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Summer's over, the kids are getting back to school and I'm loath to turn the seasonal page. The music's been terrific. New discs by Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia, Grand Hotel, dilly dilly, Samuel James, and Gypsy Tailwind have highlighted the dep
Catching up with discs missed
| August 28, 2009
The end of a three-week, thousands-of-miles-from-home season is never the right time to assess a dance company.
The Kirov's Balanchine at City Center
| May 06, 2008
Mastering the motion
“Masters of Motion” is the kind of catch-all title for a dance bill that encompasses everything and puts you in mind of nothing.
‘Masters of Motion’ in Providence
| February 12, 2008
Learning to soar
Ballet has come a long way from its initial image of tights, tutus, and toe shoes.
Festival Ballet’s masterful Motion
| February 05, 2008
You can call Patty Griffin a singer-songwriter if you must, but don’t expect her to tell you exactly what that means.
Patty Griffin modestly hits a new peak
| April 17, 2007
By the horns
If you’ve ever wondered where the people who make those Girls Gone Wild videos find the women to participate in soft-porn video debasement, you’d be far less bewildered watching girl after girl trying to out-skank one another on the bull.
Riding Portland's mechanical bull
| November 29, 2006
Remove a man from the superstitions, fears, and silly strictures of society, a lot of old Enlightenment philosophers used to say, and his natural inclination will be toward laws that are rational and tolerant.
Home to friends in enemies’ skin
| October 18, 2006
Broken Social queens
Since rising to indie prominence with 2002’s You Forgot It in People , Canada’s Broken Social Scene have famously perfected the art of spreading themselves far too thin in all the right ways.
Feist reveals her avant side and Stars’ Amy Millan goes solo
SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON
| September 11, 2006
Crossword: 'The big mix-up'
No theme, no problem
| August 23, 2006
After a months-long drought of new releases for Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft promised a new game every week for the latter half of the summer.
Clyde headlines a crop of new Xbox Live Arcade games
| August 08, 2006
Seeing the unseeable
In tonal music and in dance it never happens.
Harold Edgerton’s science as art
| May 11, 2006
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