Reviews

Synecdoche, New York

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

Synecdoche, New York  is best described as the sort of movie that you just have to see; a short review in a newspaper simply can’t begin to describe the characters and events that occur in …


Storytellers Fall 2008

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

On November 10, David Friend Recital Hall was jam packed for Storytellers, directed by Didi Stewart and Alizon Lissance. A select group of students talked about the inspiration of their tunes, and performed them with …


A Stagehand’s Review of the Bossa Nova BPC Show

By Stephanie Planchart
Contributing Writer

It is often difficult when working a concert to separate the experience of the engineer, stagehand, etc., from the experience of the audience. A concertgoer comes up to you afterwards to tell you how great …


Madonna: Still in Vogue

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

Madonna’s performance at the TD Northbank last Wednesday, October 15th, embodied the contradictions and transformations that have come to characterize her career, which has spanned nearly thirty years. The fifty-year old diva sang live (with …


Burn After Reading

By Zac Taylor
Editor-In-Chief

In the wake of sweeping the Oscars with No Country For Old Men, the Coen Brothers’ latest film Burn After Reading revives their signature zaniness with this hair-brained, scheming tale of fumbling espionage. With a …


Choke

By Zac Taylor
Editor-In-Chief

At the top of the list of movies-not-to-take-your-mother-to, the latest Chuck Palahniuk novel-based film Choke is making viewers laugh and gag in one fell swoop. Starring Sam Rockwell as Victor Mancini, a sex addict colonial theme …


Joan As Police Woman Arrests the Middle East

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

As a violinist and background vocalist, Joan Wasser has toured and performed with some of the most critically acclaimed artists in recent memory: Rufus Wainwright, Joseph Arthur, Antony and the Johnsons, Lou Reed, and Jeff …


Women in Rock Play the BPC

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

After holding panels and master classes earlier this week, the musicians of the Women In Rock residency will play the Berklee Performance Center on Wednesday, October 8th at 8:15 PM. The show features Meshell Ndegeocello, …