Arts & Culture

What Rams Read This Summer

by MARIELLE SARMIENTO Arts and Culture Editor For most students, summer brings a much-needed break from classes and internships. What better way to relax than picking...

Ram Jams — July 2018

By JORDAN MELTZER Opinions Editor The Internet: “Hive Mind”(via Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment) Genre: R&B, neo-soulOn a playlist with: SZA, Janelle Monae and MiguelThe deets: I’m...

Review: ‘Skintight’ Takes Beauty to Task

By MICHAEL APPLER Staff WriterWhy do we stare at the David? What is it about that seventeen-foot-tall Michelangelo that so transfixes, spellbinds the human...

Ram Jams — June 2018

By JORDAN MELTZER Opinions Editor KIDS SEE GHOSTS: “KIDS SEE GHOSTS”(via G.O.O.D Music, Def Jam Recordings, Universal Music Group) Genre: Rap, alternative hip-hop, psychedelicOn a playlist with:...

Review: “Log Cabin,” and the Wilderness of LGBTQ Equality

By MICHAEL APPLER Staff WriterLog cabins are man-made. They’re visibly intertwined, tangled structures forged by forcing lumber together into sturdy joints. Neat, organized and well-built...

Review: In “Sugar in Our Wounds,” The Measure of Black, Queer America

By MICHAEL APPLER Staff WriterLittle more than a century and a half separates the present from American chattel slavery, only six decades from American segregation....

Review: At the Delacorte, a Refreshingly Conventional “Othello”

By MICHAEL APPLER Staff WriterThat Shakespearean insult “you are a Senator” fell with extra weight during last Saturday’s performance of the Public Theater’s “Othello.” The...

Ram Jams — May 2018

By JORDAN MELTZER Opinions Editor Kanye West: “ye” (via G.O.O.D Music, Def Jam Recordings, Universal Music Group) Genre: Hip-hop, rap On a playlist with: Kid Cudi, Kendrick Lamar and...

Review: In “Peace for Mary Frances,” A Terrifying Looking-Glass of Loss

By MICHAEL APPLER Staff WriterFor better or for worse, there are times when theater comes dangerously close to reality, when imitation may brush too close...

Review: In “Your Alice,” A Wonderland Shattered

By MICHAEL APPLER Staff WriterInside the Brooklyn Academy of Music lies a dismantling of your childhood – not its destruction, by any means, but a...