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If you have any sense and sensibility, watch ‘Emma’

After a screening of the newly released film, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein (left), “Emma” director Autumn de Wilde (middle) and lead actress Anya Taylor-Joy (right) discussed the adaptation with an audience at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline

Sarah Lukowski

March 4, 2020

An enchanting landscape, comedic characters, and elegant, frilly costumes all create a refreshing and charming film adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma” that is perfectly tailored for 21st century viewers. On Feb. 25, Coolidge Corner Theatre held a special screening of “Emma” that was followed...

Lil Tjay makes a splash in Boston

Lil Tjay makes a splash in Boston

Eddie Reinhardt

March 4, 2020

A flock of anxious teens waited in the cold as the line for up-and-coming Bronx MC Lil Tjay extended out the door of the Paradise Rock Club and down the street, blocking the entrance to the restaurant, Raising Cane’s. Once inside the show, it would be a few hours before the artist finally hit the stage...

Hearts will shatter at the Sullivan Studio Theatre

Hearts will shatter at the Sullivan Studio Theatre

Julia Ahaesy

March 4, 2020

Throughout life on Earth, every human forms different relationships that can save us or destroy us. With excitement comes disappointment, with pleasure comes pain and with love comes heartbreak. The Suffolk University Theatre Department will present how we handle and process this life in the Spotlight...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ cast sticks to tradition in lively show

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ cast sticks to tradition in lively show

Morgan Hume

March 4, 2020

Whether you’ve seen it once or 100 times, you’ll be humming the famous tunes while exiting the theater after seeing this classic musical. The touring cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” reached Boston on Feb. 25 to perform the well-known production at the Emerson Colonial Theatre as part of the ongoing ...

Boston Ballet exemplifies talent through contemporary routines

Boston Ballet exemplifies talent through contemporary routines

Morgan Hume

March 4, 2020

The Boston Ballet opened its spring season on Feb. 27 with “rEVOLUTION,” which featured the work of esteemed choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and William Forsythe. Unlike traditional ballets like “The Nutcracker” or “Swan Lake” that incorporate elaborate costumes and a clear s...

UDOT lights up Suffolk during annual tech show

UDOT members step out from behind the curtain to address the crowd

Phoebe Adams

March 4, 2020

When one thinks of the performing arts, it is often the singers, actors and dancers that are remembered and praised for their performance. However, the true unsung heroes of the performing arts world are the tech and stage crew, who are key players in creating the best performance an audience can see. On ...

ICA opens macabre Sterling Ruby exhibit

Ruby uses an array of materials like fabric, such as in the piece pictured above

Abby O'Connor

March 4, 2020

On Feb. 26, The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) opened its new exhibition, featuring a diverse sample of pieces by American artist Sterling Ruby. The exhibit includes over 70 pieces of the artist’s work in a wide variety of forms, making it the largest overview of his work. Ruby doesn’t sti...

‘High Fidelity’ goes beyond typical storyline to satisfy music lovers

'High Fidelity' goes beyond typical storyline to satisfy music lovers

Abby O'Connor

February 26, 2020

At first glance, “High Fidelity” might not make you want to press play. Admittedly, it looks like the stereotypical romantic comedy that’s trying just a little too hard. You know, the one about the annoyingly pretty girl with a terrible love life who smokes cigarettes and lives in an unrealistically...

‘Friends’ cast will reunite in upcoming special

‘Friends’ cast will reunite in upcoming special

Morgan Hume

February 26, 2020

After 15 years, they’re not on a break anymore. According to a press release from Warner Media, to kick off the launch of streaming service HBO Max, an exclusive unscripted special is bringing the stars of the landmark TV show “Friends” back together for a long-awaited reunion. All six original ...

BTS’ groundbreaking ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ highlights group’s musical experience

BTS’ groundbreaking ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ highlights group’s musical experience

Sarah Turley

February 26, 2020

The biggest boyband in the music industry, BTS, made a comeback on Friday, Feb. 21 with their new album “Map of the Soul: 7.” On the album, the band reflects on their experience over the past seven years since debuting as a musical act. The lyrics also encompass Swedish psychologist Carl Jung’s...

Student Fashion takes Suffolk Community on ‘A Night Around The World’

Amy, representing India for the night, dancing along the stage in a hot pink sari with silver and gold gem detailing inside the Samia Cafe.

Julia Ahaesy

February 26, 2020

On Thursday evening, the Asian American Association (AAA) gathered with nine other Suffolk University cultural groups to put fashion from different countries in the spotlight. Students strutted up and down the catwalk in the Samia Cafe, proudly modeling clothing from diverse backgrounds in a beautifu...

Suffolk organization uses beanies to fight against pediatric cancer

Suffolk organization uses beanies to fight against pediatric cancer

Sarah Lukowski

February 26, 2020

In 2015, Suffolk University’s Love Your Melon Campus Crew was created to bring greater awareness to pediatric cancer and the effects it has on children and their families, while also sporting multi-colored knit hats. The club was originally founded on campus by 2019 Suffolk graduates Olivia Brooks...

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