Author: Alex Jen, Staff Writer

Meleko Mokgosi discusses democracy, diverse populations

Lex and Love, an exhibition of new work by Meleko Mokgosi ’07, fits the upstairs 1954 Gallery at the Williams College Museum of Art perfectly – the multi-panel paintings of…

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ questions black representation in Hollywood

Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro, running at Images Cinema for a week starting on Friday, asks a hard question that even its writer, James Baldwin, struggles to answer:…

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Krens ’69 proposes Berkshire cultural corridor

The Global Contemporary Art Museum will contribute to a northern Berkshires ‘cultural corridor’ envisioned by Thomas Krens ’69. Photo courtesy of Gluckman Tang Architects. Art czar Thomas Krens ’69 is…

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‘Master of None’ provokes thoughtful laughter

Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix series, Master of None, hits on current issues while reflecting everyday realities that feel all too relatable. Photo courtesy of EW.com. Watching Master of None is…

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Voxare String Quartet plays impressive program

The young Voxare String Quartet lived up to its name by presenting its own contemporary voice in a challenging classical program. Emory Strawn/Photo Editor. Dressed in all black for a…

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‘The Tempest: A Gyre’ experiments with theater

The upcoming production of The Tempest: A Gyre, Nov. 12 to 14, is an innovative combination of theater, dance and percussion. Tim Nagle-McNaughton/Photo Editor. “A Gyre” has been added as…

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Jack Whitten speaks on his five decades of painting

Jack Whitten, featured in this Walker Art Center retrospective, spoke at the College last Wednesday about his artistic evolution. Photo courtesy of Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune. Jack Whitten will be 76…

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Wind-Up Fest presents thoughtful documentaries

Wind-Up Fest, the re-imagined Williamstown Film Festival, included events, talks and nonfiction films such as Uncertain, above. Photo courtesy of TribecaFilm.com. Sometimes it seems there’s a fine line between art…

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‘Your smarter than me’ poses questions at WCMA

WCMA’s new exhibit Your smarter than me. i don’t care. challenges societal norms with art outside traditional museum fare. Grace Fan/Contributing Photographer. The new exhibit Your smarter than me. i…

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