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PAO announces shows for upcoming year

PAO announces shows for upcoming year

June 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Annie Walsh Regardless of a Suffolk student's experience on stage or field of study, Suffolk University’s Performing Arts office provides opportunities in the arts for all members of Suffolk. PAO is the community arts center on campus, directed by Kristin Baker and Associate Director Kathy...

Venture magazine launch features farewell reflections alongside future hopes

Venture magazine launch features farewell reflections alongside future hopes

Ally Thibault
April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

“Trust the poetic material in your own life,” English Professor George Kalogeris told student writers and artists gathered at Venture Literary and Arts Magazine’s launch party, April 10. As the featured speaker this year for the annual event, Kalogeris urged students to find their inner voices...

Alumni Magazine highlights the potential of Suffolk’s past

Will Senar
April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

In a corner of the 11th floor of the Tremont building, one can see a couple of offices dedicated to a publication for Suffolk graduates and staff. After graduation, graduates should expect to receive copies of the Suffolk Alumni Magazine (SAM) in the months of June, October, and February. Every...

Suffolk alumna Brittany Baldi hits small time success

Suffolk alumna Brittany Baldi hits small time success

April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Maria Baluch Brittany Baldassari, or more commonly known as Brittany Baldi, didn’t always imagine working in the entertainment industry. Majoring in sociology with a minor in psychology, Baldi graduated from Suffolk in 2011. “I wanted to be a forensic psychologist and I was so interested...

TWLOHA Suffolk show attracts local student musicians

TWLOHA Suffolk show attracts local student musicians

Will Senar
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

On Thursday, April 3, To Write Love on Her Arms held its second annual open mic night where different performers got to share their talents while also raising awareness on self-harm and bringing people together to openly communicate and hopefully eliminate the stigma associated with self-harm. TWLOHA...

Seriously good year for Seriously Bent

Seriously good year for Seriously Bent

April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By: Molly Hubert Suffolk University’s Improv comedy troop Seriously Bent wrapped up another year of laughs, gasps, and the occasional tear with their end of the year show Anonymous Confessions  this past weekend. The sold-out show, which ran Friday through Saturday, consisted of the groups regular...

Jessimae Peluso of MTV’s Girl Code humors at C. Walsh Theatre

Jessimae Peluso of MTV’s Girl Code humors at C. Walsh Theatre

Thalia Yunen
April 2, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

“Is she like a legit comedian,” asked a random student while waiting in line outside the C. Walsh Theatre Tuesday evening. “This is the biggest turnout I’ve seen since Bill Murray,” said another. Jessimae Peluso was the comedian in question, and she performed on April Fool’s Day as...

W!cked Hip-Hop Dance Group hosts first competition

W!cked Hip-Hop Dance Group hosts first competition

Haley Peabody
March 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

W!cked dance crew continues to make history as the group, Suffolk’s first and only hip-hop dance team, hosted their first dance competition last Thursday. The competition featured several acts from the group as well as a performance from SUDC, the Suffolk University Dance Company.  Outside of Suffolk,...

PAO brings history to life with Radium Girls on premiere weekend entertainment

PAO brings history to life with Radium Girls on premiere weekend entertainment

Haley Peabody
February 26, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

This past weekend, the Performing Arts Office presented its annual spring play, otherwise known as the “Pioneer Performance Series,” with its production of Radium Girls. The show chronicles the real life of events of women who worked as watch dial painters for the U.S. Radium Company in the early...

English department hosts poetry reading

February 26, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Lucie Coppola The English Department hosted a poetry reading by Maggie Dietz and Nicole Terez Dutton on Feb. 25. It was located in the Poetry Center on the third floor of the Sawyer Library and was free and open to the public. The room was not packed, but was filled with thoughtful students, professors,...

Spring Showcase shows brilliance of students, new season brings fresh talent

Spring Showcase shows brilliance of students, new season brings fresh talent

Haley Peabody
February 19, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Performing Arts Office often host events to expose the diverse talents of Suffolk’s students, whether they are musicians, dancers, or actors. One of these is the annual Spring Showcase which featured four original, one-act shows, written, directed, and performed entirely by Suffolk students. This...

Key to your Valentine’s Day closet, attract all the hearts for 2014

February 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Maria Baluch It is that time of year again when love is in the air. The city is painted red and every shop is filled with teddy bears and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we all have one thing on our mind, “What should I wear?” Shopping for a Valentine’s...

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