Arts

Spotlighting local artists, exhibitions, and galleries, dance, musicals, theatre, public art and everything in between.

THE STUDENT GUIDE: YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STUDENT LIFE IN TOWN

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We have gone to great lengths to bring to you, oh happy student reader, a compendium of cool and wondrous things to celebrate while attending university in Boston. Continue reading

GTFO: YOU’RE HERE. WELCOME. NOW TAKE A HIKE.

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You made it. You’re here, ready for a new semester and an immediate future of tireless studying. Right after you get the fuck out of town. Because let’s face it: You’re going to want to. Continue reading

TRIVIAL PURSUITS: A LITTLE REFERENCE GUIDE OF SCHOOL-BASED INTEL NUGGETS

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BOSTON UNIVERSITY

SOMETHING EVERYONE WILL TELL YOU: They didn’t get in to NYU.
SOMETHING A FEW PEOPLE WILL TELL YOU: That you should hang out at the BU Pub in the Castle, which you should.
SOMETHING NOBODY WILL TELL YOU: They had a great experience renting an off-campus apartment from Alpha Management. Continue reading

TALES OF ALLSTON CHRISTMAS IN NEW LOCAL WEB SERIES

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“The thing about moving that makes it fertile ground is that you really only end up moving around life events, so moving is always either this coming together or coming apart or the beginning or the end of a chapter in your life.” Continue reading

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

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

REVIEW: ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL

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At the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival jokes were of “east coast arms,” watching rats copulate on a subway platform, and the four horsemen of lube (spit, gravy, tears, duck sauce).

Pure. Comedy. Magic.
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