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Book Review: The Tin Drum

There are — and have always been — two Günter Grasses. There's the Grass who was born in Danzig and the Grass who was born in Gdansk.
Günter Grass and Tin Drum 2
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 18, 2009

Tall tales

This fall brings fiction and poetry lovers new treats from old friends.
Novelists and poets set fancies flying
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  September 18, 2009

It’s about time . . .

It’s been 17 years since Boston’s last local festival of contemporary music, the New Music Harvest organized by composer Charles Fussell: 19 programs (several free), a celebration of composer Ned Rorem, an opera production performed by BU students, and t
The Ditson Festival of Contemporary Music starts in Boston
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  September 25, 2008

Tracks of her tears

There are tears but no onions in The Onion Cellar. But who needs emotionally catalytic root vegetables when you have the Dresden Dolls?
The Dresden Dolls rock The Onion Cellar
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 19, 2006

Crying game

The Onion Cellar that Amanda Palmer envisioned is not the one that the ART will present at Zero Arrow Theatre.
The Dresden Dolls and the ART grapple in The Onion Cellar
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 07, 2006

Boston music news: December 1, 2006

It’s no secret that, along with being a rock band, the Dresden Dolls are, well, theatrical.
Notes on the Dresden Dolls and Girls Rock Camp
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  November 27, 2006



He’s a tough kind of flâneur, and the love that’s his almost-exclusive subject doesn’t come easily.
Charles Aznavour, the Opera House, September 21, 2006
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 22, 2006