Arts & Humanities

Working over time

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An exhibit at the Oriental Institute Museum pairs modern workers with the ancient tools of their trades.

Indie cred

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The critical success of the drama Fruitvale Station gives an aspiring producer’s career a boost.

Spine thrilling

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Slavic studies professor Malynne Sternstein guides students through the deep game that is Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita.

Making time for literature

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Visiting novelist Gamal Al Ghitany discusses the state of creativity in Egypt.

What would Skinner say?

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Adam Levin, AM’01, gives a “hot” reading to a hometown crowd.

Revisiting War of the Worlds

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Tweeting Orson Welles’s famous radio drama on its 75th anniversary.

Trading eights

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Artist Robert Crumb’s jazz trading cards highlight the famous and the forgotten.

Second City’s first man

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At a memorial service for Bernard Sahlins, friends and family recalled the Second City cofounder’s passion for his work, which in recent years included directing staged readings of verse plays for the Poetry Foundation.

Let it glow

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As daylight dwindles, cut out paper-bag luminarias inspired by windows on campus to light your way home this winter.

That ’70s show

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A traveling exhibition explores California art’s experimental state of mind.

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