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Alice Phoebe Lou evokes emotion during concert at The Red Room at Cafe 939

Alice Phoebe Lou evokes emotion during concert at The Red Room at Cafe 939

Shayla Manning

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

South African singer-songwriter Alice Phoebe Lou delivered a set overflowing with hazy, stripped-down indie sounds at her intimate sold out show at The Red Room at Cafe 939 last Tuesday. Joined by several members of her band, Lou previewed songs from her new album, “Paper Castles,” which was released ...

‘Greta’ suspensefully depicts a friendship that turns from sweet to bonechilling

‘Greta’ suspensefully depicts a friendship that turns from sweet to bonechilling

Sarah Lukowski

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film

The disturbing horror-thriller film “Greta” has kept viewers on the edge of their seats since its release in theaters on Friday, as it shows what can go wrong when you befriend someone who is not what they appear to be. The film follows good-natured New York City newcomer Frances McCullen, played...

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Sarah Turley

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

“Endlings” is the play every Bostonian is talking about right now, and rightfully so. The play, which is running at the Loeb Drama Center at the American Repertory Theater, follows the story of three Korean female divers, known as hanyeos, and Ha Young, a Korean New Yorker trying to write a play....

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company took its New England audience to Dublin on Sunday afternoon through their production of “Once” the musical at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. “Once” is based on the 2007 film of the same title. The show follows an Irish busker,...

Milk Bar and &pizza wow students but not their wallets

Milk Bar and &pizza wow students but not their wallets

Katelyn Norwood

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

A 20-minute train ride on the Red Line will lead you to Harvard Square, and to two of its newest restaurants; Milk Bar and &pizza. This is the first storefront that both Milk Bar and &pizza have opened in New England, meaning both the owners and customers are getting a special experience from...

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

Harper Wayne

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits

Many people know the artist Frida Kahlo for her iconic unibrow, her self-portrait paintings and her poetry. Now, for the first time in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is holding an exhibition, “Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular,” housing not only famous pieces of Kahlo’s art, but also similar...

‘Spamilton’ brilliantly chaffs composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his groundbreaking musical

‘Spamilton’ brilliantly chaffs composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his groundbreaking musical

Morgan Hume

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

When “Hamilton: An American Musical,” the hip-hop musical created by and originally starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, first premiered in 2015, it quickly gained a throng of adorning fans and was labeled as a show that would change Broadway forever. Despite the large amount of praise “Hamilton” has...

Cherry Glazerr is a force of feminist rock at Brighton Music Hall

Cherry Glazerr is a force of feminist rock at Brighton Music Hall

Shayla Manning

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

The dynamic sounds of Los Angeles trio Cherry Glazerr filled Brighton Music Hall on Friday night for a sold out show of loud, raged feminist rock. Led by founder, singer and guitarist Clementine Creevy, the band’s aggressive yet charismatic attitude got right in the face of concertgoers and refused...

Jillian Barrows brings original music and 70’s vibes to headline show at Hard Rock Cafe

Jillian Barrows brings original music and 70’s vibes to headline show at Hard Rock Cafe

Sarah Lukowski

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Jillian Barrows, a student at Berklee College of Music and alumna of Suffolk University, brought 70’s classics and her own original music to the Hard Rock Cafe as she headlined her first concert at the local venue Saturday night. Barrows, who uses the stage name Jillian Ann, has always loved t...

Suffolk University Dance Company’s hard work pays off at Winter Showcase

Hannah Mitchell

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) lit up the stage during their annual Winter Showcase on Feb. 6 at the Calderwood Pavilion in Boston’s South End. The dance team has been working tirelessly all year to prepare for various upcoming performances, but the Winter Showcase was different than oth...

Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor returns to Boston for enthralling show at City Winery

Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor returns to Boston for enthralling show at City Winery

Morgan Hume

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

After supporting Hozier and Gabrielle Aplin on shows in Boston during their North American tours, Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor is no stranger to the Hub. On Saturday, the band returned to the city for two back-to-back headline concerts at the City Winery. The energy was high from the moment brothers...

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Sarah Turley

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits, Uncategorized

The Lunar New Year is celebrated annually throughout Asian culture in different ways, and on Feb. 9, the Museum of Fine Arts hosted a variety of festivities that were open to both member and nonmembers free of charge to show unique ways the holiday is celebrated. The museum had a full day of activities pl...

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