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Articles: Arts

Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger


In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.


Fellow classics concentrators Sam Beck ’16 (left) and E.E. Cummings ’15


What one undergraduate learned


Photograph courtesy of Moldova

A Moldovan restaurant in Newton reflects rich culinary traditions.

November-December 2017

Image courtesy of the Houghton Library

Harvard’s Houghton Library explores “Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence.”

November-December 2017

Celebrating Thanksgiving at Old Sturbridge Village

Photograph courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village

Cold-weather treats at Old Sturbridge Village  

November-December 2017

Cooking lessons at the French Cultural Center

Photograph courtesy of the French Cultural Center

Greater Boston’s cultural centers offer a lot more than language classes.

November-December 2017

Photograph courtesy of the Boston International Book Fair

Rare books and ephemera at the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

November-December 2017

The lenses of the Bruce telescope, mounted for display

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The telescope that helped define Earth’s place in the universe

November-December 2017

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

Boosting museums, and novel architecture

November-December 2017