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PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us,” Night #2 [MP3]

PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us,” Night #2 [MP3]

Ben Potrykus, live at SXSW There may be no bigger gluttons for punishment than touring musicians -- and as proof, monthly storytelling series/cringefest "This Has...
By James Fitzpatrick  |  July 30, 2011
PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us” [MP3]

PODCAST: “This Has Been a Disaster - Thanks For Having Us” [MP3]

"We are alarmingly unprepared for this," emcee Ryan Walsh announced to his audience on a Sunday night last month at Toad. As if to prove...
By David Eisenberg  |  June 25, 2011

School daze

The shows that Tufts University’s Oxfam Café has hosted over the past year-plus are not your typical sweat-drenched college rock shows.
Sonorous studies at Oxfam
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  September 17, 2008

Alien lanes

By 9 pm last Monday, the Milky Way’s seven lanes were thoroughly stuffed.
Free candlepin Mondays at the Milky Way
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  August 12, 2008

Sisto act 2

LDW is a party, but also a massive love letter to the city’s bare-bones arts scene.
Love During Wartime — a last splash and a fresh start
By MATT PARISH  |  May 28, 2008

Sonic sculptors

For more than a decade, local noise-rockers Neptune have cultivated a loyal fan base on the fringes of the Boston rock scene.
Neptune’s metal machine music
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 12, 2008


She's crafty

What would Grandma say?
Indie music and the internet have fueled an arts-and-crafts renaissance that would puzzle your grandmother
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  December 10, 2007

From the ashes

Honest, perceptive, and keenly felt, The Good Life — the story of two couples’ furtive, hesitant stabs at happiness in the brave and fearful new world of post-9/11 New York — is McInerney’s most mature and affecting book yet.
Jay McInerney grows up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2006