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Arts & Entertainment

Illuminated After Dark

The Swarm Exhibition at the ICA utilizes art as powerful social commentary on race and class. 

by MEHREEN SYED

Dreaming American at the Oscars

The truth under the surface of Hollywood’s obsession with the "American Dream".

by YEEUN YOO

Representation in the Not So Modern Age

 Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story is rewriting history, fictionally.

by JULES LINGENFELTER

What could Possibly be Wrong about Netflix?

Streaming services are destroying the film industry with homogenization and capitalism.

by WEIKE LI

Battle of the Frat DJs

Which genre comes out on top?

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

The Friend We Find in Existential Modern Art

As Somerset Maugham said: “Art is a manifestation of emotion, and emotion speaks a language that all may understand.” 

by ANGELE DIAMACOUNE

Academia, Angst, and Adulting: Six Movies to Watch to Get Rid of Postgrad Blues

These six films, which range from playful rom–coms to satirical social critiques, all have something to say about adulting.

by ANNA O'NEILL–DIETEL

'Tell Me What You Remember' Tells the Forgotten Stories of Apartheid

The latest exhibition at the Barnes Foundation stages a dialogue between two South African artists.

by JOSEPHINE BUCCINI

The Agony and Ecstasy of Growing Up

What we can learn about #adulting from “Everything I Know About Love” by Dolly Alderton and “Such a Fun Age” by Kiley Reid 

by LUIZA LOUBACK

Girls Will Be Girls

Ten years later, Lena Dunham's brainchild still defines the post–grad experience—whether we like it or not

by KATE RATNER

How 'Beef' Explores Asian American Rage

A24 makes space for major (and minor) feelings in its hit new dark comedy.

by ENNE KIM

Keeping 'Outer Banks' Classy

Love triangles aren’t the only conflict in the sociopolitical battlefield of 'Outer Banks.'

by NORAH RAMI

Carmen Maria Machado: A Tour Through the Dream House

The celebrated memoirist and fiction writer takes us through the highs and lows of contemporary queer life.

by GIULIA NOTO LA DIEGA

The Season Finale of 'The Last of Us' Made All of Us Freak Out

The finale’s controversial ending had viewers questioning everything ... but wasn’t that the point?

by EMMA MARKS

The Fantastical Death and Rebirth of Crybaby

Melanie Martinez once again proves herself to be a master of the concept album with 'Portals.'

by JULES LINGENFELTER

Street’s Most Anticipated Film and TV of the Summer

From huge blockbusters to unconventional originals, the summer of 2023 has it all.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Lights, Camera, Anxiety

Normalcy is the solution to the celebrity mental health crisis.

by RYANNE MILLS

From Hoops to Hollywood

Getting down and dirty with sports movies' best subgenre: basketball

by MOLLIE BENN

The Art of Illegal Tattoos

Tattoo artist Iza Hu talks about rebellion, family, and temporary art.  

by ELLA SOHN

Composing the Future with James Diaz

Ph.D. student James Diaz leans into the avant–garde as he subverts the typical expectations of Western classical music.

by VIKKI XU

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