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Broad City’s Chris Gethard brings laughs to Blackman

Broad City’s Chris Gethard brings laughs to Blackman

October 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Nia Beckett, news correspondent On Oct. 2, Northeastern’s Council for University Programs, or CUP, hosted a night of laughter with comedian Chris Gethard, a Broad City actor and host of “The Chris Gethard Show.” Students gathered in Blackman Auditorium to watch Gethard’s hour-long stand-u...

NU & Improv’d performs with local improv groups

NU & Improv’d performs with local improv groups

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

By Claire Wallace, news staff NU & Improv’d hit the stage Sunday night for an evening of laughter. The 14th Annual Beanpot of Comedy was held in Blackman Auditorium and featured the Northeastern improv team, Boston University’s Liquid Fun and Suffolk University’s Seriously Bent. ...

BuzzFeed stars talk Asian-American media representation

BuzzFeed stars talk Asian-American media representation

February 23, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, news staff A panel discussion by two Asian-American BuzzFeed personalities kicked off Asian American Heritage Week Tuesday at Northeastern. The panel featuring BuzzFeed’s Steven Lim and Jen Ruggirello was the first in a series of 10 events put on by a variety of student organizations, ...

Event Calendar Jan. 25 – Jan. 31

Event Calendar Jan. 25 – Jan. 31

January 24, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

These are the events in an around Boston that you do not want to miss this week. Compiled by Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Jan. 25 Pumped for the weekend? The 730 Tavern, Kitchen & Patio in Cambridge is having an unforgettable night of dancing to all sorts of music. Take the #1 bus from the Massachus...

Event Calendar: Jan. 18 – Jan. 24

Event Calendar: Jan. 18 – Jan. 24

January 18, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Compiled by news staff Thursday, Jan. 18 Whether you’re vegan or voraciously hungry for some tasty morsels, look no further than Lamplighter Brewing in Cambridge, where vegan restaurant Littleburg will pop up Saturday. There will be plenty of treats at one of Boston’s best microbreweries, li...

Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ comments on faith

Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ comments on faith

March 17, 2017


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By Logan Meyer, A&E editor Lies, adultery, prayer and sin. Really, what more can you ask for? Heidi Schreck’s “Grand Concourse” has it all. Running at SpeakEasy Stage Company until April 1, the play tells the story of Shelley, an easy-going Catholic nun who manages a soup kitchen in the B...

Review: “Get Out” scrutinizes racial relations

Review: “Get Out” scrutinizes racial relations

March 1, 2017


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By Logan Meyer, A&E editor In his directing debut, Jordan Peele, known for his sketch comedy work in the Comedy Central show “Key & Peele,” presents “Get Out,” a masterful if somewhat unorthodox amalgamation of comedy and thriller. The film opens with an eye-level shot of a suburban sid...

Event Calendar: Feb. 23 – Mar. 1

Event Calendar: Feb. 23 – Mar. 1

February 22, 2017


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

By Sophie Cannon, deputy A&E editor  Thursday, Feb. 23 Need to get something off your chest? That’s what sisters (and brothers) are for. Join the sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon as well as the entire Panhellenic community in “Your Story: An Open Discussion on Eating Disorders and Body Image....

Comedy troupe starts residency in Cambridge

Comedy troupe starts residency in Cambridge

January 19, 2017


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By Mike Zeleznik, news correspondent One of the most important breeding grounds for budding comics is the Second City Theater in Chicago, Illinois, where a troupe of writers and performers create sketches from improv-driven ideas. The program has been a stepping stone for Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Step...

Laughing Liberally provokes political discussion

Laughing Liberally provokes political discussion

January 13, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

On Saturday night, the Riot Theatre was packed. Half an hour before the show, tens of people were still coming into the venue, just to see the sign “Sold Out”. “Laughing Liberally Boston”, a monthly progressive political comedy show, hit the stage on Jan. 9 at the Riot Theater in Jamaica Plain....

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