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Review: Chasing Mavericks

Directed by Curtis Hanson and Michael Apted, who took over after the former suffered complications from heart surgery, Chasing Mavericks is fair family fare.

By ANN LEWINSON  |  November 02, 2012

Preacher Jack gets it from on high

“I get my energy directly from Jesus,” says Preacher Jack Coughlin.
Boston rock legend and 66-year-old piano wrangler keeps hammering the keys
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  June 17, 2008

Tiger balm

Here’s a sunny movie-world tale.
And Kazuo Hara at the HFA
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 09, 2007

Time bandits

"I like music to miss the beat because it produces that sense of time expanding," says Six Organs' Ben Chasny. "All the drummers that I love, their timing is slightly off — it just fucks with you.”
Six Organs of Admittance
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 20, 2006

Cops vs. clubs

When the Congress for the New Urbanism stages a national conference in downtown Providence in June, the offerings ought to include a discussion session titled, “The Renaissance City: A Case Study in How to Not Handle Nightlife.”
Rather than doing a better job of managing nightlife, Providence tries to squelch it
By IAN DONNIS  |  March 29, 2006

Our Port, Your Port

The city council’s latest struggle to reconcile Old Port nightlife with Old Port highlife isn’t as unique as you might think.
By SARA DONNELLY  |  February 15, 2006