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Book bag for the dog days

Planning to be lazy and let it all go this summer? Sorry, there are too many good books to read. From Allegra Goodman's The Cookbook Collector to Richard Rhodes's The Twilight of the Bombs and Jean Valentine's Break the Glass , you'll find tomes gal
Load up your Goodman, Gordimer, Franzen, Moody, and more
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  June 18, 2010
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Sing your life

Charles Spearin's Happiness Project — to be performed this Friday at the Middle East Downstairs as part of a trio of Torontonian acts — was originally just that: a project.
The Happiness Project speaks volumes
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 27, 2009
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Those Darlins | Self-titled

If summer finally decides to arrive this year, it'll have a heckuva soundtrack waiting for it.
Oh Wow Dang (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  July 17, 2009
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It’s about time . . .

It’s been 17 years since Boston’s last local festival of contemporary music, the New Music Harvest organized by composer Charles Fussell: 19 programs (several free), a celebration of composer Ned Rorem, an opera production performed by BU students, and t
The Ditson Festival of Contemporary Music starts in Boston
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  September 25, 2008
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Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place

Ferrini and Riaf present the complex American literary figure Charles Olson in a clear way by focusing not on the facts of his life but on the facts of his work.
The best film about an American poet ever made
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  September 12, 2007