Project LENS co-founder Rainer Crosett speaks at an event. The Boston-based music collective will host "The Myth of Modern Violence" with psychologist Steven Pinker on Feb. 13 at Harvard University. PHOTO COURTESY OF RAINER CROSETT

Boston-based Project LENS wants better rap for classical music

For a concert examining the intersection of music and violence, one might envision a thrash metal […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Dr. Dog performs at the House of Blues Saturday night. PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Dr. Dog brings matching shoes to House of Blues

In 18-degree weather, a crowd of eager fans willingly stood outside on a Saturday night. That […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
In “Black or White”, released Friday, Kevin Costner (left) and Octavia Spencer (right) fight over their granddaughter. PHOTO COURTESY OF RELATIVITY MEDIA

REVIEW: ‘Black’ Friday – Costner and Spencer shine, Law sinks

At first glance, the title and concept of Mike Binder’s drama “Black or White” may seem […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Mae Whitman (left) stars with Bella Thorne (right) in “The DUFF,” a comedy that will be released Feb. 20. PHOTO COURTESY OF GUY D’ALEMA

INTERVIEW: “The DUFF” cast on crushing high school stereotypes

Regardless of their individual experiences, most American adults are likely to share one thought: high school […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, Uncategorized
INTERACTIVE: Closest food options to each BU residence

INTERACTIVE: Closest food options to each BU residence

According to the National Weather Service website, a huge nor’easter is heading for campus Monday evening. […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Artist David X. Levine (left) attends the premier of "The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary" at the Sherman Gallery Friday. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Pop culture icons color striking new exhibit

Synesthesia is a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
In "Still Alice," released Jan. 16, Julianne Moore (left) stars as a patient with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. PHOTO BY JOJO WHILDEN/SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

REVIEW: In “Still Alice”, love tries hard to conquer all

A person can be visually impaired yet still clearly hear birds singing in the morning. Another […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston Calling announced its line-up this week for the music festival in May by hiding records in the city for fans to find, part of a pattern of festivals using unique marketing schemes. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Vinyls and Virals: Music festival marketers put fans to work

Instead of peeling through candy wrappers looking for a golden ticket on Jan. 13, Boston music […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Blueberry pie doughnuts sit on display inside Mei Mei as part of a Stacked Donuts pop-up at the restaurant in April. PHOTO BY BROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDEN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Muse picks for best arts and culture of 2014

Best New Boston Bite: 2014, year of the fancy doughnut Brooke Jackson-Glidden While San Francisco is […]

Nora Grossman, who graduated from the College of Communication in 2005, co-produced "The Imitation Game," an upcoming film starring Benedict Cumberbatch as mathematician Alan Turing. PHOTO COURTESY OF DARREN DELUCA

INTERVIEW: COM alumna Nora Grossman on producing ‘The Imitation Game’

“The Imitation Game,” which will be released in Boston Friday and nationwide Dec. 25, tells the […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse