Food and Drinks 

SECOND THIRST: FOUR DAYS OF COCKTAIL CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, AND DRINKING IN NOVEMBER

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But don’t mistake it for another big-format trade show. This is more intimate, with three themed parties (and yes, there will be separate after-parties), and sessions as different as the personalities peppering the local cocktail scene, many of whom will be behind the bar all at once. Continue reading

Film 

KEVIN SMITH’S LATEST IS GLEEFULLY UNHINGED

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Tusk does not give a fuck if you like it and tosses any message or moral out with the bong water. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: OUT WITH THE OLD

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You just can’t argue the case that the act of throwing stuff out, or better yet, donating that stuff will clear up both your home, and your mind. Continue reading

Music 

KING SLAINE: RENOWNED BOSTON RAPPER-ACTOR TAKES A RIDE ON HIS BACK-IN-THE-DAYCYCLE

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Slaine is an open book, having spilled his guts on tracks and in interviews about everything from drug abuse to divorce. So in light of his most mature album to date, The King of Everything Else, and his release bash at the Middle East this week, I asked him to think back a little further. Continue reading

Arts 

GUERILLA OPERA SPOTLIGHTS CREATIVE CHOICES AND TUNA FISH SANDWICHES

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While it may satisfy your appetite for weirdness, and some of the lyrics are straight up silly (you’ll see), Let’s Make A Sandwich is an ambitious, thought-provoking project that aims to showcase how each composer and each director approaches the same material, as well as where the composer’s work ends and the director’s work begins. Continue reading

Music 

WILL DAILEY: NATIONAL THROAT

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This is Newton-based singer Will Dailey’s first release since leaving CBS Records and plunging headfirst into the world of crowdfunding and self-producing. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

CHASING TAIL: LOCAL SPOTS TO EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH PATRIOTS SUNDAYS WITH FRIENDS

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It seems like it was just last weekend that the sun was shining, the air was warm, and football once again graced your television set for the entirety of Sunday. Actually, that’s because it was last weekend. It’s official: Football season has begun. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

LAST CALL WITH BAR HAVOC

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Last call means 15 minutes. If you order seven Jagerbombs and 15 beers and learn you can’t consume all that in 15 minutes, that’s your problem. It doesn’t mean you stay past 2am. Continue reading

Music 

HEAD TO CHURCH FOR BOSTON EN MASSE

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“With Boston En Masse, I asked myself what I could contribute to creating some greater sense of unity in the scene. It doesn’t matter who gets credit for it, it’s just important that it happens.” Continue reading