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SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

Kathryn Hehl

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Suffolk University students filled Royale nightclub last Wednesday to see rising rap artist Post Malone for the Student Government Association’s Fall Concert. Post Malone, full name Austin Post, started the year with a small following after the R&B album “Stoney” came out last December,...

“3Sisters” pushes vitality; explores complexities of life and loss

“3Sisters” pushes vitality; explores complexities of life and loss

Felicity Otterbein

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Vitality. Energy. Compassion. Talent. Commitment. These are the words Doctor Marilyn Plotkins used to address the cast and crew of Suffolk University’s most recent production, “3Sisters,” when huddled around her after the curtain dropped on the shows opening night on Thursday Nov. 16. The...

Dance Company prepares for fall showcase “Revival”

Dance Company prepares for fall showcase “Revival”

Ryan Arel

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) will hold its fall showcase titled “Revival” on Nov. 15 to give viewers the chance to see SUDC’s talent and diversity as they showcase six of their routines. The show marks the group’s first major show since Suffolk Weekend in October. The group has perfor...

Suffolk Theatre department explores intricacies of shared grief in Anton Chekhov’s “3Sisters”

Suffolk Theatre department explores intricacies of shared grief in Anton Chekhov’s “3Sisters”

Juliana Tuozzola

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Disappointment, despair and discovery- a play written over a century ago by Anton Chekhov has been reimagined by director Robert Kropf. The Suffolk University Theatre Department has worked diligently to bring Kropf’s adaptation of “3Sisters” to life. The play follows the story of three sisters in t...

Suffolk Spotlight Series comes “ALIVE” in latest installment

Michael MacRae

November 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The latest installment of the Suffolk University Theatre Department’s Spotlight Series opened its doors for a one-night-only nightclub experience this past Friday. ALIVE 2017 is written and directed by senior theatre major Jake Mariño. ALIVE had a fantastic, energized cast of theatre majors: sophomor...

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Patrick Holmes

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

A swift but stark movement from the conductor silenced the orchestra, followed immediately by a tremendous roar of applause that reverberated against the intricate walls of the Boston Opera House on Sunday, Nov. 5. A simple bow was given, and then onto the “outbreak work” of “Obsidian Tear” prese...

Sexual assault allegations reveal Hollywood has a problem

Nick Viveiros

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

First came the media mogul Harvey Weinstein. Then it was “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey. Over the past month, dozens of men and women, mostly other big names in the film industry, came forward and accused these men of sexual assault. The accusations range from groping and sexual harassment t...

Rick Schenkkan’s ‘Building the Wall’ explores potential realization of Trump campaign promises

Kaitlin Hahn

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

In a dramatic realization of the future regarding the current political climate and the threat to the American people as well as those within the U.S. borders, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) hosted a phenomenal exploration into the questions of the Trump campaign promises with “Building t...

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ryan Arel

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

The Ramifications, one of two a cappella groups at Suffolk University, perform further than the borders of campus. The group has performed at renowned venues around Boston, including TD Garden, where they sang the national anthem for the Boston Celtics, the Hatch Shell at the Esplanade, the Faneuil H...

The Queens Return

The Queens Return

Juliana Tuozzola

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Extravagantly bedazzled outfits, spunky wigs and fun makeup are all major ingredients to a successful and captivating drag show. All of which were present last Wednesday at the Annual Drag Show hosted by the Queer Student Union and Performing Arts Office at Suffolk University in celebration of LGBTQ hist...

“Cirque of the Dead” delivers Halloween horror, gore & erotica

“Cirque of the Dead” delivers Halloween horror, gore & erotica

Shayla Manning

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Blood, sex, clowns and zombies took the stage as the Boston Circus Guild put on their annual performance of ‘Cirque of the Dead’ this past Saturday night. The Halloween-themed event took place at the American Repertory Theater’s Oberon club-style-atmosphere in Cambridge, where guests in costumes of all...

“Robyn is Happy” acts a guide to navigating the complexities of life

“Robyn is Happy” acts a guide to navigating the complexities of life

Nathan Espinal

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Performative art provides a platform for people to explore the larger issues that complicate life. The play, “Robyn is Happy” is a meditation on friendship and intervention that confronts these concerns without contributing any explicit solutions. Rather, the production affords the audience the opport...

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