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Benjamin Xu, Staff Writer

Benjamin Xu ’23 is a prospective art history and philosophy major from McLean, Va. He is a staff writer for the arts section.

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Collaborative albums: Benny The Butcher & Harry Fraud, Lana Del Rey, Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Collaborative albums: Benny The Butcher & Harry Fraud, Lana Del Rey, Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

April 14, 2021
While most venues won’t have large concerts until 2022 or 2023, that hasn’t stopped artists and producers from collaborating with one another, continuing to release albums packed with pent-up creative energy. Here are three recent albums which are collaborative in one way or another. 
Professor of Art Mike Glier answers with abstraction

Professor of Art Mike Glier answers with abstraction

March 10, 2021
As the lecture began, I was worried about my wifi connection, which had been phasing in and out for the whole week. Thankfully, things worked out. On March 4, Professor of Art Mike Glier presented “Answer Music: Observation and Abstraction of the Living World,” the second Zoom webinar in the College’s annual Faculty Lecture Series. 
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Albums from winter break: Jazmine Sullivan, Playboi Carti, Weezer

February 17, 2021
The College’s long winter break has been an opportunity to spend time with our families, work on ourselves, and consume a lot of media. Here are three new albums that were released as we stayed at home over break.
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