A recurring debate in rap is “How sexual is too vulgar for rap?” Within that question lies the much more inflammatory debate: “How sexual is too vulgar for women in rap?”
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the original “Super Mario Bros,” and Nintendo surprised fans with a series of products that rightfully pays tribute to the iconic franchise.
With “Keeping Up,” the Kardashians established a cultural stronghold on celebrity status. Through the show, they manipulated their narratives, attracted unanimous public attention and carefully carved out their brand.
“We are focused on providing a space where you can fail, unlike a lot of places at Duke,” said Erixson. “We are trying to spark some kind of interest and maybe from that interest get you involved in the arts in some capacity.”
All of this makes her 2010 album “Teenage Dream” feel like a long, long time ago. That album, released almost exactly 10 years before “Smile,” was supported by an unbelievable run of five chart-topping singles, a record that Perry shares with Michael Jackson. The stark difference between these two albums begs a simple question: What happened to Katy Perry?
How are movies coming out during a pandemic?
When “Twilight” was released 15 years ago, the atypical love story between the immortal Edward Cullen and 17-year-old Bella Swan shook the world.
"NYU students were using TikTok to show how their boxed meals were screwed up. Someone who was supposed to get a caesar salad instead got a box with a packet of balsamic vinaigrette and a bag of chips.That’s not a meal at all."
As the Duke community continues to practice social distancing this fall, DukeCreate will offer free workshops in a wide range of arts practices, including dance, visual art, music, film and creative technology.
Organized by the Cinematic Arts at Duke, Screen/Society is a beloved film programming body in the Triangle area.
Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual concerts have become almost as commonplace as the phrase “these unprecedented times,” but Duke Performances is still finding new ways to innovate.
When the Nasher Museum of Art announced that it would remain closed to visitors throughout the fall semester, students and Durham residents alike braced themselves for a year without the museum’s beautifully-curated exhibits. The Nasher, however, had no such plans.
Each year, the english department is host to a number of events that invite students to hear from faculty members about their interests or latest research endeavors.
Duke is no stranger to recruitment season, with each fall marked by visits from major banks, tech companies and consulting firms. But for students interested in the creative and entertainment industries, the traditional recruitment offerings give little opportunity to establish solid connections.
In years past, humanities and arts departments held catered speaker events to help generate community between faculty, students and the Durham community.
This year’s DC Fandome had these and more to get fans excited for what’s on the horizon for Wonder Woman, Batman and other loved DC superheroes and supervillains.