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Photos: East Cambridge Damian Festival

The East Cambridge Damian Festival takes over Cambridge Street on September 11, 2011.
East Cambridge Damian Festival | September 11, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 16, 2011
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Ask a Carny III

One carny's solutions to everyday problems.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  July 08, 2011
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Greased up in Gloucester

When people picture the greasy pole, they often envision men scaling a vertical pole, as in Boston's Festival Betances.
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By GREG COOK  |  June 24, 2011
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Review: Rio

Love drives this animated 3D flight of fancy from Carlos Saldanha, director of the Ice Age series and a native of the title city.
A vibrant visual feast
By TOM MEEK  |  April 15, 2011
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Gucci Mane | The Return of Mr. Zone 6

After a sub-par, commercially warped album, an arrest followed by a brief stint in a mental hospital, and a supremely unfortunate face tattoo, it seemed Gucci Mane had turned a very sad corner.
Brick Squad (2011)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  March 25, 2011
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Review: The David Wax Museum mesmerize Club Oberon

The Mexicano Americana folk band the David Wax Museum’s album-release party for Everything Is Saved at Oberon February 3 was a triumph in every way: musically, theatrically, even socially and politically.
Not so statuesque
By JON GARELICK  |  February 11, 2011


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Finding the fairest food: Sampling falafel, deep-fried Oreos, bacon puffs, and more at Fryeburg

There are few things more American than the fair.
Where else but the fair can you find tractor-pulling competitions, calf scrambles, treacherous-looking carnival rides, and ridiculous food, all in one place?
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  October 15, 2010
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Photos: St. Anthony's Feast at the North End

Italian immigrants and North End residents celebrate St. Anthony's Feast in the North End on August 27-29, 2010.
St. Anthony's Feast | North End | August 27-29, 2010
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  September 03, 2010

Human contact is at the heart of Pecha Kucha

The setting was perfect: outdoors at the Steel Yard, on the city's West side, on a clear summer night, with free wine and beer, a Haven Brothers truck, and big, spectacular art all around — from a sculpture made of bicycle parts to the Flower Tower, a 10
Meeting of the minds
By MARION DAVIS  |  August 06, 2010