Music 

ON THE RISE: LATRELL JAMES AIMS TO OUTSHINE THE OTHER GUY

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“If I’m on the bill with someone who has a bigger fan base than me, I go out there to prove that I can compete at that level and possibly do a better show than them.” Continue reading

Music 

INTERVIEW: BEAR IN HEAVEN

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“While most of our friends are buying houses, we’re stripping and saving to make an album. You put yourself through a vulnerable state to write songs that matter.” Continue reading

Music 

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: WHITE DENIM

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Feel it, live it, hula hoop to it — that’s a thing now — and repeat! Continue reading

Uncategorized 

DIG THIS: NARRAGANSETT TALL BOYS + BYOB + BOSTON COMICS ROUNDTABLE

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It’s that time of the week again when we get to tell you about cool things going on in the city. For instance: A party the Dig is throwing for y’all. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FRENCH BOAST: BASTILLE KITCHEN’S BAR IS KEEPING IT SIMPLE. AND THIS IS GOOD.

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“Most people staring at a menu of serious cocktails don’t know what 90 percent of the ingredients are,” Adkins says. “And that can be intimidating. We wanted to use fun ingredients sometimes overlooked, as well as traditional spirits.” Continue reading

Music 

FANS CONNECT WITH MUSICIANS IN NEW “CAREERFUNDING” PLATFORM

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“One of our catch phrases is ‘Be more than a fan’ because when you sponsor an artist, you’re not just a consumer anymore.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FINAL BATTLE: SOUS CHEFS, HIP-HOP, AND PATIO PARTYING THIS SUNDAY

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“We have a lot of interesting, smart people coming together over food, and that’s really what it’s about,” Meenan says. “Building community while breaking down the traditional silos [and social interaction] people are used to being a part of in Boston.” Continue reading

Film 

THE TALE OF A MAN ROBBING A BANK, TWO WAYS

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Drafthouse Films’s new documentary The Dog is here to find out more about the larger-than-life man who inspired one of the greatest films of all time, Dog Day Afternoon. Continue reading

Arts 

SPLENDID: SHINIQUE SMITH RETURNS TO BOSTON FOR MFA EXHIBITION + DEWEY SQUARE MURAL

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Smith’s work screams America in the 80s. You’ll understand when you stand in front of “Splendid” — a mixed media piece that looks as though Jackson Pollock took a shot of dopamine to the carotid, followed by a lesson from a street artist. Continue reading

News Opinion 

CITY HALL SPECIAL: HOW’S THE CURRENT COUNCIL CROP DOING SO FAR?

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On the highlight reel, Baker’s attempt to roll back a Menino regulation calling for property owners to report energy usage to the city was replaced with a compromise version filed by Mayor Walsh. In other news, Yancey failed, five votes to eight, in his attempt to ban Biosafety Level-4 research citywide. Continue reading