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An Evening with Post Animal in Allston

An Evening with Post Animal in Allston

Since the band’s formation in 2015, Post Animal has released two albums and multiple singles. (Photo courtesy of Hristina Tasheva) Christopher Romano Connector Staff On the first hot day following nearly two weeks of chilly temperatures, I made my way to the Brighton Music Hall in Allston for the Post Animal / Wavves show on

Vision Properties: An open letter to the UMass Lowell community

(Courtesy of Edge Merrimack River) Vision Properties wants nothing more than to be a good neighbor to the residents and businesses of Lowell – to become a contributor to the local economy and a piece of the community fabric. But not everyone believes that to be the case, including those who produce this publication. Because

Father John Misty returns with ‘Pure Comedy’

“Pure Comedy” is the third album by Father John Misty. (Courtesy of Bella Union) Christopher Romano Connector Staff The last time Josh Tillman released a Father John Misty album was back in 2015. “I Love You, Honeybear” delved into Tillman’s idea of love and his impressions of humanity. Now, on “Pure Comedy,” he picks up

Underrated classics: ‘Paterson’ deserves more attention

The film stars Adam Driver, best known for his performance in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” (Courtesy of Amazon Studios) Eric Smith Connector Contributor Jim Jarmusch’s “Paterson” follows the life of Paterson, an aspiring poet. Paterson (played by Adam Driver) lives with his wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) and his dog, Marvin. Paterson works as a

Underrated classics: A ‘Room’ full of strange joy

“The Room” was filmed with a budget of $6 million. Director Tommy Wiseau insists that he funded the film entirely by importing and selling Korean leather jackets. (Courtesy of Wiseau Films) Amanda McCarthy Connector Contributor These days, it seems no discussion of “so bad it’s good” films is complete without mentioning 2003’s “The Room.” It

10 ways to live more sustainably (and save money)

Emma Hargraves Connector Contributor Living sustainably means paying attention to how and what one consumes. The goal is to limit our use of energy the best we can and consider the environment in our daily life choices to ensure long-term ecological balance. From cradle to crypt, each commodity contributes to climate change in one way

River Hawks have Saturday sweep against Stony Brook

UMass Lowell pitcher Andrew Ryan delivers a pitch during the first inning of the first game. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell baseball team defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves in doubleheader America East action during Friday matinee action at LeLacheur Park. The River Hawks advanced to an 18-12 overall record and a

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