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Author sees poetry and prose through the trees

The plan was simple, if nerdy: New York novelist and English teacher Richard Horan would visit the historic sites and childhood homes of famous authors (along with some notable historical and cultural figures).
Planting Seeds
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011
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The roar of the crowd

I wasn’t there, but the opening-night dissatisfaction with the Met’s new Tosca was widely reported.
‘Opening Night at Symphony,’ Russell Sherman, the Discovery Ensemble, Boston Musica Viva, and the Bostonians
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  October 02, 2009
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Red, white, and blue balls: Bringing the party to the people

Are there any jobs on Earth more virile-sounding than commander in chief?
A history of our Inaugural West Swingers and White House Hoedowns
By KARA BASKIN  |  January 14, 2009
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Vanishing Boston

The Boston we live in today will be gone someday, but there's still time to get to know it in all its uniqueness.
A field guide to Boston's 'lasting' treasures — to be enjoyed before they're razed in favor of chain stores
By MIKE MILIARD, ADAM REILLY, AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 25, 2008
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White Hinterland

In January, Scituate native Casey Dienel blogged: “For the present and foreseeable future, there won’t be any more Casey Dienel.”

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By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  April 22, 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


Crossword: ''Mix it up''


Random words, lest your language get stale
By MATT JONES  |  October 10, 2007
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Five dimensions

Entertainment has gotten a lot more creative since Mickey Rooney chirped to Judy Garland: “Hey! Let’s put on a show!”
Elemental’s captivating pent•a•go•go
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 10, 2007

High Numbers

This article originally appeared in the March 19, 1993 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Elliott Carter at 85, Pavarotti at Boston Garden, plus Russell Sherman and the Boston Philharmonic
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  November 16, 2006
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Photo op

The more than 200 works on view as part of the Photographic Resource Center's Benefit Auction represent a variety of photographic techniques, approaches, eras, sensibilities, and price tags.
‘Benefit Auction’ at the PRC, ‘History in a Shoebox’ at Wellesley, and glass pumpkins at MIT
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 19, 2006
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Tongue untied

Robert Frost, loving his little rhymes, once compared writing free verse to playing tennis without a net. Playwright David Hirson might very well enjoy swinging a racket in shackles, considering the fun he’s had composing La Bête entirely in rhymed co
The Gamm’s delightful La Bête
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 23, 2006