The Suffolk Journal

Roxbury Film Festival kicks off this week with in-person screenings

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor June 14, 2021

The 23rd Roxbury International Film Festival is right around the corner, and it will be packed with some great filmmaking from Black directors, storytellers and musicians, along with a magnificent list...

IFFBoston: ‘The Sparks Brothers’ is a salute to the iconic pop-rock duo

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor May 19, 2021

With 25 albums, 50 years in the music business and 345 songs together Sparks is the rock duo that few people have heard of but thousands of musicians and artists have been inspired by. When I went to...

Frames still hang empty 30 years after thieves stole paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

‘This Is a Robbery’ explores Boston’s biggest mystery

Samantha Bailey, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

Netflix’s new four-part true-crime docuseries, “This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist,” gives the audience a thrilling and new perspective to the biggest unsolved art heist in history,...

Enjoy spring in the Public Garden!

Here’s where you can see spring bloom in Boston

Bryce Reagan, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Spring is finally here and the end to a cold gloomy winter is on its way.  Luckily for us college students, Boston is full of beautiful scenery, amazing flower blooms and budding trees that can lift...

The i’m yours: Encounters with Art in Our Times exhibit at the ICA is on display until May 23.

Boston’s ICA reopens with a powerful message

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art reopened on March 20 to a limited number of visitors after hosting virtual events only for the past few months. The fourth-floor exhibits at the ICA opened with...

Downtown Crossing is the heart of arts and culture in Boston.

One year of COVID: How Boston arts has adapted

Alyssa Auger, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Boston’s rich history of arts and culture is one of the city’s greatest assets, offering a variety of creative traditions with a backbone of civic support. This past year, however, has taken a large...

Claude Monet's

MFA’s ‘Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression’ brings warmth to the city

Kaylie Scalze , Staff Writer March 16, 2021

In the midst of a mundane pandemic-ruled winter Bostonians have had to endure, the “Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression” exhibit brings life, color and vibrancy to the city. The Museum of Fine...

Flare launched their fashionable, GPS-enabled bracelets in March 2020.

Boston-based business combines fashionable bracelets and safety

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

A fashionable GPS-enabled bracelet could help protect wearers against sexual assault thanks to Flare, a women-run company in Boston.  Flare co-founders Sara de Zarraga and Quinn Fitzgerald met in 2015...

The Boston Public Garden in the spring.

Ten COVID-friendly activities to do in Boston this spring

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

As we enter March, spring and warm weather are quickly approaching. While social distancing rules are still in place, there are plenty of things to do around the city. Here is a list of 10 COVID-19 friendly...

Mi Casa, Your Casa is on Seaport Common until Sunday, March 14th of 2021.

Swing into March with the Seaport’s Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0 installation

Samantha Bailey, Journal Contributer February 23, 2021

A new interactive and COVID-19 friendly exhibit dubbed Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0 is open to the public on the Boston Seaport Common until March 14.  This installation consists of two rows of little red...

Cover art for Trent England's

The Hub Theatre Company of Boston adapts “Solitaire Suite” to Zoom

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

The Hub Theatre Company in Boston took on the play “Solitaire Suite,” written by local playwright Trent England, which opened on Feb. 20.  The play is a story about a small family and a night where...

The entrance to Go Pixel Yourself located in CambridgeSide.

Go Pixel Yourself provides a unique, interactive experience for the Boston area

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

After a long closure due to COVID-19, Go Pixel Yourself, a selfie museum in Cambridge, has finally reopened its doors to social media and photography fanatics. The museum, located on the second floor...

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