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  • May 28, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    May closes out with a full plate of live music, including Allston's Awesome Day Festival of local bands as well as concerts by Seinabo Sey, Patrick Watson, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Fidlar, Poncho Sanchez, Catherine Russell, and Dave Tronzo with Club d'elf… More>

  • May 25, 2015

    Boston Calling Goes Big, Broad and Balmy

    Boston Calling Goes Big, Broad and Balmy by Paul Robicheau

    Pixies triumphantly blasted the biggest Boston crowd that they’d ever drawn. Tove Lo seductively lifted her top for a quick flash. Jack Black’s Tenacious D spoofed rock with surprising passion and precision. And bands spanned a scattershot spectrum from Americana to dance-pop, psych-rock and hip-hop, giving the near-50,000 people who invaded City Hall Plaza over three days a full potpourri of Boston Calling. And it'll be back Sept. 25-27 with the Avett Brothers, alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Hozier and Of Monsters and Men… More>

  • May 21, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    It's all about Boston Calling this weekend -- well, except for prog-rock savant Steven Wilson, jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis and classic rockers the Who as well as Listen Local and the four-day Campfire Festival… More>

  • May 19, 2015

    Rock Institution T.T. the Bear's Plans Closing

    Rock Institution T.T. the Bear's Plans Closing by Paul Robicheau

    Jane’s Addiction, PJ Harvey, the Strokes – those were just a few of the rising rockers I first saw at T.T. the Bear’s Place (still kicking myself for missing the Arcade Fire there). Plus all the great local bands, many of them showcased in recent years at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumble, at the Central Square nightspot that plans to close… More>

  • Boston Ballet Broadly Entertains with

    The Boston Ballet has a spring in its step – and a mischievous penchant for stylistic juxtapositions in dancing, costuming and music – in recent programs. And that’s especially true in “Thrill of Contact,” which closes the season in crowd-pleasing fashion this Thursday through Sunday… More>

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