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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.
| October 02, 2012
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 .
| July 17, 2012
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.
| June 05, 2012
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.
| June 05, 2012
Helios Early Opera's Charpentier; plus, the BSO's Mendelssohn Lobgesang
There's a new group in town doing Baroque opera — not an easy ambition.
| February 01, 2012
Dr. Dog | Be the Void
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.
| January 31, 2012
Huntington pays tribute to God of Carnage
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).
| January 18, 2012
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.
| October 18, 2011
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.
| July 28, 2011
Fun with Matt & Ben at Central Square
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.
| July 12, 2011
To curb global gluttony
Consumption outweighs production. What should we do?
| January 19, 2011
Nottz | You Need This Music
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.
| November 09, 2010
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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