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modica-way

Modica Way in Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a public walkway connecting City Parking Lot 5 to Massachusetts Avenue. Walkways are common and often dingy, unlit and dirty with stagnant water and rats scurrying around. However, Modica Way has broken free from these stereotypical characteristics to evolve into a master piece. It has one side featuring black and white collage photographs and it has...

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Screenwriting, also called scriptwriting, is the art and craft of writing scripts for mass media such as feature films, television productions or video games. Screenwriting therefore includes researching the story, developing the narrative, writing the script, screenplay, dialogues and delivering it, in the required format, to development executives. Screenwriters therefore have great influence over the creative direction and emotional impact of the screenplay and of...

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a cappella

In the words of W.H. Auden- “The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.” And a cappella is one of the simplest forms of music.   A cappella is Italian for "in the manner of the chapel". A cappella music is group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. The term "a...

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An arboretum is a botanical collection composed exclusively of trees. More commonly, a modern arboretum is a botanical garden containing living collections of woody plants and is intended, at least in part, for scientific study. It encourages the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world. They are also great places to educate the public in how...

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SpongeBob Square Pants is "a guide for growing up", says Jason Donati, a professor at Northeastern University and an award-winning animator. SpongeBob Square Pants is a famous cartoon that aired on Nickelodeon and was created by Stephen Hillenburg. It is interesting that Donati finds lessons for life in an animation created for kids’ fun. How can the animated underwater life, with a talking sponge and...

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There is no one as passionate about letterpress printing as Ryan Cordell. It is justifiable as well! Letterpress printing was first started in the 15th century. It made use of raised letters and metallic images to engrave the words and designs on the paper. The printing technology has undergone a huge lot of reformations. Replaced by modern commercial printing, letterpress printing has not lost its...

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best-album-of-the-year-music

Pitchfork, the music magazine describes Gish in a peculiar way. She is someone who “confronts challenges with erudite analogies, then conceals them with earnest, unaffected charm.” The Fader, music, culture and lifestyle magazine has identified Gish’s ability - “knack for turning the chronic self-awareness of the post-adolescent psyche into lilting, lyrical gold.” The Guardian, the British news outlet, calls Gish as “mordantly funny, her bleak but...

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They say art is one of the best ways to escape from reality. Favianna Rodriguez has proved this statement wrong with her art exhibit “The Multiverse of Identity” at Northeastern University. Elaborating on the title she says, “For me, colour is about possibility”. Not someone who likes to be put into boxes of identities, art becomes a way for Rodriguez to explore and embrace the...

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Dedicated to all the artists out there. We see you; We respect you.  Artists give birth to and raise their baby - masterpieces with the utmost amount of patience and care,  to prepare them for their final appearance before the world. But what of the artist when this work is not acknowledged and valued at much, or in most cases, barely noticed at all?  According to the article titled...

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