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Billie Joe's crackup, Muse's truth

Jeers this week to regrettable behavior -- Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is seeking treatment for substance abuse following a tantrum at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

By DAVID THORPE  |  October 05, 2012
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Photos: Chikara Pro Wrestling ''Give 'Em The Axe'' in Everett

Photos from the Chikara Pro "Give 'Em The Axe" live wrestling event | July 29, 2012 | Everett Rec Center
July 29, 2012 | Everett Rec Center
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  August 03, 2012
2012 Boston Beer Summit

Photos: Boston Beer Summit 2012

Boston Beer Summit attendees had only two days to sample from the annual craft beer showcase, held at the Park Plaza Castle on April 13 & 14, 2012.       
Boston Beer Summit | Park Plaza Castle | April 13 & 14, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 27, 2012
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Boston bartenders bust up the Big Easy

There was a wedding, a funeral (for the Long Island Iced Tea), fried alligator, mechanical bulls, and Ron Jeremy on harmonica. Boston bartenders, who were there in full force, can attest to all of it.
Strange tales
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  August 26, 2011
G. Kimball, RIP

George Kimball, 1943-2011

George Kimball, Phoenix sports editor (back when there was such a thing) for nearly 10 years, Boston Herald columnist for 25 more, and truly one of the great boxing writers of our time, passed away last week at his home in New York City. He was 67.
In Memoriam
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  July 15, 2011
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Photos: Scott Fayner does the Tough Mudder

The Phoenix 's own Scott Fayner enters  Tough Mudder , a series of obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces.
Mount Snow, VT | May 7-8, 2011
By TONY TESTA  |  May 27, 2011


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Photos: International Steampunk City Festival at the Charles River Museum

Steampunk enthusiasts gather at the kick-off to the International Steampunk City Festival at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, on May 6-8, 2011.
Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation | May 6-8, 2011
By RYAN MCMAHON  |  May 13, 2011
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Henry Rollins is a icon worthy of the Brattle

Clocking more than 100 shows per year for multiple decades now, Henry Rollins is a clean-living, world-traveling, rapid fireball of neurosis. At 50, the former Black Flag frontman has become less of a punk-rock pundit and more of a genuinely funny orat
Fifty sense
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  March 11, 2011
The Decay of Fiction at the Cable Car Cinema

The Decay of Fiction at the Cable Car Cinema


  If you've missed the monthly installments of avant, progressive, and indie films, fear not. Your chance to absorb such art has returned: The Magic...
By webteam  |  February 01, 2011
WWE Raw comes to the Dunkin' Donuts Center

WWE Raw comes to the Dunkin' Donuts Center


I'm watching some typical footage on the WWE Raw Web site, and chuckling to myself. It seems that during a recent wrassling match, CM Punk...
By webteam  |  January 25, 2011

"Midnight Metaphysical Society" at the USM Portland complex


Those space cadets at Southworth Planetarium moderate the "Midnight Metaphysical Society," a new organization and public roundtable that aims to tackle existential and cosmological concerns...
By webteam  |  January 12, 2011


MLK Day celebrations


MLK Day celebrations abound across the state. CTN/Hour Exchange Portland hosts an inspired free talk at 7 pm at 516 Congress St. addressing race relations...
By webteam  |  January 12, 2011

Draw-a-Thon III at the Portland Public Library


Local visual artists and peace-org Codepink's local chapter collaborate to host Draw-a-Thon III, a daylong, interactive print-production event whose select final products will be enlarged...
By webteam  |  January 12, 2011

Winter Farmers' Market at the Maine Irish Heritage Center


Sure, Trader Joe's makes great cookies and mahi-mahi burgers, but its produce department looks like a Mojave briar patch. If your slow season has been...
By webteam  |  January 12, 2011
Funda Fest at the Providence Children's Museum

Funda Fest at the Providence Children's Museum


Once a year the Funda Fest spends a week bringing inventive "edu-tainment" to various regions of the state. Sponsored by the Rhode Island Black Storytellers...
By webteam  |  January 11, 2011

"Short-Sighted: Fiction in a Flash" workshop at the RiverRun Bookstore


Post-holiday winter is primetime weightlifting season, and gyms come in all dimensions. Budding scribes and bored scribblers alike have an opportunity to work on their...
By webteam  |  January 04, 2011


Live Bait at Perishable Theatre

Live Bait at Perishable Theatre


There are many people to please in this world, and half of them are women. The folks stepping up to participate at this month's Live...
By webteam  |  January 04, 2011

Work It Out screens at Sugarloaf's Widowmaker Lounge


Sugarloaf's Widowmaker Lounge premieres Work It Out, a new production by East Coast winter sports filmmaking company Meathead Films, at 9 pm, followed by a...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010
Providence Poetry Slam at AS220

Providence Poetry Slam at AS220


Think it up, write it down, present it to others. Long story short, that's the arc of creativity that marks the Providence Poetry Slam. Whether...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010
Providence College Friars vs. Pittsburgh Panthers at the Dunkin' Donuts Center

Providence College Friars vs. Pittsburgh Panthers at the Dunkin' Donuts Center


In 2009, the Providence College Friars trumped the roundball squad from Pitt with an 81-73 victory - when the Panthers were the #1 team in...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010
New Year's Eve beach parties: the Polar Bear Plunge, the Penguin Pluge, and the Seawall Splash

New Year's Eve beach parties: the Polar Bear Plunge, the Penguin Pluge, and the Seawall Splash


Starting 2011 by getting wet? We salute you. As usual, there are several options for launch sites. The 32nd Annual New Year's Day Polar Bear...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010


Bright Night in downtown Providence

Bright Night in downtown Providence


The Bright Night festivities are as varied as they are entertaining, and the 2011 edition looks to be just as strong as its forebears. Music,...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010

Christmas suggestions: Watch the Celtics, get Chinese food


The Boston Celtics haven't lost since before Thanksgiving. Rondo's dishing out 14 assists per game, the bench features multiple players who could start for other...
By webteam  |  December 21, 2010

Wayside Soup Kitchen at the Woodfords Congregational Church


If family is elsewhere and you'd like some dinner company, the Wayside Soup Kitchen hosts a holiday community dinner at 5:30 pm at the Woodfords...
By webteam  |  December 21, 2010
Narragansett 120th Anniversary Party at the Met

Narragansett 120th Anniversary Party at the Met


Man, 120 years of Narragansett beer - can it really be true? I remember when my dad used have me bring that church key over...
By webteam  |  December 21, 2010

Vivid Motion's Nutcracker Burlesque at the St. Lawrence Arts Center


Vivid Motion's The Nutcracker Burlesque, winner of the 2010 Phoenix Best Annual (Hopefully) Event, have made our naughty wishes come true this year with another...
By webteam  |  December 15, 2010


Seanachie Nights at Bull Feeney's


If the AIRE show whetted your pennywhistles for more Irish-themed storytelling, head to Bull Feeney's to see Seanachie Nights, the monthly storytelling series of dramatized...
By webteam  |  December 15, 2010
"Rhode Island Votes: A Lively Look at Election History" at the State Archives

"Rhode Island Votes: A Lively Look at Election History" at the State Archives


Ancient voting machines, documents from the Dorr Rebellion, an array of original manuscripts discussing our democratic rights - the items on display in "Rhode Island...
By webteam  |  December 14, 2010
Providence College Friars vs. Sacred Heart at the Dunkin Donuts Center

Providence College Friars vs. Sacred Heart at the Dunkin Donuts Center


Eight thousand fans watched Marshon Brooks drop 33 points through the hoop to have his Providence College Friars mess with their opponents from Alabama last...
By webteam  |  December 14, 2010
Providence Bruins at the Dunk

Providence Bruins at the Dunk


Just because they're pulling up the tail end of the Atlantic Division (won 10, lost 11 as I write) doesn't mean that we should abandon...
By webteam  |  December 14, 2010