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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...

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Christopher Kelly, news correspondent

February 20, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

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


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

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


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

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...

Ikemba Africa Night fosters togetherness

Ikemba Africa Night fosters togetherness

Nia Beckett, lifestyle editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

A range of artists represented Africa and its diaspora in Blackman Auditorium on Saturday night at the Northeastern African Student Organization’s, or NASO’s, Ikemba Africa Night 2019. Ikemba is an Igbo word meaning “strength of the people.” Ghanaian entertainer Ebaby Kobby hosted the event, providing com...

Gallery 360 journeys through the black experience

Gallery 360 journeys through the black experience

Guy Ovadia, news correspondent

February 19, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

The “Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press” exhibition in Gallery 360 is a journey through the black experience in America. It emphasizes the characteristics of African American history, conveys the state of contemporary black culture and informs the d...

Music’s biggest night honors hip-hop and country

Music’s biggest night honors hip-hop and country

Claire Wallace, news correspondent

February 14, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

On Sunday, CBS aired the 61st annual Grammy Awards with a lineup including Diana Ross, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Smokey Robinson, Kacey Musgraves and many more, with Alicia Keys hosting. “I was really rooting for Lady Gaga,” said Anna Rychlik, a second-year business major. “And I was proud of...

Scout gets real about impostor phenomenon

Scout gets real about impostor phenomenon

Nia Beckett, lifestyle editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Members and guests gathered in Shillman Hall on Thursday for the student-led design studio Scout’s first panel on impostor syndrome, titled “Fake It Till You Make It.” Scout marketing and events director Camaryn McKenzie introduced the event with a short video a former Scout member showed h...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 14 – Wednesday, Feb. 20

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 14 – Wednesday, Feb. 20

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Thursday, Feb. 14, Screening of Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Part of PBS’s American Masters series, the new documentary “Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” takes an original in-depth look at Hansberry’s complex life. Hansberry was the first black female author to have a play performed...

Review: The 21st century version of ‘My Fair Lady’ empowers audiences

Review: The 21st century version of ‘My Fair Lady’ empowers audiences

Lucy Hoffman, news correspondent

February 13, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

Anyone entering the Central Square Theater to see Bedlam’s “Pygmalion” with expectations of Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison singing and walking off into the sunshine together is in for a surprise. “Pygmalion” is the original play by George Bernard Shaw that was adapted into the movie and musica...

Country fans raise a glass to Eric Church

Country fans raise a glass to Eric Church

Riley Robinson, news staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

Country singer-songwriter Eric Church performed for three hours at TD Garden as part of his Double Down Tour.