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Summer orientation at The University of Michigan remains a distant memory for many upperclassmen.

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Live shows of the modern era are considerably different than they were in the ’70s, ’80s and even ’90s.

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“It’s been so much trauma, I don’t even know where to start … Like I don’t even know what year.” Moor Mother enters Circuit City, her latest album, on this pondering thought; it seems harmonious with what would come out of this year, but Camae Ayewa, or Moor

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Last week, The Michigan Quarterly Review’s Khaled Mattawa hosted poet and activist Reginald Dwayne Betts for an evening of visual art and poetry.

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Looking for a socially distanced way to spend Halloween without missing out on the spooky spirit? Here are five Halloween reads that will make you feel less alone this Halloween. Make sure to check under the bed and in the closet every few pages.

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Welcome back to the Film Beat’s series on Disney Channel Original Movies, or DCOMs for short.

The only proper Halloween film for Halloween 2020, offering solace while tingling one’s spine, is “Crimson Peak.”

Halloween is a month-long celebration that spans decades of movie history, from Southern Gothic to psychothriller. The film beat decided to embrace this history, dedicating each week of October to a different time period in horror.

“Burnt Sugar,” Avni Doshi’s debut novel, has been selected for the 2020 Booker Prize shortlist.

The words in Avni Doshi’s “Burnt Sugar” hit you like a bullet. Doshi doesn’t mind that they come with a burden. “It’s easy to unravel when no one is watching,” she writes within ten pages of the novel. It is, I find myself thinking. In fact, it would be so easy to unravel right now. 

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I vividly remember the first time I listened to the set of Tim Hecker tracks called “Hatred of Music,” or rather, the first time I read the name. I muttered it over and over, letting it repeat across my tongue until it etched itself in my brain.

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When most people hear the phrase “contemporary classical music,” they immediately become disinterested, assuming it’s either for the bourgeoisie or academia, which, to be quite frank, is true for the most part.