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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...

Review: ‘Born in China’ is aggressively average

Review: ‘Born in China’ is aggressively average

April 20, 2017


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By Logan Meyer, A&E editor “Born in China,” the newest film from Disneynature, will undoubtedly receive rave reviews from audiences and film critics alike. Why shouldn’t it? It takes an hour of your time and makes you forget about the outside world, all the while presenting utterly adorable...

Superstars close Springfest on a high note

Superstars close Springfest on a high note

April 13, 2017


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By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor For three hours Saturday night, the walls of historic Matthews Arena vibrated with the upbeat pop rock of opening act Atlas Genius, echoed with the fierce vocals of Kesha and thumped with the overpowering bass of Rae Sremmurd. A packed stadium filled with mostly Northeastern s...

Review: Play about faith best suited for film

Review: Play about faith best suited for film

April 13, 2017


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By Juan A. Ramirez, A&E columnist It seems easy, if not outright advisable, to grow somewhat wary of the incredible set designs that accompany productions by the Huntington Theatre Company. As is the case with their latest – Ayad Akhtar’s “The Who & The What,” which opened Wednesday, ...

Review: ‘Gifted’ is heartwarming but lacks originality

Review: ‘Gifted’ is heartwarming but lacks originality

April 7, 2017


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By Logan Meyer, A&E editor Based solely on its trailer, Fox Searchlight's newest picture "Gifted" sounds derivative at best. The final product meets expectations. However, it does bring a certain unexpected charm to the table too. "Gifted" tells the story of Frank (Chris Evans) and his niece Mary (Mc...

Review: ‘Boss Baby’ wins laughs but little else

Review: ‘Boss Baby’ wins laughs but little else

March 29, 2017


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By Logan Meyer, A&E editor In typical DreamWorks fashion, “The Boss Baby” is an adorable, feel-good animated film fit for the family. Also in DreamWorks fashion, it is largely lacking in cinematic merit. From the get-go, the story’s narration incites confusion. Constantly jumping between hi...

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