The Suffolk Journal

ICA shows a ‘Theater of War’

November 11, 2009

Article By: Alexander Sessa The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)  is currently displaying an exhibit entitled …Out of Here: The Veterans Project, by Krzysztof Wodiczko, through which spectators experience the horrors of war and reach a better understanding of what troops in Iraq and Afghani...

Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?

November 11, 2009

Article By: Matt Altieri If you’ve seen Ondi Timoner’s Dig! (Interloper Films, 2004), you saw a much different Brian Jonestown Massacre than today’s band. Gone is the Rolling Stones-esque 60s revival ideal within the music that was produced on albums like Take It From The Man! (Bomp! Record...

Lollie pops online clothing biz

Angela Bray

November 11, 2009

Article By: Angela Bray Are Hollie MacLennan and Lola Finocchiaro, the founders of the Lollie Clothing t-shirt line, the next Johnny Cupcakes? Lollie is simply a combination of the creators’ first names. “We both like and want to create things you can’t find in the mall,” said Suffo...

Construction Gangs: New documentary shows China’s ever-changing face

November 11, 2009

Article By:  Shoshana Akins The Communication and Journalism Department’s Suffolk Cinema Series and the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies teamed up last Thursday to show Demolition: The World of Construction Gangs in China, a documentary by a Harvard graduate student on the constantly e...

Ancient tomb at MFA

Derek Anderson

November 4, 2009

Article By: Derek Anderson Governor Djehutynakht was buried 4,000 years ago  along with all his possessions in one of the most famous tombs of the Middle Kingdom. Tomb 10A is now being presented to the public four centuries later at the Museum of Fine Arts. Right now at MFA, Djehutynakht’s tomb and remaini...

Newlyweds share stage and tour

November 4, 2009

Article By: Ashley Maceli Say Anything, though only a few years old since their official signing with Doghouse Records, have become enormous in the alternative rock world. From their hilarious catchy single “Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too,” to their utterly ridiculous and loathing-yet uppity-songs, it...

Falun Dafa relieves stress and increases energy

November 4, 2009

Article By: Alexander Sessa Falun Dafa, or Falun Gong, is a spiritual practice that relieves stress and increases energy.  The practice became particularly popular in China during the 1990s, which disturbed the Chinese government and caused them to ban it in 1999.  Consequently, thousands of Chi...

Guys and/or Dolls

November 4, 2009

Article By: Tom Logan The annual Suffolk Drag Show offers the chance to let loose and cross-dress for fun’s sake, while gaining a greater understanding of a culture generally viewed as on-the-fringe. Though the show got off to a slow start, the end result left the audience blown away. The professiona...

Mash-up artist hits Suffolk annual concert

Marissa Holt

November 4, 2009

Article By: Marissa Holt and Derek Anderson Last night at the House of Blues, a Girl Talk/Sean Kingston concert was held exclusively for Suffolk students and their limited guests. Both of the artists provided a contrast to one another and brought in a diverse and lively crowd. Those attending the concert were filled with anti...

The Used back on tour in support of new record

October 28, 2009

By: Ashley Maceli A sea of black-dyed hair and black sweatshirts crowded the House of Blues this past Friday to see a completely crazy show given by the ultimate rock band, The Used. The Used did not disappoint in giving an extraordinary show. Drive A, an anarchist Green Day-wannabe band, o...

Abolition in black & white

October 28, 2009

By: Alexander Sessa It is well known that Boston was home to abolitionism for one hundred years before slavery was abolished in the United States.  Those sentiments were returned to the city Friday night when The Underground Railway Theater presented a reading from a new play at the C. Walsh Theater ...

Hilarious satire meets fairy tail

Marissa Holt

October 28, 2009

By: Marissa Holt Holding true to the commedia dell’arte form of theatre, an adaptation of The Green Bird was presented by the Suffolk University Theatre Department. Directed by Wes Savick and running close to two hours, this production was free and had smiles glued on the faces of audience members well after the performance ended. When int...

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