They aren’t slashers or found-footage throwbacks. They are explorations of the darkest part of humanity: sexual repression, religious extremism, the failings of patriarchy, and the resultant suffering of the feminine.
The play tells the dramatic tale of an ordinary town and the mystical events leading up to its destruction, starting with a strange man who fell from outer space.
Whatever Times, a new “digital space” created by class of ‘15 alumni Leigha Morris and Lucianna Coccia is a new site for creatives with places to go, people to see, and perspectives to change.
Hate Crimes in the Heartland, a historical documentary released in 2014, depicts two hate crimes in Tulsa, Oklahoma—the 1921 race riots and the 2012 Good Friday shootings—and their impact on American society. Bavand Karim, an assistant professor in the visual and media arts department, was the cinematographer, associate producer, and co-writer of the award-winning project.
A lecture on body image, institutional racism, or abuse might not be accessible to everyone. But put the same ideas into a zine, and the message could reach a wider audience.
A simple cure for heartbreak is to cut open your chest, reach your hand in, and pull your heart out. If seeing someone is too hard, consider going blind. When you don’t want to have a run-in, maybe chop your feet off. When your body begins to fail, tear it into tiny pieces, and sew it back together again, stronger than ever. Suggestions like these are offered in some of my favorite albums of the last two years, which are simultaneously terrific and terrifying.
This past week, the Musical Theatre Society, or MTS, put on three performances of American Idiot in Little Building’s Cabaret. Around 80 people attended each show, filling the venue to capacity, according to director Joshua Shelor.
Victor Fowler Calzada, poet and author of more than 10 books, shared his experience of living in revolutionary Cuba with a crowd of almost 100 students Wednesday last week.
Lizzie Stranton is a play written by Lydia Diamond, in which the titular character enacts a plan of no sex until the world’s leaders declare peace.
Hail, Caesar! is fun, but there’s more to classic movie making than white guys and cigarettes.
It consists of a long series of short skits, each a satirical take on experimental media. Lots of nudity, lots of violence, and lots of surprises.
If pop punk is going to stay relevant, it needs to address the real issues of exclusion that are driving its downfall.
The film’s genre is difficult to define, with Todd Strauss-Schulson naming Back to the Future, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, and even Terms of Endearment as influences.
They described their music as a mixed bag, with shreds of folk, pop, alternative, queercore—an LGBTQ offshoot of punk—and cheesiness all intermingled.
Emerson Game Developers hatched from the success of the daylong Girls Make Games workshop held in the lab in November, which provided 25 female students the opportunity to learn directly from women in the industry.