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Before writing anything down, Robert Kyr composes his works—music and text—“internally,” he says, from start to finish.

Photograph by Kelly James Photography

Arts

Composer Robert Kyr embraces love, peace, and nature.

2.9.17

An anniversary overview of treasures through the ages

March-April 2017

Windermere, 1821, by Joseph M.W. Turner, in the spirit of Wordsworth

Image from the Bridgeman Art Library

Wordsworth seen anew, and other recent books

March-April 2017

Portrait of Elif Batuman

Elif Batuman

Photograph by Beowolf Sheehan

Elif Batuman’s novel The Idiot reflects on her Harvard freshman year.

March-April 2017

Archaic Paestum—the “beginning” of beauty

Archaic Paestum—the “beginning” of beauty
Photograph by iStock

Probing the primal drives of a landmark architect

March-April 2017

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A humanistic “masterclass” for Houghton Library's seventy-fifth anniversary

March-April 2017

Susan Cain

Susan Cain

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Susan Cain foments the “Quiet Revolution.”

March-April 2017

Ice skating in the heart of downtown Providence

Photograph ©Wickedgood/dreamstime.com

Car-free fun in downtown Providence

January-February 2017

<p class="caption">A contemporary rendering of the Springfield arsenal attack during Shays&rsquo;s Rebellion&mdash;a shaping event for the Founders</p>
<p class="credit">Image from Bridgeman Images</p>

The anti-democratic origins of the Constitution

January-February 2017