Israeli Filmmaker Explores Conflict in Jerusalem

Courtesy of Efe Efe/Nacho Gallego A young man survived a near-death stabbing. An openly gay council member received death threats. A Palestinian crossed the border weekly to perform in drag before fleeing the country. Those are narratives surrounding WorldPride Jerusalem 2006, the first LGBT pride parade in Jerusalem, in film director Nitzan Gilady’s 2008 documentary [...]

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Harry Lennix Talks Art, Activism and Coffee Filters

Courtesy of Gage Skidmore Human expression and activism are inevitably intertwined, but religious beliefs can also enhance the importance of art. Actor Harry Lennix and Associate Professor of Music Theory Dwight Andrews discussed the intersection of spirituality, art and social justice March 25 at Ackerman Hall in the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Lennix is known [...]

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Vanessa Carlton Stole My Heart: What Do I Do Now?

Courtesy of Rami Abou Sabe Musicians tend to save their breakthrough single for the end of the night, such as Smashmouth with “All Star,” but singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton pleasantly surprised the audience by beginning her March 19 concert at City Winery with her famous single, “A Thousand Miles.” During the stop on her Liberman tour, [...]

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A Thousand Words with Vanessa Carlton

Courtesy of Least Worst Option Vanessa Carlton, known for “A Thousand Miles,” released Liberman Oct. 23, 2015. The Emory Wheel had a phone interview with Carlton Feb. 14 to ask about Liberman. She also spoke on her then upcoming release, Earlier Things Live, and gave insight into her past experiences with piano and future as [...]

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