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Cool moves

The spring opens with strong programs from local dancemakers.
Home teams and visitors
By DEBRA CASH  |  March 02, 2012

8 new records that will give Boston rock a charge

Boston's going through an identity crisis; never has the city's music scene been so diverse, its sonic landscape so eclectic.
High voltage
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 02, 2012

A toothsome classical concert season

This past winter, gossip seems to have risen to the surface of our musical life like the foam on chicken soup.
Getting serious
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 02, 2012

New discs, new shows

This season is chock full of jazz goodies.
Spring leaves
By JON GARELICK  |  March 02, 2012

Authors talking: Spring readings in Boston

America’s best young novelist, Britain’s most popular mystery writer, a bearded indie rocker, and a dead master populate this spring’s mandatory literary events.
By ear
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 18, 2011

Bard, Bach, Borromeo: Boston's Spring classical music preview

The classical-music season continues at full throttle this spring. The Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Celebrity Series of Boston, and our local companies and schools have some of their most exciting offerings in store. Here are some of the events betwee
Three B's and more this spring
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 18, 2011


Sonny, Pat, and all the cats

The primo jazz event of the spring will be SONNY ROLLINS 's concert at Symphony Hall on April 18 ( The great master saxophonist and peerless improviser often hits town in April, and this time it's to kick off his 80th-birthday tour. Whew.
Names you know and names you should
By JON GARELICK  |  March 12, 2010

Tall stories

The Institute of Contemporary Art gets down and dirty this spring with Mexican artist Jerónimo López Ramírez, who's better known as DR. LAKRA — or, as they might say in his home of Oaxaca, "Dr. Delinquent."
Puppets, painted poetry, and the Kennedys
By GREG COOK  |  March 12, 2010