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The five worst Nutcracker roles

From the ages of eight to 16, I played just about every supporting role The Nutcracke r had to offer. Here are a few lowlights.
My star-studded turns in a low-budget, small-town production of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  November 23, 2012
Deheny and Clams

Are Logan Airport pollution and Massport indifference killing Boston's proud clam-digging tradition?

Denehy and other Boston clam farmers have come to face two seemingly impervious hurdles: a safety expansion at Logan Airport that will deplete two of their richest beaches, and a jet-fuel spill from last October that some allege wiped out half of Boston'
Shucking fit
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 15, 2011
St Peter's Greasy Pole

Greased up in Gloucester

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

Workplace weirdness

Some of my co-workers and I have a little problem at out office. One of the people we work with, who has always regarded himself as a real swinging guy, has finally struck gold ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 24, 2010
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Review: Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker (2010)

When E.T.A. Hoffmann wrote Nutcracker and Mouse King back in 1816, he can hardly have imagined the impact it would have on ballet as we know it.
Old faithful
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 03, 2010