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Enormous Room to close this weekend; 'different direction' coming for Cambridge club

Enormous Room to close this weekend; 'different direction' coming for Cambridge club


THE ENORMOUS ROOM, a staple of the forward-thinking nightclub scene in Cambridge's Central Square, will throw its last party this Saturday when DJ Evaredy works...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 05, 2011
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Skate of the union

The malt angels from Pabst Blue Ribbon were on hand to fuel us up, and to hook up sweat bands that, incidentally, would come in handy to absorb the blood.
Pissed pedaling
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 19, 2011
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Highbrow smackdown: Writers prepare for Literary Death Match

Four writers participate in a Death Match. Though only one will emerge victorious, each will be heard.
Four writers enter, one writer leaves
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  January 15, 2011

Shakedown 01.13 - 01.19: A cold war brewing on Boston dance floors


------------------------------------ THURSDAY 01.13 | THROWED @ Middle East downstairs Is Throwed Boston’s biggest dance party? Several hundred screaming-mad, scantily clad, college-aged electro kids can’t be...
By Michael Marotta  |  January 13, 2011

So, um... Shitaly tonight in Cambridge


We honestly have no idea what to expect when Shitaly takes the stage (couch?) tonight at Enormous Room in Central Square for the annual Winter...
By Michael Marotta  |  December 21, 2010
Sept. 16: Brendan Canning guest DJ set at Enormous Room

Sept. 16: Brendan Canning guest DJ set at Enormous Room


Tweet Just In:  Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning will spin a guest DJ set at Enormous Room in Cambridge tomorrow night, Sept. 16, joining the...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 15, 2010


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SSLLOOWW yr roll

The Internet had a mild fit last month when Tampa musician Nick Pittsinger used his computer to slow down Justin Bieber's "U Smile" by 800 percent, creating a warped, Sigur Rós–mimicking 30-minute epic.
A Cambridge dance party that's in no hurry
By MICHAEL MAARROOTTTTAA  |  September 10, 2010
Shakedown: A good week for apocalyptic bottle-poppin sensitive thugs

Shakedown: A good week for apocalyptic bottle-poppin sensitive thugs


FRIDAY 06.06 WILD SAUCE @ Good Life  United Styles 6 descends on Boston this weekend, but the World B-Boy Cup afterparty at Good Life is...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 05, 2010

HOT BEAT: Dubstep


In case you haven't noticed (or didn't read our Music issue last month - shame on you!), dance music is back in a big way....
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010
Booty Advisory: May you all be useless on Monday

Booty Advisory: May you all be useless on Monday


Chuckie FRIDAY 05.28 | CHUCKIE @ RoyaleDon't worry, it's not the Chuckie who climbs out of your toybox in the middle of the night and...
By webteam  |  May 27, 2010
Booty Advisory: Spring is busting out all over

Booty Advisory: Spring is busting out all over


Coralcola FRIDAY 04.16 | DENNIS FERRER @ Underbar | If you ditched the cold and hit this year's Winter Music Conference in Miami, there's a...
By webteam  |  April 15, 2010


Roska | April 15

Roska | April 15


The famously stiff-lipped soldiers in the Queen's Guard might be our ultimate icons of buttoned-down British sensibility, but we think even they couldn't help but...
By Scott Kearnan  |  April 05, 2010
Booty Advisory: Spring, meet step

Booty Advisory: Spring, meet step


THURSDAY 03.11 | THROWED @ Middle East upstairs | Our man Southern Belle joins the Series and NYC electro hunx Designer Drugs and DJs E-Marce...
By webteam  |  March 11, 2010

Booty advisory: What to see at Together this weekend


FRIDAY 02.12 | SINDEN WITH SHUTTLE | Middle East downstairs | One of Together’s hottest showcases brings together London hipbone threat Sinden (Mad Decent, Atlantic...
By webteam  |  February 12, 2010
Beat Research: Students' Final Project

Beat Research: Students' Final Project


Enormous Room's experimental dance-music night Beat Research is extra special this evening, as students from co-creator Anthony Flackett's MassArt beat-research class rock their final projects...
By Jason OBryan  |  December 08, 2009

Tonight: History of Boston Hip-Hop comes alive at Enormous Room. Plus: Pacey Foster video and mixtape


This week in the Phoenix, Chris Faraone talks to PACEY FOSTER -- "the biggest nerd hip-hop historian in all of Boston" -- about Pacey's Boston...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 30, 2009


Four Stories: "Conspicuous Consumption: Stories of eating, shopping, spending, taking"

Four Stories: "Conspicuous Consumption: Stories of eating, shopping, spending, taking"


 A recession is no time for conspicuous consumption? Four writer/filmmaker/comedians would beg to differ. Check out the Four Stories event "Conspicuous Consumption: Stories of eating,...
By webteam  |  October 02, 2009
Four Stories: “The Long Goodbye: Stories of endings and loss”

Four Stories: “The Long Goodbye: Stories of endings and loss”


We’re about 5000 miles away from Hawaii, but there’s something awfully “aloha” about the opening night of Four Stories — it’s a hello that says...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 09, 2009
Tonight: Harmonix's Oxytocin crew spins at Beat Research

Tonight: Harmonix's Oxytocin crew spins at Beat Research


If you missed their live debut back in June, OXYTOCIN returns to take over Beat Research tonight at Enormous Room. That would be a few...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 17, 2009
Rakim Told Him: Brian Coleman DJs at Enormous tonight

Rakim Told Him: Brian Coleman DJs at Enormous tonight


 In his two landmark books of hip-hop oral history, Check the Technique and Rakim Told Me, BRIAN COLEMAN brought to life the creative process behind...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 10, 2009
Bon Savants + Hot Protestants at Enormous Room

Bon Savants + Hot Protestants at Enormous Room


  Photo by JB Galusha Greenland isn't green, and the Enormous Room ain't enormous -- and it's going to be an especially tight squeeze tonight, as the...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 16, 2009


Rare Frequencies: What's in a name?


The evocative qualities of a name like the PUTREFIER are about as subtle as a flying hammer, but Mar...
By Susanna Bolle  |  March 11, 2009
YARNS OF THE FLESH: FOUR STORIES

YARNS OF THE FLESH: FOUR STORIES


 Every installment of FOUR STORIES’ salon-style sessions features local writerly luminaries vi...
By Shaula Clark  |  January 21, 2009
FOUR STORIES

FOUR STORIES


  Surely at some point you’ve been roped into a writer pal’s awkward reading — you know, the k...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008
Fall For It: Local Bartenders Think Seasonal

Fall For It: Local Bartenders Think Seasonal



On a chilly November night two years ago, an old friend and I slid into a booth in a quiet, candlelit New York bar for what was to be a quick drink and a chat. Several hours later, we slid out, in tears and in love — drunk on the potion that was hot buttered rum.

Thus owing my whole sex life to a winter warmer, I tend to look rather sentimentally forward to cold snaps.

So like a Cherokee doing a rain dance in full headdress, I’ve been working frantically to hasten the season by beseeching the gods — or at least some local mixologists — to send cocktails: rich, dark, tummy-tingling cocktails. And lo, they have heard my calls and promised to deliver. Though not all the concoctions they’re crafting are toddies, all share dear alcohol’s

By Ruth Tobias  |  October 06, 2008

Reel Women Have Cameras


These days, it seems you can’t come within spitting distance of a projector without a getting a face...
By admin  |  October 03, 2008


Tonight: the return of DJ C

Tonight: the return of DJ C


Taking a break from exporting the Boston Bounce shizz to folks up in the Windy City, Mashit Recs honcho DJ C comes back to bump laptops with the "Pan Am" crew tonight at Enormous Room, kicking off an East Coast mini-tour that'll swing him through Rhode Island, New York, and Maryland before winding up back at the same joint on July 28, that one with his old Beat Research pals Flack and Wayne & Wax. More details and a free mixtape link after the jump >>>
By Carly Carioli  |  July 18, 2008

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Montreal express

When Montreal DJ and producer Ghislain Poirier plays  Beat Research at Enormous Room this Monday, he should feel right at home.
Ghislain Poirier sweeps into Boston
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  March 04, 2008

Friday: Cousin Cole joins Crank Dat craze, DJs at E-Room


YOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUAA! BIRD FLU: tonight at Enormous Room Mr. Collipark, eight zillion kids with ...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 17, 2007

Tonight: Certified Bananas featuring COUSIN COLE


IF YOU GO: Cousin Cole & Certified MaxFriday the 13th at Enormous Room10 pm, $3 Cousin Cole ...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 13, 2007