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Review: Mexican brass in the jewel box

Review: Mexican brass in the jewel box

March 14, 2017

For every jewel in a box, there’s some brass to complement it. In The Jewel Box series, the M5 Mexic...

Anderson and Roe: The best of both worlds

Anderson and Roe: The best of both worlds

February 21, 2017

Once in a blue moon, a solid act comes around that not only delivers on its program, but doubles dow...

Review: Chamber Blues at the Jewel Box

Review: Chamber Blues at the Jewel Box

January 25, 2017

  You can take the performer out of his blues, but you can’t take the blues out of the performe...

German Lopez presents Soothing Salsa

Ashley O’Brien, Assistant Online Editor

September 28, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Jewel Box

On Sept. 26, the recital hall was nearly packed. People of all ages were ready to see timple player Germán Lopez perform, presented by the Jewel Box Series. Germán Lopez has performed all over the world but this was his first time performing in America and the excitement could be felt throughout the building. The t...

All These Years of Music

All These Years of Music

March 1, 2016

Solas, pronounced “suh-liss,” is a Traditional Irish Folk band whose members hail from both Ireland ...

A Magical Night of Music

A Magical Night of Music

February 2, 2016

“Please turn off your cell phones and electronic devices,” said the deep voice over the loudspeaker...

Foot Stomps and Flamenco Guitar in the Hall

Foot Stomps and Flamenco Guitar in the Hall

December 1, 2015

The strong pounds of footsteps, the catchy rhythm of the drum box, and the soft strum of the guitar strings...

Orleans’ Doreen: Jazz Clarinet Jewel Box

Orleans’ Doreen: Jazz Clarinet Jewel Box

October 20, 2015

The jazz style of New Orleans has a queen, and her name is Doreen. Arriving to the auditorium of Northeastern...

Music Marvel Visits Northeastern

Music Marvel Visits Northeastern

September 22, 2015

It is rare to witness someone pour their entire being into their work, outside of the fictions Hollyw...