Category: Alumni News

BU Today feature: Wheelock Family Theatre’s Ragtime a Story That Resonates Today

This article was originally published in BU Today on January 25, 2019. By John O’Rourke At first glance, Ragtime might seem an unlikely choice for a children’s theater company to perform. A sweeping tale of early 20th-century America told through the eyes of three families of differing racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, the play blends fictional characters and […]

Categories: Alumni News, Theatre

Peter Paige (CFA’91) and Krista Vernoff (CFA’93) talk about Good Trouble

CFA alums Peter Paige (CFA’91) and Krista Vernoff (CFA’93) talked about The Fosters spin-off series, Good Trouble, in LA during a screening for BU alumni. Created by Paige, Joanna Johnson, and Bradley Bredeweg, the new series tackles racial injustice and tells stories in a non-linear structure. For much of Peter Paige’s Hollywood career, the actor, writer, […]

Categories: Alumni News

BU Today feature: Women and Gender Bias in Post-#MeToo Hollywood

BU alums in Hollywood’s entertainment industry kicked off the October 27 event BU Envisions the Future: The Ideas, People, and Media That Are Changing the World. Photos by Brian Kramer This article was originally published in BU Today on November 13, 2018 by Megan Wollhouse.  Actor and comedian Michaela Watkins recalls the day a prospective […]

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BU Today feature: Flying Rhino’s Beef Wellington an Ideal Holiday Dish

     This article was originally published in BU Today on December 20, 2018 by Megan Wollhouse. Video by Alan Wong. There’s nothing boring, or even ordinary, about a meal at the Flying Rhino Café & Watering Hole in Worcester. Its popular Philly cheesesteak sandwich features chicken, not beef. The Mediterranean fattoush salad? It […]

Categories: Alumni News, Visual Arts

A Few Conversations Between Women: Breehan James & Madeleine Bialke (CFA’16)

As part of the exhibition “A Few Conversations Between Women” at the Boston University Art Galleries, we asked BU faculty and alumni to discuss their work, their influences, and what community means to them. Episode 1 features Painting professor Breehan James and alum Madeleine Bialke (CFA 16). About the Exhibition: A Few Conversations Between Women stimulates […]

Categories: Alumni News, BUAG, Visual Arts
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Music in the Mountains

How a BU alum founded the Bendada Music Festival and helped revitalize a forgotten Portuguese village  Videos by Jason Kimball | Story by Devin Hahn Read the full article in Bostonia

Categories: Alumni News, Music