Arts & Culture

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...

The Tufts Beelzebubs
May 17, 2011 Large Image
Tufts’ Beelzebubs have had another banner year, lending their vocal arrangements to the hit Fox show "Glee."

When the Beelzebubs finished second on NBC’s The Sing-Off in 2009, members of Tufts’...

Anita Shreve
May 16, 2011 Large Image
For best-selling author Anita Shreve, J68, each new book is like starting all over again

That novelist Anita Shreve, J68, has averaged almost one book a year over the past 20 years is impressive enough. That she’s written each by hand...

Jay Cantor
April 20, 2011 Large Image
The protagonist in Jay Cantor’s new graphic novel catches the 21st century disease

Jay Cantor was home on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and flipped on the television to check on the day’s news before heading off to work. “Like...