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Making headlines behind the scenes, not in front of cameras

Alex Hagen

October 11, 2012

As the Pio's Arts & Entertainment section editor, I feel personally responsible for educating our faithful readers about cultural events on and beyond Whitman's campus. As misguided as this sense of responsibility may be, I nonetheless feel the weight of the art world on my shoulders. So, what art...

‘Gallery Girls’ fuels discussion of internships in the arts

Clara Bartlett

September 13, 2012

This summer, Bravo, an American cable TV network known best for its reality content and mafia of "Real Housewives," launched yet another reality show called "Gallery Girls." With this both alliterative and intensely innovative title, one can guess what the show is about: girls who work in galleries. Bravo's...

Meteoric rise of Bravo ‘reality’ programming promotes slanted stereotypes

Clara Bartlett

April 12, 2012

When my brain feels like dying in the happy, vapid abyss that is reality television, Bravo is the immediate destination of my retreat. But thinking back, I cannot really say when I started watching Bravo, or when it became a facet of popular TV culture. Today, Bravo, owned by NBC Universal, provides...

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