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52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010

Crossword: ''Bank job''

You're getting colder
You're getting colder
By MATT JONES  |  December 04, 2009

Smashing success

It feels as if all the music people these days were rushing toward a hyper-electro-modern future where they'll be programming drum machines hard-wired directly to their erogenous zones.
The New Collisions start things off right
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  May 29, 2009

Action Jackson

Locally, Loverless, This Way, and now Highway Jackson are forging a bit of a rock renaissance in Portland.
Screaming down the Highway, over the limit
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 04, 2009

Let’s undo the movies

If those collective behaviors inspired and demanded by the cinema of its witnesses are, in essence, its very boundaries, Belgian-born filmmaker and video artist Chantal Akerman could be considered a smuggler.
Chantal Akerman plays with your mind at MIT’s List Center
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  April 30, 2008

Both sides

Two young women are coming of age on stage as part of New Repertory Theatre’s “Their Voices Will Be Heard” series.
Rachel Corrie  and Pieces   stand off in the Middle East
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 12, 2008


Bob Enos, 1947-2008

“He could always hit those high notes,” said Roomful’s former bandleader Greg Piccolo.
Remembering one of a kind
By MARC LIPKIN  |  January 16, 2008

Finding dignity

Of her fans — bespectacled little girls with glow sticks at Bank of America Pavilion — Duff exclaims, “It’s very, like, empowering!”
Hilary Duff, Bank of America Pavilion, August 30, 2007
By ELLEE DEAN  |  September 04, 2007

Tween troubles

Poor Kelly Clarkson.
Kelly Clarkson’s fall from grace
By SHARON STEEL  |  July 09, 2007

Singin’ the trues

I’d be lying if I said I’ve liked every song I’ve ever heard Martina McBride do.
Martina McBride shows what she’s got
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  May 22, 2007

Boston music news: January 26, 2007

Not long ago, John Virant, label president at Rounder, was chatting up the nine-girl Boston pop group Girl Authority to Tanya Donelly.
Notes on the Tanya Donelly-Girl Authority connection, and the next Darkbuster Hometown Throwup
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 23, 2007


Species warp

Larry Keigwin’s dance is mostly about sex: homosex, heterosex, kinky, tender, tragic, contentious, friendly, and even subliminal sex.
Larry Keigwin at Zero Arrow
By MACIA B. SIEGEL  |  February 09, 2006