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Music for the love of it

Whether driving his Men of Great Courage on a tune about a spooky midnight stroll, or gently declaring a deep camaraderie with “We Shall Always Remain Friends,” Cutler’s concocting a soundtrack to the feelings in the room.
From the Schemers to the Men of Great Courage, Mark Cutler’s songs have always gotten to ‘that special kind of place’
By JIM MACNIE  |  May 07, 2010

Play by play: October 30, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays around town
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 30, 2009
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Mars vs. Venus

It’s been 21 years since Speed-the-Plow first milked the cravenness of Hollywood and the self-described “whores” who turn its celluloid tricks. But David Mamet’s scathing, staccato comedy has held up at least as well as Madonna, who made her Broadway d
Speed-the-Plow; The Taming of the Shrew; A Long and Winding Road
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 30, 2009

Play by play: October 23, 2009

Boston's weekly theater listings
Boston theater listings, October 23, 2009
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 23, 2009

Play by play: October 16, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
This week's theater listings
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 16, 2009

Play by play: October 9, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 09, 2009


Play by Play: October 2, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 02, 2009
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War of the words

50 Cent has a long history of initiating beefs before he releases a new album.
50 Cent versus Kanye West
By RICHARD BECK  |  September 12, 2007
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Stockholm calling

In “Young Folks,” the hipster hit by the Stockholm-based indie-pop trio Peter Bjorn and John, Peter Morén boasts that “we don’t care about the young folks.”
Peter Bjorn and John, El Perro del Mar, and Lo-Fi Fink lead the new Swedish invasion
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 03, 2007
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Dis-Respect

Toward the end of Respect: A Musical Journey, a revue bringing together some four dozen female-associated pop oldies, comes the big moment that’s supposed to represent American womanhood shaking off its shackles and stepping bravely into the future.
Dorothy Marcic’s musical journey
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 08, 2006
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Soft sells

Quiet is the new loud, pretty is the new rocking, and acoustic is the new electric. The Mountain Goats, "Woke Up New" (YouTube)
The rise of indie rock’s cult of the singer-songwriter
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  September 22, 2006


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Various Artists: Wayfaring Strangers: Ladies from the Canyon

Who’d have guessed we’d live to see a revival of the ’70s female singer-songwriter?
Numero Group
By ELIOT WILDER  |  May 01, 2006
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Bands on the run

Keeping track of a band’s changing line-up can be hard enough, but Ariel Pink has made matters especially difficult, for fans and for himself.
Ariel Pink finds backing where he can  
By MATT ASHARE  |  February 14, 2006