The Suffolk Journal

Calling all artists: Annual music festival Boston Calling brings artists of all genres including the “Rap God” Eminem and alternative rock legends “The Killers.”

Ryan Arel

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Vibrant, colorful flames, clouds of pink smoke and psychedelic sounds translated to a three-day all-out jam fest known as Boston Calling in Harvard’s Athletic Complex. Artists from famous rapper Eminem to alternative rock group The Killers performed in an eccentric and vivid act that manufactured ...

Suffolk Dance Company leaves it all on the stage in latest performance, “Sincerely Yours”

Suffolk Dance Company leaves it all on the stage in latest performance, “Sincerely Yours”

Ryan Arel

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

After a long academic year of practicing, performing and bonding as a unit, the Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) put their deepest sentiments on stage. On Wednesday March 28, SUDC put on its second showcase show at Roxbury Community College. The show was hosted by freshman PPE major Ashley Ce...

Speak and be heard

Speak and be heard

Kaitlin Hahn

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Illuminated by the 10 electric candles held by 10 respective women, the small OBERON stage was brightened for the briefest of moments to start a night dedicated to shedding light on the stories of the Nigerian women who have suffered the most extreme hardships. They start off in unison, swaying their...

Kiss and make-up: Tarte cosmetics flounders after beauty blunder

Brooke Patterson

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the well-known beauty line, Tarte Cosmetics, launched a line of foundations to coincide with their best-selling “Shape Tape” concealer. The product released two different formulas, matte and a hydrating finish, both having 15 different shades, but a majority of...

Only 90’s kids will get this

Jacquelyn Jarnagin

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Awards season is in full swing, and this year’s Academy Awards promises to be bigger than ever before. Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Oscars will be hosted by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, for the second year in a row. According to Oscar.go.com, Kimmel said hosting this ceremony has been the ...

L.A. based band courtship. bring the sunshine to Boston

L.A. based band courtship. bring the sunshine to Boston

Felicity Otterbein

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

     Fueled by an energy similar to that of a bolt of lightning, Los Angeles-based band, courtship., were a force to be reckoned with this past Saturday night at the Paradise Rock Club. The electro-pop group mercilessly punched out original tracks like “Love for Everyone” and “Sunroof,” which...

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

Kathryn Hehl

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Suffolk University students filled Royale nightclub last Wednesday to see rising rap artist Post Malone for the Student Government Association’s Fall Concert. Post Malone, full name Austin Post, started the year with a small following after the R&B album “Stoney” came out last December,...

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Patrick Holmes

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

A swift but stark movement from the conductor silenced the orchestra, followed immediately by a tremendous roar of applause that reverberated against the intricate walls of the Boston Opera House on Sunday, Nov. 5. A simple bow was given, and then onto the “outbreak work” of “Obsidian Tear” prese...

Rick Schenkkan’s ‘Building the Wall’ explores potential realization of Trump campaign promises

Kaitlin Hahn

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

In a dramatic realization of the future regarding the current political climate and the threat to the American people as well as those within the U.S. borders, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) hosted a phenomenal exploration into the questions of the Trump campaign promises with “Building t...

“Cirque of the Dead” delivers Halloween horror, gore & erotica

“Cirque of the Dead” delivers Halloween horror, gore & erotica

Shayla Manning

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Blood, sex, clowns and zombies took the stage as the Boston Circus Guild put on their annual performance of ‘Cirque of the Dead’ this past Saturday night. The Halloween-themed event took place at the American Repertory Theater’s Oberon club-style-atmosphere in Cambridge, where guests in costumes of all...

“Robyn is Happy” acts a guide to navigating the complexities of life

“Robyn is Happy” acts a guide to navigating the complexities of life

Nathan Espinal

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Performative art provides a platform for people to explore the larger issues that complicate life. The play, “Robyn is Happy” is a meditation on friendship and intervention that confronts these concerns without contributing any explicit solutions. Rather, the production affords the audience the opport...

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s restructures concept of autism in performance of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s restructures concept of autism in performance of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

Kendra Huber

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Theatrical ambiguity allows for creative innovation to encompass a production. If done well, the audience experiences this creativity in its intended form, by means of sound, lights, script, props, and the actor’s craft. In SpeakEasy Stage Company’s performance of “The Curious Incident of the ...

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