Disappointed moviegoers left the Boston Common Loews Theater wishing they, too, had the special powers of the ‘watchers’ in ‘Push,’ otherwise they could have seen the future and known to avoid leaving the house.’ The near-two-hour flick earned a ‘boo’ from one audience after the ending alluded to a sequel.
Glasgow’s kings of rock, Franz Ferdinand, have been doing some soul searching. It’s been four years since their last album and the boys are back with a sound that falls just short of a reinvention.
Walking into a music venue, the first thing that strikes you is the atmosphere. And as Trampled By Turtles, a five-piece string band from Duluth, MN, took the stage Monday night at The Middle East, the whirlwind of bluegrass and dancing that erupted in the room was electric.
Lucky for us television came back with a vengeance after those dreaded days of the writer’s strike. Remember resorting to watching American Idol because there was nothing else on? Times were tough.
BU students aren’t an easy sell, so when Rapper Steph achieved a standing ovation at BU Central after her first open mic performance, Base Trip Records President Conor Loughman (COM ’10) knew he’d struck musical gold in a lyrically charged five-foot-nothing rapper-girl from the North Shore.