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Bishop’s brings family history to Beacon Hill

Bishop’s brings family history to Beacon Hill

September 24
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Jamin Buttafarro This week I had the pleasure of having lunch at the new Bishop’s Mediterranean Grill located on Staniford Street, just down the road from Donahue.  I arrived around 2:30 p.m., right at the end of a busy lunch rush.  The restaurant is very sleek and clean with booths around...

Paolo Nutini takes the stage at the House of Blues

Paolo Nutini takes the stage at the House of Blues

September 24
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Sylvain Gaulier Paolo Nutini took the stage at the Southern-inspired House of Blues on Friday, delivering a powerful performance. Nutini, a Scottish soul singer, was framed by the venue’s iconic multi-level balconies and ethnographic symbols, which send a mystic vibe throughout the House of...

Boston Calling impressed all, despite rainstorm

Haley Peabody
September 17
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

As the final days of summer lingered over downtown Boston, thousands of festival goers piled into City Hall Plaza for three days of music. People of all ages, from college students to middle-aged music lovers, gathered to hear the sets of artists whose style spanned across several genres. From Hip hop...

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

September 17
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch If you have ever dreamed of the stunning dresses and gowns worn by Hollywood actresses, now is your chance to see them up-close and in person. The Museum of Fine Arts has a new exhibit called “Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen.” As you open the doubl...

A taste of fall at the farmer’s market

A taste of fall at the farmer’s market

September 17
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Aiyana Edmund Stumble across any city square or patch of grass found in a metropolitan area and it is almost guaranteed to be blanketed with little white tents, posted up like pawns on a chess board. People stroll aimlessly through the tented rows, a bundle of earthly dusted carrots in one hand,...

Museum commemorates Beatlemania with Suffolk instructor

Museum commemorates Beatlemania with Suffolk instructor

September 17
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Victoria Greenleaf Fifty years ago, the Beatles arrived in America for their first-ever U.S. tour. From Sept. 12 to 14, the West End Museum hosted a series of activities and events dedicated to remembering the Beatles’ arrival and concert at the Boston Garden on Sept. 12, 1964. “The Beatles...

The 21st Amendment: a weekend spot with battered onion rings and cheap beer

The 21st Amendment: a weekend spot with battered onion rings and cheap beer

September 17
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jamin Buttafarro The 21st Amendment, a bar and restaurant across from the state house, is just around the corner from campus. Many of you may pass by it daily on your way to class.  The owner was unavailable for comment, but I had a chance to hang out and experience the food and scene. Here is...

Novel Women in Bed does not meet expectations

Novel Women in Bed  does not meet expectations

Melissa Hanson
April 16
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Jessica Keener’s collection of short stories somewhat appropriately titled Women in Bed could be for you. But that’s just it: it only could be. Keener has a voice that is unique and has a talent for descriptions, but the title of this collection is just a tad misleading. Just a few mere sentences...

Asher Roth shares live session with small crowd in anticipation of new album Retro Hash

Asher Roth shares live session with small crowd in anticipation of new album Retro Hash

Soleil Barros
April 9
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Artist Asher Roth visited Allston’s Brighton Music Hall Friday April 4 to deliver a special live session for his local fans in anticipation of his new album Retro Hash. Roth set out on a small tour playing only four shows located in his hometown of Philadelphia, Boston, and New York. A final show will...

MFA showcases first exhibit of contemporary Latin American art

MFA showcases first exhibit of contemporary Latin American art

Haley Peabody
March 27
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

Vibrant colors and mixed media bathe the white walls of the Henry and Louis Foster Gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts in vigor and energy as they debut the MFA’s newest exhibit, "Permission To Be Global/Prácticas Globales." The gallery exhibits contemporary art from the Caribbean and South America...

G-Eazy returns to Boston, headlining Paradise Rock Club

G-Eazy returns to Boston, headlining Paradise Rock Club

Soleil Barros
March 27
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Returning to Boston’s small hub on his second headlining tour, Bay Area based artist Gerald ‘G-Eazy’ Gillum was in good spirits as he stepped foot onto the stage of his sold out show. Hosted at Allston’s favorite venue, the Paradise, on March 22 fan girls and young gentlemen alike gathered together...

Instacart: a student’s dream, groceries to your front door

Instacart: a student’s dream, groceries to your front door

Serina Gousby
March 26
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

There is a new popular tool crazing the country that will allow you to never step foot in a grocery store again, unless you want to. Instacart is a grocery delivery service that allows you to shop in at least four different markets and the personal shopper delivers the food to your home in an hour or...

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