Scott Eastwood portrays Luke in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel “The Longest Ride.” PHOTO BY MICHAEL TACKETT/20TH CENTURY FOX

REVIEW: “The Longest Ride” a chafe-inducing road to nothing special

The titular longest ride of the newest Nicholas Sparks-adapted romance flick “The Longest Ride” was sitting […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Director Wim Wenders talks with photographer Sebastião Salgado, the subject of his new documentary, “Salt of the Earth.” PHOTO COURTESY OF SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

REVIEW: “The Salt of the Earth” a stunning lens on photographer’s life, life’s work

Wim Wenders’ first words in “The Salt of the Earth” are instantly captivating: “A photographer is […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Courtney Teixeira (CFA ‘15) and Sophia Michael (CFA ‘15) build the supports for an experimental art space they are building in the back of a moving truck, which will kick off in Boston Sunday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To CFA seniors, fostering community of artists seems mobile cause

There are over 100 institutions of higher education in the Boston area. However, this high concentration does […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, speaks Wednesday at the Boston University School of Public Health. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Drug policy director pushes consensus between science, public at SPH forum

In March 2014, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared opiate abuse a public health emergency. Though […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 1 comment · Catalyst, Features
Nosaj Thing demonstrates his work at the Apple Store on Boylston Street Tuesday. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Campus DJs spin stigma on Macbook musicianship

The stigma surrounding electronic musicians such as Skrillex is nothing new. They get on stage, the stereotype […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Anya Oskolkova is a managing partner and director of media relations at Zazil Media Group. PHOTO COURTESY OF ZAZIL MEDIA GROUP

Media manager Oskolkova on company narratives, including own

In the eyes of Anya Oskolkova, the business world’s cold façade is more than a stereotype: […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston University Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore hosted a conversation Monday about censorship as part of Mugar Memorial Library's Free Speech Installation. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DFP FILE PHOTO

Censorship talk considers cases for keeping quiet, causing commotion

Libraries are essentially massive symbols of free speech: entire multi-level buildings filled with ideas, many of […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
A study published March 31 in “Cell Research” found facial imaging predicts aging better than blood profiles. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

As predictor of age, blood over face proves big disgrace

The age old question, “How old are you?”, can be answered by analyzing a person’s face, […]

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
“While We’re Young,” starring Ben Stiller as Josh (left) and Naomi Watts as Cornelia, premiered in Boston Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF A24

REVIEW: Few wrinkles in forward-facing “While We’re Young”

Noah Baumbach’s latest film, “While We’re Young,” opens with a silent epigraph from 19th century Norwegian […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Multiple artists performed in the 27 Club Memorial Concert at the Berklee Performance Center Saturday. PHOTO COURTESY OF DARLA HANLEY

In honor of ’27 Club’, Berklee hosts night of sexy, drug-free rock n’ roll

Warren Haynes of the Allman Brothers Band and Barry Goudreau of the band Boston are picking […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse