“Vagina.” An incredibly intimate (and often taboo) part of the body. Long overdue for dignity and respect in a society that deems the word foul, stinting female sexual liberty while encouraging its violation.
Last semester, Jonathan Schipper’s “Cubicle” filled the space of the Rice Gallery with the familiar setting of an office, easy to mistake for a functioning workspace until the viewer more closely inspected the exhibit.
Along with a good chunk of Rice students, I have always regarded Jinya Ramen Bar as the daddy of ramen joints.
Based on the acclaimed children’s book series and following the derided movie adaptation of the same name, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” returns to the screen in an eight-episode first season on Netflix.
In an era of increased sexual consent awareness and trigger warnings, Paul Verhoeven has produced a film that walks a fine line between nonconventional empowerment and graphic exploitation in its storytelling.
British indie trio The xx have returned from a five-year hiatus with the recent release of their third studio album, 2017’s “I See You.” Slated to play at huge summer music festivals such as Bonnaroo and Primavera Sound, the band’s new material will likely draw large crowds.
Patricia Bellan-Gillen’s collection of whimsical prints, drawings, paintings, and installations titled “Willful Wondering and Disorderly Notions,” now on display at the Rice Media Center Gallery, embodies just what its name suggests: Art as an expression of wonderment and disorder emphasizing the powers of memory and experience.
In coming-of-age films, the teenage protagonists usually find themselves straddling the abyss, one foot firmly in the ignorant bliss of childhood and the other foot in the unfamiliar confusion of the adult world.