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Here’s how to familiarize yourself with the evolution of subterranean Los Angeles hip-hop.
New book and documentary shine light on LA underground
| April 24, 2009
Year in Art: Beyond the gloom
The Boston art scene felt muted for much of 2008, with 10 galleries closing and the death of two local icons: Harriet Casdin-Silver and Jules Aarons.
Continuing cheer in dark times
| December 22, 2008
What if a poem had the power to heal loneliness?
Two Boston poets use their art for the good of the tribe
BY JAMES PARKER
| November 25, 2008
Big in every way
Men in inky darkness. Men without women (save for the Blessed Virgin). Men in splendor, men in ecstasy, men without smiles. Men as saints but not as sinners.
‘El Greco to Velázquez’ at the MFA
| April 15, 2008
In 2005, author Barbara Kingsolver moved her family from Tucson to a farm in Virginia to embark on a year-long experiment of returning to nature.
Barbara Kingsolver grows her own
| June 27, 2007
Pelosi’s press secretary boasts a RI link
When Erica Sagrans took a job on the staff of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, her move to the nation’s capital was noted in the Providence Journal’s Political Scene column and elsewhere.
| April 25, 2007
The brain-addling effects of sex on judges
The more serious the crime, it seems, the less a suspect is entitled to fair treatment.
HARVEY SILVERGLATE & DUSTIN LEWIS
| September 13, 2006
There must be some kind of secret scavenger hunt going on among pro athletes that requires participants to attach their names to Tasers or stun guns in the headlines of USA Today .
Sports blotter: "Set tasers to 'stun' " edition
| August 08, 2006
The guns of Boston
More people were murdered in Boston over the past two months than in any May-to-June stretch since 1990.
Why this could be the most bullet-riddled summer in 15 years
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| July 06, 2006
Blue (-Eyed) Devils?
Once the sensational Duke University rape case — with its irresistible brew of race, class, and sex — triggered the predictable media circus, an equally predictable chorus of earnest-sounding criticism began to roll in.
The perfect storm of race, class, and sex makes the alleged Duke rape tale perfect fodder for the ‘justice’-obsessed media
| April 26, 2006
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