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Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Catarina Protano
November 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Nestled in an alleyway beside Suffolk University’s own Sargent Hall, the Orpheum Theater opened its doors to fans and new listeners of the artists Madeon and Porter Robinson. The feature tour is a first for Madeon , whose fame stems from his popularity on YouTube. His most popular video titled, ...

Institute of Contemporary Art holds host to U.S. Premiere “A Letter to My Nephew”

Felicity Otterbein
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

When contemporary art is discussed, with it comes a undeniable stigma. An aura of superiority and an air of high intelligence is instilled. It can be considered a minority in the entertainment industry, compared to attendances to world renowned museums of fine art such as the Louvre in Paris or the N...

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Morgan Hume
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Widely known for his prolific songwriting capabilities and numerous accolades in the music industry, Dan Croll made his first appearance in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club last weekend. Croll, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Liverpool, England is best known for blending electronic and folk sou...

“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

Felicity Otterbein and Kendra Huber
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Ivan Liska’s production of “Le Corsaire” encompassed the essence of both the poetry of dance and the power of character. Held at the Boston Opera House, the Boston Ballet kicked off the 2016-17 season with the North American premier of Liska’s version of this epic story, which embodied action...

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Chris DeGusto and Brooke Patterson
October 26, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

From mad scientists, to scantily-clad nuns, performers of the Boston Circus Guild showcased their annual spectacular, Cirque of the Dead. The Saturday night performance was hosted by the American Repertory Theater at their Oberon venue in Cambridge, Mass. This time-traveling, monster-driven cirque was engul...

Boy and Bear rock Boston

Boy and Bear rock Boston

October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

View the story here: Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Eliot Sumner synthesizes crowds at Berklee

Jillian Barrows
October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Coming off her summer tour and performing at SXSW, Jimmy Kimmel Live, English singer-songwriter Eliot Sumner put on an intimate set with her band at Berklee College’s Red Room Café 939 on Friday night. The 26-year-old English singer and bass player performed 11 songs in the reverberating small ro...

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Jacob Geanous
October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

One of Australia’s most illustrious Indie rock bands, Boy and Bear, dropped anchor in Boston on Thursday.  The Paradise Rock club, a New England rock haven, was the most recent stop during the Sydney quintet’s tour of North America. The venue was flooded with a technicolor sea of flannel-clad fans,...

ArtWeek brings global activism to creative, local level

ArtWeek brings global activism to creative, local level

Haley Clegg
October 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The event was called Global Activism, but this program came with a twist. Last week ArtWeek Boston set out to change the way people view climate change, but did so through art. Activists and artists alike were drawn to this ArtWeek program. Susan Israel, the principal and founder of Climate Creat...

ArtWeek: concrete base for new sound

Morgan Hume
October 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Imagine attending a concert with no singing, no traditional instruments and no flashy backup dancers. Picture being in an almost empty concrete room, with three artists using only their laptops and the power of technology to create a new kind of music. Concrete Sounds: Multichannel Experimental Elect...

Royal subjects: Local fashion brand joins ArtWeek to give back

Royal subjects: Local fashion brand joins ArtWeek to give back

Kendra Huber
October 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Everyone has their own kingdom. Some people find it in music or literature, others in science or technology. At Inner Sanctum we are reminded of the power that all art potentially holds. Located in Roxbury, Mass. the Inner Sanctum is an unconventional venue that facilitates creativity and hosts a number o...

Coco comes to life at Boston Fashion Week

Coco comes to life at Boston Fashion Week

Brooke Patterson
September 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Boston Fashion Week features informal fashion show in Downtown Boston in honor of the great Coco Chanel.

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