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The State Theatre's success, plus new discs from Jason Spooner and Olas

The first weekend at the STATE THEATRE is being lauded as an unmitigated success. Even a fire alarm going off during MOE. 's show Saturday night couldn't put a damper on anyone's experience.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 22, 2010
Joan Osborne at Showcase Live

Joan Osborne at Showcase Live


When it comes to spinning Dusty Springfield's "Breakfast In Bed," Joan Osborne's take is neck and neck with Shelby Lynne's - which is nothing to...
By webteam  |  August 17, 2010
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Immaculate reception

Two Saturdays ago, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama sat cross-legged on the 50-yard line and gently intoned that "the path to happiness in the individual and with society is through inner peace."
The New England Patriots played host to a very different out-of-towner last week, as the Dalai Lama made a most incongruous visit to Gillette Stadium
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 15, 2009
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Going on sale: August 1, 2008

Sunset Rubdown, M83, Against Me!, Broken Social Scene and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade.
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 30, 2008
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Angels in America

The publication this month of the selected correspondence of Mother Teresa has revealed that, for many years, the Saint of Calcutta entertained significant doubts about the existence of God.
If the world’s saintliest woman can have doubts about God, surely the world’s most cynical man can also question his non-belief?
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 19, 2007
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Hometown rockers

There’s a rare nocturnal occurrence happening — call it a lunar local music eclipse.
‘Locals Rule’ at Lupo’s; plus, the return of the Blackstone
By BOB GULLA  |  June 26, 2007