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To maximize summer fun before winter comes in and ruins everything for everybody, Audrey Ryan and a committee have organized the 3rd Annual Viva La Vinal Festival.
The Viva La Vinal Fest blooms again
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 02, 2008

Boston music news: March 21, 2008

When Trent Reznor made the new Nine Inch Nails album Ghosts I-IV available as a download earlier this month, all the hype was about the method of its release.

Notes on Brian Viglione, the Unseen, and Girl Authority

By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 18, 2008

Boston music news: June 8, 2007

As Brett Milano detailed in “Cellars by Starlight”, a couple of years back Linda Viens and Emily Grogan were playing their guitars while their kids played together.
Notes on Angeline, Girl Authority, and Shadows Fall
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 04, 2007

Youth or consequences

The Click Five are sequestered somewhere inside Q Division studio, and Girl Authority are seated in a circle in the lounge area, scheming a way to meet the lead singer. Girl Authority, "This Is My Day" (mp3)
Girl Authority wrestle with success
By SHARON STEEL  |  March 14, 2007

Boston music news: January 26, 2007

Not long ago, John Virant, label president at Rounder, was chatting up the nine-girl Boston pop group Girl Authority to Tanya Donelly.
Notes on the Tanya Donelly-Girl Authority connection, and the next Darkbuster Hometown Throwup
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 23, 2007

Boston music news: October 27, 2006

Imagine the Pixies, Devo, Rocket from the Crypt, and the Cure all on one bill. That’s sort of the idea this Halloween downstairs at the Middle East.
Notes on the Halloween extravaganza at the Middle East
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 23, 2006


Sex, clubs and rock ’n’ roll

The first thing you’d have noticed about the Dresden Dolls’ CD-release show at the Orpheum April 21 was how different it felt to be seated in a theater while the duo played.
The Dresden Dolls shift into harder-rockin’ mode
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 02, 2006