Photos by: Marissa Gugala- News Editor
By Zach Houle – 1851 Staff
The rap group Migos is one of the latest popular presences in hip-hop. Songs such as “Bad and Boujee,” “Slippery,” and “Pipe It Up” put them on the map. Members Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff have produced hit after hit. The three members are launching solo projects; Quavo started with “QUAVO HUNCHO” released in October. Takeoff released his solo album “The Last Rocket” on Nov. 2.
Wedeman Gallery presents its most recent exhibition, the Newton Art Association’s (NAA) “James King Bonnar Show.” Over 70 artists from the NAA are on display from Nov. 18 to Dec. 8. Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design and Wedeman Gallery Director Vladimir Zimakov not only curated the exhibit, but also judged the artwork and awarded first, second and third prizes, as well as honorable mentions. NAA is an organization of more than 200 active artists, representing all sectors of visual art. The show is named after James King Bonnar, the founder of NAA. Photos by Megan Palumbo.
By Emily Long & Brian McGloughlin – 1851 Staff and Sports Editor
“Beautiful Boy” was released in cinemas on Oct. 12. Directed by Felix Van Groeningen, the movie was and adaptation of the novel, written by David Sheff. The star-studded cast included Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan.
By Marissa Gugala – News Editor
Students celebrated Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Intercultural & Commuter Lounge (IC3) on Nov. 7. The festival began with a presentation from Professor Ashmita Khasnabish. Khasnabish spoke about how the celebration of Diwali “symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.”
By Colin Froment & Casey DiBari – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Opinion Editor
As one of the most popular rock bands of all time, Queen was bound to get a documentary highlighting their formation and success. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” released Nov. 2, focuses on Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) joining Queen as their new lead singer during the band’s rough beginnings, their gradual increase in popularity all the way to their final “Live Aid” charity performance. Even though the title directly references one of their time- less hits, the film doesn’t exactly feel like the Queen movie fans deserved.
Holly Feola – 1851 Staff
“How The Grinch Stole Christmas” is a well-known classic holiday movie. This new version, titled “The Grinch” adds its own modern twist for younger audiences and fans of the original. The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) refuses to participate in Whoville’s celebration of Christmas and rebels by trying to steal their treasured holiday.