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Review: Black Label Society brings brotherhood to the Worcester Palladium

Review: Black Label Society brings brotherhood to the Worcester Palladium

February 7, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, news staff John Lennon once said he thought of the Beatles, “We're more popular than Jesus now.” While that may have been true in 1966, neither The Beatles nor Jesus ever pulled off a feat like Zakk Wylde’s 10-minute guitar solo Thursday night. Walking through the crowd, up to the balcony, play...

New movie is far from a disaster

New movie is far from a disaster

December 7, 2017


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By Mohit Puvvala, Lifestyle Columnist Those who know me know that I’m a huge fan of “The Room." The 2003 film written, produced, directed and starred by Tommy Wiseau is an enigma. It’s one of the only films I can think of that is so bad it’s actually good. Since its abysmal release in 200...

NU Stage’s “Heathers: The Musical” mixes murder and angst

NU Stage’s “Heathers: The Musical” mixes murder and angst

December 7, 2017


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By Laura Rodriguez, news correspondent Teen angst in the 80s and the struggle to latch onto popularity –– not to mention the saying, “you wouldn’t like me when I’m angry” –– took on new dimensions in NU Stage’s fall mainstage performance of “Heathers: the Musical.” The ...

“Stranger Things 2”: Spoilers

“Stranger Things 2”: Spoilers

November 29, 2017


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By Mohit Puvvala, Lifestyle Columnist   In its sophomore season, Netflix’s “Stranger Things” uses its visual charm and well-rounded cast to build a nostalgic yet fresh story with unexpected twists. I was a huge fan of the first season — it was everything I love about ‘80s c...

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

November 29, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, Deputy Campus Editor Joseph E. Aoun: A man who has said his fourth language is rap and also has been honored by the French government for his contributions to academia. So what does a book penned by Northeastern’s president look like? How many times does he say “experiential lear...

Dua Lipa makes her first stop in Boston on her Self-Titled Tour

Dua Lipa makes her first stop in Boston on her Self-Titled Tour

November 28, 2017


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  By Lauren Scornavacca and Hailey Konisky   The anticipation was high in the House of Blues Monday night as the crowd waited for Dua Lipa to take the stage for the sold-out show. Under the dim stage lights audience members could make out the silhouettes of band members as they pla...

Comedians perform at TD Garden for the 23rd Annual ‘Comics Come Home’ benefit

Comedians perform at TD Garden for the 23rd Annual ‘Comics Come Home’ benefit

November 20, 2017


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By Sophie Cannon, managing editor From the strange spellings of their cities to their reckless driving and inability to be offended by an insult, it is undeniably true that Bostonians have a lot to laugh about when it comes to their city. In a night of pure comedic relief, a nine-comic lineup bro...

The old Taylor is not dead, she’s just fed up

The old Taylor is not dead, she’s just fed up

November 17, 2017


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A Comprehensive Review of Taylor Swift’s “Reputation.” By Ryan Wallis, news correspondent When Taylor Swift dropped her fifth studio album “1989” back in October 2014, the question on everybody’s mind, no doubt, was “how can she possibly top this?” Well, the answer to that questio...

Grace VanderWaal’s “Just the Beginning” is honest and unique

Grace VanderWaal’s “Just the Beginning” is honest and unique

November 8, 2017


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By Ryan Wallis, news correspondent Since the start of young Grace VanderWaal’s career, there has been an ongoing media obsession with referring to her as “the next Taylor Swift.” The biggest issue with that is: We already have a Taylor Swift — a darn good one — and she’s not going anywher...

“Obsidian Tear” delivers a chilling performance

“Obsidian Tear” delivers a chilling performance

November 8, 2017


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By Drew Baldwin, news correspondent Why was the cast all male in Wayne McGregor's recent ballet “Obsidian Tear”? Who were the eight men in black? Why were their clothes so vastly “feminine”? And, what is the correct pronunciation of “tear”? Boston Ballet premiered “Obsidian Tear,” openi...

Niall Horan’s first solo show in Boston sells out the Orpheum

Niall Horan’s first solo show in Boston sells out the Orpheum

November 7, 2017


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By Paula Hornstein, news staff Former One Direction heartthrob Niall Horan played his first Boston gig on Friday since the band declared its hiatus two years ago. This was only the 13th show of his Flicker tour, but it was clear that Horan is just as comfortable solo on the small stage of the Orpheu...

Kaleo plays a sold-out show at the House of Blues

Kaleo plays a sold-out show at the House of Blues

November 1, 2017


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By Matt Burmeister, news correspondent Although it was a Monday night, it felt like a weekend in Boston’s House of Blues at the sold-out show headlined by Icelandic group Kaleo. For about two and a half hours, fans enjoyed a variety of folk, pop, rock and blues from emerging artists Wilder, an ener...

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