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SpeakEasy Stage Company’s restructures concept of autism in performance of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s restructures concept of autism in performance of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

Kendra Huber

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Theatrical ambiguity allows for creative innovation to encompass a production. If done well, the audience experiences this creativity in its intended form, by means of sound, lights, script, props, and the actor’s craft. In SpeakEasy Stage Company’s performance of “The Curious Incident of the ...

Cantab lounge features renowned poet and activist

Cantab lounge features renowned poet and activist

Kaitlin Hahn

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

On any given Wednesday night at the Cantab Lounge in Cambridge, one can pay the three dollars fee, present an ID and make way through the doorway, past the bar full of locals and the five 50-something-year-old members of the local band of the night, and down the arguably questionable stairs to the bas...

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

Felicity Otterbein

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

In a society driven by instant gratification, it’s easy to get swept up in the dramatics and dissatisfaction when something is not put into not-so-patiently waiting hands. Such is the millennial lifestyle. Those who grew up in the digital age, so to speak, have come to rely so heavily on technol...

Director Rob Reiner brings LBJ to life in new film

Director Rob Reiner brings LBJ to life in new film

Juliana Tuozzola

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film

It has been half a century since the enactment of the Civil Rights Act, which ended segregation in public places and made employment discrimination illegal. The act was proposed by President John F. Kennedy, and shortly after his tragic death, President Lyndon B. Johnson pursued Kennedy’s proposal. Mor...

Takashi Murakami brings Japanese art and culture to Boston

Takashi Murakami brings Japanese art and culture to Boston

Chris DeGusto

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Usually a quiet and serene setting, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) was anything but traditional on Friday night, as Boston’s best-known epicenter for creativity hosted an enthralling installation to its “MFA Late Nite” seasonal series. Crowds flocked to the historic building as the doors opened to...

Fall Showcase

Fall Showcase

Felicity Otterbein

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

With the Sullivan Studio Theater acting as a display case for Suffolk theatre students to prove their worthiness of performance, the latest installment of Fall Showcase was nothing short of spectacular. This year, which featured work by Suffolk University’s Xenia Kamalova, Erica Wisor and Ali Maynard, th...

“Yes” Performs 50th Anniversary Tour in Boston

“Yes” Performs 50th Anniversary Tour in Boston

Juliana Tuozzola

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

“Yes” performed at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston on Oct. 4, 2017. The band featured lead singer Jon Anderson, guitarist Trevor Rabin, and keyboardist Rick Wakeman. The progressive rock band was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April after nearly 50 years of performing. They have maintained...

#GlamSlam at Boston Fashion Week

#GlamSlam at Boston Fashion Week

Haley Clegg

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Local fashion designers and artists came together Thursday night to share personal stories from their careers as a part of this year’s Boston Fashion Week. #GlamSlam featured 10 different speakers from all areas of the fashion world, from makeup artists to footwear designers to models and an author...

“Midnight Ride” makes light of potential global nuclear threat

“Midnight Ride” makes light of potential global nuclear threat

Amy Koczera

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Theatre is perhaps one of the most effective ways to articulate ideas and opinions, not only for the purpose of telling stories, but also to communicate powerful and political messages in a visually stimulating way. In James Carroll’s “Midnight Ride,” Carroll paints a vivid, detailed picture of Un...

Stage Raider

Stage Raider

Kyle Crozier

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Filled with nostalgia, action and humor, junior theatre major Justin Smith brings Lara Croft to life in an original production inspired by the critically acclaimed video game series, “Tomb Raider,” in the latest installment of the Suffolk University Spotlight Series, “A Fish Without a Bicycle.”...

Fenty Beauty shines bright like a diamond

Elvira Mora

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty has recently rocked the cosmetic industry with arguably the biggest launch of the year with “Fenty Beauty.” The launch on Sept. 8 left beauty bloggers and enthusiasts completely shaken. The line features a long-lasting matte foundation which includes 40 different shades, prime...

Philadelphia Soraia shakes Allston

Philadelphia Soraia shakes Allston

Jacob Geanous

September 27, 2017


Filed under Music

Wednesday was a night of firsts at O’briens Pub, a hole-in-the-wall punk rock club in Allston that hosts live music nightly. Philadelphia-based rockers, Soraia, began the first leg of their international tour and were preceded on stage by The Endorphins, who came together for their first organized pub...

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