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Arts & Entertainment

Gesaffelstein’s Sound Stagnates in 'Hyperion'

His sophomore album presents a similar sound as 'Aleph,' but without the edge or bite.

by PAUL LITWIN

Imitating Evil: Why Michael Shannon is so Great At Playing Villains

Shannon, one of the industry's best working character actors, tests the limits of morality with his characters.

by SHANNON ZHANG

Triple Frontier: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Lots of Money

Netflix's new heist film is an unexpected thrill.

by EMMA HARRIS

"Stand–Ups Sit Down": A Conversation with Female Comedians About Industry Challenges

Judy Gold and Laurie Kilmartin joined the Kelly Writers House to deliver bittersweet insight on sexism in the comedy industry. 

by KATIE FARRELL

Upcoming Concerts to Cure Your Post–Fling Blues

Front row for Cher on Saturday, middle of the pit for La Dispute on Sunday.

by MELANNIE JAY

Ask Street: How Would the Music Section Dress as Rock Stars?

Which is more appealing: Ed Sheeran's flannel or ZZ Ward's leather pants?

by MELANNIE JAY

The Nameless Group Behind 'ColorVision' Anticipates Their Next Event, 'Before We Go'

Aayush Sanghrajka (W '19), Belle Carlson (C '19), and Ethan Daly (W '19) are three of 15 members presenting an art show on April 18.

by BEBE HODGES

It's Time to Retire the Phrase 'Anything But Country'

You don't hate country; you're just not listening hard enough.

by SAM KESLER

Emily Yao: Revealing Yourself at a Distance Through Poetry and Photography

Poet and photographer Emily Yao shares the motive behind her art, and what inspires her to keep writing.

by KATIE FARRELL

Artificial Intelligence has Infiltrated the Music Industry

And what it lacks in humanity, it makes up for in coded perfection.  

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Punk's 'Old Guard' Is Staging a Comeback, But Can They Compete with New Acts?

In the world of PUP and FIDLAR, is there any room left for Bad Religion and Descendents?

by MELANNIE JAY

Weike Wang: The Practical Writer Who Will Always Tell You the Truth

The PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author and Penn lecturer talks about switching her career from STEM to writing.

by JESSICA BAO

Circa Waves Sounds Like Summer on 'What’s It Like Over There'?

 From road trip tunes to bonfire acoustics, this album has it all.  

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Sky Ferreira Promises Unadulterated Authenticity on Upcoming Album

 The princess of sad–girl pop is back, and she wants to reclaim her crown. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

The New 'Joker' Trailer is Perfection

With a new actor playing the Joker, the villain's origin story is in good hands.

by ANNA COLLINS

Why I Won't Be Seeing Miguel At Spring Fling

We shouldn't be listening to abusers. We should be listening to survivors.

by JULIA DAVIES

Artist of the Week: Natalie Prass

On 'The Future and the Past,' Prass stares down her demons.

by SAM KESLER

Why Holographic Concerts Shouldn't Be Made

Using the hologram of a dead artist for profit is wrong and tarnishes their legacy

by JOHNNY VITALE

Why Ryan Gosling is My Favorite Actor

He can make you cry just as easily as he can make you laugh—and he's handsome, too.

by ANA HALLMAN

Emily King Brings a Change of Scenery to World Cafe Live

The rising R&B star graced the venue with her performance this past Friday.

by SAM KESLER

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