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THIS IS | Rodney Lucas

Rodney Lucas is a storyteller from the South Side of Chicago. Through music, art, and film, Lucas aims to change the narrative of the South Side.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is an Opulent, Over-the-Top Piece of Film History

t's an important movie for Asian Americans, and it's also an enjoyably batshit tour of insane wealth.

Artists Explore a New Canvas: Tennis Courts

While the hairstyles and fashion trends of tennis players have dramatically evolved over the years, the courts themselves have mostly stayed the same. For over a century, they have been monochrome, with clean white lines delineating precisely measured boxes; the uniformity of each court is essential to facilitating the creativity that happens on it. But this year, a few […]

How A Solange Quote Inspired An All-Women Art Exhibit

Lexx Valdez meditated on an empowering Solange Knowles quote as she and her co-curator Erin Yoshi planned a 10-week social- and ecology justice-themed exhibit to feature the work of 100 women artists from around the world.

Amazing art from Mental Health Awareness Week

Since 2001, the Mental Health Foundation has run Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK

“The team’s actually quite sick, you know”: Kids announce England World Cup squad

The 23 players making up England’s World Cup squad are announced by the nation’s youth.