The Suffolk Journal

‘Les Miserables’ brings revolution to Boston

‘Les Miserables’ brings revolution to Boston

Morgan Hume

April 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

From 1862, when Victor Hugo first published his novel “Les Miserables,” to today, the classic tale has been adapted into TV series, films and a musical. The timeless story of revolutionary Paris continues to captivate audiences, just like it did on April 17 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. The...

Caribbean Student Network cultivates culture and color at annual fashion show

Caribbean Student Network cultivates culture and color at annual fashion show

Amy Koczera and Caroline Enos

April 17, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Fashion

Bright colors and lively rhythms filled the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Saturday night as members of the Caribbean Student Network (CSN) took the runway in the group’s 30th annual fashion show, “Elements.” Through highlighting the unique personalities and styles of each club member, the night showcased...

Cast of ‘A Bronx Tale’ makes the most of mediocre story writing and score

Cast of ‘A Bronx Tale’ makes the most of mediocre story writing and score

Sarah Turley

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

“A Bronx Tale” transports audience members inside the Citizens Bank Opera House back to the 1960s, as the touring Broadway musical depicts a coming-of-age story about a young boy witnessing a murder and then spending his life helping a local gangster. The show begins with Calogero, played by Joey...

Find your Happy Place: Pop-up exhibit is ready for your Instagram close-up

Find your Happy Place: Pop-up exhibit is ready for your Instagram close-up

Sarah Lukowski

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits

The interactive and immersive pop-up exhibit, “Happy Place,” is a picture heaven with larger-than-life installations and 12 multi-sensory themed rooms on a mission to spread happiness and positivity during its two-month run in Boston. The exhibit has had successful stops in Los Angeles, Toronto...

New MFA exhibit highlights relationship between gender and fashion

New MFA exhibit highlights relationship between gender and fashion

Emily Devlin

March 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits

On March 21, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) opened the Gender Bending Fashion Exhibit, which explores fashion and gender over the years. Outside the exhibit is a timeline detailing fashion and gender all the way back to Ancient Egypt and Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Billy Porter’s appearance at the ...

Boston Ballet demonstrates brilliant acting and seamless routines in ‘Coppelia’

Boston Ballet demonstrates brilliant acting and seamless routines in ‘Coppelia’

Morgan Hume

March 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Toys and dolls burst to life at The Citizens Bank Opera House on Thursday evening during the Boston Ballet’s opening night of Coppelia. The humorous ballet choreographed by George Balanchine enchanted audiences to the instrumental music of Léo Delibes. The classic story is set in a vi...

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...

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