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Despite late arrival, Cope Rocks

March 3, 2010


Filed under Music

Article by: Thomas Logan When you’re looking to hang out and relax, there’s nothing like folk music to set the mood. From straight-up folk acts like Nick Drake and Billy Bragg to more contemporary acts like Andrew Bird, it’s a genre that defines chillin’.  Citizen Cope, a musician that plays folk with traces of blues and reggae, played sol...

Harvey Milk to visit Boston during upcoming tour

Clay Adamczyk

March 3, 2010


Filed under Music

Article by: Clay Adamczyk The band Harvey Milk, (the sludge metal face melters,) not the late politician, has been off hiatus for almost four years now. Since then, they’ve successfully toured and have released, arguably their best album yet, Life...the Greatest Game in Town (Hydra Head, 2008)...

‘Celebrating Diversity’ continues Unity Week

March 3, 2010


Filed under Campus

Article by: Ethan Long Students and faculty from around Suffolk University took part in “Celebrating Diversity: A group exhibition exploring ideas of disability,” a part of S.O.U.L.S’ annual Unity Week.  The exhibit, which took place on Tuesday, included an art gallery exhibit located ...

Story of the Year back with ‘Constant’ release

February 24, 2010


Filed under Music

Article by: Ashley Maceli The post-hardcore band Story of the Year, is back with their fourth album The Constant (Epitaph, 2010), although it may not be an album to break them through once again. The band was best known in the early 2000’s for their singles “Until The Day I Die” and “Anthem of Ou...

Emerson screens filmmakers’ efforts

Julia Dawidowicz

February 24, 2010


Filed under Boston, Film

Article by: Julia Dawidowicz You don’t need to fly all the way to Cannes or Sundance to watch screenings of today’s most innovative films. On Monday, Feb. 22, The Experimental Cinema Exposition, TIE, held a special screening of short avant-garde films at Emerson College that featured the works of var...

‘Island’ just another thriller

February 24, 2010


Filed under Featured Stories, Film

Article by: Cait O'Callaghan Martin Scorsese teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio a fourth time in his new film Shutter Island (Paramount Pictures, 2010), the story of a Bostonian U.S Marshal’s investigation into the disappearance of a patient on an island that holds a mental hospital. Taking place in 1954, DiCaprio plays U.S Marsha...

Suffolk professor appearing on WGBH program

February 24, 2010


Filed under Boston, Campus

Article by: Ethan Long When WGBH first signed on in 1951, composer Aaron Copland told those listening in that it was "heartening to know that a station is now on the air broadcasting programs designed to be of interest to an adult mind." Nearly 60 years later, the station is still broadcasting pr...

2010 Festival Forecast: Nateva

February 17, 2010


Filed under Music

Oxford, Maine will be the site of a brand new music festival taking place during early July, called Nateva. The festival is just a mere two and a half hour from Boston and is based on a fairground that includes camping for those who want to. While the entire lineup will be revealed later this week, the festi...

2010 Festival Forecast: Lillith

February 17, 2010


Filed under Music

This year begins the return of one of the largest touring festivals in the country, Lillith Fair. The festival is a huge feminist event, including only female acts such as Sarah McLaughlin and Sheryl Crow. The tour is set to hit Boston, with no date or venue announced yet. The artists announced so ...

2010 Festival Forecast: Coachella

February 17, 2010


Filed under Music

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, located in Indio, California, across the country from Boston, is being held for the 11th time this year. Started in 1999, the festival prides itself on mixing genres. In 2004, thousands of people came, eventually making the entire festival a sellout. That yea...

2010 Festival Forecast: Bonnaroo

February 17, 2010


Filed under Music

Bonnaroo, which is currently in its eighth year, has been described by Rolling Stone as “the ultimate over-the-top summer festival” which is supported by the masses that attend the festival every year. The festival is held 17 hours away from Boston, in Manchester, Tenn. The festival allows for gr...

The New England Electronic Music Festival — together

Angela Bray

February 17, 2010


Filed under Featured Stories, Music

Article by: Angela Bray “The lines between the genres of electronic music started to blur. We needed one week to highlight them all.” The first New England electronic music festival, Together, ran for one week beginning February 8th. The festival, aimed at promoting dance and electronic music p...

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