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Azealia Banks flexes muscles on “Slay­Z”

Harlem MC’s new mixtape deftly runs Azealia Banks’ full range of talents and emotions.

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David Cross hits old targets with new material

Comedian’s political diatribes preach to Northampton crowd choir at the Calvin Theatre.

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‘House of Cards’ brings Shakespearean theater to American television

If Shakespeare were alive today and got into the business of writing television, he would be the head writer of ‘House of Cards.’

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Underground music spotlight: Mt. Wolf and Plague Vendor produce best material yet

Five music releases of varying genre from this week that should not be overlooked.

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Polyphia’s ‘Renaissance:’ A postmodern triumph with the devil in the details

Progressive rock group creates pop-inspired album

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‘Girls’ grows up in fifth season

No one understands the psychology of selfishness and insecurity better than Lena Dunham.

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‘Broad City’ still as delightful as ever

Four episodes into their show’s third season, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are still at the top of their game.

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‘X-Files’ revival delivers familiar thrills

The long-running science fiction show returns from an extended hiatus with a miniseries sure to satisfy fans of the original.

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‘Fuller House’ an unbearable slog that never needed to exist

This obnoxious reboot of the fetid ’80s sitcom represents the absolute worst of a nostalgia-obsessed culture.

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How my CAPA study abroad experience changed my life

Luz Arregoces describes the benefits of traveling abroad.

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Want to ruck?

Jasmyn Guzzetti explains the differences between rugby and American football

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Rihanna makes her biggest artistic statement on ‘Anti’

After a three-year wait, Rihanna breaks expectations with her new LP.

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David Bowie makes his death a spectacle in ‘Blackstar’

Legendary singer’s final record is a dazzling, bizarre and uninhibited foray into experimental jazz and art rock.

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Typically Never Episode 1 Season 2

Typically Never sits down with WMUA General Manager Andrew DesRochers to talk about 2015 and the year ahead.

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‘Angie Tribeca’ a weak parody with awkward humor

The new show, from co-creators Steve and Nancy Carell, annoys more than amuses in its attempt to lampoon police procedurals.

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Lovely and touching, ‘Master of None’ expertly combines humor and empowerment

Aziz Ansari’s excellent new Netflix series uses a familiar premise to inspire revolutionary ambition.

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UMass Theatre Guild preps for eclectic spring season

The student-run organization has auditions for a two-act play and musical revue scheduled for this weekend and next, respectively.

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Despite all-star cast, ‘Daddy’s Home’ delivers middling performance

What could have been the next ‘Step Brothers’ turned into a forgettable version of ‘The Other Guys.’

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‘Macbeth’ delivers on violence and visuals, feels emotionally distant

Full of sound and fury, this Shakespeare adaptation signifies something, though it’s not always clear what.

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‘Neko Atsume’ app offers fun, feline diversion

The popular app assigns users a simple task: collect a plethora of adorable virtual cats.

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