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Andrew Marshall making a name for himself in Lowell

Andrew Marshall making a name for himself in Lowell

“Letters from Lowell” is expected to be released in either the spring or summer. (Courtesy of Michael Miller Photography) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The first time Andrew Marshall’s parents heard their son sing was in a school play when he played Danny Zuko, the male lead in “Grease.” Following in his sister’s footsteps, the singer-songwriter from

‘Unveiled:’ Dispelling religious prejudice

Malik has traveled across the United States and Canada performing. She now looks to expand to England. (Courtesy of The Huffington Post) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Students and members of the UMass Lowell community poured into the O’Leary Library on Feb. 16 to witness “Unveiled,” a one-woman show about racism and more specifically, the treatment

“Young Artist”: Acclaimed artist visits Lowell

Esther Robinson teaches independent filmmakers how to monetize their work. (Courtesy of Film Maker Magazine) Nisa Holley Connector Contributor What was once a brisk, empty lecture hall immediately emerged into a warm, welcoming environment. Esther Robinson brought a sprightful joy to the room. Robinson immediately took an interest in the audience; she was intrigued by

Storytelling events in Boston give platform to artists

Mary Everett Connector Contributor Alex Glover was not expecting to share a personal story with the crowd when he went to Laugh Boston on a Tuesday night in October. “I showed up and I didn’t know that it was a participatory event. I actually thought I was going to see a stand-up comedy routine,” Glover

‘Pulp Fiction’ and its connection to race and masculinity

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 has one more film to show in the Philosophy and Film Series. (Connector/Marilyn Saha) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff In the third installment of the Philosophy and Film Series made possible by the philosophy department, students, faculty and Lowell residents made the trek downtown to watch “Pulp Fiction” at

Ultimate bar crawl in downtown Lowell

The Old Court Pub is known for their Old Court Shots. (Courtesy of The Old Court Pub) Alex Salucco Connector Editor The phrase “bar crawl” to college students is equivalent to what the word “Christmas” means to children. Executing the best bar crawl is a science. Diverse options, good prices, munchies and location are all

Lowell Beer Works revamps image after 25 years

Lowell Beer Works, located at 203 Cabot Street in Lowell, has outdoor seating and a social atmosphere. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Lowell Beer Works, established in 1992, has seen many faces walk in through their doors ranging from students and Lowell residents to tourists. The restaurant is known for its craft beers and

‘Don Jon’ at the center of faculty-led ethics discussion

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 where the philosophy and film series takes place. (Courtesy of Luna Theater) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff As the second showing of the UMass Lowell Philosophy Department’s four-part film series at the Luna Theater, “Don Jon” was shown to a packed house of both UMass Lowell students and Lowell

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