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Style meets stylus

It's a credit to Pixar's success that so many animated films of the past decade have been compelled to sport the sheen of CGI. But now that filmmakers have wrung reality out of 1's and 0's, they're starting to cast their eyes on the next frontier.
Eastern-inspired digital delights at the Brattle
By SHAULA CLARK  |  June 12, 2009


Millionaires played the kind of set I wish I’d see more of: high-energy, hit-filled, and mercifully short.
Harpers Ferry, August 10, 2008
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 12, 2008

Niagara nights

In bleak and frozen Buffalo, people are looking for love.
Matchmaking in Buffalo
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 18, 2007


Toward the end of Respect: A Musical Journey, a revue bringing together some four dozen female-associated pop oldies, comes the big moment that’s supposed to represent American womanhood shaking off its shackles and stepping bravely into the future.
Dorothy Marcic’s musical journey
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 08, 2006

Song feast

The Gossip is a musical culinary experiment imagined by kids with their fingers in the honey jar. Slideshow: The Gossip and Erase Errata at the Middle East, September 14, 2006
The Gossip, Erase Errata, and Mika Miko, the Middle East Downstairs, September 14, 2006
By JESS MCCONNELL  |  September 15, 2006

Gratis expectations

Now is the winter of our discontent. That last heating bill nearly caused a coronary, and this month’s will only be worse.
Free booze! Free books! Free movies! Free iPods! A guide to getting something for nothing
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 18, 2006