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April showers ...

The whims of the weather.
By DAVID KISH  |  May 04, 2012
Review TheTempermentals

'The Tempermentals' start the revolution

Jon Marans's The Temperamentals (at Lyric Stage through April 28) begins innocently enough: a first date during which a coy couple engages in some flirtatious back-and-forth and plays footsie under a restaurant table.
Secret histories
By MADDY MYERS  |  April 06, 2012

The Lisps try to deliver a message in 'Futurity'

It isn't easy to put together a 90-minute musical that includes the Civil War, the birth of computer programming, indie rock, the internal dynamics of Lord Byron's family, mathematical formulas, and writing letters back and forth about an invention that
All we are saying
By ED SIEGEL  |  March 30, 2012
Shapeshifting totems

The Peabody Essex explores Native America

The Cree artist plays his drag show for laughs, but underlying it are serious questions about white genocide of Native American societies, about the stereotyping of Natives, and about gays in America, as well as Native American society.
By GREG COOK  |  March 30, 2012

The cruelest month

When T.S. Eliot wrote "April is the cruelest month," was he talking about how the last few weeks unfolded for New England's major sports teams?
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 22, 2011

Podcast: Johnny L Review Guy

Podcast: Johnny L Review Guy

Johnny L gives his opinion of Enrique Iglesias' "Tonight I'm Loving You" (Spot on L),  Awolnation's "Sail," and Styx's "Come Sail Away.Also, Fletcher reveals his...
By MorningIntern  |  April 06, 2011

Once more, with feline

Attention, single ladies over 30: April is national cat-care month, and, surely, you, of all people, are invested in the physical well-being of your furry little substitutes for a functional romantic relationship.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 10, 2009