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What's F'n Next? Poliça

Poliça have come a long way in the past year. When they played the Paradise last September, the Minnesota act opened for Clap Your Hands Say Yeah — and it was one of their first shows ever.
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 02, 2012
Album:The Very Best - MTMTMK

The Very Best | MTMTMK

Moshi Moshi/Cooperative Music (2012)
"World music" is an archaic label, but there's no better way to describe the Very Best's MTMTMK .
By RYAN REED  |  July 17, 2012
Theater - Private Lives

Coward's 'Private Lives' roars again

It wouldn't be a stretch to call Noël Coward's 1930 Private Lives the funniest play of the 20th century.
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  June 05, 2012
Movie review: Bel Ami

Review: Bel Ami

The film adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's 1885 novel
The title is the term of endearment given to a charming young reporter by a series of influential Parisian women.
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 05, 2012
Hello Helios opera

Helios Early Opera's Charpentier; plus, the BSO's Mendelssohn Lobgesang

Hello, Helios!
There's a new group in town doing Baroque opera — not an easy ambition.
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 01, 2012
Album review: Be the Void

Dr. Dog | Be the Void

Anti- (2012)
With Be the Void , their sonically raw sixth album, these Philly psych-pop oddballs have pulled a fussy, self-conscious about-face, indulging in their weirdest ideas in years.
By RYAN REED  |  January 31, 2012
Tribute to God of Carnage

Huntington pays tribute to God of Carnage

Parent flap
If Lord of the Flies wanted an upscale-urban bookend, it could do worse than God of Carnage (presented by the Huntington Theatre Company at the BU Theatre through February 5).
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 18, 2012
theater OR 4

Lyric's Or, mines the Restoration

Before and aphra
Liz Duffy Adams's dramaturgical homage, Or, , is more florid than floral and sometimes clever bordering on cute. But the play, being given a brisk area premiere by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston (through November 6), is ingenious.
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 18, 2011
Craft Spells music 3

From the bedroom to beyond with Craft Spells

Temple of gloom
There's been an enormous wave of musicians gaining notoriety for creating work where they sleep, and subsequently seeing their star rise as blogs have picked up on the results.
By REYAN ALI  |  July 28, 2011
Ben and Matt

Fun with Matt & Ben at Central Square

Bosom buddies
A couple of young women, Brenda Withers and Mindy Kaling (the latter born in Cambridge before graduating to the role of Kelly Kapoor in The Office ), decided to have some fun with the idea that two seemingly unformed guys — one kind of loutish — could strike show-biz paydirt so quickly.
By ED SIEGEL  |  July 12, 2011

To curb global gluttony

Consumption outweighs production. What should we do?
By DAVID KISH  |  January 19, 2011

Nottz | You Need This Music

Raw Koncept
Anyone who's heard a mainstream rap disc in the past decade may have noticed that, beyond the painful radio candy, cats like Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, and even 50 Cent have a few hard-grinding tracks on which they open cans of kick-ass.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 09, 2010

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