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“Let’s talk about food” festival takes over Copley

“Let’s talk about food” festival takes over Copley

October 1, 2014
Filed under Boston

By Aiyana Edmund Whether a self-proclaimed foodie, an avid home cook, an all-organic ingesting human, or simply a curious wanderer who stumbled across the event, all walks of life united at Copley square last weekend to share a love for one simple thing: food. Among the live cooking demos and discussions...

iExperia: America’s largest white party comes to Boston

iExperia: America’s largest white party comes to Boston

October 1, 2014
Filed under Boston, Music

By Stephanie Miller The buzz on campus last week was about what was happening Thursday night, an event coming to town, promising an “extrasensory nightlife experience.” The mysterious event was called “iExperia” and took place last Thursday at The Royale Boston. “iExperia”, also known...

Hakuna Matata! “The Lion King” returns to Boston

Hakuna Matata! “The Lion King” returns to Boston

September 24, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

By Annie Walsh The countries' highest grossing Broadway musical returned to Boston last week at the Opera House on Washington Street, planning to stay for a five-week duration. “The Lion King” is known and loved by many devoted fans of all ages as the 1994 animated Disney movie. Since opening...

Sinclair kitchen hosts first annual “Dueling Donuts” competition

Sinclair kitchen hosts first annual “Dueling Donuts” competition

September 24, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

Perched on stainless steel bar stools under a canopy of chic black cloth umbrellas, the elbows of diners supported eager bodies against wooden table tops. Wait staff circulated The Sinclair’s outdoor patio, their hands laden with white porcelain dishes adorned with glazed doughnuts. The first ever...

Bishop’s brings family history to Beacon Hill

Bishop’s brings family history to Beacon Hill

September 24, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Jamin Buttafarro This week I had the pleasure of having lunch at the new Bishop’s Mediterranean Grill located on Staniford Street, just down the road from Donahue.  I arrived around 2:30 p.m., right at the end of a busy lunch rush.  The restaurant is very sleek and clean with booths around...

Paolo Nutini takes the stage at the House of Blues

Paolo Nutini takes the stage at the House of Blues

September 24, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Sylvain Gaulier Paolo Nutini took the stage at the Southern-inspired House of Blues on Friday, delivering a powerful performance. Nutini, a Scottish soul singer, was framed by the venue’s iconic multi-level balconies and ethnographic symbols, which send a mystic vibe throughout the House of...

Boston Calling impressed all, despite rainstorm

Haley Peabody
September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

As the final days of summer lingered over downtown Boston, thousands of festival goers piled into City Hall Plaza for three days of music. People of all ages, from college students to middle-aged music lovers, gathered to hear the sets of artists whose style spanned across several genres. From Hip hop...

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch If you have ever dreamed of the stunning dresses and gowns worn by Hollywood actresses, now is your chance to see them up-close and in person. The Museum of Fine Arts has a new exhibit called “Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen.” As you open the doubl...

A taste of fall at the farmer’s market

A taste of fall at the farmer’s market

September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Aiyana Edmund Stumble across any city square or patch of grass found in a metropolitan area and it is almost guaranteed to be blanketed with little white tents, posted up like pawns on a chess board. People stroll aimlessly through the tented rows, a bundle of earthly dusted carrots in one hand,...

Museum commemorates Beatlemania with Suffolk instructor

Museum commemorates Beatlemania with Suffolk instructor

September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Victoria Greenleaf Fifty years ago, the Beatles arrived in America for their first-ever U.S. tour. From Sept. 12 to 14, the West End Museum hosted a series of activities and events dedicated to remembering the Beatles’ arrival and concert at the Boston Garden on Sept. 12, 1964. “The Beatles...

The 21st Amendment: a weekend spot with battered onion rings and cheap beer

The 21st Amendment: a weekend spot with battered onion rings and cheap beer

September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jamin Buttafarro The 21st Amendment, a bar and restaurant across from the state house, is just around the corner from campus. Many of you may pass by it daily on your way to class.  The owner was unavailable for comment, but I had a chance to hang out and experience the food and scene. Here is...

Novel Women in Bed does not meet expectations

Novel Women in Bed  does not meet expectations

Melissa Hanson
April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Jessica Keener’s collection of short stories somewhat appropriately titled Women in Bed could be for you. But that’s just it: it only could be. Keener has a voice that is unique and has a talent for descriptions, but the title of this collection is just a tad misleading. Just a few mere sentences...

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