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Serena Jampel

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‘Eastbound’ Is a Celebration of Identity Through Dance

A joyous celebration of tradition, creativity, exploration, and freedom that seemed just as fun to perform as it was to watch.

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‘Parable of the Sower’ Review: An Afrofuturist Opera for the Apocalypse

The show breathes fresh air into the genre of opera while examining pressing social issues.

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The Best Spring Reads for All Occasions

Spring has sprung! In Boston, it’s more like a second winter, but whether you prefer rainy grays or budding blooms, The Crimson has the best book recommendations for all your spring reading needs.

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List: Top Looks from the 2022 Grammys

The Grammys red carpet is known for out-of-the box style choices from the biggest names in fashion. This year’s ceremony did not disappoint.

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LyLena D. Estabine ’24 on Faith, Community, and the Performing Arts

LyLena Estabine hopes, already a published author, now hopes to open the door to performing arts to as many other students as possible.

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‘Violeta’ Review: An Average Novel from an Above Average Author

Allende’s latest work gives her fans many of the hallmarks they’ve come to expect: heart wrenching but honest depictions of the Pinochet regime and complex, interwoven, endlessly interesting family dynamics.

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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season Four Premiere Review: Caricature With a Side of Comedy

The premiere of season four showcases the characters and family dynamics fans have grown to love, but stumbles when it comes to delivering comedy beyond mere caricature.