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Dean Lewis satisfies fans during sold out concert at Royale

Dean Lewis satisfies fans during sold out concert at Royale

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Up-and-coming musician Dean Lewis did not disappoint on Sunday night when he gave an exceedingly energetic performance to a sold-out crowd at Royale, putting on a memorable show for his biggest stop on tour. Lewis is a rising Australian singer-songwriter most famous for his hit song “Be Alright,”...

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

Harper Wayne

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits

Many people know the artist Frida Kahlo for her iconic unibrow, her self-portrait paintings and her poetry. Now, for the first time in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is holding an exhibition, “Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular,” housing not only famous pieces of Kahlo’s art, but also similar...

Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor returns to Boston for enthralling show at City Winery

Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor returns to Boston for enthralling show at City Winery

Morgan Hume

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

After supporting Hozier and Gabrielle Aplin on shows in Boston during their North American tours, Irish folk duo Hudson Taylor is no stranger to the Hub. On Saturday, the band returned to the city for two back-to-back headline concerts at the City Winery. The energy was high from the moment brothers...

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Sarah Turley

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits, Uncategorized

The Lunar New Year is celebrated annually throughout Asian culture in different ways, and on Feb. 9, the Museum of Fine Arts hosted a variety of festivities that were open to both member and nonmembers free of charge to show unique ways the holiday is celebrated. The museum had a full day of activities pl...

Houston trio “Khruangbin” fills Royale with infectious funk

Houston trio “Khruangbin” fills Royale with infectious funk

Shayla Manning

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Clad in sequins, wigs and some serious sass, sultry trio Khruangbin dominated the stage during their sold out show at Royale nightclub on Dec. 6 as part of their tour promoting their sophomore album, “Con Todo El Mundo.” Hailing from Houston, Khruangbin, pronounced Khroong-bin, are known for blendi...

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Alexa Gagosz

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk University Law Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passed away Thursday night, according to a statement sent to students by President Marisa Kelly in an email on Friday afternoon. "Professor Wittenberg, known for his wonderful sense of humor and kindness, was admired by his colleagues and ...

“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...

Finished wicked strong

Finished wicked strong

Skylar To and Chris DeGusto

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs at Suffolk University, had just completed her first marathon on Monday and said it was the “b...

Allston-based Vundabar set to perform at Boston Calling

Allston-based Vundabar set to perform at Boston Calling

Kendra Huber

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Vundabar, a local indie-rock band, started out with the intention of playing their music for themselves, simply because they loved it. Five years later, however, they are playing shows where their audiences can love their music as much as they do. The band started out in high school, as Brandon Hagen,...

Play ball: Red Sox swing into season

Play ball: Red Sox swing into season

Hannah Aroyo

April 5, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After a cold and inconsistent winter, Fenway Park is finally cleared of snow and the tune of Sweet Caroline will fill the air again. While all of New England had been bracing the weather, the Red Sox had been training in Fort Myers, FL to prepare to take the field for the start of the 2017 baseball ...

Crystal Fighters deliver spectacular display of sound, color

Crystal Fighters deliver spectacular display of sound, color

Felicity Otterbein

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

In an explosive and turbulent display of sound and color, the Crystal Fighters brought a passionate show to the stage of The Sinclair in Cambridge, Mass. Beginning with a set stage that was complete with a mish-mash of percussion, string and electronic instruments, the show was shrouded in mystery be...

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Katherine Yearwood

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Theater

Masquerading as prominent figures from the past, the actors of “Wrestling With Freedom” carried their audience through the turbulent times of the 18th, 19th and 21st centuries in the United States Saturday. Hosted by Madison Park Development Corporation, the intimate audience sat in silence throughout...

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