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“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

“Come Together” at Boarding House Park – A look behind the scenes at Classic Albums Live

David Rudderham Connector Editor “Abbey Road,” the famous album released by The Beatles back in 1969, will be performed by a hand-picked selection of top musicians at Boarding House Park on Sept. 5. The man responsible is Craig Martin. Martin is the founder of “Classic Albums Live,” a concert series that aims to perform entire

A shower of praise for “Urinetown”

There are people wearing stubby, flesh colored mics on their cheeks, and there’s an almost unrelenting sense of levity… yep, it’s definitely a musical. But wait, what’s that self-aware narrator? You say this musical doesn’t end like your typical musical? Whaaaaaaa? For this year’s spring production, the UMass Lowell Off-Broadway Players (OBP) put forward a

“Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2” breaks dismal trend

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Just seven months after Fearless Records fearlessly decided to release “Punk Goes Christmas,” the “Punk Goes” compilation series made a Red Sox-esque “worst to first” turnaround with the release of “Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2” on April 1. The newest cover album in the “Punk Goes” compilation series features covers of

Rogue Legacy: for your family

David MacDonald Connector Staff “Rogue Legacy” is the story of generation after generation of a family braving a cursed castle, progressing a bit farther each time before being defeated and starting again.  The game is a roguelike: a genre that prides itself on difficulty and where losing is not only expected, it is worked into

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