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Mexican playwright merges conflict with theatre in play ‘The Crossing’

Mexican playwright merges conflict with theatre in play ‘The Crossing’

Ryan Arel

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Mexican playwright Hugo Salcedo visited Modern Theatre Tuesday evening for a live condensed reading of his play, “El viaje de los Cantores,” which roughly translates to “The Crossing,” in English. This artistic presentation vividly portrays the very real crisis happening along the U.S.-Mexican...

Diana Thater combines nature and technology in latest ICA exhibit

Harper Wayne

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)  Watershed opened a new exhibit open this fall featuring digital versions of dolphins of the Caribbean, the last male northern rhino and an approximately 3 foot long monarch butterfly all under the same roof in East Boston. The inaugural exhibit at the ICA Watershed p...

Boston Fashion Week uses fashion to empower

Boston Fashion Week uses fashion to empower

Morgan Hume

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Fashion

Although Boston is not known as one of the world’s fashion empires like New York or Paris the city is home to an array of talented clothing designers and entrepreneurs. The 24th annual Boston Fashion Week wants to highlight local designers and showcase their unique work throughout the week. “The Pow...

‘Crash Course’ brothers visit Boston to promote ‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing’

Sarah Lukowski

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Literature

You can now say that there are two Green authors. Hank Green, brother of author John Green, released his first book, “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing” on Sept. 25. Following the release, Green brought his book tour to the Wilbur Theater in Boston on Sept. 26 with John as a special guest, which brou...

Human Flow: A deeper look at refugee suffering

Amy Koczera and Ryan Arel

September 27, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, Film, World

As a result of vicious acts of genocide and other heinous crimes against humanity, billions of people from all across the globe have been displaced from the countries they used to call home. In the documentary film “Human Flow,” director and renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei provides...

“Public Theatre” comeback

“Public Theatre” comeback

Morgan Hume

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Politics, Theater

The Public Theatre in New York City strives to be a voice by and for the people, so it’s no surprise that last year’s production of Shakespeare’s classic play “Julius Caesar,” which performed free viewings in Central Park of New York City in June of 2017, included a modern, political twist. The...

A W!cked decade on stage, at Suffolk and around Boston

A W!cked decade on stage, at Suffolk and around Boston

Alyssa Barahona

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Boston

Suffolk’s competitive hip-hop dance team W!cked is gearing up for their tenth season of long rehearsals, competitions and lively performances in their pursuit of another successful year. Since forming in Oct. 2008, the team has been steadily growing as one of the most popular clubs in the Performing...

A new medical drama: ‘New Amsterdam’ debuts

A new medical drama: ‘New Amsterdam’ debuts

Alexandria Acacia

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film

Fans of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” alike can take joy in the debut of medical drama “New Amsterdam,” which aired on NBC Tuesday evening. On Saturday, Tyler Labine, along with other actors from the show, held a panel discussion and a private screening at the Paramount Theater...

Goodnight Gambino

Eddie Reinhardt

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Thirty-four-year-old Donald Glover, better known as Childish Gambino, sold out TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sept. 12 and performed a breathtaking 80-minute show. His “This is America Tour” is coming on the heels of his Grammy-winning album “Awaken, My Love!” “Put your phones away. Let’s just have t...

Calling all artists: Annual music festival Boston Calling brings artists of all genres including the “Rap God” Eminem and alternative rock legends “The Killers.”

Ryan Arel

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Vibrant, colorful flames, clouds of pink smoke and psychedelic sounds translated to a three-day all-out jam fest known as Boston Calling in Harvard’s Athletic Complex. Artists from famous rapper Eminem to alternative rock group The Killers performed in an eccentric and vivid act that manufactured ...

A Soldier, actor, husband: The life of Ronald Ermey

A Soldier, actor, husband: The life of Ronald Ermey

Jacquelyn Jarnagin

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Ronald Lee Ermey was quite the troublemaker growing up; by the time he turned 17-years-old, he had been arrested twice for criminal mischief. But perhaps it was his bad behavior that set him down the path of a career he would long be remembered for. When he was on trial for his actions, Ermey was giv...

Despite the spotlight, darkness shines

Despite the spotlight, darkness shines

Felicity Otterbein

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

At some point, the opportunity presents itself where years of study, research and hard work meet and the time comes for virtual reality to become reality. For some, this means taking a project off of a screen and launching it into the three-dimensional world. For others, it means taking thoughts and im...

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