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Shakespeare in War

For two nights in Afghanistan last year, a local actor brought the Bard to the battle.

Arts Beat: A Beat of her Own

After decades of trying, a Berklee jazz professor finds her sound.

The Must List

This month’s not-be missed happenings

Movers and Shakers

Shake your thing (demurely) at ArtsEmerson’s new musical.

Arts Beat: Nanjing Revisited

A Boston author explores his homeland’s trauma.

The Arts Beat: The Mighty Return

The Bosstones are back and they have charisma to burn.

Modern Love

The MFA gets hip.

Porgy Begins Anew

The A.R.T. takes on the play more known about than actually known.

The Must List

This month’s not-to-be missed happenings.

A Real Prince

Hey, Kevin James, do us a favor: please make your schlock somewhere else.

Art to Melt For

DeCordova’s got a plan to house the mother of all snowballs.

Where to celebrate everything New England, from maple syrup to purple fields of lupine blossoms.

Shaking It Up — Again

The Cars’ comeback album turns out to be just what we needed.

Ask the Expert: Liverpool FC Historian John Williams

Sociologist-turned-football historian John Williams gives his take on Liverpool FC and its fate in John Henry’s hands.

Person of Interest: Andre Dubus III

The author finds his most conflicted subject yet: himself.