UNBREAKABLE: CAMBRIDGE-BASED SCULPTOR CRAFTS HAND-MADE CAREER

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For Levy, the conscious decision to build her business in Boston was both an economical one and one related to the ways that Boston’s unique ability to foster the development of arts entrepreneurs in the early stages of their careers.

REAL GENIUS: TOO BRIGHT BREAKS SELF-IMPOSED BARRIERS FOR PERFUME GENIUS

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When Mike Hadreas, AKA singer-songwriter Perfume Genius, picks up the phone for our interview, he’s scrambling around backstage at The Black Cat in Washington, DC. His voice sounds jittery. People are audibly moving things in the background. After a few seconds, he goes silent and then giggles. Hadreas informs me he has climbed into a […]

SPRING PREVIEW 2015: ALL THE THEATER, FILM, FOOD, AND BEER TO LOOK FORWARD TO

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Now that life has just begun to squeak its way out from the cracks between the ice and snow, bookmark this spread for all you future springtime fun time planning needs.

REVIEW: WILL BUTLER AT MIDDLE EAST DOWNSTAIRS

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Butler’s band, a melange of standing percussionist (Antibalas’s Miles Arntzen), family keyboardist (sister-in-law Julie Shore), and backup singers, covered Policy’s ten songs with precision even when guitar cords and monitors fuzzed out.

LADY LAMB JAMBS: STICKING TO HER GUNS WHILE STAYING ACCESSIBLE

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Today’s mainstream pop typically consists of a dozen co-writers for predictable songwriting and unnaturally overproduced crap music, but Lady Lamb is proving to be an exception to that rotten rule.