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Winter warmers

Sure, some bands take the easy route and have album releases through the summer, enticing you to shows with back-patio barbecues and all-night rooftop after-parties. In January? Not so much.
Local rockers drop it like it's cold
By MATT PARISH  |  January 01, 2010

A living history

Since Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 is set in a specific place and time, some theatergoers will want to relegate its incidents and attitudes — which surround the Rodney King riots — to history.
Twilight revists the King riots
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 24, 2009


Conventional wisdom says that those who can't do teach — and that record collectors do not rock stars make.
How Major Stars exploded a loner scene
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  February 02, 2009

Maximum volume

With their triple-guitar heroics, lavish use of feedback, rock-hard rhythm section, and charismatic lead singer, Cambridge’s Major Stars are an explosive rock band.
Major Stars turn it up on their Drag City debut
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 19, 2007