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Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at Symphony Hall
Music

Boston Phil. Youth Orchestra Triumphs With Beethoven and Stravinsky

Though Beethoven’s symphony and Stravinsky’s ballet are two of the best-known pieces in the classical repertoire, Zander emphasized in his remarks before the concert that his audience would experience something new and unexpected.

Theater

Despite Strong Stagecraft, 'Back the Night' Disappoints

However well-executed, Melinda Lopez's original play offers frustratingly little clarity about the issues it means to address.

Harvard Opportunes at the Quarterfinals
Music

Harvard Opportunes Compete at ICCA Quarterfinal

The Harvard Opportunes competed at the ICCA quarterfinals on Saturday. Their performance blended styles and genres, but the group will not advance to the regional semifinal.

Theater

MIT’s '9 to 5' Succeeds on Strong Performances

Despite a few technical issues along the way, the MIT Musical Theatre Guild builds a whirlwind of humor and tension in “9 to 5,” thanks to a strong cast, expert costuming, and quality scenery.

Muse: Drones World Tour
Music

Muse at TD Garden: A Bold, Novel, and Wild Experience

The grave opening and the grim setlist seemed to set the stage for a dark show. But somber fails to describe the rock band’s latest tour—in fact, the show was anything but, as the innovative video projections, charged performances from band members, and flashing, rotating stage rejected any illusion of a low-key, brooding concert.

ICA College Night 2015
Visual Arts

ICA College Night 2015

The ICA welcomed college students from the Boston area to their first-ever College Night, where students participated in art activities, listened to live music, and played board games, among other activities on Tuesday November 10.

ICA College Night 2015
Visual Arts

ICA College Night 2015

The ICA welcomed college students from the Boston area to their first-ever College Night, where students participated in art activities, listened to live music, and played board games, among other activities on Tuesday November 10.

ICA College Night 2015
Visual Arts

ICA College Night 2015

The ICA welcomed college students from the Boston area to their first-ever College Night, where students participated in art activities, listened to live music, and played board games, among other activities on Tuesday November 10.

ICA College Night 2015
Visual Arts

ICA College Night

ICA College Night
Visual Arts

Roving Reporter: Institute of Contemporary Art College Night

On Nov. 10, the ICA held its first College Night to introduce college students to the fascinating world of contemporary art. This Roving Reporter attended the event, trying to figure out the meaning of modern art and to chisel away at the mystery of the perfect date night spot.

Marilyn Arsem at the MFA
Visual Arts

Marilyn Arsem at the MFA

Marilyn Arsem performs in Gallery 261 of the Museum of Fine Arts as part of the "100 Ways to Consider Time" exhibit.

Marilyn Arsem at the MFA
Visual Arts

Marilyn Arsem Explores Time in New MFA Exhibit

For 100 days, six hours a day, performance artist Marilyn Arsem will be at work in Gallery 261 of the Museum of Fine Arts, inviting visitors to view and even participate in her artistic process.

Students Gather in Porter for Rally
On Campus

Students Gather in Porter for Rally

Students from Harvard and Tufts listen to student leaders from both schools after marching to Porter Square. The event was part of a larger National Student Call to Action, encouraging colleges across the country to organize their own events to bring attention to the continuing problem of racial inequality on college campuses.

Music

ICA Brings Cage’s ‘Sonatas and Interludes’ to Black Mountain College Exhibition

When visitors entered the Institute of Contemporary Art’s galleries this weekend, they encountered not a traditional piano concert but instead the startling sight of a Steinway, its strings laced with rubber and metal, upon which pianist Elaine Rombola played selections from John Cage’s “Sonatas and Interludes.”

Boston Pops Accompanies Nosferatu
Music

Boston Pops Accompanies Nosferatu

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and Berklee College of Music performed a live score along with a screening of "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror" on Friday evening.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes