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From The Strokes to CRX, Nick Valensi puts on endearing performance

From The Strokes to CRX, Nick Valensi puts on endearing performance

Jillian Barrows

November 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

With the recent release of their debut album, “New Skin," CRX have been on tour since early November promoting it. They performed nine out of 10 songs from the album in the intimate and tasteful setting of Brighton Musical Hall to a crowd of devoted fans Sunday night.

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Fitz and the Tantrums bring energetic stage presence to House of Blues

Fitz and the Tantrums bring energetic stage presence to House of Blues

Haley Clegg

November 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Fans were not deterred by bad weather and could be seen lined up in the rain, waiting for the doors to be opened to Fitz and the Tantrums as they revisited Boston on Tuesday. As soon as doors opened, young and old fans alike rushed inside eager to get the best spot possible to see the performers. ...

Madeon and Porter Robinson electrify Orpheum Theater

Madeon and Porter Robinson electrify Orpheum Theater

Catarina Protano

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Nestled in an alleyway beside Suffolk University’s own Sargent Hall, the Orpheum Theater opened its doors to fans and new listeners of the artists Madeon and Porter Robinson. The feature tour is a first for Madeon , whose fame stems from his popularity on youtube. His most popular video titled, ...

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi to play at Brighton Music Hall

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi to play at Brighton Music Hall

Jillian Barrows

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

For those who are big fans of The Strokes, you’re in for a real treat. Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi will be playing a show with his new band, CRX at Brighton Music Hall Nov. 20 at 8p.m. to tour their debut album, New Skin, which was released Oct. 28. The album was produced by Queens of the Stone...

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Catarina Protano

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Nestled in an alleyway beside Suffolk University’s own Sargent Hall, the Orpheum Theater opened its doors to fans and new listeners of the artists Madeon and Porter Robinson. The feature tour is a first for Madeon , whose fame stems from his popularity on YouTube. His most popular video titled, ...

Institute of Contemporary Art holds host to U.S. Premiere “A Letter to My Nephew”

Felicity Otterbein

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

When contemporary art is discussed, with it comes a undeniable stigma. An aura of superiority and an air of high intelligence is instilled. It can be considered a minority in the entertainment industry, compared to attendances to world renowned museums of fine art such as the Louvre in Paris or the N...

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Morgan Hume

November 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Widely known for his prolific songwriting capabilities and numerous accolades in the music industry, Dan Croll made his first appearance in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club last weekend. Croll, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Liverpool, England is best known for blending electronic and folk sou...

“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

Felicity Otterbein and Kendra Huber

November 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Ivan Liska’s production of “Le Corsaire” encompassed the essence of both the poetry of dance and the power of character. Held at the Boston Opera House, the Boston Ballet kicked off the 2016-17 season with the North American premier of Liska’s version of this epic story, which embodied action...

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Chris DeGusto and Brooke Patterson

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

From mad scientists, to scantily-clad nuns, performers of the Boston Circus Guild showcased their annual spectacular, Cirque of the Dead. The Saturday night performance was hosted by the American Repertory Theater at their Oberon venue in Cambridge, Mass. This time-traveling, monster-driven cirque was engul...

Boy and Bear rock Boston

Boy and Bear rock Boston

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

View the story here: Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Eliot Sumner synthesizes crowds at Berklee

Jillian Barrows

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Coming off her summer tour and performing at SXSW, Jimmy Kimmel Live, English singer-songwriter Eliot Sumner put on an intimate set with her band at Berklee College’s Red Room Café 939 on Friday night. The 26-year-old English singer and bass player performed 11 songs in the reverberating small ro...

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Jacob Geanous

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

One of Australia’s most illustrious Indie rock bands, Boy and Bear, dropped anchor in Boston on Thursday.  The Paradise Rock club, a New England rock haven, was the most recent stop during the Sydney quintet’s tour of North America. The venue was flooded with a technicolor sea of flannel-clad fans,...

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