The downbeat: RIP Pop Smoke — How one artist reintroduced drill music into the mainstream

Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 assesses the impact of musician Pop Smoke’s influence on the New York drill music scene after his death. “Almost with Nietzsche-esque transcendence of good and evil, Pop Smoke played by his own rules, and he won through creating a lasting legacy in the eye of the music industry and general population,” she writes.

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Framed: ‘Prometheus’ — the hunk without the junk at Frary

Though we might see Frary Dining Hall’s “Prometheus” on a nearly daily basis, we don’t appreciate its place in art history nearly enough, writes art columnist Frances Sutton PO ’21.

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Framed: ‘The Body, The Object, The Other’ at Craft Contemporary showcases ceramics’ grace and mobility

Art columnist Frances Sutton PO ’21 examines the wonders of the Craft Contemporary museum and its newest ceramics exhibit. “‘The Body, The Object, The Other’ … pushes at the boundaries of what ceramics can be as a craft and as an art,” she writes.

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