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O’Brother emerges as a musical force

O’Brother emerges as a musical force

By Steven Richardson, Staff writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Atlanta-based band O’Brother have released their third LP—and first in three years— Endless Light, an ambient powerhouse of an album that immerses the listener into a dark, yet graceful journey through dream-like sequences. I initially wasn’t sure what to expect, despite the band’s proven t...

A fascinating mess

A fascinating mess

By Sarthak Panda, Features editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice can best be described as a dark, beautiful, and uneven mess. Perhaps this isn’t a surprise considering the film is directed by Zack Snyder, a man whose previous work, including 300 and Watchmen, inspired similar assessments. In addition to stunning visuals, Mr. S...

Kanye West has lost his focus, and his message

Kanye West has lost his focus, and his message

By Sriharish Pingali, Sports editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Kanye West’s newest album, The Life of Pablo, is possibly his most divisive work yet, separating the fans of rap from the fans of music at large. Like every other album Mr. West has released during his illustrious—and controversial—career, The Life of Pablo revolutionizes the hip-hop genre wit...

The time is now for independent music

The time is now for independent music

By Steven Richardson, Staff writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The music industry is greedy. It wants money. It wants artists who make money—for the industry. This greed has opened a new sub-culture among artists that is becoming bigger and a whole lot better than the industry. The time for artistic independence is now. Gerg Anidem, who runs Indie Scene...

Wonders brought to vibrant life in Boston theatre production

Wonders brought to vibrant life in Boston theatre production

By Lexi Ryan, Staff writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Nannies who fly across the stage, whirlwinds of colorful dancers, statues that come to life, broken dishes that repair themselves, and a household that learns to be a true family were but a few of the wonders contained in Wheelock Family Theatre’s production of Mary Poppins, which closed in Boston o...

Deadpool is funny, fresh, and worth the wait

<em>Deadpool</em> is funny, fresh, and worth the wait

By Alyana Vera, Co-opinion editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Deadpool movie has been a long time in the making. From the legion of Deadpool “cosplayers”—fans who dress up as fictional characters—who flock to New York Comic Con every year to star Ryan Reynolds pushing the idea of a movie for the past decade, there is no doubt as to the popularity...

David Bowie: the loss of a legend

David Bowie: the loss of a legend

By Steven Richardson, Cartoonist/Staff writer

January 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

David Bowie, rock ’n’ roll's chameleon, died on Sunday in New York City only two days after turning 69. It is a huge loss for all who appreciate the work of a true artist. “Genius is an over-used word but I think musically, creatively, artistically David Bowie was a genius,” British Prime Minis...

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