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Arts Playlist: Songs to Make You Feel Like the Main Character

The songs on this playlist will help reframe any ordinary day into a scene fit for a protagonist in everything from an indie coming-of-age film to a blockbuster romantic drama.

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Music Video Breakdown: ‘Break My Heart’ by Dua Lipa

As she encounters the first (and incredibly irrelevant) man in the video, Lipa’s world tilts and the scenery collapses into a brightly colored dinner-club-performance-space hybrid.

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'Anna Karenina,' But Like Gossip Girl.

What does Tolstoy’s 19th-century novel have to do with filthy rich Korean-American teenagers living in New York City’s Upper East Side?

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Unpopular Opinion: I Liked the Ending of ‘How I Met Your Mother’

The original finale is the ultimate catharsis and culmination of the show's nine turbulent seasons.

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On Campus

Kung Fu Tea: Boba Giant Comes to Harvard Square

Despite opposition to its ever-expanding menu, Kung Fu Tea serves as a new landmark of Asian-American culture in Harvard Square.

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On Campus

How Arts Criticism Fits Into Our World Today

Is arts criticism a dying industry? How has social media changed arts journalism? How did we get here?

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‘the smuggler’: A 9000-Word Rhyming Exploration of Immigration and the American Dream

Created by Ronán Noone, “the smuggler” puts Tim Finnegan (Billy Meleady), an Irish immigrant, alone and center stage to tell his story and critique the idealized “American Dream.”

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On Campus

‘Witches’ Gallery Talk Kicks Off Halloween at the Harvard Art Museums

To celebrate Halloween, the Harvard Art Museums got into the festive spirit on Oct. 30 with its first of three Halloween Gallery Talks, “Witches.”

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On Campus

‘Contemporary Art: Five Propositions’ Showcases the MFA’s Contemporary Art Collection

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston again seeks to bring about a unique outlook on contemporary art through its new exhibition, “Contemporary Art: Five Propositions.”

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On Campus

Veggies in the Spotlight: Veggie Grill Comes to Harvard Square

Veggie Grill attempts to make vegetarian options more accessible with meat substitutes, but their best dishes are the ones that embrace the versatility of their very namesake: veggies.

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The Huntington Theatre Company Bring ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ to Life with Comedy and Contrast

As he interprets the role of the play’s titular Guildenstern, actor Jeremy Webb makes the play's high-minded philosophical discussions comedic and familiar.

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Top Five Original Pixar Shorts

Pixar movies are inarguably a childhood staple. The shorts, however, are an important part of the movie-going experience.

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On Campus

MFA’s 150th Anniversary to Honor the Past and Reimagine the Future

Next year, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is celebrating its 150th birthday — complete with community initiatives that may help the museum move into the 21st century.