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Elisa Rice

Brandi Carlile at the Berklee Performance Center

Earlier this month, well over a thousand people packed into the Berklee Performance Center, many for the first time at the venue, to see a rare, solo performance by the chart-topping singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile. The sold-out show can partially be attributed to the singer’s fame with her popular songs, such as “The Story,” but also for her notoriety as an incredible performer. And the huge applause Carlile received after listing each and every Boston venue she’s played in the last decade (House of Blues, Orpheum, Paradise, etc) only reinforced the already-overwhelming anticipation for her performance.

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Foxtrot, Free Food, and My 1st Caf Show

I’m not going to lie – I wasn’t planning on seeing Foxtrot’s Cafe show back in December for their music. Then again, I wonder how many people did come to the show for the band at all and not simply because the posters advertised FREE FOOD provided by B. Good. I was actually planning on studying for finals that night when a friend of mine asked if I was coming to the Caf show that night for the free food (he wasn’t even sure which band was playing when I asked). Thankfully, I had the good sense to take a study break, hang with my friends, and bring my camera along, because Foxtrot put on an amazing show!

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Snow Day!

Meghan Knowles,  who you may remember from my 5 Cubed series

Berklee students enjoyed a beautiful day off from school yesterday after Boston received approximately 12-14 inches of snow. Students first took to facebook on Wednesday night to share the news of the cancellation, followed by snowmen-making, snowball fighting, and general elation.

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