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Christmas Prelude Candlelight Caroling

At the Franciscan Monastery, Kennebunk, December 5
Music Seen
By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  December 11, 2009
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Hurtin' for a yurtin'

Safe to say, we weren't exactly roughing it.
Love letters to Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 04, 2009
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Freegans raid Whole Foods

A group of freegans took what they say are hundreds of eggs, hundreds of pounds of butter and cheese, soy milk and other soy products, and packaged frozen foods from Dumpsters outside the Marginal Way Whole Foods store in the aftermath of last week's i
Scavenging
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 17, 2008
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Four Christmases

Rather than the typical snowstorm that strands characters in a Holiday-themed comedy, it's heavy cloud cover that keeps San Francisco couple Brad and Kate from catching their flight to Fiji.
Tests the audiences' tolerance of grim cheer
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 25, 2008
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A stormwater popsicle

You’ve probably seen the Bayside Glacier: it’s that pile of dirty snow and ice that rises each winter to rival the redeveloping neighborhood’s new office buildings in bulk and height.
What the Bayside Glacier can teach us about Portland’s sewage problem
By CHRISTIAN McNEIL  |  April 09, 2008
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And the beat goes on

All Phillipe + Jorge can say after Tuesday’s presidential primary is that we are overjoyed the Patriots resigned Randy Moss.
Hillary Clinton proves the Rasputin of primary politics
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 05, 2008


Dressed up for the letdown

I needed to get this column spiffed up, so I headed for the metaphor closet.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  January 16, 2008

Save the dates, and get your tickets

Here’s a guide to some you might want to buy early for, a few of which have already been rescheduled due to recent snowstorms.
Music seen: 2008 in preview
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 26, 2007
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Snow debacle reveals pettiness of partisan divide

It’s pretty silly when clashing party affiliations get in the way of informing the public.
Talking politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  December 19, 2007

Live shows, relived

Christmas parties + snowstorm = no shows this week.
Music seen: 2007 in review
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 19, 2007
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Snowed Inn

Six inches of snow had fallen by 5:30 last night, and Boston’s homeless crowded the entrances to Pine Street Inn in Roxbury.
How the Pine Street Inn helps people come in out of the cold
By KATHY MARTINEZ  |  December 14, 2007


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The storm kings

If you’re a Rhode Island TV news outlet, you certainly don’t hide your Doppler under a bushel.
Do we really need weathermen to know which way the wind blows?
By TIM LEHNERT  |  November 28, 2007
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Serious dub phase

I’m not sure whether it’s stubborn denial of the cold weather or full acceptance of my unemployment, but I’m going through a serious dub phase right now.
Jahtari and its Net seven-inch series
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 13, 2007
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Slowly they turn

We are heading toward a sentimental season of holidays, so the Rhode Island Theatre Ensemble is preparing the way with a wintry 19th-century melodrama, Leopold Lewis’s The Bells .
RITE's melodramtic take on The Bells
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 06, 2007
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One man’s crusade for on-street parking in Providence

Patrick Ward didn’t think he was an activist.
Citywatch
By MEGAN HALL  |  October 10, 2007

BeloJo celebrates Black History Month

Is it just Phillipe & Jorge, but something seemed patently wrong, if not offensive, when the Urinal ran a headline on the top of its February 20 Vo Dilun section that read: “Black lawyer named to judicial panel.”
Carcieri appointment wins Casa Diablo approval
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 21, 2007


Crossword: 'Freeze frames'


Newscasters have this story down cold
By MATT JONES  |  January 31, 2007
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Talk soup

Like black ice, soup season comes around when it’s bone-chilling and dark and you’re craving something warm to curl your hands around.
’Tis the season for bowls of the hot stuff, from chowders to stews, bisques to consommés  
By LOUISA KASDON  |  January 26, 2007
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Mainers lead coverage in Mexico and Minnesota

It might be a bit early to plan your spring break, but whether you head for the snowdrifts of the Great Lakes states or the sun of coastal Mexico, Mainers are already there, set to help you figure out how best to spend your time.
Media watch
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 11, 2007
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Matisyahu at Harvard

The blizzard was dying down outside Harvard’s Chabad House a week ago Sunday as about 40 students converged for a glatt kosher Chinese dinner and some wise words from the rabbi.
Dinner dates
By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON  |  February 21, 2006
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I Am Iron Man (Sorta)

Princeton, you can keep your Batman. (Frankly, his costume could use a little work, anyway.)
MIT’s most famous fictional alum, Tony Stark, has some real-life rivals
By ALEXIS HAUK  |  January 01, 1900