Mental health advocates argue that Shakepeare’s play could help start important conversations with teenagers.
Hip hop artist and producer Pharrell talks about creating his biggest hit song, “Happy.”
Inspired by current political protestors, documentary filmmaker Glenn Silber restored and redistributed his 1976 film about Vietnam War protests at the University of Wisconsin.
This article profiles poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, author of “Cloudy Day,” and describes a documentary film about his discovery of poetry while he was imprisoned as a young man.
Read this article to learn about several visual artists who continue to create works of art after suffering vision loss.
The national archives of both Germany and Israel have laid claim to the writings of Franz Kafka, author of The Metamorphosis. Read to learn more about the influential author and the legal battle over his manuscripts.
On the occasion of a new film adaptation of W.W. Jacobs’s classic tale, a reviewer digs into what makes this “be careful what you wish for” lesson so memorable.
Pulitzer-prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, know for writing about themes of nationality and belonging, discusses how learning the Italian language helped her re-discover herself.
Visitors to the historical site in England contribute their thoughts and feelings about the well-known play to re-create the story.
Read about the difference between nature poetry and environmental poetry and explore a curated colletion of poems.
Read this article to learn about a professor who is trying to teach an artificial intelligence system to interpret stories by having it read Macbeth.
Even though you know that what you’re seeing onscreen isn’t real, your brain can react to a horror movie as though it is.
Tourists of Governor’s Island can now travel back in time to the 17th century as a colonist with their own storyline and cast of characters thanks to augmented reality.
For Misty Copeland and MindLeaps, dancing provides more than physical benefits. Dancing can cause changes in a child’s mindset that can change their lives for the better.
In her thesis project, graduate student Hannah Rozenberg created an algorithm to measure how male or female physical spaces are and created architectural models of gender neutral spaces.
Psychology professor and police chaplain Brian Kinnaird argues for the inlucsion of comic book superheroes with the great classical heroes of mythology.
Find out how director Bo Burnham ensured that his story of a teenager making the transition from middle school to high school would authentically capture the experience.
Are the tales of King Arthur based in fact? TL;DR: Probably not, but they’re a lot of fun!
Every movie genre includes thoughtful, well-made films and cheap, awful ones. So why do some reviewers assume that most horror movies are trash?
The arts don’t just allow you to express yourself and earn applause. Read about some of the many other benefits of creating and performing.