Community Culture


For the third episode of Things Men Ruined, Emily and Natalie look at fairytales and the everlasting effect they’ve had on the public imagination — for better or for worse.


The point of art is to create, not to achieve perfection.


“There’s a lot of stigma surrounding mental health,” Issa said. “It’s okay if you are suffering, and it’s good to seek out these resources.”


The ’60s are dead. Protests are dead. We go to plays to be entertained. We read the news to be validated. We are deaf. Nobody is murdered. Nobody disagrees. Theatre can be used for change, but it is used for assimilation.

Mohja Kahf

Kahf’s poetry both addresses and reinvents stereotypes about Muslim women, encapsulating issues of femininity, sexuality and gender.

Chick Corea

Saturday’s performance will mark the end of a fantastic tour and (hopefully) the beginning of a new collaboration between artist and ensemble.

Male gymnastics at the Olympics

The atmosphere of the meet reminded me more of a performance than a competition.

Keats and Kendrick

Why should the work of hip-hop artists be treated as anything less than poetry?

Nederlands Dans Theater

The abstract nature of the pieces gives freedom for narrative interpretation.

Art by Michigan Prisoners

Instead, I must look at this art as a reminder that these incarcerated adults are people too, who have creativity, emotions and passions. And while it may be difficult for me to view, their art deserves the chance to be shared.