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Event Calendar: Thursday, Jan. 17 – Wednesday, Jan. 23

Event Calendar: Thursday, Jan. 17 – Wednesday, Jan. 23

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

January 16, 2019


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Check out these Boston events happening between Thursday, Jan. 17 and Wednesday, Jan. 23.

No Jokes improv troupe kicks off semester with ‘BIG Bird Box’

No Jokes improv troupe kicks off semester with ‘BIG Bird Box’

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

January 16, 2019


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Northeastern improv troupe No Jokes held their first show of the semester, entitled “BIG Bird Box,” Jan. 8.

Nor’easters celebrate album release with Blackman concert

Nor’easters celebrate album release with Blackman concert

Paxtyn Merten, managing editor

December 17, 2018


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The Nor’easters performed in Blackman Auditorium Tuesday night to celebrate the release of Collective, Vol. II, their sixth studio album.

Event Calendar: Thursday, Dec. 6 – Wednesday, Dec. 12

Event Calendar: Thursday, Dec. 6 – Wednesday, Dec. 12

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

December 5, 2018


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Thursday, Dec. 6, A Carpet for Conversation The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will host an open dialogue about history and the stories we share through time. Conversation will surround The Great Bare Mat, a carpet created by Raqs Media Collective in 2013 as a platform for debate. Elaine Reichek, Nevet Yit...

Review: ‘Robin Hood’ steals from better movies and gives nothing in return

Review: ‘Robin Hood’ steals from better movies and gives nothing in return

Mohit Puvvala, lifestyle columnist

December 5, 2018


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"Robin Hood" opens with a narration from Taron Egerton's titular character, boldly telling the audience to forget what they think they know, for this is not the average Robin Hood story. He also tells us that he won't bore us with the details of when and where this film takes place. Ironically, the fi...

SoWa Winter Festival presents Boston-based vendors

SoWa Winter Festival presents Boston-based vendors

Nia Beckett, lifestyle editor

December 5, 2018


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SoWa Art + Design District, a creative community located in Boston’s South End, held the first weekend of its fourth annual Winter Festival Nov. 30-Dec. 2. It will continue this weekend, Dec. 7-9. SoWa hosts a number of events each year, ranging from art walks to food and artisanal festivals. Thi...

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

December 5, 2018


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Thousands gathered on Boston Common Thursday, Nov. 29, to watch the lighting of the City of Boston’s official 2018 Christmas tree, along with musical performances and fireworks. This year marked the 77th annual tree lighting and the 47th year that Nova Scotia has donated a tree to the city as t...

Ciara McAloon writes and directs first show for Silver Masque

Ciara McAloon writes and directs first show for Silver Masque

Samantha Barry, assistant photo editor

November 29, 2018


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Last spring, Ciara McAloon was waiting for a bus at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York when a common travel phrase caught her attention. “Attention all passengers” repeatedly blared through the loudspeaker as she waited, sparking an idea. “I thought it would be a really funny form...

LEGOLAND Discovery Center hosts Star Wars adult night

LEGOLAND Discovery Center hosts Star Wars adult night

Brittany Mendez, news staff

November 29, 2018


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One Wednesday each month, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston hosts a themed adult night from 7-9 p.m. and November’s was Star Wars themed. Adults got the chance to participate in challenges designed by Megan Amaral, the Master Model Builder of the Boston location. “It’s so cute and it’s so fun. I’m l...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 29 – Wednesday, Dec. 5

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 29 – Wednesday, Dec. 5

November 28, 2018


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Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 Boston Common Tree Lighting Ceremony Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh and residents of Boston for the lighting of the Christmas tree in Boston Common. The event will feature the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a fireworks show followin...

The Wrecks struggle to fill headlining set; supporting bands outshine

The Wrecks struggle to fill headlining set; supporting bands outshine

November 28, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, lifestyle editor It was a sea of low-cut, see-through tops and flannels soaked in purple light. Talks about crowd surfing at Warped Tour cut between Smash Mouth, Queens of the Stone Age and Bee Gees played over blown-out house speakers at the Sinclair Monday night. It was only 7:3...

NU Stage Presents: Pretty Strong

NU Stage Presents: Pretty Strong

November 28, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news staff NU Stage performed the musical revue “Pretty Strong” in Blackman Auditorium on Nov. 15 and 16. Through the songs of famous musicals, NU Stage beautifully told the story of why women should be proud of who they are. “Pretty Strong” celebrated the strength of wom...