Siavash is an Assistant Arts Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a first year who has not yet declared a major. Siavash can be reached at [email protected]

‘Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience’ fails to paint a compelling picture

After multiple delays, complaints and a lengthy legal battle involving its organization’s deceptive name, on Oct. 6, event company Fever finally opened the doors to its newest exhibition. “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” is currently on show at Boston’s Strand Theater.  Despite its reportedly misleading marketing and poor organization, as someone deeply involved and interested […]

Weekender: The revival of city pop: The soundtrack of 80s Japan

On Nov. 27, 2020, popular YouTuber David Dobrik showed off his newly purchased flamethrower in a TikTok that has since gained over 14.9 million views. While the ensuing chaos is entertaining nonetheless, viewers may also recognize a familiar track in the background. This song is no other than “Mayonaka no Door / Stay With Me” […]

‘Monet and Boston: Legacy Illuminated’ leaves a lasting impression

Claude Monet (1840–1926) is arguably one of the most important painters of all time. With his extraordinary impressionist works, he captured nature’s fleeting moments in an entrancing manner and forever left his mark on art history. Though he never visited Boston during his life, the city has still served as a popular hotspot for collectors […]

Fourth season of ‘Attack on Titan’ presents a different perspective

Eight years ago, Hajime Isayama’s “Attack on Titan” (2009–21) finally received an anime adaptation and reached global stardom. Now, after three full seasons, multiple delays and a four-year hiatus between the first and second seasons, "Attack on Titan" has finally reached the first half of its conclusion. Though its plot may be familiar to those who read the original manga, the show masterfully captures Isayama's ability to write a compelling, multifaceted story within an even more captivating world.

Joji’s ‘Nectar’ isn’t as sweet as it hopes

Overall, “Nectar” presents a gripping journey through Joji’s mind. From the very beginning, the listener is immersed as Joji struggles with understanding the impact of heartbreak and solitude. However, this captivation is often interrupted by uninspired tracks that have no distinguishable identities, leaving listeners bored.