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Archiving Art History at Gemini G.E.L. by Evan Berkowitz

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2016 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented young...

Brain Teaser: Nerd Comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan by Amy Char

Theater Comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan was once accidentally lodged in former president Bill Clinton's cleavage. "I shook his hand and then someone behind me pushed me so I kind of ended up in his man boobs — this was big Bill Clinton — and I got sort of squished in there,"

Flowers, Fruit, and Fatality: Death and Decay is Super Natural by Christine Slobogin

“What is natural?” is the intriguing inquiry surrounding the National Museum of Women in the Arts summer 2015 exhibition, Super Natural. This frustratingly broad question could be answered in a plethora of ways

Inside Out: Mind’s Eye by Mark Lieberman

The latest Pixar movie follows an 11 year-old girl named Riley, who moves with her family from her childhood home in Minnesota to a dingy apartment in San Francisco. The move makes Riley sad.

“Her”: Future Awe by Mark Lieberman

In writer-director Spike Jonze’s Her, Joaquin Phoenix plays the man some of us might turn out to be in twenty or thirty years. Burdened...

Jodorowsky’s Dune Brings Epic Back by Emilia Brahm

“Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step...

Human After All: Distinguishing the Human from the Computer by Sean Stempler

In a world where Twitter inhabitants connect with their friends, share their daily lives and identities with the general public, @horse_ebooks offered a beautiful...

Hairy Confrontations: a review of Sonya Clark’s solo show at Contemporary Wing, AHEAD OF HAIR by Roxanne Goldberg

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2013 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented...

Is MoMA Putting Artists Back in the Closet? by Mark Stern

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2013 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented...

Phyllida Lloyd’s Julius Caesar: Guts, Glory, and Girl Power by Megan Fraedrich

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2013 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented...

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Two poems by Atena Danner

These poems are part of a special section of the Mid-Atlantic Review, Celebrating Black History, and selected by editors Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Carolivia Herron, and...

Legacy: a Documentary Poem for My Ancestor by Sherri Mehta

These poems are part of a special section of the Mid-Atlantic Review, Celebrating Black History, and selected by editors Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Carolivia Herron, and...

On a Black High School Senior Who Cannot Walk With His Class Because of His Natural Hairstyle by Synnika Alek-Chizoba Lofton

These poems are part of a special section of the Mid-Atlantic Review, Celebrating Black History, and selected by editors Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Carolivia Herron, and...
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