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UML students not hanging up on Boston Calling

UML students not hanging up on Boston Calling

Reviews from UML students who attended Boston Calling Sept. 5-7, 2014. Photos courtesy of Nick Canovas.   After arriving late and having time to only catch the end of The Hold Steady, get a drink, take an Oktoberfest picture with the Sam Adams crew and find some fun freebies, the clouds rolled in and concert

Top college-themed albums

Continuing our “best college-themed” series, we bring you a list of college-themed albums. Okay, it’s pretty tough to find albums that are “college themed” per se, so we compiled ones that have to do with school or include the words “school” or “college.” Regardless, these are all great albums that deserve a listen. “The College

Art galleries/live music venues in Lowell

Regina Alongi Connector Editor UnchARTed Gallery Taken from their Facebook page,“UnchARTed is a multimedia art space that offers the public a fresh and innovative approach to art.” The space is home to 24 resident artists along with visiting artists, musicians and other creative minds. 66 Merrimack St. Lowell, MA 01852 – Western Avenue Studios

Top college-themed movies

Regina Alongi Connector Editor We thought this would be an appropriate way to open the school year. For the first few papers, we’ll be highlighting some of the best college-themed pieces of entertainment! This week will be movies, followed by albums, then finally onto video games. In no specific order, here are a few college-themed

“Orange is the New Black” is coming to the new red and blue

Regina Alongi Connector Editor Calling Netflix-ers and bibliophiles alike! Author of the best-selling memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” Piper Kerman, will be gracing the UML stage at the end of this month at the university’s brand new University Crossing. Born in Boston and a graduate of Smith College,

Boston Calling September 2014 preview and guide

Regina Alongi Connector Editor What do Lorde, Neutral Milk Hotel, Nas, The Replacements, Childish Gambino and The National have in common? They’re all going to be sleeping in our backyards for the weekend. In it’s second year, the bi-annual Boston Calling has only been getting bigger and better. Located right in the middle of City