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Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Katherine Yearwood
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s hilarious and outrageous improv team, hosted their fourth annual “Eat My Improv” competition in the Modern Theatre Saturday. Captains of the Seriously Bent team, seniors John MacGregor, Stephie Kay, and Zach Barker, were the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. As...

“The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” opens at the Sherman Gallery

“The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” opens at the Sherman Gallery

January 27, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Brianna Silva Many gathered on Friday night to attend the gallery opening of “The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” the artwork of New York-based artist David X. Levine. This gallery showcases his 10-year journey through expressive colored pencil drawings, unique shapes and bright vivid colors....

MFA sparks conversation in new exhibit

MFA sparks conversation in new exhibit

November 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch The Museum of Fine Arts' newest exhibition “Conversation Piece” invites interactions by displaying contemporary works that serve as platforms for dialogue. The MFA says that by taking everyday objects, such as a curtain, a TV, table, or chairs, as a starting point for conversation...

Scottish writer Margot Livesey speaks at Poetry Center

Scottish writer Margot Livesey speaks at Poetry Center

Will Senar
November 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

On Thursday, the English Department invited Margot Livesey, a Scottish fiction writer, to read a few pages from her latest book, The Flight of Gemma Hardy. The story spins a modern retelling of the classic Charlotte Brontë novel, Jane Eyre. Wyatt Bonikowski, an associate professor in the English...

SA PA offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine with a modern twist

SA PA offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine with a modern twist

November 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Aiyana Edmund SA PA, a Vietnamese restaurant with its first location just outside Chinatown, offers authentic cuisine, spiced with a unique and modern flare. Proprietor Ky Nguyen is foraging a new frontier and has recently opened SA PA’s second location in Cleveland Circle. With pho broth s...

Nightcrawler proves to be less than thrilling

Nightcrawler proves to be less than thrilling

October 29, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film

by Sylvain Gaulier “This movie is about being bold,” said actor Jake Gyllenhaal as he introduced his newest movie,  Nightcrawler, in which he plays Lou Bloom, a loner craving for money and power. In this modern American success story, Bloom decides to pursue a career in freelance TV reporting and...

Rare works of Renaissance masters come to Boston

Rare works of Renaissance masters come to Boston

Haley Peabody
October 29, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Dim lighting and deep, burgundy colored walls warmly coax visitors in the Hostetter Gallery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  Gaudy, ornate frames dominate the walls of the gallery, yet their contents are seemingly less glamorous. This is the museum’s newest exhibit, “Donatello, Michelangelo,...

ICA Presents “Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present”

ICA Presents “Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present”

Will Senar
October 22, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art is hosting a new exhibit named “Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present” and includes the works of several contemporary artists. The exhibit has five different galleries, each showcasing a unique take on the art of fiber sculpting. From vibrant colors to gravity defying...

Gerard Way reconnects with fans at Paradise Rock Club

Gerard Way reconnects with fans at Paradise Rock Club

October 22, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

by Abbey Wilson Arriving at the venue two hours before doors, before I even got off the T, I knew I was in the right place. People in dark clothes and brightly colored hair, a staple look of “scene kids” everywhere, were lined up all the way around the block, excitedly waiting to be let inside...

State House tours prove to be hit or miss

State House tours prove to be hit or miss

Sam Humphrey
October 22, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Recently I returned to the Massachusetts State House, excited for my second tour of the state capitol building. On my first trip five years ago, the halls were packed with legislators, their aides and assistants, activists, lobbyists and tourists caught up in the middle of the chaos of an average day...

MFA displays work of Spanish master in new exhibit

MFA displays work of Spanish master in new exhibit

Haley Peabody
October 15, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts unveiled to the public a one-of-a-kind exhibit last Sunday, featuring selected works by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. “I don’t think we’ve ever seen anything like it in Boston before,” said Malcom Rogers, director of the MFA. The exhibit, which is the largest collection...

Lydia Martin recognized as one of the top art professors in Boston

Lydia Martin recognized as one of the top art professors in Boston

Brigitte Carreiro
October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Lydia Martin, a fine arts professor at the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, is trailblazing through the art world Recently spotlighted by the Art Career Project as one of Boston’s top 15 art professors, Martin has done research in Paris, will work alongside her all-time...

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