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Detail of a painting showing long grasses and the moon

Tani Bunchō, Grasses and Moon (detail), Japanese, Edo period, 1817.

Image: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Arts

Paintings from the Edo period convey “a powerful sense of there-ness.” 

2.13.20

Three fiddlers playing

Photograph by Ryan Carollo

Contra dancing, Balkan music, sea chanteys—and more!

March-April 2020

A bluegrass guitarist, banjoist, and singer perform on stage

Sean Staples, Hazel Royer, and Eric Royer perform

Photograph courtesy of Atwood’s Tavern

Boosting bluegrass in Cambridge

March-April 2020

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

March-April 2020

Photograph of Matthew Berlin

Matthew Berlin
Photograph by Stu Rosner

 

Avocational bassist Matthew Berlin

March-April 2020

Photograph of Annette Samuels in the Harvard Art Museum

Annette Samuels, caught between classes
Photograph by Jacob Sweet/Harvard Magazine 

Annette Samuels ’55 goes back to class.

January-February 2020

Provincetown harbor in the winter

Provincetown’s winter harbor
Photograph by Age Fotostock/Alamy Stock Photo

Just enough art, culture, terrific food, and lively conversation....

January-February 2020

An early group photo of Band members wearing bowler hats

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(1 of 14) Sporting staid bowlers, early Harvard Band members pose for a formal portrait.

Courtesy of the Harvard University Band

The Harvard Band celebrates a century.

10.9.19

La Fábrica's nightclub in Central Square, Cambridge

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(1of 6) A vibrant nightclub scene at La Fábrica 

Photograph by Isabel Lopez/Courtesy of La Fábrica

La Fábrica’s Latin-Caribbean flair

November-December 2019