The Huntington News

Kotoko Brass kicks off CRASHfest at House of Blues

Photo by Catherine Argyrople

March 26, 2018

By Kiana Jones, lifestyle co-editor The interweaving sounds of multinational music performed by several artists can be heard beyond the walls at House of Blues Boston. Entering through a breezy passageway, ticket holders are greeted with smiles from event staff who operate a welcome booth of te...

Review: In fair Verona, Romeo and Juliet doth dance

Misa Kuranaga and Nelson Madrigal portray Juliet and Romeo. / Photo courtesy Liza Voll

March 22, 2018

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

  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

Alex G sang at AfterHours Friday evening. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

March 19, 2018

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

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...

Gallery 360 showcases new Hughes and Maddy exhibit

A visitor looks at paintings by Mary Hughes. / Photo by Ashley Wong

Claire Wallace and Samuel Kim

March 17, 2018

    Northeastern’s Gallery 360, an art gallery located between Ell Hall and Curry Student Center, recently welcomed the works of Boston-based artists Mary Hughes and Keith Maddy. This new exhibit, titled “In Line,” comprises of paintings and paper art, a term for art created from ...

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

Graphic by Shannon Reilly

Melissa Wells, news correspondent

March 6, 2018

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

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

March 2, 2018

By Lal Birali, guest columnist Unfortunately for this year's Academy Awards, all four acting categories seem to be decided. Barring any major upsets, prohibitive favorites will have won nearly every guild award this Oscar season. Those favorites are: Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” ...

NU theatre groups host one-day play production

All the participants of 8 to 8 pose for a group photo. / Photo by Samuel Kim

Samuel Kim

March 1, 2018

It’s Saturday at 1 a.m. Nine students, spread throughout various Ryder Hall classrooms, type busily on their laptops. Though they might appear to be working on papers and other schoolwork, they are all writing short plays. The students are participating in the fourth “8 to 8: 24-Hour Play ...

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

John Gourley, Portugal. The Man's lead singer and guitarist, sings a song from the band's latest album,

March 1, 2018

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...

Distilled Harmony advances to ICCA Semifinals

Ryan Drew, second from left, faces the crowd as he delivers a heartfelt performance. / Photo by Evelyn Bleed

February 22, 2018

By Evelyn Bleed and Jules Ubertini, news staff Northeastern a cappella groups took home top-three places across two major competitions this weekend, and one co-ed group will advance to the next level in a tournament that spans the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Collegiate a capp...