Author Archives: SUSANNA JACKSON

About SUSANNA JACKSON

Susanna is the A&E Editor. She is very photogenic.
Arts 

JOYFUL AESTHETIC AND LIGHTHEARTED COMEDY IN ‘FINDING NEVERLAND’

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It was perhaps unnecessary to illuminate each theme in song and dialogue with a 100-watt light bulb, and a then a spotlight or two, but it’d be overly cynical not to appreciate the joy that radiates from American Repertory Theater’s latest. Continue reading

Arts 

SPLENDID: SHINIQUE SMITH RETURNS TO BOSTON FOR MFA EXHIBITION + DEWEY SQUARE MURAL

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Smith’s work screams America in the 80s. You’ll understand when you stand in front of “Splendid” — a mixed media piece that looks as though Jackson Pollock took a shot of dopamine to the carotid, followed by a lesson from a street artist. Continue reading

Music 

IN THE HOUSE: NYC “NIGHTLIFE PRINCESS” JULIANA HUXTABLE JOINS VENUS X AT THE ICA

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You can expect Huxtable’s set to mirror her politics: international beats free from misogynistic lyrics, in the hope to “move someone into the future a little bit.” And politics aside, it’s going to be one hell of a party. Continue reading

Film 

YOUTHFUL NAIVETY ON DISPLAY IN ERIC ROHMER’S ‘A SUMMER’S TALE’

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While everyone would like to believe the emotions, romances, and interactions are the first of their kind, they are universally known and felt. Gaspard is just another chump with a guitar; he just doesn’t realize it yet. Continue reading

Music 

REVIEW + FOTOBOM: DAY ONE OF NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL

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Reignwolf impresses, Brown Bird’s David Lamb is remembered, Band of Horses nails it, and Ryan Adams goes through the motions. Continue reading

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