Arts & Culture

Gennaro takes final bow at Trinity Repertory

November 21, 2014 0 comments

Michael Gennaro will step down from his position as executive director of Trinity Repertory Company after seven years of running daily business.

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As the leaves fall and the winds become harsher, there is a special urgency for the warmth and comfort of food.

Website sells student art through storytelling

November 21, 2014 0 comments

Folkmade displays the pieces of five artists in a setting far removed from the traditional gallery: online.

In harkening back to the glory days of the diner, Wayland Square Cafe Diner has managed to carve its own path and remain relevant to modern customers through classic dishes and friendly service.

Classic American diner offers glimpse of another era

November 21, 2014 0 comments

The American diner, once the mecca of hip social circles, is making a comeback — albeit one riddled with identity crises.

Experienced restaurant owner Susan Alper frequently draws on her past successes and mishaps to shape Clean Plate’s ever-changing menu.

At the table with Susan Alper

November 21, 2014 0 comments

A self-described “passionate lunatic about food,” Susan Alper spoke with The Herald to share the sources of her enthusiasm for the kitchen.

Though Decontee’s ambience may not be quite right for a date or formal occasion, the food provides an opportunity to explore affordable dishes with generous portion sizes and an array of flavors.

Liberian restaurant cooks up authentic, affordable cuisine

November 20, 2014 0 comments

“I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.” This is the inevitable conclusion of the diner leaving Decontee’s African Restaurant.

Umberto Bellini, owner of and only waiter at Enoteca Umberto on Federal Hill, offers course after course of signature Italian plates in a homey setting.

Italian wine bar serves up soberingly delicious treats

November 19, 2014 0 comments

Stepping off the bustling streets of Federal Hill and into the cozy space of Enoteca Umberto is akin to visiting an Italian grandmother just before dinner.

Taste of India fails to match Kabob and Curry quality

November 18, 2014 2 comments

Taste of India does not live up to the bar set by its Thayer Street counterpart.

The current showing of  “The Freedom Project” is the culmination of two years of research and interviews of people affected by inequality in the criminal justice system.

Performance explores inequality in criminal justice system

November 18, 2014 0 comments

Paper brings the reality of the prison experiences portrayed in “The Freedom Project” to life.

Chris Duffy ’09 returned to campus this weekend to live-tape a podcast for his show, “You’re the Expert,” which pits comedians against researchers. The  Thanksgiving-themed episode featured Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Tom Roberts, who studies turkeys running on treadmills.

In conversation: Chris Duffy ’09

November 18, 2014 0 comments

‘The sheer amount of characters on campus is unbelievable’