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10 18 2008

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Unsettling business

Kevin Frenette’s playing is warm yet cerebral, and his music lies in the middleground between avant jazz and free improvisation.  
Kevin Frenette and Ricardo Donoso sound off
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 16, 2008
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It takes a pillage

When I finally get Amon Amarth vocalist Johan Hegg on the phone, I feel as if I’d woken a giant.  
Amon Amarth lead the Viking death-metal pack
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 15, 2008
BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL

BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL


  The Boston Early Music Festival starts its 2008–2009 season with a bang: hot hot South Afric...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
CCTV BENEFIT SHOW

CCTV BENEFIT SHOW


  Thanks to the good folks at Cambridge Community Television, we’ve had 20 years of Derby Dame...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
ASOBI SEKSU

ASOBI SEKSU


  If music that makes your heart swell were considered a drug, you know that ruthless dudes in...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
RA RA RIOT

RA RA RIOT


Given that Ra Ra Riot’s original drummer drowned in the riptides off the coast of Fairhaven, “Dyin...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008


THE COMMUNIST DRACULA PAGEANT

THE COMMUNIST DRACULA PAGEANT


  At the height of their power, fun Romanian dictator couple Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu liked...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
THEATER OFFENSIVE’S OUT ON THE EDGE FESTIVAL

THEATER OFFENSIVE’S OUT ON THE EDGE FESTIVAL


  Everything’s better in drag — which is why the Theater Offensive’s “Out on the Edge” festiva...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
HEAD OF THE CHARLES REGATTA

HEAD OF THE CHARLES REGATTA


  Competition at the annual Head of the Charles Regatta isn’t confined to the boats in the riv...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
“CELTIC TAP” WITH JAMES DEVINE

“CELTIC TAP” WITH JAMES DEVINE


Try to imagine it: 38 taps per second. That’s the official Guinness world record of James Devine, wh...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
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Brief fling

Carole Lombard rose to stardom in 1934 and was dead by 1942, killed in a plane crash on her way back from selling war bonds; her last picture, Ernst Lubitsch’s To Be or Not To Be , was released posthumously.  
Carole Lombard’s nine years of stardom
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 08, 2008