Arts & Entertainment

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New “Star Trek” boldly goes...where it's gone before

Star Trek Into Darkness is a pleasant enough popcorn flick with plenty of character development. But it falls short of its full potential.

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“Checkpoints and Borders” sings of immigrant youth (with video)

Undocumented immigrants aren't faceless, nor are they voiceless.

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“Crossfire Hurricane:” Rolling Stones at 50

The Rolling Stones may be sarcastic, misogynistic, and more than a little Jurassic, but they have come to define rock and roll.

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You could sell that

I make things. People will remark on them, then they will get a glow on their faces and and remark: "You could sell that!" This is considered the highest compliment you can be paid.

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New “Star Trek” shows flaws of today’s sci-fi

"Star Trek Into Darkness" benefits from 3-D and the latest movie gadgets, but suffers from not having Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry alive to make it original and creative.

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Students can now earn a college degree in heavy metal

Students enrolled in the degree program will learn the history of metal, from past censorship issues to major events and achievements.

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Special effects legend Ray Harryhausen: An appreciation

Harryhausen, who passed away May 7th, is revered by fantasy film geeks, special effects artists, and directors for his masterful advancement of stop motion animation.

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Is fashion political? See “Diana Vreeland” and decide

It's a celebration of a time when style had a direct and powerful relationship with changing the world.

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Tribeca Film Festival features new progressive movies

Now in its 12th year, the Tribeca Film Festival in lower Manhattan has grown to world prominence and offers a wide array of international cinema and world premieres.

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“Do the Math:” a review for Earth Day and beyond

The basic message of the article, tour, and film is that we only need to understand three numbers to know why action is required to address climate change.

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