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Eric van Hove brings the Mahjouba Initiative to Dartmouth

Can a moped inspire change? Concept artist Eric Van Hove says yes. Opening on Sept. 18, “Mahjouba at Dartmouth: a Collaboration with Eric Van Hove,” an exhibit that will open at the Strauss Gallery in the Hopkin’s Center, explores the College’s relationship with the artist and his new project, ...


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Review: "I Can't Date Jesus" is a hilarious, thoughtful introspection

September 13, 2018 9:35pm

Hilarious, thoughtful and unwavering, pop culture critic Michael Arceneaux’s memoir “I Can’t Date Jesus” tackles the awkward and sometimes painful realities of growing up over the course of 17 essays. A New York Times bestseller and Arceneaux’s first book, “I Can’t Date Jesus,” explores sexuality, race, religion, love and work with remarkable buoyance.


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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an addition to the Asian-American canon

September 13, 2018 1:02am

A working-class woman meets an outrageously rich man, and they fall in love in much to the derision and outrage of the man’s family (mostly his mother). It’s a classic formula, seen in works like “Pride and Prejudice” to which some critics have compared “Crazy Rich Asians,” the romantic-comedy released this summer that featured an all-Asian cast.