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Somerville's first artshare delivers

Instead of buying into harvests of organic fruits and vegetables, shareholders pay a one-time fee of $300 for nine original pieces by local artists.
Fresh paint
By LIZ PELLY  |  September 16, 2011
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Gray Area


  Yes, we know it's supposed to be relaxing - but there's a reason why meditation is often referred to as a mental exercise. For...
By Scott Kearnan  |  March 07, 2011
Feed your head: Kick-ass adult-ed classes put the cool in back-to-school

Feed your head: Kick-ass adult-ed classes put the cool in back-to-school


For a lot of you, the idea of going back to school probably induces all sorts of PTSD flashbacks. Admittedly, it's been quite a while...
By Luke ONeil  |  August 23, 2010
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This must be the place

It is a place so confident, so much an institution, as to presume to call itself by its last name. When someone says they’re going to the Square, nobody expects them to turn up at the Statler Building in Park Square or under the CITGO sign in Kenmore Squ
A short paper on Harvard Square's roots
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  April 23, 2010
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A bad boy's guide to earning your B(ad) A(ss)

With some exceptions, college is a nightclub with a $30,000 annual cover charge. Tests and term papers occasionally crash the party, but for the most part undergraduate matriculation is an excuse to engage in outlandish hedonism.
Boston's most rebellious continuing-ed courses
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 08, 2010
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Course correction

So it unfolded on Facebook, the story of this down-on-his-luck recent graduate in possession of a bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts from a respected area school.
Out of school and out of work? Don’t enroll in a grad program just yet — adult-education coures could do (and land you) the job.
By VANESSA CZARNECKI  |  October 16, 2009


Play by Play: March 27, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 24, 2009

Play by Play: March 13, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 10, 2009

Play by play: March 6, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays from A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 03, 2009

ABSTINENCE MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER: TOM PERROTTA


This week, the Blacksmith House Poetry Series brings us TOM PERROTTA, that artful chronicler of teap...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 25, 2008

VERSE-CASE SCENARIO: BAD POETS SOCIETY


After spending several months scouring library stacks and slash-fiction forums for the most brain-...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 19, 2008


April 2008

April's planetary themes are fire and earth and a touch of water, which basically amounts to the conditions needed for pottery.
Monthly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  April 01, 2008

November 9, 2007


Weekly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  November 07, 2007
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Playing with your food

In 1977, two food-loving childhood friends named Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield signed up for a $5 Penn State correspondence course in ice-cream making, just for the hell of it.
Recreational cooking classes to satisfy every appetite
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  October 25, 2007

The new sex ed

Sex: it’s everyone’s favorite subject.
Get hot for more than just teacher with classes on everything from spanking to aphrodisiac cooking
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  June 29, 2007

December 2006


Monthly Moonsigns
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  December 06, 2006


A good girl's guide to feasting on culture

EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD
EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD
By BY ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  January 01, 1900