Three ways to celebrate live music
“Celebration” was expressed by MITSO as the end to a long year-and-a-half without live music. The first concert of the semester brought forth infectious energy to Kresge Auditorium with a colorful palette of joy by Bernstein, Ravel, and Respighi.
Hunting demons to turn them back human
As one of the most popular anime of this past season, ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba: Demon Slayer’ excelled in depicting a compelling storyline with uniquely beautiful animation, catchy music, and a well-defined cast of characters. The anime stood out because of the mix of comedy, fantasy, and tragedy in a historical time period, and the impressive amount of detail in character design.
Syzygies, capybaras, and catterjunes
In the program for MTG’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the director’s note mentions, “‘Spelling Bee’ knows exactly what it is like to have a weird hobby and celebrates that,” and I couldn’t agree with her more. SOCIAL MEDIA BLURB: MTG presents a musical about spelling and delivers a story of identity and growing up.
How can musicians make their instruments sing?
Both individually famous figures in the classical music world, Perlman and Kissin performed together as a part of the historical Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall. Although the performed pieces are often thought of as violin sonatas with piano accompaniment, this concert demonstrated that they could almost be the opposite.
Six decades, twelve trumpets, and infinite beauty
The 12th Annual Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert honored the legacy of the influential jazz performer, educator, and founder of the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble through exhilarating and heart-wrenching personal compositions. The performance showcased the talents of many musicians, presented a night full of beautiful music, and united the audience in emotional, spiritual ways.
‘Reefer Madness’ makes you giggle for good reason
Based on the cult classic propaganda film, the musical ‘Reefer Madness’ is the tongue- in- cheek examination of what is definitely the source of all corruption: marijuana. As presented by the MIT Musical Theatre Guild, this production of ‘Reefer Madness’ earns a lot of laughs from the wacky plot and the efforts of the cast and design team.
Music for us in Terezín was a sanctuary
To the prisoners of Nazi concentration camps, music was a way to find peace of mind for even a short moment of the day. “Sanctuary,” the Terezín Music Foundation gala concert, honors the legacy of Terezín with pieces by Satie, Glass, and Schubert, and world premieres of two commissioned works.
Minigames galore and chasing for stars
Super Mario Party brings back the beloved Mario Party game series with better gameplay, innovative usage of the Nintendo Switch console, and a multitude of modes. A classic party game, Super Mario Party can be played with up to four players for rounds of strategic and exhilarating fun.
‘I thought I could do it. I really thought I could.’
As one of MTG’s more realistic shows, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown portrays the worries, passions, and day-to-day life of unique characters. Their uniqueness provides a good balance of personalities, and there are some parts of every character that are relatable to the audience.