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‘Shades of Sound’ colors Boston Ballet’s new performance

March 25
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Abbey Wilson Home to the annual dazzling holiday show, “The Nutcracker,” the Opera House is hosting the Boston Ballet’s latest spring production series, “Shades of Sounds,” which displays the company’s iconic and magnificent musicality and exhilarating choreography. The repertoire,...

Roxane Gay offers bold advice to aspiring writers

Roxane Gay offers bold advice to aspiring writers

March 25
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jennifer Usovicz The Little Building at Emerson College was packed to capacity March 19, with attendees spilling out onto the aisles, waiting for a question and answer session and reading with Roxane Gay, author of New York Times best seller “Bad Feminist.” Gay sat at the front of the venue...

Synth vibes from Craft Spells entertain at Great Scott Sunday night

Synth vibes from Craft Spells entertain at Great Scott Sunday night

March 16
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Jennifer Usovicz For a little fun on Sunday night the bands Craft Spells, The Bilinda Butchers, and Funeral Advantage played sets of dreamy beach tunes to warm the spirits of frozen Bostonians, the night this winter became the snowiest in Boston's history. Just a few hours before the performance,...

Boston Public Library reveals new wing for young readers

Boston Public Library reveals new wing for young readers

Will Senar
February 25
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Boston Public Library unveiled its new and improved central library for teens and children on Saturday. Filled with bright colors, the second floor of the Johnson Building on Boylston Street was a sight for sore eyes. Although the first floor is still under renovation, the beauty and liveliness of...

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

Will Senar
February 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

When “Breaking Bad,” one of television’s best dramas, ended, fans wanted more. So, when its creators announced there would be a prequel starring criminal/lawyer Saul Goodman, fans rejoiced. The creators would be giving us a new story that connected to “Breaking Bad” and we get the much-loved...

Suffolk performers gear up for bustling spring season

Suffolk performers gear up for bustling spring season

Haley Peabody
February 4
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Theater

As yet another semester begins for Suffolk students, both the Theatre Department and Performing Arts Office are gearing up to present their spring line-up of performances, a season that will be packing both the C. Walsh and Modern Theatre with events to dazzle and delight the Suffolk community as well...

GrooveBoston brings Suffolk together to ‘Rage for a Cause’

GrooveBoston brings Suffolk together to ‘Rage for a Cause’

Haley Peabody
February 4
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Suffolk University was taken by storm by GrooveBoston on Thursday. Presented by Program Council and the Student Government Association at Royale Boston, GrooveBoston brought a unique dance party experience to students just outside campus. The night was filled with booming, upbeat dance music and remixes...

Tradition spices up Jamaica Plain restaurant

Tradition spices up Jamaica Plain restaurant

February 4
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jamin Buttafarro In December, President Obama announced the United States will be working to reform its relationship with Cuba, citing cultural ties between the two countries despite their political differences. Regulations have imposed a divide between the two million Cuban-Americans and the country...

Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Katherine Yearwood
February 4
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s hilarious and outrageous improv team, hosted their fourth annual “Eat My Improv” competition in the Modern Theatre Saturday. Captains of the Seriously Bent team, seniors John MacGregor, Stephie Kay, and Zach Barker, were the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. As...

“The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” opens at the Sherman Gallery

“The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” opens at the Sherman Gallery

January 27
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Brianna Silva Many gathered on Friday night to attend the gallery opening of “The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” the artwork of New York-based artist David X. Levine. This gallery showcases his 10-year journey through expressive colored pencil drawings, unique shapes and bright vivid colors....

MFA sparks conversation in new exhibit

MFA sparks conversation in new exhibit

November 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch The Museum of Fine Arts' newest exhibition “Conversation Piece” invites interactions by displaying contemporary works that serve as platforms for dialogue. The MFA says that by taking everyday objects, such as a curtain, a TV, table, or chairs, as a starting point for conversation...

Scottish writer Margot Livesey speaks at Poetry Center

Scottish writer Margot Livesey speaks at Poetry Center

Will Senar
November 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

On Thursday, the English Department invited Margot Livesey, a Scottish fiction writer, to read a few pages from her latest book, The Flight of Gemma Hardy. The story spins a modern retelling of the classic Charlotte Brontë novel, Jane Eyre. Wyatt Bonikowski, an associate professor in the English...

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