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Review: Chico & Rita
This is the first animated movie nominated in that category to show pubic hair, and as a film for grown-ups it outclasses most of the nominees for Best Picture.
An animated film for grown-ups
| March 02, 2012
Daniel Rosenthal steps out
Trumpeter Daniel Rosenthal's Lines (American Melody) is one of those little gems of an album that comes along with regularity from Boston's indie-jazz scene.
| October 28, 2011
Review: Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
You might expect that a sycophantic documentary about Hugh Hefner would suggest that Hef invented tits and ass. Brigitte Berman's Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel goes farther.
Rabbit run: Hef poses as a history maker
| August 13, 2010
Tony Cennamo (1933-2010)
Tony Cennamo is synonymous with jazz radio in Boston. A fixture on WBUR from the early '70s to his last late-night show in 1997, Cennamo — who died on June 8 — was lively, outspoken, even outrageous. But his depth of knowledge was irreproachable.
Boston jazz loses a great
| June 18, 2010
Thinking outside the Woodbox
As Daniel Bernard Roumain was growing up in Margate, a small city in southeast Florida with a large Haitian population, he felt playing the violin was "a calling."
Fiddler on the Rise Dept.
| March 19, 2010
Crossword: ''You want fries with that?''
Some people do
Some people do
| November 20, 2009
30 things mentioned in the first issue of the Newpaper, 30 things that we miss, 30 things that weren't around 30 years ago, and more.
Looking forward and looking back, list-style
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX EDITORIAL STAFF
| October 22, 2008
The “rare beat” crowd has been clamoring for a re-release of this source of funky samples.
Mannix | Collectors’ Choice
| September 16, 2008
At 42, the pianist and composer Danilo Pérez is everywhere.
Danilo Pérez gets into the moment
| September 08, 2008
The long view
Bob Blumenthal’s first book is out, and the wonder is that we didn’t get it sooner.
Bob Blumenthal’s history of jazz
| January 29, 2008
The old neighborhood
Some call Charles “Teenie” Harris’s five decades of photos of Pittsburgh one of the grandest chronicles of African-American life ever assembled.
Charles ‘Teenie’ Harris at Gallery Kayafas, plus videos at MIT
| December 12, 2007
In the era of YouTube, we’re apt to forget that not every note of music ever played has been captured on film or video.
The ‘Jazz Icons’ DVDs
| November 26, 2007
For much of his life, no one played Thelonious Monk pieces except Thelonious Monk.
Julius Hemphill at the Gardner, Cyrus Plays Elvis
| October 23, 2007
Masters of Muppets
Here are some of our fave muppet musical moments.
The 20 best musical moments on the original Muppet Show .
CARLY CARIOLI AND RYAN STEWART
| August 27, 2007
Birds of a feather
What continues to make the JVC Jazz Festival at Newport so vital these days isn’t just the variety but the depth of the variety.
The jazz flocks gather at Newport
| August 15, 2007
The scene is typical for a Boston jazz date.
Jerry Bergonzi sets the standard — as player and teacher
| June 19, 2007
In case you’ve missed it, it’s all the rage.
What Cheer? Brigade makes its point loud and clear
| May 08, 2007
In jazz, it’s always the iron age.
JazzBoston boosts the scene with Jazz Week
| April 18, 2007
Let ’em sing!
Here, in no particular order, are some my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and performances I wrote about this year.
A year in jazz
| December 18, 2006
This article originally appeared in the April 15, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
| November 14, 2006
Marketplace and temple
At times, this ‘American’ program, led by the BSO’s first American music director, bordered on being a Pops concert.
The BSO’s opening night; Marcus Thompson and the Jupiter String Quartet
| October 03, 2006
Bad with names
You’ll be relieved to learn that Maine has a law protecting you from the rampant abuse of nicknames.
Politics and other mistakes
| July 19, 2006
Summer concert preview
Why cool down when the concert scene is just getting warmed up? Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
Some ideas on how to rock away the summer months.
| June 19, 2006
Crossword for January 6, 2006
May I lick your face, Mr. President?
| February 09, 2006
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