebrates Identity in its 35th Year

Ghungroo is a show that allows those of South Asian identities to express and share their experiences and customs.

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Artist Profile: Heerraa Ravindran, an Inspiring Singer-Songwriter

Heerraa Ravindran, a Harvard Extension School student, wants to change the world, and through her music, she does.

Gare Saint-Lazare: Arrival of a Train

Our Favorite Art at Harvard

The best paintings take you by surprise.

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‘L’Orchestre National Mauritanien’ Retrospective: The Lost Records of Ahl Sana Streaming Now

For 52 years, the enchanting music of Saharan Rock band Ahl Nana remained hidden from most ears.


‘Cunk on Earth’ Season One Review: If Monty Python met the Mockumentary

The true delight in “Cunk on Earth,” though, is not the absurdity or the irony, but the relationship between Cunk and those she interviews.