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Review: Boom Crispy Chicken brings Taiwanese style to Chinatown

Review: Boom Crispy Chicken brings Taiwanese style to Chinatown

October 3, 2018


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By Allie Kuo, lifestyle columnist   With a name like Boom Crispy Chicken, this brand-new Chinatown spot is not vague about what they serve. The shop that opened on Sept. 11 specializes in Taiwanese-style fried chicken that comes in all sorts of combinations and forms. Calamari, takoyaki and a f...

Beantown Jazz Festival returns with blues, food and funk

Beantown Jazz Festival returns with blues, food and funk

October 3, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news correspondent Berklee College of Music held its annual Beantown Jazz Festival last Saturday, showcasing live jazz and blues music on three outdoor stages lined up on Columbus Avenue. Starting at noon, thousands of people attended the event to enjoy the sunny weather and liste...

Will Dailey practices “trial by fire” for new songs at AfterHours

Will Dailey practices “trial by fire” for new songs at AfterHours

October 3, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, lifestyle editor “Hi, my name’s Will, this is Dave. We just met on Match.com a couple hours ago and we’re just making these up as we go.” Will Dailey opened his performance at AfterHours on Sept. 25 with this cryptic introduction and went on to play an almost two hour set without e...

Special Day at Harvard Art Museums

Special Day at Harvard Art Museums

October 2, 2018


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Pierre Karam, news correspondent On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Harvard Art Museums took part in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day. The entry at Smithsonian museums nationwide was entirely free — all visitors had to do was access their tickets through the Smithsonian website. “I wish the...

Column: The Tragedy of MoviePass

Column: The Tragedy of MoviePass

September 26, 2018


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By Mohit Puvvala, lifestyle columnist The rise of subscription streaming caused a drop in movie theatre attendance with 2017 having the lowest theater attendance in 25 years. Since 2002, the box office has generally been on the decline (there were small upticks in 2009, 2012 and 2015 correlating with blockbuster ...

Chef Fernanda Tapia demos cooking talent at Xhibition Kitchen

Chef Fernanda Tapia demos cooking talent at Xhibition Kitchen

September 26, 2018


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By Samantha Barry Professional chef and restaurant owner Fernanda Tapia performed a cooking demonstration at Stetson West’s Xhibition Kitchen on Monday, preparing a dish inspired by her Chilean roots. Tapia is the owner of Comedor, a restaurant located in Newton Center, which serves American-Ch...

Review: Colette

Review: Colette

September 26, 2018


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By Nia Beckett, news correspondent “Colette” is the dramatic biopic of its namesake, a French novelist born in the late 19th century and a modern feminist icon. Colette ghostwrote a series of novels about a girl named Claudine for her husband, Willy, until she decided to fight for creative own...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Sept. 27 – Wednesday, Oct. 3

Event Calendar: Thursday, Sept. 27 – Wednesday, Oct. 3

September 26, 2018


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Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Sept. 27, Closing Celebration: We Wanted a Revolution Join the Institute of Contemporary Art as they say farewell to their traveling exhibition, “We Wanted a Revolution,” focusing on revolutionary African American women. The closing celebration will allow ...

Indie bands charm fans at AfterHours

Indie bands charm fans at AfterHours

September 26, 2018


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By Seamus McAvoy, news correspondent AfterHours showcased a talented slate of artists Sept. 18 headlined by Hop Along in a concert organized by Green Line Records. Hop Along began as a solo project for frontwoman Frances Quinlan before she added her brother, Mark Quinlan, on the drums and Tyler Long...

MFA encourages family fun with Winnie the Pooh exhibit

MFA encourages family fun with Winnie the Pooh exhibit

September 26, 2018


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By Nia Beckett, news correspondent Adults and children alike flocked to the Museum of Fine Arts, or MFA, Sept. 22 to see the vibrant new exhibition “Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic.” Hood Milk, a Massachusetts-based dairy company, sponsored a fun morning of games, activities and snacks on the Hunting...

“Jersey Shore’s” Vinny Guadagnino discusses reality TV, mental health

“Jersey Shore’s” Vinny Guadagnino discusses reality TV, mental health

September 26, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Vinny Guadagnino of the hit reality show “Jersey Shore” came to Blackman Auditorium on Monday, Sept. 17, to discuss how his dreams of being an actor lead him to an audition for a reality TV show. Ten years later, he had finished five seasons of “Jersey Sh...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Sept. 20 – Wednesday, Sept. 26

Event Calendar: Thursday, Sept. 20 – Wednesday, Sept. 26

September 19, 2018


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Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Sept. 20, Free Summer Yoga at Frog Pond!  Are you a fan of yoga, or just looking to try something new? Come try free vinyasa yoga in the Common completely free of charge! This class is catered to yoga fans of all levels and promises to he...

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