Eighty years ago, Boston University students were faced with dilemmas similar to what their contemporary counterparts face now. The Great Depression was at its height, and students had to decide between staying in school and paying the high costs of a private education, or leaving their dreams of a better life for one that was more affordable.
With a line that stretched nearly to Agganis Arena by 6 p.m., it was telling that last Friday’s show at the Paradise was someone big &- only it wasn’t, because Utada Hikaru is probably not even five feet tall.
On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Jillian Santella’s entertainment blog One In A Million Media put on Kem Pa Sote, a benefit for Partners in Health, a Boston-based Haitian relief program. The show boasted several well-known local bands and DJs.
In A Single Man, Tom Ford’s directorial debut, the ex-creative director of Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent abandons the world of fashion and takes a crack at filmmaking. And it’s not a bad one.
Chinatown isn’t usually the first place that comes to mind while trying to think of a hot date spot around Boston, especially on Valentine’s Day. This year, Valentine’s Day shares its day with the Chinese New Year, and Chinatown’s romantic appeal heightens as the possibility of finding a hidden date spot with an added splash of culture surfaces.