By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor
Lasell College Drama Club presented “Radium Girls” on April 5, 6, and 8 in Yamawaki Auditorium. The show tells the story of the young dial painters in New Jersey who started dying from ‘radium jaw.’ During the time period the show is set in, radium was thought to be the cure-all to everything.
“Radium Girls” had a minimal set (all black with rustic clock faces and gears), but the show relied on the passionate and dramatic performances of the students. Photo by Danielle Hogan
By Colin Froment & Ruth Kehinde – News Editor & 1851 Staff
Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” springs out multiple messages of activism and religious imagery throughout its verses. However, the album succeeds where others don’t; the band doesn’t allow their cries of hope to overshadow the strong quality of their music.
Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” features other popular artists such as A$AP Rocky and Halsey. Photo courtesy of Has it Leaked
By Emily Long & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff
A rendition of Monet’s “Water Lilies” by the class at Rockwell Preschool. Photo by Cristina Serratore
Although March 20 marked the official start of spring, warm temperatures and t-shirts are nowhere in sight. For a fresh taste of spring weather, Lasell Village is hosting an intergenerational art exhibit, appropriately entitled “Colors,” from now until April 5. More…
By Danielle Hogan, Elizabeth Quincy and Casey DiBari – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff
The MFA is free for Lasell students and a great for exploring on a budget. Photo by Danielle Hogan
When the weather warms up this spring and the flowers begin to bloom, students may be in search of new and exciting things to do in the city on a budget. If you’re eager to explore the city, five affordable places to visit in Boston are: More…
By Colin Froment & Justin Fosdick – News Editor & 1851 Staff
The film “Black Panther” was highly anticipated not just by Marvel fans, but also by the general public for highlighting one of the most racially diverse casts in a recent movie. This cast serves as one of the film’s main strengths, while combing dazzling visuals and underlying political themes to provide another entertaining superhero adventure. More…
By Casey DiBari & Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff
Fall Out Boy’s new album “M A N I A” was released last month, the album’s first single “Young and Menace” was released last April. Photo courtesy of Island Records
Nearly three years to date since their last album “American Beauty/American Psycho” was released in January 2015, Fall Out Boy dropped their seventh studio album, “M A N I A,” on January 19. More…
By Danielle Hogan, Megan Palumbo and Justin Fosdick – Arts Editor, Sports Editor and 1851 Staff
An oil painting by Kathleen Miller is featured in the Wedeman Gallery located in the Yamawaki Arts and Cultural Center. Photo by Danielle Hogan
“A Parallel Presence: Tradition Meets Innovation” is the latest exhibit in the Wedeman Gallery located in the Yamawaki Arts and Cultural Center.
“A Parallel Presence” is a celebration of visual art by female artists. The exhibit has displays from current members of the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), Massachusetts chapter. More…
By Paris Adams & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff
The West Newton Cinema on Washington Street is currently featuring a selection of Oscar nominated movies. Photo by Paris Adams
The 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4. With the help of host Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be presenting the prestigious Oscar awards to the best films of 2017.
The Academy has been criticized in the past for lacking diversity and equality within the nomination categories, however this year’s nominations include a wonderfully diverse selection of artists of all genders and backgrounds. More…