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Review: Bright Star

"Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art." That's the first line of a sonnet that John Keats did or did not write for Fanny Brawne, who was in either case the love of his brief life.
Jane Campion does Keats — sort of
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 25, 2009
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Open House

I put on the obligatory hard hat and walk through the doors of what used to be Avalon on Lansdowne Street, across from Fenway Park. To the layman — me — it's all dust, noise, metal, and mess.
After more than a year of construction and relative quiet, the Lansdowne Street music scene is about to be reborn
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 04, 2009

Portland scene report: February 22, 2008

If you’re jonesing for some new Sara Cox, check out her Valentine’s Day present to the world, “White Dress and All.”
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 20, 2008
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Joe Bonamassa

Six CDs into his solo career, this singer and six-stringer from upstate New York has hit his artistic stride.
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By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 22, 2007