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“The Night is Short, Walk On Girl” plays at MFA Japanese film festival

Rika Saito

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

On Valentine’s Day, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) screened the film “The Night is Short, Walk On Girl” as a part of the Boston Festival of Films from Japan. The movie, which was played in Japanese with English subtitles, dazzled people in the theater with phenomenal animation. The Remis Auditorium,...

Upcoming NESAD gallery features artwork by Suffolk alumni

Upcoming NESAD gallery features artwork by Suffolk alumni

Phoebe Adams

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Exhibits

On Thursday, the Suffolk University Art Gallery will be presenting “A Life Designed,”  an exhibit featuring the work of seven alumni of the Masters in Graphic Design program. The gallery will show both professional and personal works of each artist in attendance, and is one of 11 exhibitions showcased...

Spotlight performance ‘It Takes a Village’ debuts at Sullivan Theatre

Catarina Protano

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Suffolk’s Sullivan Studio Theater was filled with students, professors and families on Friday night for the Spotlight performance of “It Takes a Village,” a musical directed by senior theatre major Gracie Libby and stage managed by sophomore theatre major Ross Gray. The show is a combination...

‘Spamilton’ brilliantly chaffs composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his groundbreaking musical

‘Spamilton’ brilliantly chaffs composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his groundbreaking musical

Morgan Hume

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

When “Hamilton: An American Musical,” the hip-hop musical created by and originally starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, first premiered in 2015, it quickly gained a throng of adorning fans and was labeled as a show that would change Broadway forever. Despite the large amount of praise “Hamilton” has...

Documentary retells Ted Bundy’s crimes from killer’s perspective

Documentary retells Ted Bundy’s crimes from killer’s perspective

Hannah Mitchell

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Nearly everyone is familiar with Ted Bundy, the American serial killer who kidnapped, raped and killed at least 30 women in the 1970s. Whether people want to admit it or not, they are fascinated by monsters like Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer and, in this case, Ted Bundy. It is one of those situations...

“You” blurs the line between love and obsession

“You” blurs the line between love and obsession

Sarah Lukowski

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

The evocative and disturbing thriller television series “You” has kept viewers on the edge of their seats since its release on Netflix in December by showing that obsession does not always equal love. “You” is based on the novel of the same title by Caroline Kepnes. The show follows New York...

Cherry Glazerr is a force of feminist rock at Brighton Music Hall

Cherry Glazerr is a force of feminist rock at Brighton Music Hall

Shayla Manning

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

The dynamic sounds of Los Angeles trio Cherry Glazerr filled Brighton Music Hall on Friday night for a sold out show of loud, raged feminist rock. Led by founder, singer and guitarist Clementine Creevy, the band’s aggressive yet charismatic attitude got right in the face of concertgoers and refused...

Jillian Barrows brings original music and 70’s vibes to headline show at Hard Rock Cafe

Jillian Barrows brings original music and 70’s vibes to headline show at Hard Rock Cafe

Sarah Lukowski

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Jillian Barrows, a student at Berklee College of Music and alumna of Suffolk University, brought 70’s classics and her own original music to the Hard Rock Cafe as she headlined her first concert at the local venue Saturday night. Barrows, who uses the stage name Jillian Ann, has always loved t...

Suffolk University Dance Company’s hard work pays off at Winter Showcase

Hannah Mitchell

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) lit up the stage during their annual Winter Showcase on Feb. 6 at the Calderwood Pavilion in Boston’s South End. The dance team has been working tirelessly all year to prepare for various upcoming performances, but the Winter Showcase was different than oth...

Suffolk students debut three original plays at annual Spring Showcase

Suffolk students debut three original plays at annual Spring Showcase

Morgan Hume

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Suffolk University theatre department presented its annual Spring Showcase last weekend, which brought three unique student written and directed plays to life at the Sullivan Studio Theatre. The performance gave young playwrights and directors the chance to exhibit their work in front of a larger...

Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor returns to Boston for enthralling show at City Winery

Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor returns to Boston for enthralling show at City Winery

Morgan Hume

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

After supporting Hozier and Gabrielle Aplin on shows in Boston during their North American tours, Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor is no stranger to the Hub. On Saturday, the band returned to the city for two back-to-back headline concerts at the City Winery. The energy was high from the moment brothers...

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Sarah Turley

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits, Uncategorized

The Lunar New Year is celebrated annually throughout Asian culture in different ways, and on Feb. 9, the Museum of Fine Arts hosted a variety of festivities that were open to both member and nonmembers free of charge to show unique ways the holiday is celebrated. The museum had a full day of activities pl...

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