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Cautious Clay merges vocals and percussion at Paradise Rock Club

Cautious Clay merges vocals and percussion at Paradise Rock Club

Morgan Hume

December 15, 2019

Cautious Clay stepped outside the typical R&B performance on Dec. 11 as the musician gave Paradise Rock Club an eclectic and rhythmic concert. Joshua Karpeh, better known by his stage name Cautious Clay, lured the crowd in with a night of continuous smooth vocals, aiming to play a variety of songs a...

Clairo softens Paradise Rock Club during homecoming concert

Clairo softens Paradise Rock Club during homecoming concert

Phoebe Adams and Abby O'Connor

December 11, 2019

Bedroom-pop singer Clairo performed two sold-out shows at the Paradise Rock Club on Nov. 20 and 21. The Nov. 21 show closed out her almost completely sold-out “immunity” North American tour, which was a homecoming for the artist, as she is originally from Carlisle, Massachusetts. Paying homage to the...

Lucy Dacus brings smooth indie voice and synth to Royale

Lucy Dacus brings smooth indie voice and synth to Royale

Morgan Hume

December 11, 2019

All eyes were on Lucy Dacus as the 24-year-old singer-songwriter’s smooth vocals brought the Royale to a standstill on Dec. 4. The indie musician’s concert kept the crowd on their feet, moving along to each rhythmic song. Dacus’ well-balanced setlist included a mix of tracks from her 2016 alb...

BROCKHAMPTON creates carefree atmosphere at Boston concert

BROCKHAMPTON creates carefree atmosphere at Boston concert

Eddie Reinhardt

December 11, 2019

Fans were already jumping and dancing in front of the stage before even half the arena was filled while the members of BROCKHAMPTON were still backstage at Agganis Arena on Nov. 24. When the group finally hit the stage, the energy was somehow intensified as the fans were anxious for the Boston leg of...

Documentary preserves past of Holocaust survivor

Documentary preserves past of Holocaust survivor

Hannah Arroyo

December 2, 2019

After Theofanis Orfanos came to America in 1957, he eventually started a family and established his own shoe shine shop in Downtown Boston. But what most people don’t know about the Arlington resident is that he’s a survivor of the Holocaust.  Last Friday, Northeastern student Emilio Guido showcased Orfanos...

Promising musician Cautious Clay scheduled to return to Boston next month

Promising musician Cautious Clay scheduled to return to Boston next month

Morgan Hume

November 20, 2019

Cautious Clay has come a long way from his Midwest roots as the rising R&B singer-songwriter has been building a fanbase for himself in cities across the world. Joshua Karpeh, who goes by his stage name Cautious Clay, is an up-and-coming musician who charms listeners with the flute, saxophone ...

Hozier charms audiences during back-to-back Boston concerts

Hozier charms audiences during back-to-back Boston concerts

Morgan Hume and Sarah Turley

November 20, 2019

Hozier was sweet as cherry wine on Wednesday night as the folk singer delivered a concert full of tender music and kind smiles.  Hozier played two sold-out shows on Nov. 12 and 13 at the Boch Center Wang Theatre as part of his “Wasteland, Baby” tour, supporting his latest album of the same name. Aus...

Performers bring African rhythm into Mozart classic

Performers bring African rhythm into Mozart classic

Ali Karpowich

November 13, 2019

For a few days last week, ArtsEmerson brought the Isango Ensemble to perform their fresh interpretation of the classic opera written by Mozart, “The Magic Flute.” The Isango Ensemble consists of actors from all over Cape Town, South Africa, the legislative capital. The ensemble was created in 200...

Christmas festival gives holiday season early start

Sofia Hernandez

November 13, 2019

The Boston Christmas Festival took place at the World Trade Center on Nov. 8 to 10, giving families and friends a place to gather and get their Christmas shopping started before the holiday begins. The event, which is the largest arts and crafts festival in New England, offered specialty foods, o...

Tory Lanez: up close and personal

Tory Lanez: up close and personal

Eddie Reinhardt

November 13, 2019

The Suffolk Fall Concert was “Litty again” as the Student Government Association and the Concert Committee brought Brampton singer and rapper Tory Lanez to the Royale nightclub this past Monday night. One of the most sought after R&B acts, Lanez surfed his way through a wavy performance, spe...

Oba Oseghali gets ready to open for Tory Lanez at Royale with rap tracks

Oba Oseghali gets ready to open for Tory Lanez at Royale with rap tracks

Eddie Reinhardt

November 7, 2019

As a young creative it can be hard to find your footing, and the right support on your way to becoming a fully matured artist. Oba Oseghali has been taking these challenges head on his whole life, and on Oct. 11 at Royale he will see years of work come to fruition when he steps on stage in front of h...

‘Rent’ cast helps show remain timeless

‘Rent’ cast helps show remain timeless

Morgan Hume

November 6, 2019

Although Jonathan Larson’s “Rent” is a musical reflective of the 90s, highlighting the turbulent lives of those affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the show’s themes of love and acceptance have withstood the test of time over the past two decades. “Rent” follows a group of friends over the cou...

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