It's not often you see an astrophysicist celebrating his brand-new PhD by rocking out, which is why we recommend heading to the Burren tomorrow night to check out the Franklin Kite. Frontman Ryan Hickox, who studied black holes in faraway galaxies at Harvard, is leading his thoughtful indie-rock band in a free acoustic show tomorrow night at 9.
Next week Ryan will be starting as a postdoc at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge. But tomorrow, it's all about the party. Hickox (below left) promises it'll be a stellar night. And who are we not to believe him? He's the expert, after all.
Stephanie Callahan is a native Bostonian who loves cooking, traveling, spa treatments, and being on the ocean.
Meghan Colloton is a Bostonian who loves traveling, channeling her inner Julia Child, and trying weird things -- from food to bungee jumping.
Milva DiDomizio is a New England native who's fond of cooking, singing, and Boston's arts and culture scene.
Rachel Raczka is a Bostonian who enjoys buttercream frosting, gin cocktails, and conquering cobblestone streets in high heels.
Emily Sweeney is a Boston native who goes out all over, from Irish pubs in Southie to the roller rink in Dorchester.
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