IZ*One Spotlight: ‘Lethality’ by Kwon Eunbi
Another great release by Kwon, further solidifying her status as one of this generation’s best K-pop solo artists. A powerful title track in “Underwater” coupled with whimsical and cheerful pop B-sides of “Flash” and “Hi” make ‘Lethality’ worth a listen.
A Blue Ribbon takeover
Blue Ribbon Sushi, the first of three Blue Ribbon restaurants to open in Kenmore Square, offers excellent fish and elegant preparation in a casual sushi bar atmosphere.
Inspiring a new generation of justice-centered video game designers
“[Making a game for social justice] is a lot more than just showing an image of a person having to make choices in their life and pointing out how hard their life is, because that is just upholding one image of what it means to be a Black or Brown person rather than allowing for more representation or power. I don't want a Brown face in a game that has no Brown people behind it. I want to write that game.”
The perfect treat for Boston’s summer
Despite my initial skepticism, I ended up loving all of the newly released flavors.
“Our Ancestors Did Not Breathe This Air”: On growing up Muslim in America
The authors masterfully capture the feeling of balancing between two cultures, and they do so with humor, compassion, and warmth.
‘Men’ will get inside your head
You’ll be watching Men through your fingers.
‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’: an ostinato of dry wit and changing times
From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes, this is a must-watch for die-hard fans. As the cast faces the implications of a mysteriously bequeathed villa in the South of France, the filming of a silent motion picture, and multiple health scares, ‘A New Era’ both ties up loose ends left by the first film and leaves behind a few opportunities for a possible third iteration.
It Must Be Now! is a call for change
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, MIT Wind Ensemble, and MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble came together with special guests last Saturday to perform It Must Be Now!, a two-year endeavor combining music, spoken word, and interpretive dance into a powerful call to action against racial injustice.
Wine nights and Mediterranean delights
Over spring break, we had the chance to tour Spain and the French Riviera, gorging ourselves on sangria, chuletón, churros, and everything in between.
Forgotten no more: the Asian Americans of MIT
The Asian American Initiative asked students to respond to the theme of solitude and solidarity.
New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ better than its predecessor but suffers from predictability
While the movie promises to be a thriller, Harry Potter fans will find the plot predictable.
A Davis Square delight
After returning from a recent trip to France, I found myself craving the croissants and the tarte aux abricots I discovered on the streets of Nice.
Let them eat cake
After visiting Colette, I finally understood Marie-Antoinette’s obsession with cakes and pastries.
A hidden luxury
A contemporary fine dining experience
‘The Northman’ fails to live up to expectations
The characters on the screen are nothing more than animals in human flesh, slaves to their primal urges. The Northman is not for the faint-hearted; it demands audiences examine the ravenous creature that lies beneath the human mind.
“Everything Everywhere All At Once” is breathtaking
Evelyn’s mundane life spirals when her husband Waymond suddenly transforms into a kick-butt, universe-jumping commando sent to protect Evelyn with his deadly fanny pack.
A tropical escape
A tiki-themed bar from a historic Asian restaurant comes to Boston.
The french onion soup arrived in a characteristic brown ceramic pot, with stretchy burnt cheese oozing on top.
“Compartment No. 6”: A winding love story, sans romance
What is the essence of love when the typical trappings of romantic infatuation are stripped away? Compartment No. 6, the third feature film by Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen, offers one answer: acceptance.
14th Annual Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert: A moving tribute to MIT’s father of jazz
Directed by Dr. Frederick Harris Jr., the performance was a wonderful medley of a diverse variety of songs, featuring Zenón’s incredible vocals and skill on the saxophone.