Steven Tyler
Arts & Entertainment

Steven Tyler Is Ordering Trump to Stop Playing Aerosmith Songs, Again

If Donald Trump thinks he can keep play Aerosmith songs at his rallies, he can (are you ready for this, folks?) Dream On. That’s the message Steven Tyler […]

Thomas Wilkins holds his baton and conducts the orchestra while smiling
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I Love My Job: Boston Pops Conductor Thomas Wilkins

What’s it like to have one of the coolest jobs in Boston? We want to know. So we’re tracking down the city’s most interesting people […]

Arts & Entertainment

Ingénue Redux: A Conversation with k.d. lang

As k.d. lang takes the Orpheum stage this coming Thursday, she won’t be promoting a new album, but rather the entirety of her 1992 album, […]

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12 Places to Hear Irish Music around Boston This St. Patrick’s Day

Doyle’s Cafe Doyle’s Cafe, also known as the first home of Sam Adams beer, is tapping into its Irish roots this St. Patrick’s Day with […]

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Will SJC Custom Drums Make You a Superstar?

Southbridge-based SJC Custom Drums builds sets for some of the biggest names in the business.

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Ryles Jazz Club Will Close Its Doors

A longtime haunt for live music and dancing is calling it a night after more than 40 years in Inman Square. The family that has […]

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Boston Pops Announce 2018 Spring Season

The Boston Pops has announced its lineup for the 2018 spring season, premiering May 9 with a performance from pop singer Andy Grammer. The group will also […]


Emerson Hospital’s Tom Ruggles Is the Spirit of the Holidays

No one wants to spend the holidays at the hospital. At a time when most look forward to celebrating and relaxing at home with family, it’s […]

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An Emerson College Senior Traveled Across Massachusetts with His Ukulele to Record a Song

The internet has earned its bad reputation. It’s filled with obnoxious trolls, political news you just don’t want to see, and creepy targeted ads to […]

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Backstage Photos from Hanson’s Boston Show

Fans lined up around the block to wait for this sold-out Boston show. Hanson’s latest single “I Was Born” celebrates the band’s positive outlook and optimism, […]

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Backstage Photos from Young the Giant’s Boston Show

Young the Giant. Sameer Gadhia, lead singer of Young the Giant, sings during soundcheck. Equipment cases. Gadhia checks out the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion venue […]

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Backstage Photos from Fitz and the Tantrums’ Boston Show

From left: Jeremy Ruzumna, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, John Wicks, James King, and Joe Karnes. Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards) arrives in the green room. James King […]

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Chad Stokes and Brad Corrigan Reflect on Dispatch’s Early Days

The route to Dispatch’s air-conditioned tour bus is a narrow passage that winds between tapestries spread on the lawn, through a sweaty sea of women […]

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Expect More Than 200 Bands at This Year’s Jamaica Plain Porchfest

One-part block party, one-part music festival—Porchfest is a special breed of event, popping up in more than 40 neighborhoods across the United States and Canada. […]

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Fizzle Go the Boston Pops

With sponsors bailing out and CBS signing off, Boston’s most rousing Fourth of July export has fallen off the national stage. After nearly 25 years, does its boy-wonder conductor, once the talk of the town, still have the spark to bring it back to life?