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The cast of dark comedy "The Whitmores" performed for audiences at the Huntington Theatre from Oct. 8 to 11. PHOTO COURTESY OF BROOKE MACKINNON

REVIEW: BU Fall Fringe Festival play ‘The Whitmores’ provides darkly comic social commentary

“The Whitmores,” a macabre comedy at the intersection of race, wealth and privilege, ushered in the […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
The Canstruction Boston exhibit will be on display at the BSA Space at the Atlantic Wharf building until Oct. 31. PHOTO BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Teams of architects, designers, engineers build pop culture icons from cans for Canstruction Boston

For those who have ever wanted to see a 10-foot sculpture of Grumpy Cat made entirely […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
David Dobkin, a director largely known for directing comedies such as "Wedding Crashers" and "The Change-Up," made his first drama, "The Judge," which was released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF BEYONDHOLLYWOOD.COM

INTERVIEW: Director David Dobkin finds personal inspiration for ‘The Judge’

David Dobkin is a risk taker. After directing comedies such as “Wedding Crashers” and “The Change-Up,” […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston four-piece band Babydriver performs at the Allston Pudding “Localz Only Mixtape" Release Party at O’Brien’s Pub Sunday night. PHOTO BY ANNA NOVIKOVA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Allston Pudding October mix tape release show needs to rewind

Local music blog Allston Pudding marked the release of its October “Localz Only Mixtape” with a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
"Birdman" director Alejandro González Iñárritu on set with actors Edward Norton and Michael Keaton. PHOTO COURTESY OF FOX SEARCHLIGHT

INTERVIEW: Director Alejandro Iñárritu explores ego-centered ‘disease of society’ in ‘Birdman’

While shooting his new film “Birdman,” director Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu handed his cast and crew a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
After analyzing the genomes of more than 250,000 subjects, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have identified 400 different regions on the human genome related to height. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Children’s Hospital finds GIANT genetic numbers

Tall, short or somewhere in between, height’s numerical value never surpasses feet and inches. However, a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Hanna Anderson (COM ‘17) posing with her ambassador group at the College of Communication Kickoff BBQ on Sept. 1. PHOTO COURTESY OF HANNA ANDERSON

BU Student Ambassadors take different approaches to student mentoring

Autumn brings many prospective students to Boston University’s campus, creating a busy time for student ambassadors […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
PHOTO BY GRACE BOWDEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

From rink to rock: Inside the Agganis Arena conversion process

On Friday, the Boston University men’s hockey team wrapped up its final practice of the week […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
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Use of Bitcoin expands in Boston despite reliability, solvency issues

Bitcoin, a digital currency created by a person or group of people under the alias Satoshi […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Rachael Edelson, a junior in Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and president of Operation Smile at Boston University, has been involved with the global Operation Smile charity since 2006. PHOTO COURTESY OF OPERATION SMILE AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Operation Smile at BU brings back annual a cappella concert for cleft lips, palates

Operation Smile at Boston University has teamed up with several a cappella groups for “Songs for […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight