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Photos: Leonard Cohen at the Wang Center

Leonard Cohen performs at the Wang Center on December 15, 2012.

By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 21, 2012
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Interview: Steve Martin, banjo extraordinaire

I remember watching Steve Martin’s Wild and Crazy Guy on a crinkly VHS tape, while sitting on my parent’s bedroom floor. I was just a little fat kid at the time. My parents were at work, as they often were, and my older sister, my only sibling, had jus
Just two wild and crazy guys
By CHRIS GARCIA  |  October 02, 2009
Pixies bringing Doolittle to the US

Pixies bringing Doolittle to the US


The Pixies are re-reuniting. This means that if you missed them in '04 or '05, you'll have another chance. The downside, though? If you want...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 28, 2009
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Finding a voice

Closer inspection, however, shows a choreographer making a series of perplexing musical choices that don’t always serve him well.
Battleworks at the ICA
By DEBRA CASH  |  February 29, 2008
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Where’s the magic?

The hook for Boston Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker this year is “more magic.”
Looking for enchantment from Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 05, 2006
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Gone, daddy

Maybe you can be mad at pancakes?
Someday and Dominic’s
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  August 09, 2006


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Stacked deck

Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon is Romeo and Juliet ’s ugly stepsister.
The Royal Ballet’s Manon
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 21, 2006
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Sweet tooth

I hope the estate of Leonard Bernstein is collecting royalties for The Little Prince . Rachel Portman’s unremittingly sweet and relentlessly lilting score for this children’s opera based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous story borrows heavily from Be
  Boston Lyric Opera imports The Little Prince , the BSO premieres Yehudi Wyner’s piano concerto, and Renée Fleming
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  April 19, 2006

R. Kelly

Performing to a sold-out Wang Center last Friday night, soul singer R. Kelly, wearing a jeweled wristwatch and a black T-shirt, mesmerized his audience, even dominated them.
Sex in the City
By MICHAEL FREEDBURG  |  April 10, 2006
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Us, writ large

Mark Morris’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato is a dance as big as its name, as big as its illustrious associates and enablers, George Frideric Handel, John Milton, William Blake, and a contemporary galaxy of dancers, musicians, and designers.
Mark Morris’s L’Allegro
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  January 24, 2006