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Play by play: January 15, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 15, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 15, 2010
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Diamonds in the rough

The setting is more boring '90s than Roaring '20s.
Gatz at the ART, Groundswell at the Lyric Stage
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 15, 2010

Play by play: January 8, 2010

Boston's theater schedule: January 8, 2010
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 08, 2010

Play by Play: January 1, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings: January 1, 2010
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 01, 2010
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Looking back, going forward

Economic recession and post-racial themes abound in Boston’s early 2010 theater repertoire.
A diverse display for 2010
By MADDY MYERS  |  January 01, 2010
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Pop secrets

This confounding of rock orthodoxy simply happened.
The New Pornographers explore the quiet zone
By SCOTT FRAMPTON  |  August 21, 2007


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Sister act

There’s nothing conventional about Tegan and Sara.
The unconventional rise of Tegan and Sara
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  July 30, 2007
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Bokoor Beats: Vintage Afro-Beat, Afro-Rock & Electric Highlife from Ghana

Pop music in 1970s Ghana was a collision of lilting highlife.
Bokoor Beats: Vintage Afro-Beat, Afro-Rock & Electric Highlife from Ghana | Otrabanda
By BANNING EYRE  |  June 05, 2007

Three in the Third

This article originally appeared in the November 7, 1972 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Drinan, Linsky, and Jack
By JAMIE ROSENTHAL  |  February 02, 2007
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Council contortions

For more than a generation, being president of the Boston City Council was a springboard to the mayor’s office.
Boston’s city councilors are jockeying to be the next mayor — but that’s yesterday’s playbook
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 06, 2006

The measure of a mayor

This article originally appeared in the May 2, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
What have ten years of Kevin White meant for Boston?
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  November 14, 2006