September/October 2016
The Arts
Sound Machine

Low-Anthem_eyeland_thb.jpg To go along with their new music, Low Anthem have become impresarios as owners of Providence's Columbus Theatre.

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Juggling Identities
AndrewAhn_thb.jpg Spa Night, written and directed by Andrew Ahn ’08, is both an immigrant story and a coming-out narrative.
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Literary Cocktails
Yeah_You_Write_thb.jpg The menu at Lisa Amico Kristel ’83's restaurant features readings by such writers as The Danish Girl's David Ebershoff ’91.
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Chronicle of an Epidemic
TimMurphy_thb.jpg A character-rich new novel by journalist Tim Murphy ’91 is a kaleidoscopic history of the AIDS epidemic.
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Complex Character

ElyseSundance2016_thb.jpg A new documentary codirected by Elyse Steinberg ’01 offers insight into sexter Anthony Weiner’s self-destructive ways.

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Poems Suck

BenLerner_thb.jpg Poet and novelist Ben Lerner ’01, ’03 MFA on why everybody seems to hate poetry these days.

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There's No Bad Major

Schwartz_thb.jpg College dvice for students and parents from longtime Cornell professor Daniel R. Schwarz ’65 AM, ’68 PhD.

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Fresh Ink
Linking jazz to the structure of the universe, a debut novel about estranged best friends, and how money has spoiled college sports.
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