Arts & Culture

April 5, 2011 Large Image
A Tufts professor and her students investigate a music program that’s transforming lives

The 12 teens quickly settled themselves on stage at Cohen Auditorium and launched into a series of jazz tunes: eyes closed at times and fingers...

April 4, 2011
Watching the News: Broadcasting, Webcasting and Forecasting: A conversation highlighting the changing media landscape

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Katie Couric will draw on her 30 years as a journalist to address the evolution of today's news industry during...

April 1, 2011
"Jumbo-opoly" theme for this year's April 16 event

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- Medford and Somerville children in grades kindergarten through third grade are invited to attend this year's...

A scene from A Film Unfinished
March 31, 2011 Large Image
Using propaganda footage from the Warsaw Ghetto, filmmaker Yael Hersonski reconstructs the horror of Nazi Germany

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” goes an oft-quoted line from William Faulkner. Yael Hersonski’s powerful Holocaust documentary, A...

Tisch Miscellany Collection manuscript
March 15, 2011 Slideshow
Rare manuscripts and book fragments discovered in the stacks at Tisch Library

About six centuries ago, an Italian scribe painstakingly lettered and illuminated a page of a missal, a book containing prayers and instructions...