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Events for the Week 11/12-11/16

November 12, 2014
Filed under blog, Campus, InstaRam, Uncategorized

Hello Lovely people, sorry for the wait! Hope everyone had a great Veteran’s Day off yesterday!  Here are some of the events that are happening for the rest of the week! Wednesday 11/12: 9am-7pm: Imaginal/Imagining the World at the Adams Gallery! Go visit an exhibit of artwork put together by th...

Paint night provides stress relief for students

Paint night provides stress relief for students

November 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Madeline Scovotti Easels propped up white, untouched canvases, calling out to be painted upon and given life. Rows of unopened fall-colored paints sat eagerly waiting on the front table, while paintbrushes still perfectly lined in their packages rested in front of each station. As the small gro...

Rainbow Alliance sponsors annual Drag Show

Rainbow Alliance sponsors annual Drag Show

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
November 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

Fake boobs, makeup, glitter and colorful wigs were some of the things found last Wednesday at Suffolk University’s annual Drag Show. As the queens were transforming themselves backstage, students were transforming the Donahue café into a stage, decorating the room with colorful tables full with candy...

Open Mic Night draws talent from across campus

Open Mic Night draws talent from across campus

Haley Peabody
November 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

Long after the everyday inhabitants of the Donahue café had gone, the Performing Arts Office transformed the modest cafeteria space into a makeshift theater, complete with lights, sound booth and microphones where the Musicians’ Network hosted their first Open Mic Night of the semester. Hushed conversations...

HOMECOMING 2014 :Fall Fest 40th anniversary unites Suffolk community

HOMECOMING 2014 :Fall Fest 40th anniversary unites Suffolk community

Haley Peabody
October 29, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Amongst the various Homecoming activities that dazzled students, family, and faculty across campus over the weekend, the Fall Fest performances stood out as those that encompassed the best of Suffolk’s talent from both alumni and current students. Fall Fest, which celebrated its 40th anniversary...

Suffolk band Jack Romanov offers various styles in debut album

Suffolk band Jack Romanov offers various styles in debut album

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
October 22, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Music

Jack Romanov, a band that started out in a mix between Suffolk University spaces and someone’s basement released their debut album on Sept. 23. Each of the band members has a different kind of ideaology that is based on cultural differences they have, coming from different parts of the country....

Theatre Department hosts annual Fall Showcase

Theatre Department hosts annual Fall Showcase

Haley Peabody
October 15, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Nestled amongst the quiet classrooms of the Archer building, Suffolk’s black box theater played host to the Fall Showcase, a collection of one act shows, written, directed and performed by students. Throughout the long weekend, students performed in four different short plays. As the show begins,...

Poet Lauren Zuniga celebrates LGBTQ History Month with Suffolk

Poet Lauren Zuniga celebrates LGBTQ History Month with Suffolk

October 15, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By Karina Santiago In honor of National Coming Out Day, The Office of Diversity Services and The Rainbow Alliance hosted a poetry workshop as well as a performance by Lauren Zuniga, one of the top five ranked female poets in the world. On Thursday, the celebration of LGBTQ History Month continued...

Lydia Martin recognized as one of the top art professors in Boston

Lydia Martin recognized as one of the top art professors in Boston

Brigitte Carreiro
October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Lydia Martin, a fine arts professor at the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, is trailblazing through the art world Recently spotlighted by the Art Career Project as one of Boston’s top 15 art professors, Martin has done research in Paris, will work alongside her all-time...

PAO plans 40th Fall Fest celebration

PAO plans 40th Fall Fest celebration

October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

By Maria Baluch Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office is busily preparing its 40th annual Fall Fest. Initially called Spring Fest, it was started 40 years ago by a sociology professor who was looking for a way to build a sense of community and bring everyone together using the arts. Through the years,...

Photojournalist Ken Martin shares experiences in Japan

Photojournalist Ken Martin shares experiences in Japan

Heather Rutherford
October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

The lights dim in the Sawyer Library’s Poetry Center, the shades are drawn, and a serene photo of a Japanese bride is illuminated onto the projection screen. Photojournalist and professor at Suffolk University, Ken Martin, traveled to Japan this summer to attend the wedding of his friend Tsuyoshi Toya, and his wife, Kazumi Suzuki. The wedding was in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan....

Adams Gallery hosts NESAD’s Do. Did. Done.

Adams Gallery hosts NESAD’s Do. Did. Done.

Haley Peabody
October 1, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured Stories

Bathed in fluorescent lights and canary colored walls, Sargent Hall’s Adams Gallery is adorned with the various creations of its newest exhibit, “Do. Did. Done.”  The exhibit showcases the thesis pieces of the New England School of Art and Design masters of Arts in graphics program. From web...

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