Middle East

Comics 

LIFE ON THE LEFT BANK: MIDDLE EAST FOREVER

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I’d argue that the Middle East is the heart and soul of Central Square, and Central Square is the heart and soul of Cambridge; therefore, the Middle East is the heart and soul of Cambridge. Just sayin’. Read more about this story here.

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Film 

LOUD AND LOCAL: A BOSTON FILM INSPIRED BY THE GREATS

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“A lot of the inspiration in making this picture came from the great American films of the 1970s. We wanted to deal truthfully with interpersonal relationships the way that films rarely do today.” Continue reading

Music 

BE AFRAID: ROADSTEAMER PREVIEWS NEW BANGER, “GOING BACK TO IRAQ”

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Obviously the biggest music news out of New England this year, if not the entire United States of America, if not the whole world, is that Robbie Roadsteamer is back in the saddle. Or is it off the wagon? Something like that. Continue reading

LULZ Music 

INTERVIEW: THE RETURN OF ROADSTEAMER

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What’s Roadsteamer been up to for the past couple of years? ‘Massive orgies at the Cloud Club … dark times … art scene … sucked in … kinda like that Clay Shaw orgy scene in the Oliver Stone Movie JFK … dont’ ask me in person at the clubs about that you fuckers … let me live.’ 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

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 

LEEDZ EDUTAINMENT HOSTS TRIBUTE SHOW FOR GLENN JACKSON

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“All the artists on this benefit were people that he worked with closely and supported heavily in the Boston hip hop scene. This is a ‘Glenn Jackson Presents’ event.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks News 

24-HOUR CLOVER: IT’S HAPPENING, HERE’S THE DEAL

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“I think there are a lot of people awake in the middle of the night and I think it’s nice to have some friendly, positive place they can go,” said Muir. Continue reading