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69th Primetime Emmy: what you missed

Kyle Arsenault Connector Contributor The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Sunday, Sept. 17 in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Calif. The event was hosted by American comedian Stephen Colbert, host of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” which is the second most popular late night show on television. The award show began

Is this the ‘mother!’ of all 2017 films?

Eric Smith Connector Staff Darren Aronofsky, the unusual filmmaker behind the masterpieces of “Requiem for a Dream” and “Black Swan,” has made his most unusual film yet. “mother!” may be the most unique and bizarre movie since the works of filmmaking genius Stanley Kubrick. The problem with films like “mother!” is that sometimes it can

Rubber and Road: The beauty of bicycles

Huston’s “Giant Shadow” shown here at UMass Lowell. (Patrick Connell/UML Connector) Patrick Connell Connector Staff The newest art exhibit showcased in Mahoney Hall on South Campus is “Rubber and Road.” Katina Huston is the artist responsible for this gallery. The exhibit features a series of ink drawings of bicycles and their parts on Mylar paper.

“The Orville” is an unexpected surprise

“The Orville” was a passion project for Seth Macfarlane, who wrote the original screenplay for the show before pitching it to Fox. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox Television) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Seth MacFarlane is a very hit or miss comedian. In all of his works, whether it be “Family Guy,” “American Dad” or

Father John Misty begins second leg of “Pure Comedy” Tour in Boston

Father John Misty has released 10 studio albums since his debut in 2003, the first seven of which were published under his real name, Josh Tillman. (Christopher Romano/UML Connector) Christopher Romano Connector Staff The last time Father John Misty visited Boston in 2016, he performed a sold-out, energetic show at the House of Blues on

The Dig rip through synth pop set in Cambridge

The Dig has released three studio albums since their debut in 2010. (Christopher Romano/UML Connector) Christopher Romano Connector Staff The sounds of the ‘80s came alive when The Dig opened for Dan Croll at The Sinclair. Playing through an upbeat, feel good set mostly consisting of songs from their latest release, “Bloodshot Tokyo,” The Dig

‘American Dream’ is not LCD Soundsystem’s best

‘American Dream’s’ final track ‘Black Screen’ is meant to be a homage to David Bowie. (Courtesy of DFA Studios) Patrick Connell Connector Contributor James Murphy, front-man of rock band LCD Soundsystem, said he has been obsessed with making grand statements and being lauded since as late as 2002 when he and his band released the

‘Pokemon Colosseum:’ Or walk in a desert for 40 hours

‘Pokemon Colosseum’ was the best-selling RPG released on the GameCube. (Courtesy of The Pokemon Company) Shane Foley Connector Staff In comparison to its two predecessors, “Pokemon Colosseum” was a large departure for the line of main console “Pokemon” games. Although the “Pokemon Stadium” entries were popular, The Pokemon Company elected to stray away from the

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