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The Suffolk Journal

February Wrapped: Honoring Black excellence in music

February Wrapped: Honoring Black excellence in music

Emily Beatty, Senior Staff March 1, 2022

Though Black History Month may be over, there is always time to honor Black excellence and Black history. The impact the Black community has made and continues to make on the music industry is undeniable....

Disco Donna and cast in an energetic performance of the hit Hot Stuff.

‘Summer: The Musical’ brings hot stuff to Boston

Sarah Lukowski and Emily Dempsey March 1, 2022

1970s pop sensation Donna Summer was a girl from Boston who started in a gospel choir and rose to become the disco queen. The Emerson Colonial Theatre is giving Bostonians a chance to catch a glimpse into...

The cast of Painted Alice with the playwright, Bill Donnelly after the show.

‘Painted Alice’ transforms Modern Theatre into a wonderland of color

Sarah Roberts, Journal Contributor March 1, 2022

Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Pioneer Performance Series with “Painted Alice: The Musical” over the weekend. “Painted Alice,” directed...

Renate Reinsve as Julie in The Worst Person in the World.

‘The Worst Person in the World’ refreshes rom-com genre

Alec Maskell , Staff Writer March 1, 2022

The backdrop is an idyllic summer night, pre-sunset, against the skyline of Oslo, Norway. The wall of piano chords and melodies that open “I Love Music” by the Ahmad Jamal Trio trickle into the mix,...

A new Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie is fresh off the chopping block, but this time with a geriatric Leatherface.

Leave Leatherface out of the 2020s

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor March 1, 2022

In the latest “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” installment, Leatherface had no mercy on any character, new or old. After slaughtering a group of teenagers in the 1974 Tobe Hooper horror classic “Texas...

Boston Common as seen from Beacon Street. The Common was restored to its original state to be used as the set for the 1989 war-drama Glory, set in the time of the Civil War.

America’s birthplace on the silver screen: Movies filmed in Boston

Emily Beatty, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

The city of Boston is home to many things: historic landmarks, the best sports teams (most of the time) and, surprisingly, some of the most well-known movie sets of all time. The latest film to set...

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of PAOs Pioneer Performance Series by seeing Painted Alice: The Musical when it comes to Modern Theatre on Feb. 24-26.

Life, art and music collide in ‘Painted Alice’

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office is revisiting a play that was first done on campus 16 years ago, but with a new musical twist. “Painted Alice” debuted as a non-musical play in 2006, having been...

Sofia Hublitz, Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and Skylar Gaertner in Ozark. Season four was released on Netflix on Jan. 21.

Netflix’s binge-worthy ‘Ozark’ raises the bar with new season

Abby O'Connor, Arts Editor February 22, 2022

This article contains spoilers Season three of the fan-favorite crime and thriller show “Ozark” ended with a bang – literally.  The second and third season's main antagonist, the character...

Gal Gadot, Emma Mackey and Armie Hammer in Death on the Nile.

Kenneth Branagh releases new whodunnit albeit a controversial cast

Emily Sorano, Journal Contributor February 22, 2022

Kenneth Branagh may have the strangest directorial portfolio of any man living or dead. He primarily made his name by adapting famous titles: Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” “Cinderella” for Walt...

Self-portrait of Sir Zanele Muholi. Being Muholi: Portraits as Resistance is on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum through May 8.

‘Being Muholi’ reclaims Blackness in new Isabella Stewart Gardner exhibit

Leo Woods, Asst. Multimedia Editor February 22, 2022

On Feb. 10, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opened “Being Muholi: Portraits as Resistance,” a striking modern exhibit that showcases multimedia works from Sir Zanele Muholi, a Black and Queer artist...

The team – Biplaw Rai, Nyacko Pearl Perry, Kwasi Kwaa and Rita Ferreira – behind Comfort Kitchen, located in Uphams Corner, Dorchester.

Comfort Kitchen uplifts local community and celebrates African diaspora

Emily Collins, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

“Cafe by day, restaurant by night” is what you can expect from Dorchester’s up-and-coming Comfort Kitchen.  This new restaurant, which will open this summer, is the perfect place to go for...

The interior of Ramsays Kitchen, which recently opened in Bostons Mandarin Oriental hotel.

Gordon Ramsay’s new Boston restaurant hits the spot

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 22, 2022

Famous chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay opened a new restaurant on Boston’s prominent Boylston Street. The aptly named “Ramsay’s Kitchen” fits right into its location at the Mandarin Oriental...

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