The Huntington News

Lucy Dacus brings mellow vocals to NU

Lucy Dacus brings mellow vocals to NU

Hayley Slusser, news correspondent

March 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Tastemakers Magazine, Northeastern’s student-run music publication, hosted its annual concert in AfterHours Saturday, featuring indie rock singer Lucy Dacus as the headlining performer and local folk artist Grace Givertz as the opening act. Givertz took the stage with Max Grazier on drums and fourth-year...

Review: Boston Ballet’s ‘Coppélia’ brings cheerful performance

Review: Boston Ballet’s ‘Coppélia’ brings cheerful performance

Paige Stern, news staff

March 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

Rather than a night filled with tear-jerking plot twists and a tragic ending, "Coppélia" provides comic relief for dancers and theatregoers including character hissy fits, humorous love triangles and a happily ever after. On the Boston Ballet’s website, the dance company guarantees that this ...

Local theatres collaborate in Stage and Screen series

Local theatres collaborate in Stage and Screen series

Avery Bleichfeld, news staff

March 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Brookline independent movie theatre Coolidge Corner showed “West Side Story” March 4 in collaboration with the Huntington Theatre Company’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” as part of the theatres’ Stage and Screen series. Both organizations consider the series, which began in 2012, a w...

James Bay (finally) returns to Orpheum Theatre

James Bay (finally) returns to Orpheum Theatre

Riley Robinson, news staff

March 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

James Bay’s Boston fans had waited patiently for this show. After his second studio album, “Electric Light,” dropped in May 2018, Bay was scheduled to perform last September at Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion in Boston’s Seaport. But in July, he tweeted that 19 United States and Canada tour dates were postponed until this year, writing, “I can’t wait to be back ...

Sisters in Solidarity showcases style at Co-op Fashion Show

Sisters in Solidarity showcases style at Co-op Fashion Show

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Northeastern’s Sisters in Solidarity, or SIS, hosted their first Co-op Fashion Show Saturday night at the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute’s Cabral Center. The show was one of multiple events that SIS, a student group for black women and non-binary femmes, hosted throughout Februar...

MFA experiments with ‘Sargent and Fashion’ exhibition in interactive lab

MFA experiments with ‘Sargent and Fashion’ exhibition in interactive lab

Nia Beckett, lifestyle editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

The Museum of Fine Arts welcomes museumgoers to take a behind-the-scenes look at the role of fashion in painter John Singer Sargent’s work through an exhibition lab. The experimental endeavor comes ahead of a new major exhibition “Sargent and Fashion,” set to open in 2021. While the MFA alrea...

Northeastern feminist group puts on ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Northeastern feminist group puts on ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Claire Wallace, news correspondent

March 13, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Northeastern's Feminist Student Organization, or FSO, put on “The Vagina Monologues” on March 1, an episodic play written by Eve Ensler in 1996 that is performed by theatre companies and activist groups nationwide. The monologues tell stories of women, their experiences, their relationships and their b...

Boston Palestine Film Festival features mother-son musician duo

Boston Palestine Film Festival features mother-son musician duo

Melis Tirhi, news correspondent

March 13, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Mother-son duo Amal Murkus and Firas Zreik performed a set of traditional Palestinian music  Saturday in the Berklee Performance Center as part of the Boston Palestine Film Festival, or BPFF. While the main festival takes place during the fall, the BPFF hosts events such as Murkus and Zreik’s pe...

NU Pride’s Queen Husky Drag Show brings people of all genders together

NU Pride’s Queen Husky Drag Show brings people of all genders together

Deanna Schwartz, news staff

March 13, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

NU Pride’s Queen Husky Drag Show made its return to campus Feb. 28, filling every seat in AfterHours and leaving many students standing in the back. The Queen Husky Drag Show is an annual event in which students perform in drag. The show is “a space for Northeastern’s LGBTQ community to learn, ...

Community concerts bring Boston Symphony Orchestra to campus

Community concerts bring Boston Symphony Orchestra to campus

Deanna Schwartz, news staff

February 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Those who want to hear classical music played by world-renowned musicians need not look any further than St. Stephen Street. Two to three times a semester, the music of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, or BSO, can be heard on campus in the Fenway Center. The BSO Community Chamber Music Series concer...

MFA exhibits ‘Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular’

MFA exhibits ‘Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular’

Evelyn Bleed, news correspondent

February 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Mexican self-taught artist Frida Kahlo’s paintings give insight into her tortured mind at the Museum of Fine Arts, or MFA, which previewed its first exhibition of Kahlo’s work on Friday. The exhibition fills two rooms and was curated by Layla Bermeo. It includes decorated ceramics, embroidered t...

Trash2Treasure recycles clothing at exchange

Trash2Treasure recycles clothing at exchange

Riana Buchman, news correspondent

February 26, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Trash2Treasure members hauled overflowing suitcases to the fourth floor of Ell Hall Thursday night for the club’s first annual clothing exchange. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” played through speakers as the club set up shop for prospective clothing swappers. Participants freel...