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Devony B. Schmidt

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On Campus

Phenomenal Cast in "Wonderful Town"

Perhaps one of the greatest strengths of “Wonderful Town” is the acting, which transcends the music and lines. From Bob Baker’s (Mark R. Heath ’14) love-struck grin to Leimkuhler’s hilarious bouncing subway ride, each actor’s range of emotions, not only in their faces but in their body movements, drives the story home. At the end of the show, the performers’ honest and passionate portrayals of each character remains the best part of a wonderful “Wonderful Town.”

Visual Arts

The Art of an Uprising

With the rise of film, photography, and “people’s art,” anyone with a phone can become a protest artist. What led to those changes in medium? And what does this mean for the future of protest?

On Campus

HCSSA Bridges Cultural Barriers

In its annual Chinese New Year Gala, the Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association brought in acts from across different cultures for a unifying celebration of the holiday.


Berklee Students Prepare for Singers Showcase

After a grueling auditioning process and weeks of hard work, blood, sweat, and tears, eight singers are ready to take ...


Researchers Present Findings on Online Criminal Record Websites

Two Harvard researchers charged that a website which catalogs mug shots and criminal records, asking defendants for a fee to remove their images from their databases, engages in racial profiling in its advertising—just before the founder of a different criminal records website made his first public appearance.

Visual Arts

ICA Showcases Complexity of 1980s

From Jeff Koons to Jean-Michel Basquiat, artists whose work examines the turbulent 1980s are the subject of a new Institute of Contemporary Art exhibit.


Incredible Dancing Elevates 'Cabaret'

"Cabaret" succeeds largely due to its incredible dancing and live band. However, the actual narrative sections are often found lacking in comparison to the choreography.

On Campus

Portrait of an Artist: Roger Reynolds

Roger Reynolds talks about his compositions.


Surfing Movie Not a Maverick, But Adequate

"Chasing Mavericks" can't decide whether to be a cheesy laugh or an epic nature film, but its compromise is satisfying enough.


Boston Fashion Week Gets Wheels

Boston’s annual Fashion Week took place between September 27 and October 6, but four companies skipped the catwalk and strutted ...

On Campus

Preview: Cheating Death

"Cheating Death" will run in the Adams Pool Theatre.


Rising Parisian Singer Floats Over Weightless Debut

The project’s name is quite fitting, as each of Prochet’s songs is characterized by extreme reverb and soaring, airy vocals blended with 60s rock and enchanting jazz undertones.