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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


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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...

Event Calendar: Thursday, March 14 – Wednesday, March 20

Event Calendar: Thursday, March 14 – Wednesday, March 20

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

March 13, 2019


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Thursday, March 14, HerStory Month 2019: Women’s Comedy Night Emerson College is hosting a variety of women-centered events throughout March in honor of Women’s History Month, or “HerStory Month.” Thursday’s event will be a stand-up comedy show highlighting female comedic talent. Check...

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


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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


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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


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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...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 28 – Wednesday, March 6

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 28 – Wednesday, March 6

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Thursday, Feb. 28, AEPI Comedy and Trivia Night with Scott Rogowsky Alpha Epsilon Phi will present this comedy show with Scott Rogowsky, the host of the popular interactive game show “HQ Trivia.” Experience HQ in real time through interactive trivia, stand-up comedy and a guided Q&A. Get your t...

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


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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...

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Christopher Kelly, news correspondent

February 20, 2019


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Northeastern's all-female a capella group Pitch, Please! took first place at the 2019 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, or ICCA, Northeast Quarterfinal at Berklee College of Music on Saturday. They competed alongside Northeastern’s Distilled Harmony, which placed third, and ...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 21 – Wednesday, Feb. 27

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 21 – Wednesday, Feb. 27

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

February 20, 2019


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Thursday, Feb. 21, Mass Incarceration: A Youth Film Screening and Community Conversation Transformative Culture Project and Emancipation Initiative will collaborate on this community conversation about mass incarceration in Massachusetts. Programming includes screenings of two youth-produced short films, a pane...

Review: ‘Spamilton: An American Parody’

Review: ‘Spamilton: An American Parody’

Samantha Barry, news staff

February 20, 2019


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How does a Needham-raised playwright, actor and director manage to create a show that not only spoofs the mega-hit “Hamilton” but also the entire Broadway industry itself? The answer is simple. Gerard Alessandrini’s musical, “Spamilton: An American Parody,” combines the fast-paced nature of...