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Nina M. Foster

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Arts Vanity: ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ is Responsible for 99% of my Emotional Intelligence

I believe “Avatar” should be required viewing for everyone, everywhere.

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‘The Shrink Next Door’ Premiere Review: This Series is Destined to Thrill

If the rest of the series follows the tone of the premiere, viewers are in for one wild ride. Each episode will reveal more about the therapist-patient relationship that turns sour. With decades of events to unpack, the show is destined to thrill.


Andrew Lear’s ‘We Were There’ Tour Showcases the Resilience of Women and the LGBTQ+ Community through Art

Lear focuses on pieces in the museum for which themes of sexuality, gender, and race are present but not explicit.

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‘In Polite Company’ Review: Gervais Hagerty Makes a Decent Debut

In her debut novel, Gervais Hagerty delivers an entertaining story about the ins and outs of Charleston culture yet falls short on its feminist sentiments.

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‘RENT’ Review: 25th Anniversary Tour Has Audiences ‘Over the Moon’

Seeing “RENT” in 2021 illuminates the contrast between the height of the AIDS crisis and the treatment of HIV/AIDS today. Yet the theme of coming together in the face of an illness remains incredibly relevant.

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Women Director Spotlight: Greta Gerwig

Her directorial skill, brilliant screenwriting, prioritization of a comfortable workplace, emphasis on the importance of women’s stories, and experience balancing a thriving career with motherhood makes Gerwig an inspiration to female filmmakers everywhere.

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‘Silk Chiffon’ Review: Queer Euphoria Saves Generic Pop

On "Silk Chiffon," MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers brilliantly capture the pleasure of intimacy and the joy of embracing one’s identity without guilt.


Harvard’s English Department is Better Than ‘The Chair,’ I Promise

As I watched the show more closely and reexamined the opportunities I have as an English student, I realized that the differences far outweigh the similarities.

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‘Cruella’ Review: A Decent Retelling Elevated by Standout Acting

The off-putting beginning and the gratifying end yield a film that’s just okay, but still worth watching for the infallible acting of Thompson and Stone.


'Titian: Women, Myth, & Power' Exhibition Leaves Visitors in Awe at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

This the first time in four centuries that the six paintings have been reunited in one room, a task that involved the cooperation of museums and galleries around the world.

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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Finale Review: The Perfect End to a Rocky Season

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” followed the blueprint of its Marvel movie predecessors. Adaptations of the trademark Marvel structure work for a reason, beloved by fans who keep coming back.

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‘You Stupid Bitch’ Review: Instrumentally Impressive, Lyrically Lacking

Upbeat percussion makes “You Stupid Bitch” a good song for dancing and pretending that you’re the main character in a coming-of-age indie film. But when the well-rounded accompaniment is set aside, the lyrics fall short.

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What the Hell Happened: The Gorilla Glue Girl Saga

Tessica Brown's story of using Gorilla Glue Spray Adhesive to style her hair stunned the internet.

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‘drivers license’ Review: More than a Publicity Stunt for Olivia Rodrigo

Listeners are likely to find themselves behind the wheel with tears streaming down their faces, belting out the lyrics to Olivia Rodrigo's "drivers license."

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Arts Playlist: Songs for a Rainy Day

Cozy up, make yourself a cup of tea, perch yourself next to a window, and enjoy.