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Universes at USM's Hannaford Hall, April 8
Excerpts of several original plays, Live from the Edge , brought out the varied traits of Bronx-based performance group Universes.
| April 15, 2011
Boys meet girls
Much of the press tumult over Beach House has focused on how the duo’s idiosyncratic musical style folds into a surging wave of like-minded indie artists eschewing rock histrionics for a gentler path to the hearts of music listeners.
What duos do
| March 26, 2010
Rapper Sam Adams now on tap
Something equally remarkable and unprecedented happened this past week: a virtually unknown white Cambridge MC named Sam Adams landed in the top hip-hop spot on iTunes with his debut EP, Boston's Boy .
Licensed to Ale
| March 12, 2010
Excerpt: Evening’s Empire by BIll Flanagan
In this chapter, "The Drugs Don't Work," aging rock star Emerson Cutler and his manager, Jack Flynn, are seeking inspiration — and desperately trying to jumpstart his career.
An excerpt from Bill Flanagan’s new novel, Evening’s Empire , the true story of a band that never existed
| February 05, 2010
Is 2010 the Year of the Girl?
Many have argued that the descriptor "indie music" means nothing more or less than "bands Pitchfork reviews" these days, and the claim was never more true than last year
Music of the Future
| January 08, 2010
As almost always seems to be the case, I have to start the "fall preview" by detailing this upcoming weekend, which promises to be one of the most active of the year.
Let's get things started right away
| September 18, 2009
La Roux | La Roux
| July 24, 2009
Soweto Gospel Choir
Last Sunday afternoon, the Soweto Gospel Choir made Symphony Hall history — surely this is the first time that august venue has seen anyone perform a percussion arrangement on a dinner table with plates, knives, and forks.
Hymns from the 26th parallel
| December 02, 2008
Losing common ground
Among the chaos of fractious voices at the 17th International AIDS Conference, it’s hard to discern a clear message, and even harder to know who might be receiving it.
A new rift between science and activism undermines progress in the fight against AIDS
| October 02, 2008
Crossword: ''Bye, George''
Items from the late George Carlin's "Things to Watch Out For."
| July 16, 2008
Three of a kind
Deborah Harry admitted that there was no method to the madness involved in making her new solo album, Necessary Evil.
Deborah Harry, Annie Lennox, and Siouxsie Sioux
| October 08, 2007
The end is nigh! And I’m not talking about the mortgage market.
Bad news begets good tunes
| September 12, 2007
Three for the road
Maybe it’s Larry Klein’s world and the rest of us just live in it.
Herbie Hancock, Renee Rosnes, and Luciana Souza
| August 21, 2007
Hunting the wild Klosterman
He is Charles John “Chuck” Klosterman: pop-culture critic, four-time author, celebrity profiler, Esquire columnist, ESPN Page 2 sportswriter, former Spin senior editor, unrepentant Billy Joel fan. And he makes girls spit. Chuck Klosterman reads f
Things about the pop-culture writer that are true, things that might be true, and something that isn’t true at all
| October 05, 2006
Larry Keigwin’s dance is mostly about sex: homosex, heterosex, kinky, tender, tragic, contentious, friendly, and even subliminal sex.
Larry Keigwin at Zero Arrow
MACIA B. SIEGEL
| February 09, 2006
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