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The Independent Film Festival of Boston concluded Wednesday with a screening of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: At end, IFFBoston introduces “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

At one point in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” the closing film at this […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Models show off a line from Ministry of Supply at the Fashion and Retail Association's "Life in Pink" fashion show Saturday at the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student fashion designers hold close, hold fast in casting out cancer

The Boston University Fashion and Retail Association (FAB) painted the town pink Saturday night with a […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
CityStart, a Boston-based hackathon and boot camp for start-up innovation, will launch May 30. PHOTO BY COLLIERS/WIKIMEDIA

Three week CityStart “boot camp” aims for start-ups without ends

When it kicks off on May 30, CityStart Boston, a hackathon and boot camp aiming to […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Author and journalist Nicholas Kristof will speak about public health Thursday at the Tsai Performance Center. PHOTO BY WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM/WIKIMEDIA

Panel to address media’s role in feeding global nutrition movement

As children grow up, a lot can affect the people that they grow up to be. […]

by and · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future held “Interdisciplinary Approaches to the ‘Islamic State,’” a panel Thursday about the Islamic State. PHOTO BY OLEG TEPLYUK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston academics weigh motives, meaning of Islamic State

As part of a new digital scholarship initiative on Islamic studies, the Institute for the Study […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Massachusetts Institute of Technology physicists developed a tabletop particle detector that identifies single electrons in a radioactive gas to map their activity. PHOTO BY WCK/FLICKR

MIT electron detector offers big potential for little particles

As part of the research team working on Project 8, a group devoted to exploring high […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Cobie Smulders stars as Kat in “Results,” which was screened at Independent Film Festival Boston Thursday. PHOTO BY RYAN GREEN/MAGNOLIA PICTURES

REVIEW: Weekend at IFFBoston features gains, gamers, Goldthwait

The 13th annual Independent Film Festival Boston, which kicked off Wednesday night with James Ponsoldt’s “The […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Jacques Pepin signs his book at “On Cooking and Painting,” a cooking demonstration and art show at Boston University Thursday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Chef Jacques Pépin cooks up live demo for Culinary Arts crowd

It’s 5:45 p.m. on Thursday evening and a sense of relative calm has settled in the […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
(From left) Michiel Huisman as Ellis Jones and Blake Lively as Adaline Bowman star in “Age of Adaline,” released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF LIONSGATE

REVIEW: “The Age of Adaline” dies before really living

For a movie about a woman who hasn’t aged since 1937, “The Age of Adaline” spends […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
“Jackrabbit” by San Fermin was released Tuesday. PHOTO FROM ANTARESIV/WIKIMEDIA

REVIEW: San Fermin’s follow-up “Jackrabbit” equal parts nightmare, dream come true

For a band with as unitary a vision as composer/lyricist Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s for his octet San […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse