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2nd Story’s masterful Amadeus

Poor Antonio Salieri. Try as he might to make his compositions sound more Germanic, the Lombardy-born court composer was forever grouped with other Italians in their suspected nefarious cabals.
Music and madness
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 01, 2013
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From Rhinoceros to Metamorphoses to Amadeus

A goofy spoof of King Arthur and his merry men, and an appreciative take on one of the wives of Henry VIII.
Raise the Curtain
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 28, 2012
FREE MIXTAPE DOWNLOADS from Stu Cat and Amadeus

FREE MIXTAPE DOWNLOADS from Stu Cat and Amadeus


Team Edu Leedz is at it again, blessing you broke bastards with hella freebies. For anyone who's unfamiliar with promoter-executive producer Leedz, he's pretty much...
By Chris Faraone  |  May 17, 2011
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Review: A composer’s jealousy drives Amadeus at NHTP

Early in his youth, an Italian named Antonio Salieri (the outstanding Blair Hundertmark) knelt in church, looked up, and saw a certain God: "An old, candle-smoked God with a mulberry robe, staring out at the world with a dealer's eyes."
Sacred bargain
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 21, 2011
New Leedz Mixtape (FREE DOWNLOAD) plus New Rite Hook Video

New Leedz Mixtape (FREE DOWNLOAD) plus New Rite Hook Video


Boston rap promoter Edu Leedz has never dropped a weak mixtape - whether you're talking about projects on which he pairs local talent with visiting...
By Chris Faraone  |  December 29, 2010
FREE Blak Madeen Solo Discs from Al-J & Yusuf

FREE Blak Madeen Solo Discs from Al-J & Yusuf


Blak Madeen's Sacred Defense was without-a-doubt one of the best discs to drop anywhere last year - not just in Boston (here's the feature that...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 30, 2010


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Rest in Beats, T Banga

This past Sunday, the Bean rap scene lost one of its most enthusiastic supporters and most hard-working executive producers.
Let the tributes begin
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 11, 2010
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Hearts and souls (and laughs too)

It's been a good year for theater around here — an ingeniously roasted dramatic chestnut here, a new and safely landed flight of fancy there. Below are 10 productions that particularly stood out.
The 10 best theater productions of 2009
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 25, 2009
Year-End Boston Rap Round-Up, Plus 5 Local Hip-Hop Happenings that we Stupidly Missed in 2009

Year-End Boston Rap Round-Up, Plus 5 Local Hip-Hop Happenings that we Stupidly Missed in 2009


  It’s amazing how much hate mail I receive accusing me of ignoring local artists. Most hilarious is this ass on Facebook who recently bitched...
By Chris Faraone  |  December 17, 2009
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Music and revenge

As a play, Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus has more than its share of theatrical muscle.
 Elemental Theatre’s masterful Amadeus
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 13, 2009
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Requiem detexted

Mozart's Requiem is one of the most controversial works in the classical repertory. Mozart had completed only parts of it and sketched other parts when he died, unexpectedly at age 35, in 1791. His death ignited immediate speculation and myth.
Nicole Pierce at the Armory
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  October 02, 2009


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Reykjavik International Film Festival 2009

How would the Reykjavik International Film Festival, which I was attending, September 17 to 27, be affected by the horrid downturn?

By GERALD PEARY  |  October 02, 2009
MP3 of the week: Amadeus

MP3 of the week: Amadeus


 DOWNLOAD: Amadeus the Stampede, featuring Reks, “Deadly Toxins”When the highly mobile Lawrence...
By webteam  |  October 30, 2008

The music men

Like the playwright’s Equus, the spotlight focuses like a laser beam on an obsession.
URI Theatre rocks Amadeus
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 05, 2008