To see or not to see: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. The moment has come: the long-awaited Jordan Peele-led Twilight Zone reboot has premiered. In true twenty-first century style, the first episode was released online. It was until recently available for all to see on YouTube; the series will be available on CBS’s streaming service, CBS All Access. But does the Peele-helmed project live up the legacy of Rod Serling’s original … Continue reading To see or not to see: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone

AHA Night: A sustainable success

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. When I first heard of “AHA! Night”, I figured it was some kind of invention spotlight. After all, one usually associates “A-ha!” with something like “Eureka!”; an exclamation you make after you come to some brilliant discovery. However, it actually stands for Art, History and Architecture Night. Once a month in downtown New Bedford, art galleries, cafes, and other area … Continue reading AHA Night: A sustainable success

Cask & Pig: A great atmosphere for an occasional treat

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl, If you’re going by the name, the Cask & Pig sounds like a simple, down-home place. Prepare for a bit of a surprise when you walk in. The dining room has a distinctly modern feel, with some country touches. A sleek wooden bar, flat-screen TVs, and sports memorabilia on the walls makes for a cool combination of southern charm and … Continue reading Cask & Pig: A great atmosphere for an occasional treat

Snaps for Delta Nu: Legally Blonde takes UMassD to Harvard Law

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. This weekend, the UMass Dartmouth Theater Company brought audiences to Malibu, a hair salon, and Harvard University. Under the direction of Rose Racine and Seraphina Bell, with musical coordination by Sara Alfaro, they put on a musical with an incredibly challenging score and intensive choreography. And what’s more? They looked and sounded fabulous doing it. It calls to mind a … Continue reading Snaps for Delta Nu: Legally Blonde takes UMassD to Harvard Law

50 Years of Feminism at UMassD

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl Last Tuesday, the UMassD Center for Women and Gender Studies hosted a panel discussion entitled “50 Years of Feminism: Local, National & Global Perspectives.” As the title implies, the talk was in part a retrospective on the history of the feminist movement; but more than that, it was also a reflection of the obstacles facing women in contemporary society, and … Continue reading 50 Years of Feminism at UMassD

Del Toro to go “Del Toro” on Pinocchio

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. Guillermo del Toro is a man of substance. He’s also a man of he is also a man of history, and of fish-men, and of fantasy. Especially darkened takes on children’s tales. Del Toro, a Mexican filmmaker, is an absolute juggernaut in the industry. Over the years he’s built an incredible body of work. In the English-speaking world, his best-known … Continue reading Del Toro to go “Del Toro” on Pinocchio