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The Walkmen refuse to break stride

"My lord, where's the satisfaction? It's all uphill for me," croons Hamilton Leithauser in "Victory," a standout track from the Walkmen's new Lisbon (Fat Possum), and a perfect example of the sort of musty and swelling anthems the New York band — who c
Slow and steady
By MICHAEL GRIMES  |  October 01, 2010
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Review: The Walkmen | Lisbon

If the Walkmen were home décor, they'd be an old snowshoe hung above a mantel.
Fat Possum
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 10, 2010

Winning ticket: Celtic ‘beat’ Sporting, 1-1, at Fenway


Green was the order of the evening last night when football -- the world version -- returned to Fenway Park for the first time in...
By Jeffrey Gantz  |  July 22, 2010

Play by play: April 30, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of April 30, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 30, 2010

Play by play: April 23, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of April 23, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 23, 2010

Play by play: April 16, 2010

Theater listings for the week of April 16, 2010
Theater listings for the week of April 16, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 16, 2010


Play by play: April 9, 2010

Theater listings, April 9, 2010
Theater listings, April 9, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 09, 2010
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Deal with It

When I was seven, I had a winter coat with flashes of neon so bright they glowed in the dark.
Revisiting the nightmares of a four-hour, made-for-TV Stephen King miniseries
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 30, 2009

Play by play: September 18, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 18, 2009

Play by play: September 11, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule

By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 11, 2009

Play by play: September 4, 2009

Boston's weekly theater guide
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 04, 2009


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LA story

Ask people around here why they'd never move to LA and "the traffic" will reliably top the list. That sure sounds reasonable, but check it out: by not languishing in belching cars and rotting the sky for hours at a time, by not submitting to the forced
Little Joy's journey starts at home
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 19, 2009
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Play-by-play

On the front lines at the gay-marriage hearing
On the front lines at the gay-marriage hearing
By DEIRDRE FULTON + EMILY PARKHURST  |  May 01, 2009
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Estoril

Usually, an ethnic restaurant in Rhode Island means one of two things: cheap eats or fancy surroundings. Estoril, in Fall River, offers a twofer — chandelier and cloth napkin elegance, plus good Portuguese food that’s surprisingly inexpensive.
Inexpensive elegance
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 12, 2008
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Billy the Kid

Audiences can’t help but root for him when he discovers majestic first love in the person of a half-blind, perhaps dimwitted, 16-year-old local gal.
A charmer
By GERALD PEARY  |  January 23, 2008
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No kidding

Being an outsider in a small town isn’t easy.
Billy the Kid has trouble making it through high school
By PETER SMITH  |  January 16, 2008


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Grimace and nod

A four-film series at SPACE Gallery highlights just the sort of cinematic and stylistically ambitious documentaries the Oscars annually ignore.
SPACE Gallery highlights 2007’s overlooked documentaries
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 09, 2008

Meanest of times

The field looks as if it’s been hit by a terrible disaster.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  November 07, 2007
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Cinema of suffering

Film, like most arts, tries to turn misery into entertainment.
The Palestinian Film Festival and the films of Pedro Costa
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 25, 2007
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Playlist: August 3, 2007

So L'il, Jone Alexander, Boy Omega, and more.
Alexander Chen of Boy in Static: “Top Five Bands I Discovered Via MySpace Friend Requests”
By ALEXANDER CHEN  |  August 13, 2007
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Dubfire

Those who saw Dubfire in Boston last September will be surprised by the sound of these two sets.
Taipei | Global Underground
By MICHAEL FREEDBERG  |  March 27, 2007


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Waved off

Ah, Eurocinema, the blood and backbone of film culture as it grew from out of the Hollywood shadow in the post-war decades — the Godards, the Bergmans, the Antonionis, the bristling Hungarians, the mordant Poles, the café-dawdling French!
‘New Films from Europe’ at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 19, 2007
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Keith Fullerton Whitman

Consisting of one new 42-minute track recorded live in guess-where, Lisbon  encapsulates the best moments from Keith Fullerton Whitman’s two Kranky-released full-lengths.
Lisbon | Kranky
By ELI ANDERSON  |  April 24, 2006

Second place is the first loser

With the balloting not set to begin for more than seven months, our analysts are now prepared to call the race in Maine’s 2 nd Congressional District.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  March 15, 2006
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Brash menagerie

“When we’re making a new record, we always think we’re going to have this backlash because it sounds different [from our last one],” says Animal Collective’s Dave Portner (a/k/a Avey Tare) when I reach him at his Brooklyn apartment.
Animal Collective’s plan for world domination  
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 15, 2006