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This Week in Geek, July 11-17: Sand sculptures, Slurpee’s, and tons of free stuff!


Some of the best things in life are free, and I don't mean the taste of new toothpaste or laughing with friends. Sure, those are...
By Wei-Huan Chen  |  July 11, 2011
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High stepping

The heavy-hitter repertory shows this season come from ALVIN AILEY and GEORGE BALANCHINE . But why not welcome spring by taking a chance on fresh experiences as well?
Dancing with the stars
By DEBRA CASH  |  March 12, 2010
Afro-Cuban Dance Band Obbini Tumbao

Afro-Cuban Dance Band Obbini Tumbao


The dandy local Afro-Cuban dance band Obbini Tumbao resurface at the lovely concert space in the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, led by pianist Rebecca Cline...
By Ian Sands  |  January 20, 2010

Obbini Tumbao | January 22


When you think of Latin jazz musicians, it's unlikely that pretty young things are the default mental image: talented as they are, legends like Tito...
By Scott Kearnan  |  January 11, 2010
Randy Goodman's "Iran: Images From Beneath A Chador"

Randy Goodman's "Iran: Images From Beneath A Chador"


Iran: Images From Beneath A Chador allows you to view the Middle East through an insider's lens. Photographer Randy H. Goodman's new exhibit (on display...
By Ian Sands  |  January 04, 2010
Sheila Jordan + Cameron Brown

Sheila Jordan + Cameron Brown


The great jazz singer Sheila Jordan, now 81 but still sounding wonderful, comes to the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center to sing in a duo with...
By Ian Sands  |  December 16, 2009


La Día de Los Muertos

La Día de Los Muertos


With mariachis from Guadalajara, food from Olé Mexican Grill, and sugar skull decorating with the arts-and crafts folks at Nomad boutique, this year's Día de...
By Jason OBryan  |  October 27, 2009
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Photos: Charles Daniels at Nave Gallery

Images from Charles Daniels' photography exhibit at the Nave Gallery
'In Through the Out Door: Photography & Video of Charles Daniels,' on display until October 4  
By CHARLES DANIELS  |  October 02, 2009
Marta Gómez

Marta Gómez


Marta Gómez — a Colombian singer-songwriter who made her bones in Boston as a Berklee student — r...
By Shaula Clark  |  April 08, 2009
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Diaghilev days

The Ballets Russes come to town
The Ballets Russes come to town
By DEBRA CASH  |  March 16, 2009
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Rough magic

The cupboards of Irish dramaturgy are crammed with ghosts.
Shining City at the Huntington; ASP’s The Tempest
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 18, 2008


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Tellers and a show

Dancers do a lot of talking about their work these days. This can be disarming and engaging as a lead-in to a performance, but it seldom gives away any secrets.
Josh Hilberman, Jody Weber, and Beth Soll
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  March 03, 2008
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Busy busy

“If you pulled the cord and the chute didn’t open, how would you dance on the way down?”
Something for everyone
By DEBRA CASH  |  September 12, 2007
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Tyrants’ tales

According to legend, Nero fiddled while Rome burned.
American Repertory Theatre’s Britannicus, Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s The Winter’s Tale
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 30, 2007
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A winter’s tale

Even as the family drama of your holiday comes to a close, there’s no need to don a kerchief and settle in for a long winter’s nap.
The season ahead on area stages
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  December 28, 2006
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Happy feet

The architectural team of Diller Scofidio + Renfro designed the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater at the new Institute for Contemporary Art as a 325-seat jewel box, its transparent walls allowing the Boston harbor and skyline to serve as a scenic bac
From butoh to Swan Lake and back
By DEBRA CASH  |  September 13, 2006


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Bashful mountebanks

Jody Sperling enters the space tentatively for Cheap .
Jody Sperling at CMAC
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  March 31, 2006

Spring break

Spring rules
The best of what's to come in March, April & May
By WILL SPITZ  |  March 09, 2006
HEY, HO: Kenny Raskin brings a vaudeville touch to Feste.

Present mirth

A turn-of-the-20th-century dourness collides with a likable lightness of being in Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s Twelfth Night .
Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s delightful Twelfth Night
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 02, 2006