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[Q&A] Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran chats with Freezpop's Sean Drinkwater about art in music, a pop legacy, and tweeting

[Q&A] Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran chats with Freezpop's Sean Drinkwater about art in music, a pop legacy, and tweeting


Editor's Note: Ever since DURAN DURAN broke onto the scene 30 years ago, the synth strobe of debut single "Planet Earth" serving a legendary declaration...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 27, 2011
Get Close ... with Chris Tucker

Get Close ... with Chris Tucker


Chris Tucker knows how to hustle. When he scored a $25 million payday for appearing in Rush Hour 3, the last installment of his buddy-cop...
By Scott Kearnan  |  September 05, 2011

The Week in Geek, July 18-24: Minds, Mindlessness, and Mind-Control


It's not supposed to go below 80 degrees Fahrenheit for the foreseeable future, so the events for this Week in Geek will not be physically...
By Kelly Dickinson  |  July 18, 2011
May 10-15 | Cirque Eloize at the Wang Theatre

May 10-15 | Cirque Eloize at the Wang Theatre


It seems like everywhere we look, there's a new circus arts troupe swinging (literally) through town, from the countless Cirque du Soleil shows to the...
By Scott Kearnan  |  May 02, 2011
February 11-13 | Shen Yun Performing Arts at Wang Theatre

February 11-13 | Shen Yun Performing Arts at Wang Theatre


  We really wish the creative minds behind Shen Yun Performing Arts had planned our high school history classes: somehow the NYC-based company manages to...
By Scott Kearnan  |  February 07, 2011
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Review: Boston Ballet's fifth 'Night of Stars'

Now that Boston Ballet has settled into the Opera House (after nearly 30 years at the Wang Theatre) and its "Night of Stars" gala has turned five — well, the thrill might not be gone, but the novelty has worn off.
Promise of things to come
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 29, 2010


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Buzz not loud enough for Burnett's spectacular 'Speaking Clock Revue'

Supposed they gave a splashy benefit show and almost nobody knew about it? This appeared to be the case when artist/producer T Bone Burnett brought his "Speaking Clock Revue" to the Wang Theatre over the weekend.
Supposed they gave a splashy benefit show and almost nobody knew about it?
By BY BRETT MILANO  |  October 22, 2010
[live review] Belle & Sebastian @ Wang Theatre, Oct. 15, 2010

[live review] Belle & Sebastian @ Wang Theatre, Oct. 15, 2010


Editor’s Note: All photos by Christine Hunt, and you can also find Jonathan Donaldson's Write About Love album review here. Lots have changed since the...
By Jonathan Donaldson  |  October 19, 2010
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Belle and Sebastian | Write About Love

As the obviousness of Write About Love 's title implies (it could have been called Play and Sing! ), Belle & Sebastian are looking to get back to basics with their first album since 2005's tremendous The Life Pursuit .
Matador (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  October 15, 2010
Jerry Seinfeld at the Wang

Jerry Seinfeld at the Wang


Tickets are still available to see comedian Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up act - what's the deal with that? The beloved '90s sit-com star is performing twice...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  September 09, 2010
Conan's "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour" heads to the Wang

Conan's "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour" heads to the Wang


Having now inked a deal with TBS for a brand new show, Conan O'Brien should be in a better mood when he brings "The Legally...
By webteam  |  June 01, 2010


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Wang

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Wang


For its annual Boston visit under the auspices of the Celebrity Series, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will have a number of works that haven’t...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010
Thom Yorke's Atoms for Peace at the Wang

Thom Yorke's Atoms for Peace at the Wang


No surprise, the Boston show of influential and unconventional Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's tour with his new supergroup Atoms for Peace sold out in minutes. Those of...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010
Norah Jones at the Wang

Norah Jones at the Wang


On last year’s edgy-ish The Fall, Norah Jones was going for an overhaul of her image. (Something tells us she caught MADtv’s advert for a...
By webteam  |  March 24, 2010
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High stepping

The heavy-hitter repertory shows this season come from ALVIN AILEY and GEORGE BALANCHINE . But why not welcome spring by taking a chance on fresh experiences as well?
Dancing with the stars
By DEBRA CASH  |  March 12, 2010
FYI: Thom Yorke has renamed his band and they're playing Boston on April 8. Tickets on sale next week!

FYI: Thom Yorke has renamed his band and they're playing Boston on April 8. Tickets on sale next week!


UPDATE: Tickets to Thom Yorke & Atoms for Peace, April 8 at the Citi Center in Boston, go onsale March 5 at 10 am. CitiCenter...
By Ryan Stewart  |  February 25, 2010


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Photos: Mariah Carey at the Wang Theatre

Photos of Mariah Carey on her 2010 world tour
Mariah Carey, live at the Citi Wang Theatre, January 31, 2010
By LUCY SHERMAN  |  February 05, 2010
Mariah Carey at the Wang

Mariah Carey at the Wang


In a career spanning more than two decades, multi-platinum superstar Mariah Carey has proved herself to be both a far-ranging talent and an unpredictable, bat-shit...
By webteam  |  January 27, 2010
The 101 Dalmatians Musical

The 101 Dalmatians Musical


No Rockette kickline in this year's holiday offering from Citi Performing Arts Center, but how can you complain about a show that has dogs on...
By webteam  |  December 17, 2009
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Review: Lady Gaga at the Wang

Lady Gaga, resplendent, striding onto the stage of the Wang Theatre, has just removed an intricate half-Egyptian/half-Wagnerian headdress from her person, freeing her enormous blonde hairdo from its confinement.

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009
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Photos: Pixies at the Wang Theatre

Photos from the Pixies' Boston stop on their tour to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Doolittle .  
The Pixies, live at the Wang Theatre, November 27, 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  December 04, 2009


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Pixies


What better way for Pixies to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic Doolittle than by performing it in its entirety in the city that started it all? Frank...
By Jason OBryan  |  November 21, 2009
Bob Dylan at the Wang Theatre

Bob Dylan at the Wang Theatre


Rumor has it that anyone using the phrase "living legend" in any context whatsoever has to pay $12 to Bob Dylan. The 68-year-old troubadour has...
By Jason OBryan  |  November 11, 2009
Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin


It's a short list of people who can go by just their first name - but what do winning 18 Grammys, being Rock and Roll...
By Jason OBryan  |  October 14, 2009
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No place like home

The first thing audiences see when the curtain goes up on Boston Ballet's Giselle is our heroine's charming Rhineland-village home, a rustic abode that in Peter Farmer's set is framed by birches, a symbol of fidelity.
Boston Ballet's Giselle fits right in
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 09, 2009
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me


Last November, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me, the Peabody Award-winning NPR news-quiz show, came to Boston for the first time in eight years, and we...
By Jason OBryan  |  September 30, 2009


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Violet hour

The color purple describes both kids' icon Barney and a bruise. And sure enough, both child-friendly uplift and florid abrasion are wound into the sprawling, heartfelt musical based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer-winning 1982 novel about a beaten-down young
The Color Purple is vivid on stage
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 26, 2009
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Interview: Kathy Griffin

"I think Ryan Seacrest and Oprah will finally be together, and it will be like one of those great '70s cover-up movies and I'm playing the body."
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By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 12, 2009
The Color Purple at the Wang Theatre

The Color Purple at the Wang Theatre


Surely, you can never have too many musicals about rape, incest, domestic violence, racism, and psychological torture. The Color Purple, a stage adaptation of Alice...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 10, 2009
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Leonard Cohen at the Wang Theatre

Leonard Cohen at the Wang Theatre
No way to say goodbye
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 05, 2009