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The Week in Geek, July 18-24: Minds, Mindlessness, and Mind-Control

It's not supposed to go below 80 degrees Fahrenheit for the foreseeable future, so the events for this Week in Geek will not be physically...
By Kelly Dickinson  |  July 18, 2011

This Week in Geek July 5-10: Get Your Con On

Post-holiday-weekend lag got you down? Did last weekend's boozing, barbecuing and fireworking set your expectations so high such that the prospect of a return the...
By Kelly Dickinson  |  July 06, 2011

The Week in Geek, June 27-July 3: School’s out, but we’ve still got class

We have finally reached that point in the summer where all the local schools are out. Swarms of children roam free; already, their vacation-slackened brains...
By Kelly Dickinson  |  June 27, 2011

The Week in Geek April 11-18: Spam castles, Donkey Kong-a-thons, and Gelfling violence

Pants, magic pants.It's that time of year again when I cry every time I wake up, because the snow is gone and yet I still...
By Alec Ernest  |  April 11, 2011

Review: The David Wax Museum mesmerize Club Oberon

The Mexicano Americana folk band the David Wax Museum’s album-release party for Everything Is Saved at Oberon February 3 was a triumph in every way: musically, theatrically, even socially and politically.
Not so statuesque
By JON GARELICK  |  February 11, 2011

The David Wax Museum and Tierney Sutton bridge tradition with the here and now

"Is that the jawbone of an ass?", I ask Suz Slezak in the lobby of the Paradise, giving the question my best Biblical inflection. She'd been playing the strange percussion instrument with her band the David Wax Museum in their opening set for the Caroli
Border crossings
By JON GARELICK  |  February 04, 2011


Photos: Jerkus Circus at Oberon [verging on NSFW?]

Jerkus Circus takes comedy, burlesque, and freaky stunts to Club Oberon on November 12, 2010.
Jerkus Circus, live at Oberon, on November 12, 2010
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  November 19, 2010
HOT ACT: Amanda Palmer in Cabaret

HOT ACT: Amanda Palmer in Cabaret

We don't think of the avant-garde Amanda Palmer as the kind of gal who would take well to being typecast, but surely the American Repertory...
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010
"The Other Network" at Club Oberon

"The Other Network" at Club Oberon

Occupying a luxurious corner office at a major network doesn't make someone a competent judge of funny TV. (We're looking at you, Jeff Zucker.) And...
By webteam  |  July 14, 2010
July 20 + 22 | Beth Lapides at Club Oberon

July 20 + 22 | Beth Lapides at Club Oberon

We're all for multitasking, but Beth Lapides needs more arms than Vishnu. Her website bills her as a comedian, actress, author, educator, media personality, and...
By Scott Kearnan  |  July 12, 2010

Photos: Discoteca Sexadelica at Club Oberon [slightly NSFW]

Discoteca Sexadelica with Babes in Boinkland and the Notorious P.U.S.S.Y. Galore Go-Go Girls, at Club Oberon on July 2, 2010.
Burlesque babes present a cabaret dance-off
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 09, 2010

Conni's Avant Garde Restaurant at Oberon

Conni's Avant Garde Restaurant at Oberon

Beginning this week, an eclectic ensemble of actors will transform a Harvard Square club space into Conni's Avant Garde Restaurant for a four-show mid-summer run...
By webteam  |  July 07, 2010
Discoteca Sexadelica at Oberon

Discoteca Sexadelica at Oberon

Cheap Thrills a Go-Go, Beat Train Sound System, Babes in Boinkland (of Slutcracker fame), and others collaborate for Discoteca Sexadelica, a sexy and psychedelic late-night...
By webteam  |  June 30, 2010
Mortified Boston relocates to Oberon

Mortified Boston relocates to Oberon

Now in its fifth year, Mortified Boston is getting something of a face lift. The show itself is relocating from Mottley’s over to the more spacious...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010

Photos: TraniWreck presents ''GOLD II'' at Club Oberon

TraniWreck's gender-bendy cabaret at Club Oberon on May 30, 2010.
 Traniwreck performs at Club Oberon on May 30, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  June 04, 2010

Play by play: May 14, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, May 14, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 14, 2010

Club Oberon's Midnight Vultures 2.0

Club Oberon's Midnight Vultures 2.0

Harvard Square's Club Oberon - the new favorite venue for absurd, WTF-inducing debauchery - promises "girl-on-girl food wrestling," "$20 million fantasies," and "the most bizarre...
By webteam  |  March 03, 2010
V for Vixen | February 28

V for Vixen | February 28

We can't help but tap our feet to the retro-swing of that "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" song, but with all due respect to Bette Midler,...
By Scott Kearnan  |  February 22, 2010