Arts & Culture

September 2, 2011
Neighbors, Friends Invited to Join University for Learning, Family Entertainment, Lunch, More

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Residents, neighbors and friends are invited to celebrate the ninth annual Community Day at Tufts University on Sunday...

Doug Quin
August 25, 2011 Large Image
Doug Quin follows his ear to the ends of earth, recording the music of nature

It was early morning, and Doug Quin, SMFA84, and I were headed out on a winding ribbon of road leading...

Darrell Scott
August 9, 2011 Large Image
With songs covered by the likes of the Dixie Chicks and Brad Paisley, Darrell Scott, A88, may be the greatest country music star you've never heard of

Darrell Scott, A88, is what you might call a stealth celebrity. Chances are you’ve never heard of this Nashville-based songwriter, but his deeply...

books lined up on shelf
August 1, 2011 Large Image
Members of the Tufts community suggest mysteries and history, fiction and finance—and a wealth of other choices—in our annual summer roundup

 As we head into the dog days of summer—and the heart of vacation season—our faculty, staff, alumni and students have recommended a range of books...

Lisa Gross and the Boston Tree Party
June 27, 2011 Large Image
In a marriage of public art and urban agriculture, Lisa Gross, G11, and her Boston Tree Party cultivate an orchard in the city

Lisa Gross stood along the Rose Kennedy Greenway in downtown Boston this spring and gave a speech to a gathered crowd, complete with musicians to...