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Vermeer exhibit looks closer at social classes

Vermeer exhibit looks closer at social classes

Brigitte Carreiro, News Editor
October 7, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

For the first time at the Museum of Fine Arts, two pieces by painter Johannes Vermeer were on display in an exhibition aimed at celebrating Dutch painters and exploring societal distinctions. “It was an era marked by political change and war, and by great disparity in wealth,” presented an introduction...

Depp’s depiction of Bulger humanizes mob boss

Depp’s depiction of Bulger humanizes mob boss

October 2, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories, Film

By Caroline Kerressey   The romance film of the year may just be Black Mass. The film is based off the book of the same name, written by former Boston Globe reporters Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, and is the true story of Bulger’s 1975 Winter Hill Gang in South Boston. James “Whitey”...

App finds discounted movie tickets, concessions

App finds discounted movie tickets, concessions

Heather Rutherford
October 2, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Cross Country, Film

Four grown men, one Toyota van, and over 135,000 miles traveled across country. That’s what it took to convince hundreds of movie theatres to sign with Dealflicks, an app that finds discounted movie tickets and concessions based on the user’s location. After taking his seat in a theatre showing,...

Blood moon beams light on Boston Calling stage

Blood moon beams light on Boston Calling stage

October 2, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music, Uncategorized

By Gianna Brimlow   Waves of people drifted to the center stages at the City Hall Plaza this past weekend for the 6th Boston Calling Music Festival. As the super blood moon illuminated all faces in the crowd, the festival continuously brought together fans of varying genres. Singer-songwriter,...

Boston jams out at MixFest

Boston jams out at MixFest

Brigitte Carreiro
September 24, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

A top-notch venue, award-winning artists, and an overall good time welcomed Bostonians to Mix 104.1’s annual free concert at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on Saturday afternoon. Between pranks among acts and exciting, unique performances, the audience was in for a treat. MixFest 2015’s star-studded...

Panic! discos at Boston City Hall

Panic! discos at Boston City Hall

Katie Dugan
September 24, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

The finale of Radio 92.9’s Summer Concert Series celebrated rock, alternative music, and die-hard fans of Panic! At the Disco at Boston City Hall on Thursday. Las Vegas based rock band PATD, fronted by lead singer Brendon Urie, was formed in 2004 when they released the song, “I Write Sins Not...

Band with nostalgic sound appeals to all ages

Band with nostalgic sound appeals to all ages

September 24, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Gabriella Gaspardi   In the Paradise Rock Club, a small and intimate venue near Brookline, devoted fans crowded the stage Friday to see self-proclaimed garage rock band, Heartless Bastards. A Cincinnati-based band, led by vocalist Erika Wennerstrom, captured the early 30’s crowd clad...

Lawn on D hosts renowned band Passion Pit

Lawn on D hosts renowned band Passion Pit

September 24, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Sammie Mayaleh   Energy and excitement radiated from the audience at Lawn on D on Wednesday as fans awaited the Boston-based band, Passion Pit, while on tour for their junior album, “Kindred.” Michael Angelakos at Emerson College formed the band, whose second album debuted as 4th...

Living space designs captured and awarded

Living space designs captured and awarded

June 7, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Heather Rutherford and Skot Lindstedt Self-proclaimed magazine of splendid homes and gardens, “Design New England’s” May issue features not one, but two Suffolk graduate students. The publication held the first “Design Showdown,” an annual contest which prompted students to design a live...

The Fashion of Suffolk: Spring 2015 installment

The Fashion of Suffolk: Spring 2015 installment

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
April 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

After surviving the horrible winter, we found ourselves surrounded with beautiful weather once again. What does that means to a city as cold as Boston? We are finally seeing knees and shoulders. People walking around have been changing the way they dress and leaving their homes without big parkas...

Laughter fills Wang Theatre for jester Jerry Seinfeld

Laughter fills Wang Theatre for jester Jerry Seinfeld

Colleen Day
April 15, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

The hit show “Seinfeld” may have been a self-proclaimed show about nothing, but producer and star, Jerry Seinfeld at the sold-out Wang Theater on Friday reassured the audience that there are a lot of laughs about everything still left in his career. During his 70-minute set, Seinfeld’s deadpan...

Exhibit provides a snapshot of summer program

Exhibit provides a snapshot of summer program

April 1, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, World

By Jennifer Usovicz On display on the fourth floor of the Ridgeway building are the photographs shot by Suffolk students across the Atlantic in Spain, work that is a product of Professor Ken Martin’s course, “Lens on Spain: Photojournalism in Madrid.” The class is run exclusively in the summer...

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