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Last tango in Pawtucket

"This is an end of an era for Providence Tango," Robin Pfahning says.
Dance Dept.
By PHILIP EIL  |  January 04, 2013

A helping hand: Beer mittens come to a store near you

It's barely sweater weather, but that hasn't stopped us from coveting these brilliant beer mittens , hand-knit in Iceland by fiber artist, grandmother of three, and avowed hophead Eygló Guðnadóttir.

By JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  October 19, 2012

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA’s revolutionary Tango

A totalitarian regime can persist for many reasons: widespread timidity, complacency, political expediency, fear, and so on.
Old World order
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 11, 2012

Bass Box | Mother Box

The debut full-length from Bass Box is worth a listen if only for its originality. I can't remember an album that explores as much of the contemporary musical canon — rock, pop, folk, jazz, R&B, gypsy, tango — all without use of the drums.
Local vocals
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 21, 2011

Best in their field

The jazz scene continues to struggle — along with everyone else — through hard times.
An early 2010 harvest
By JON GARELICK  |  January 01, 2010


Musical acrobats

Having Antonio Sanchez explain the difference between "straight 8's" and "swing 8's" is a bit like having Einstein explain long division — total waste of the dude's time.
Antonio Sanchez's ambidextrous mind, and Cirkestra's big top
By JON GARELICK  |  February 09, 2009

My year in food

The 2008 Dining Awards 
The 2008 Dining Awards 
By BY ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 23, 2008


It's not fair to review Greater Boston's only Argentine restaurant right after spending two delicious weeks in Buenos Aires, but it is revealing.
It doesn’t take two for a fine Argentine meal
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 03, 2008

Tango's molleja

The molleja act as carrier for the intense flavor of the grill and boasts a crisp, salty, nearly blackened crust.  
Salty smoky sweeties
By KENJI ALT  |  July 30, 2008