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Review: ‘Hair’ takes us on an all-too-familiar trip

Review: ‘Hair’ takes us on an all-too-familiar trip

April 7, 2018


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By Shaina Richards, business manager Captivating the audience with brazen head-banging and bold protests against the Vietnam War, the theatre department’s musical performance of “Hair” fully captured the spirit of the 1960s hippie movement while drawing parallels to today’s political clim...

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

April 6, 2018


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Photos and review by Alex Melagrano and Lauren Scornavacca, news staff. James Bay may not have released his album yet, nor is he on a large tour with shows in massive arenas, but his intimate performance at Royale Thursday night was all but quiet. The sold-out show had fans spilling over balc...

Review: NUStage produces ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ revue

Review: NUStage produces ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ revue

March 28, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, news staff After a content warning preparing the audience for “mature themes, substance use, abuse, suicide and scantily clad appearances,” the crowd immediately knew what kind of show they were about to see.  As a revue, the production was a collection of songs centered around...

Review: In fair Verona, Romeo and Juliet doth dance

Review: In fair Verona, Romeo and Juliet doth dance

March 22, 2018


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By Riley Robinson, photo editor If I could set my death to any score, it would be Sergei Prokofiev's “Romeo and Juliet.” Unfortunately, it may not be as visually stunning as Boston Ballet’s performance of the star-crossed drama, choreographed by John Cranko. I lack a candlelit crypt, and a s...

Review: Miguel returns to Boston for sold out show

Review: Miguel returns to Boston for sold out show

March 21, 2018


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  Photos by Alex Melagrano By Alex Melagrano, news staff  Solo artist Miguel made his first appearance in Boston since 2015 Monday night, but his sold-out show at the House of Blues indicated he is nowhere close to being forgotten. On tour for his latest album “War & Leisure,” Migue...

(Sandy) Alex G and Puppy Problems perform at AfterHours

(Sandy) Alex G and Puppy Problems perform at AfterHours

March 19, 2018


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By Carolina Do Nascimento, news correspondent Indie rock and low-fi music filled AfterHours Friday night as artists (Sandy) Alex G and Puppy Problems performed to an energetic crowd. (Sandy) Alex G was the main act of the concert, which label company Green Line Records hosted. The Philadelphia...

Acting Out presents 1-act comedy ‘Hard Candy’

Acting Out presents 1-act comedy ‘Hard Candy’

Samuel Kim

March 19, 2018


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Acting Out, a student theatre group, presented a humorous series of job interviews this weekend in a one-act comedy titled “Hard Candy.” The adaption of Jonathan Rand’s 2000 piece featured the applicants and what they were willing to do to make their way up the corporate ladder. The prod...

Review: ‘Black Panther’ is black excellence that hooks the world

Review: ‘Black Panther’ is black excellence that hooks the world

Melissa Wells, news correspondent

March 6, 2018


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Rather than ask why “Black Panther” has garnered so much success, the better question is: What took Marvel so long?

Portugal. The Man puts on ’60s-inspired show in Providence

Portugal. The Man puts on ’60s-inspired show in Providence

March 1, 2018


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Photos and review by Riley Robinson Portugal. The Man’s performance in Providence Thursday was an ode to the garage band before GarageBand. Portugal. The Man, or PTM, is best-known for their platinum track “Feel It Still,” a head-bopping alt-rock crossover. The song won the group thei...

BØRNS delivers sold-out show at the House of Blues

BØRNS delivers sold-out show at the House of Blues

February 16, 2018


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The ticket windows were plastered with “Sorry, sold out,” signs, and thousands stood in a line snaking around the House of Blues Sunday night. The rain didn’t matter. They were here to see BØRNS, the electro-alternative star behind hits like “10,000 Emerald Pools,” “Electric Love” a...

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

February 15, 2018


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By Glenn Billman and Morgan Lloyd, news staff If Stetson West Eatery’s recent porn viewing wasn’t enough for you, “Fifty Shades Freed” is playing in theatres nationwide. For a good laugh with pals or for the chance to watch sex in public, we highly recommend it. If you care about anything ...

Review: Black Label Society brings brotherhood to the Worcester Palladium

Review: Black Label Society brings brotherhood to the Worcester Palladium

February 8, 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...