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Handweaver Amy Lund ’84 had a busy spring. Her work was featured on the pages of House Beautiful, Design New England, Once Wed, and Rhode Island Monthly. View Amy’s handwoven textiles.

   
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Claire Rosen 01 combines fantasy and the natural world in her photographs. In this interview with The Rumpus, Claire talks about her influences and her approach to her art. Claire’s unique style landed her on Forbes "30 Under 30" list two years in a row!

   
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BroadwayWorld.com reported that Tony Award winning actress Daisy Eagan 96 and her boyfriend, writer Kurt Bloom, welcomed their first child, Monty Harrison Eagan-Bloom, on May 11, 2013.

   
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In “How I Became a Hipster,” Manhattanite Henry Alford ’80 describes his weekend in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for the New York Times Fashion & Style section. A ‘ridiculous’ read!

   
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Marné Garretson ’10 was accepted to the Ragon Summer Program of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard. Marné will work on a short-term project related to the mechanisms of regulation of bacterial replication.

   
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Jambase reports that “on June 11th, avant-garde six-stringers Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot and Nels Cline will team with multi-instrumentalist Shahzad Ismaily [88] for an early and late show at (Le) Poisson Rouge,” 158 Bleecker Street, NYC.

   
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The Prince George’s County [MD] Social Innovation Fund named spoken word artist and international software trainer Tahira L. Brooks 94 to the Forty UNDER 40 Prince George’s County 2013 list. The list recognizes county residents who have “made exceptional contributions in Arts and Humanities, Business, Education, Health and Fitness, Public Service, and Science.”

   
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Joel ’71 and Ethan ’74 Coen have taken the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival for their new film Inside Llewyn Davis. The film will open in theaters on December 6, 2013.

   
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European-based sound, recording and radio artist Patrick McGinley’s 91 piece raadio mälu (“radio memory” in Estonian), debuted on Portuguese radio in May and was later rebroadcast as an edition of framework:afield. Listen to this and other ‘found sounds’ on Patrick’s site murmer.

   
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John William Schiffbauer 01 directs Hamlet at the Hudson Guild Theatre, coming July 2013.