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Music

Q&A: Candace McDuffie on 50 Rappers Who Changed the World

The Boston-based music journalist has a new book out exploring the history and influence of hip hop.


Travel

Eight Massachusetts Movie Locations to Visit on a Day Drive

Literature

31 Books to Read While Self-Isolating, Chosen by Boston Booksellers

Travel

Seven Fall Date Ideas to Try Out around Boston


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Music

Q&A: Candace McDuffie on 50 Rappers Who Changed the World

The Boston-based music journalist has a new book out exploring the history and influence of hip hop.

News

Why Are So Many Scary Movies Set in New England?

Hollywood loves to make horror films here. Why? Consider our region’s haunted history—and how well we look the part.

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Arts + Entertainment

The Best Places to Go Pumpkin Picking Near Boston

The carving is up to you, though.

TV

The Interview: Lawrence O’Donnell

Whether the topic is Hollywood, presidential politics, or cable news, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has plenty to say.

Travel

Seven Fall Date Ideas to Try Out around Boston

Make a DIY movie theater, take a foliage-focused road trip, or even just send food to your new boo across town.

Arts

Follow the Leaders

COVID-19 has forced local artists to get even more creative when it comes to sharing their work. Here are five genre-spanning Instagram accounts fitting big ideas into small frames.


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Best of Boston, A&E

Best of Boston, A&E

Including theaters, museum options, and other ways to explore the city.


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Arts

How To Save the Arts

If Boston is to remain the “Athens of America,” our pandemic-assailed cultural institutions need an emergency intervention.

Events

The Must List

Your can’t-miss guide for what to do, see, and hear this fall.

Arts + Entertainment

Seven Black Boston-Based Artists on Their Work as a Form of Protest

Local photographers, musicians, and more discuss how art and activism go hand in hand.

Entertainment

What Aspects of a Normal New England Summer Will You Miss the Most?

And in the absence of normality, what do we have to look forward to this season?

Events

17 Dance Parties, Protests, Poetry Readings and More to Mark Juneteenth in Boston

Tune into a Zoom webinar or take to the streets.

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Travel

Eight Massachusetts Movie Locations to Visit on a Day Drive

From the Knives Out mansion to an abandoned state hospital, explore these famous film sets—then hunker down with some popcorn.

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Entertainment

Beaches, Boats, and More: All the Rules You Need to Know as Summer Gets Underway

It’s time for the summer of social distancing.

Travel

Boston Day Trips You Can Take Without Leaving Your Car

Four scenic drives within an hour of the city, no masks required.

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Arts + Entertainment

My Life in the Age of COVID: New Kids on the Block’s Jordan Knight

He’s getting through the same way you are: with board games, Netflix, and a bit of ice cream.

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