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Review: Colette

Review: Colette

September 26, 2018


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By Nia Beckett, news correspondent “Colette” is the dramatic biopic of its namesake, a French novelist born in the late 19th century and a modern feminist icon. Colette ghostwrote a series of novels about a girl named Claudine for her husband, Willy, until she decided to fight for creative own...

Eminem, Khalid, and others bring high energy to Boston Calling’s final day

May 28, 2018


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Story by Derek Schuster, photos by Alex Melagrano, news staff   Boston Calling’s 2018 edition came to a close on Sunday, with Eminem headlining the festival’s final night in Allston. The balmy weather of the previous two days was traded for a rainy chill as fans bundled up to hear th...

Boston Calling aims high for 2018 with impressive lineup and widespread festival upgrades

Boston Calling aims high for 2018 with impressive lineup and widespread festival upgrades

May 9, 2018


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By Alex Melagrano, news staff Boston’s favorite music festival is back for 2018, sporting an impressive set of performers and the largest food and drink lineup to date. Returning to the Harvard Athletic Complex for a second year, the festival organizers addressed many of the growing pains which aros...

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: 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 20, 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...

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 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...

Fetty Wap takes to the House of Blues

Fetty Wap takes to the House of Blues

January 18, 2018


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Amidst a thick cloud of confetti and blasts of carbon-dioxide, Fetty Wap appeared on stage to a deafening roar from fans on all three levels at the House of Blues.  After openers NexxThursday and De-Va’Je amped up the crowd for nearly two hours, the audience was excited for the headliner to per...

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...

“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...

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...

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