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Jordan Peele’s latest horror flick uses creative allusions to spellbind viewers

Jordan Peele’s latest horror flick uses creative allusions to spellbind viewers

Sarah Lukowski

March 27, 2019

Director Jordan Peele’s new horror movie “Us” has proved that he is always one step ahead of the audience with its obscure references, creepy soundtrack, stunning visuals and a chilling plot twist that grossed a whopping $70 million its first weekend. The audacious thriller follows ...

Boston Ballet demonstrates brilliant acting and seamless routines in ‘Coppelia’

Boston Ballet demonstrates brilliant acting and seamless routines in ‘Coppelia’

Morgan Hume

March 27, 2019

Toys and dolls burst to life at The Citizens Bank Opera House on Thursday evening during the Boston Ballet’s opening night of Coppelia. The humorous ballet choreographed by George Balanchine enchanted audiences to the instrumental music of Léo Delibes. The classic story is set in a vi...

Alice Phoebe Lou evokes emotion during concert at The Red Room at Cafe 939

Alice Phoebe Lou evokes emotion during concert at The Red Room at Cafe 939

Shayla Manning

March 13, 2019

South African singer-songwriter Alice Phoebe Lou delivered a set overflowing with hazy, stripped-down indie sounds at her intimate sold out show at The Red Room at Cafe 939 last Tuesday. Joined by several members of her band, Lou previewed songs from her new album, “Paper Castles,” which was released ...

Film Review: Artistic cinematography in ‘Roma’ depicts family life

Harper Wayne

March 11, 2019

“Roma,” a film written, directed, filmed, co-produced and co-edited by Alfonso Cuarón, is a foreign semi-autobiographical movie set in Colonia Roma, a neighborhood within Mexico City in the early 1970s. The story is loosely based on Cuarón’s own upbringing and life experiences. Gabriela Rodriguez,...

‘Greta’ suspensefully depicts a friendship that turns from sweet to bonechilling

‘Greta’ suspensefully depicts a friendship that turns from sweet to bonechilling

Sarah Lukowski

March 7, 2019

The disturbing horror-thriller film “Greta” has kept viewers on the edge of their seats since its release in theaters on Friday, as it shows what can go wrong when you befriend someone who is not what they appear to be. The film follows good-natured New York City newcomer Frances McCullen, played...

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Sarah Turley

March 7, 2019

“Endlings” is the play every Bostonian is talking about right now, and rightfully so. The play, which is running at the Loeb Drama Center at the American Repertory Theater, follows the story of three Korean female divers, known as hanyeos, and Ha Young, a Korean New Yorker trying to write a play....

‘Period. End of Sentence.’ ends taboo around menstruation

‘Period. End of Sentence.’ ends taboo around menstruation

Hannah Mitchell

March 6, 2019

Tampons, pads and periods are things that many people are familiar with nowadays. Girls may be uncomfortable with the idea of having their period at first, but as they grow older, most girls become comfortable with the idea. By having resources within reach, females learn that having your period is simply...

Dean Lewis satisfies fans during sold out concert at Royale

Dean Lewis satisfies fans during sold out concert at Royale

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019

Up-and-coming musician Dean Lewis did not disappoint on Sunday night when he gave an exceedingly energetic performance to a sold-out crowd at Royale, putting on a memorable show for his biggest stop on tour. Lewis is a rising Australian singer-songwriter most famous for his hit song “Be Alright,”...

Acclaimed graphic designer gives guest lecture at Suffolk

Acclaimed graphic designer gives guest lecture at Suffolk

Gabriela Lopez

March 6, 2019

Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister visited Suffolk University on Feb. 27 to deliver a guest lecture and sign copies of his new book “Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty,” co-written with Jessica Walsh. Sagmeister’s lecture drew an audience of over 300 students and faculty to the Sargent Hall Function...

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019

Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company took its New England audience to Dublin on Sunday afternoon through their production of “Once” the musical at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. “Once” is based on the 2007 film of the same title. The show follows an Irish busker,...

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019

The Modern Theatre was taken back in time to the roaring 20’s as Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) put on three performances of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a musical set inside a comedy, over the weekend. For clarification, from this point on, “The Drowsy Chaperone” will refer...

Milk Bar and &pizza wow students but not their wallets

Milk Bar and &pizza wow students but not their wallets

Katelyn Norwood

February 27, 2019

A 20-minute train ride on the Red Line will lead you to Harvard Square, and to two of its newest restaurants; Milk Bar and &pizza. This is the first storefront that both Milk Bar and &pizza have opened in New England, meaning both the owners and customers are getting a special experience from...

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