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 

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

Music 

FOTOBOM: AGAINST ME! AND GASLIGHT ANTHEM AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES

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Last night (Tuesday, Sept. 16) Against Me! and The Gaslight Anthem ignited a packed House of Blues in Boston. Continue reading

Arts 

KINGDOM COME BACK: ENAMEL KINGDOM RETURNS TO LOT F

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While Goin Inward is certainly reminiscent of his inaugural Lot F showcase — expect to see his signature elephants on display in many forms — the retrospective exposes Ryan Lombardi as an artist who is taking thoughtful steps forward to improve his craft. Continue reading

Shop 

ONE HOT WHEEL: MIT-POWERED CYCLING

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They’ve continued to develop and refine the idea, using everything “from the back of a napkin to state-of-the-art CNC milling machines and 3-D printers” to bring this bugger to life. It was even featured on the hit TV show “Weeds.” Isn’t that something. Continue reading

News 

SPECIAL: THE FALL 2014 BOSTON BIKE ISSUE

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With a successful Boston Bike Week behind us, the elite Mayor’s Cup on Saturday (September 20), and the all-inclusive Hub on Wheels this Sunday (September 21), we figure now is the ideal moment to formally join the pro-cycle chorus. Not only as cheerleaders, but by addressing prehistoric problems in new ways that hopefully spur conversation and action. Continue reading

News Opinion 

CAN’T WE ALL JUST PEDAL ON? THE CASE FOR PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS TO WORK TOGETHER

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Whether you respect bike rights or spite them, riders are here, they’re in gear, so you’d better make some room for them. That considered, and on the premise that this city and most any other can immensely benefit from collaboration between cyclists and those who hoof it, we paved a road map toward tandem teamwork.
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