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The Suffolk Journal

Student productions lighten the black box

Student productions lighten the black box

Felicity Otterbein
February 15
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

When presented with an empty and barren black box, some fail to see beyond the potential it holds. Some may look at it merely as a container to store things, others may not even give it a second glance. On the other hand, some may look at it like a blank canvas anxiously awaiting a new masterpiece to b...

American Repertory Theater transcends image of trans-community

American Repertory Theater transcends image of trans-community

Kendra Huber
February 1
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Imagine the surprise when arriving to a stage filled with nothing but seven empty chairs. No backdrop, no color, just plain, black chairs on a brightly lit stage, creating a sense of raw intimacy. Paul Lucas fills these seats with humor and intellect, bringing to life his first full-length play, Trans...

“Title TBA” springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

“Title TBA”  springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

Elvira Mora
February 1
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Kicking off the spring semester in the Suffolk University theater department was the return of the Spotlight Series, "Title TBA.” The Spotlight series is an entirely student run series showcasing developing work that is written and directed solely by students. Supposedly, "Title TBA" gained a large amou...

Living for tomorrow

Living for tomorrow

Felicity Otterbein
February 1
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

With the hype that surrounds the natural environment and the growing concept of climate change, it’s difficult to bring people together in a serious way to discuss the issues that affect the immediate future. Some would rather turn a blind eye and refuse to commit to the existence - or lack thereof ...

Self-taught artist discovers passion for portraiture

Self-taught artist discovers passion for portraiture

April 8
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch Suffolk sophomore Shavanáe Anderson remembers drawing an apple for the first time in 1998. That introduction to art was bolstered by the inspiration she found in the graphics of a biology textbook her mother used in high school. Later inspired by diagrams of skeletons her mother...

MFA organizes contest displaying Boston’s love for impressionism

MFA organizes contest displaying Boston’s love for impressionism

Haley Peabody
February 19
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

As the European Impressionist gallery at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) shuts its doors for renovation, the window to another exhibit opens. This past weekend, the MFA unveiled its newest display, “Boston Loves Impressionism.” Visitors of all ages came to spend their Valentine’s Day celebrating...

Venture launches annual magazine

Venture launches annual magazine

Gianna Carchia
April 17
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

This past Friday, Venture hosted a launch party to celebrate the release of its annual publication. This year, the three hour event was held in the Donahue café. A little fewer than 100 people attended the event where they enjoyed food from the fajita bar. There was art on display, as well as poetry...

Adams Gallery hosts new Illustration exhibit featuring contemporary artists

Gianna Carchia
March 28
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

The new exhibit at Suffolk University’s Adams Gallery demonstrates that illustrations are more than simply pen on paper. "Contemporary Illustration: At Your Service" is a professional exhibition organized by NESAD featuring the work of illustrators from the United States, Canada and Italy. Within...

Suffolk’s Adams Gallery presents new works of Contemporary Illustration

Suffolk’s Adams Gallery presents new works of Contemporary Illustration

Gianna Carchia
March 28
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

Illustrations are more than pictures in children’s books; they can be used to sell a product, tell a story, and even influence an opinion. Every illustrator approaches their craft in a unique way and their work falls into a broad range of categories. From now until April 28, the Adams Gallery at...

Adams Gallery presents works by NESAD faculty members

Adams Gallery presents works by NESAD faculty members

Gianna Carchia
February 27
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

The Adams Gallery on the ground floor of the Suffolk Law School is now being permanently overseen by NESADSU. Susan Nichter is a professor at NESADSU and one of five members of its new gallery committee that is currently conducting a nationwide search for a gallery director. “I think this idea that...

Kubrick Classics Debut at the Museum of Fine Arts

February 7
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Bianca Rullo  Journal Contributor Director Stanley Kubrick became a legend in the film industry through his acclaimed works that never failed to shock and captivate audiences. There is no doubt that his five-decade-long career produced a noteworthy catalog and gained him a cult following made up of peopl...

“Wallpower!” Exhibit Overtakes NESAD Gallery

Ally Thibault
January 23
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

The raspy voices of The Beastie Boys echoed through the gallery space at Suffolk’s New England School of Art and Design to accompany the the loud designs and colors of the University’s latest exhibit, “Wallpower!,” during its closing reception over the holiday weekend. Boston area artists Cyrille...

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