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Michael Guglielmo was a career criminal. Now he's saving lives — one DNA sample at a time

Inside a dilapidated boarding house in Manchester, New Hampshire, Michael Guglielmo sat with one hand on a beer, and the other on a MAC-10 machine gun.
Bad to the Bone Marrow
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 16, 2012
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Photos: Susan Tedeschi + The Remains + Derek Trucks at the Paradise Rock Club

Susan Tedeschi, The Remains and Derek Trucks perform live for the Hot Stove Cool Music Benefit Concert at the Paradise Rock Club at January 14, 2012.
Hot Stove Cool Music Benefit Concert | January 14, 2012
By TIM BUGBEE  |  January 20, 2012
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Tiny Showcase grapples with a market gone big

Jon Buonaccorsi stands alongside a large, rectangular table and plays with a series of flat, wooden pieces that, when assembled, make for an arty little pizza shop that might look sharp on your mantle.
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  March 25, 2011

CMJ 2010 fundrasier at Bayside Bowl


Though the official billing isn't in place yet, a fundraiser addressing the cost of bringing ten local acts to participate in CMJ 2010 in New...
By webteam  |  October 13, 2010
Music Marathon for Charity at the Lansdowne Pub

Music Marathon for Charity at the Lansdowne Pub


Over on Lansdowne Street, 10 local bands and two DJs are performing in an all-day Music Marathon for Charity. Get up early to watch Bearfight,...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 26, 2010
Benefit for Ben Grenville Garceau at Harpers Ferry

Benefit for Ben Grenville Garceau at Harpers Ferry


We were saddened to hear that former Roman Traffic/Gravehaven vocalist Ben Grenville Garceau was in a serious accident last month that's meant a lengthy and...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 11, 2010


Today: Go download the Dirty Projectors/Bjork collaboration


Last year, the Dirty Projectors and Bjork played a special show at the Housing Works bookstore, performing Mount Wittenberg Orca, a song cycle Dave Longstreth...
By Ryan Stewart  |  June 30, 2010
Chestfest 2010 with Jesse Minute + Ill-E-Gal + more

Chestfest 2010 with Jesse Minute + Ill-E-Gal + more


Each year about 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, the most common type for females in America. We need to have the women in...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010
Project Bread's annual Walk for Hunger

Project Bread's annual Walk for Hunger


In November of last year, local anti-hunger organization Project Bread published a report that stated that 554,000 people in our state are going hungry. That’s...
By webteam  |  April 28, 2010
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Hello, we’re Johnny Cash

The Nave Gallery in Somerville kicks off its month-long salute to the Man in Black next week.
Stacked all-star tribute/benefit at the RISD Auditorium
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 02, 2010
Boston Moustache-a-Thon Fundraiser Finale with Spirit Kid and the Needy Visions

Boston Moustache-a-Thon Fundraiser Finale with Spirit Kid and the Needy Visions


Since February 15, 70 Bostonians have been growing out their facial hair in support of the local writing-oriented non-profit 826 Boston. In the face of...
By webteam  |  March 31, 2010


Moose Storytelling Benefit for Haiti


At the North Star, there's a Moose Storytelling Benefit for Haiti with guest mime/storyteller Antonio Rocha; proceeds benefit Konbit Sante, a Portland-based healthcare partnership with...
By webteam  |  March 03, 2010

Mardi Gras fundraiser at Empire Dine and Dance with Rob Sylvain and Cajun Aces


WMPG's annual Mardi Gras fundraiser party, with funds going to their PowerUp campaign, features Rob Sylvain and the Cajun Aces at 8 pm. The show,...
By webteam  |  February 10, 2010

"Stand With Haiti" at SPACE


I'm not really one to get amped about the whole play-your-album-in-sequence thing, but then again, the gimmick rarely offers the chance to hear two of...
By webteam  |  February 10, 2010
"Utero-A-GoGo No. 2" Benefit for Aliza Shapiro

"Utero-A-GoGo No. 2" Benefit for Aliza Shapiro


Aliza Shapiro has been tickling this city’s libido with her saucy, drag/queer-themed events for as long as we can remember. What better way to show...
By webteam  |  February 03, 2010

Benefits for Haiti


A couple of aid relief benefits for Haiti happen today, too. At Yarmouth's Deer Run Tavern, loads of local performers perform from 1-8 pm at...
By webteam  |  January 27, 2010


Boston Volvo 5k Road Race

Boston Volvo 5k Road Race


Maybe you can talk the talk and walk the walk, but can you run the run? Not only is the Boston Volvo 5k Road Race...
By Jason OBryan  |  November 17, 2009
Boston Monster March 2009

Boston Monster March 2009


The Boston Monster March is back, and organizers are expecting more than 10,000 costumed pirates, vampires, ghosts, etc. for this all-ages festival, with human bowling,...
By Jason OBryan  |  October 20, 2009

"Hell No on One" at Empire Dine and Dance


Ticket demand is strong for the “HELL NO ON ONE” marriage equality benefit at Empire Dine and Dance tonight. So strong, in fact, that the...
By webteam  |  October 14, 2009
Where The Wild Things Are, with Dave Eggers

Where The Wild Things Are, with Dave Eggers


 Much of the best of Hollywood these days is springing from the works of children's writers, like Maurice Sendak, whose classic Where the Wild Things...
By Jason OBryan  |  September 30, 2009

H++L at Space Gallery


And “LOVE UNITES,” a benefit for Marriage Equality, goes down at SPACE Gallery tonight with music from lady laptop-DJ favorites H++L. Cover for the benefit...
By webteam  |  September 23, 2009


Playground (2009)

Playground (2009)


Few crimes are more heartbreaking or insidious than those committed against children, as is demonstrated in Playground, a documentary by Libby Spears, about the child...
By Jason OBryan  |  September 23, 2009
Hub On Wheels: Boston Cycling Celebration

Hub On Wheels: Boston Cycling Celebration


"Imagine," they promise, "being able to bike down Storrow Drive with no cars to get in your way." For a couple of short hours, the...
By Jason OBryan  |  September 23, 2009
Project Smile's Charity Date Auction

Project Smile's Charity Date Auction


 All of you moaning about how hard it is to get a date around here, take heart: Project Smile is about to make you its...
By Jason OBryan  |  September 16, 2009
Hot Dog Safari

Hot Dog Safari


You’d think a “Hot Dog Safari” would be something you’d want to keep children far, far, away from, but this Phantom Gourmet–sponsored fundraiser touches kids...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 27, 2009

Local musicians help the hungry


The folks at WBLM (102.9 FM, "the Blimp") have banded together to raise money for the Good Shepherd ...
By Jeff Inglis  |  December 09, 2008


CCTV BENEFIT SHOW

CCTV BENEFIT SHOW


  Thanks to the good folks at Cambridge Community Television, we’ve had 20 years of Derby Dame...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 14, 2008

Brattle Theatre Silent Art Auction


You already know how much the Brattle Theatre gives to local cinephiles. And what have you contribu...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 24, 2008