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Find your Happy Place: Pop-up exhibit is ready for your Instagram close-up

Find your Happy Place: Pop-up exhibit is ready for your Instagram close-up

Sarah Lukowski

April 10, 2019

The interactive and immersive pop-up exhibit, “Happy Place,” is a picture heaven with larger-than-life installations and 12 multi-sensory themed rooms on a mission to spread happiness and positivity during its two-month run in Boston. The exhibit has had successful stops in Los Angeles, Toronto...

Suffolk Musicians Network hosts final jam session of the year

Suffolk Musicians Network  hosts final jam session of the year

Shayla Manning

April 10, 2019

Among utter silence from an entranced crowd, a haunting rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” floated through the ears of students gathered on the third floor of Sawyer last Friday night for the Suffolk Musicians Network’s (SMN) final open mic of the semester. The student organization is...

‘Everybody’ impacts audience through themes of love, death and understanding

‘Everybody’ impacts audience through themes of love, death and understanding

Morgan Hume

April 10, 2019

If death came knocking on your door, ready to take you and a companion to the afterlife, who would you bring along on the journey? Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist Branden Jacob-Jenkins explores this question in his play “Everybody,” adapted from a 15th century morality play titled “Everyman,”...

Rock band Kiss puts on electrifying performance as part of final tour

Carolyn Nash

April 3, 2019

The iconic American rock band Kiss gave audiences a final show they would never forget when they reunited at TD Garden on March 26. The Boston concert kicked off with bandmates Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer arriving onstage dressed in their stage outfits, sporting the iconic...

‘The Highwaymen’ depicts unique angle about the death of Bonnie and Clyde

‘The Highwaymen’ depicts unique angle about the death of Bonnie and Clyde

Morgan Hume

April 3, 2019

Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow, better known as the infamous pair of partners-in-crime Bonnie and Clyde, were known for their string of murders during the 1930s, but it was Frank Hamer and Maney Gault who pulled the trigger and fatally shot the couple in order to finally end their...

Werner Herzog speaks about experience in filmmaking and directing

Werner Herzog speaks about experience in filmmaking and directing

Caroline Enos and Morgan Hume

April 3, 2019

Acclaimed German director Werner Herzog visited Boston University (BU) on March 25 to discuss his career in filmmaking as part of the university’s ongoing “Conversations in the Arts and Ideas” series. Herzog’s lecture, “Every Man For Himself, and God Against All,” not only outlined his career...

Album Review: Broadway’s Ben Platt embraces personal side on ‘Sing To Me Instead’

Album Review: Broadway’s Ben Platt embraces personal side on ‘Sing To Me Instead’

Morgan Hume

April 3, 2019

Ben Platt soared into stardom after originating the characters of Evan Hansen and Benji Applebaum, but on his debut album, he set the fictional characters aside to step into his most authentic role yet: himself. On March 29, the Broadway and film actor released “Sing To Me Instead,” his first...

Album Review: Billie Eilish showcases haunting vocals on anticipated debut record

Album Review: Billie Eilish showcases haunting vocals on anticipated debut record

Phoebe Adams

April 3, 2019

After weeks of anticipation and lots of teasers from her social media accounts, Billie Eilish finally released her long-awaited debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO” on March 29. Eilish, a 17-year-old Los Angeles native, has slowly been making a name for herself in the music industry...

Jazz Band hosts first solo concert

Jazz Band hosts first solo concert

Kyle Crozier

April 3, 2019

The Suffolk University Jazz Band combined the unique personalities and performance styles of 10 students to give the audience a chance to dance to lively music on Wednesday night during their first solo show. The band invited Suffolk students to dress up, eat catered tacos and courageously join them...

New MFA exhibit highlights relationship between gender and fashion

New MFA exhibit highlights relationship between gender and fashion

Emily Devlin

March 27, 2019

On March 21, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) opened the Gender Bending Fashion Exhibit, which explores fashion and gender over the years. Outside the exhibit is a timeline detailing fashion and gender all the way back to Ancient Egypt and Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Billy Porter’s appearance at the ...

William Fitzsimmons: Folk musician speaks on new album, songwriting process and ongoing tour

William Fitzsimmons: Folk musician speaks on new album, songwriting process and ongoing tour

Morgan Hume

March 27, 2019

After overcoming a turbulent year in his personal life, seasoned folk musician William Fitzsimmons turned harrowing experiences into soft, expressive songs on his latest album “Mission Bell,” released in 2018. The singer-songwriter is currently on tour supporting the heartfelt record detai...

‘Umbrella Academy’ offers stepping stone into the world of superheroes

Phoebe Adams

March 27, 2019

Joining the ranks of superhero teams like the Avengers and the Justice League, Netflix’s newest superhero show, “Umbrella Academy,” once again takes the battle of saving the world to the streets of New York. “Umbrella Academy” is based off a comic book of the same name written by Gerard Way ...

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