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Strings Attached: Pat Metheny to Perform at the Wilbur Theatre

Pat Methany is set to perform at the Wilbur Theater.

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Wave of Rejuvenation

Pixies fans, it’s time to don your flannels. Frank Black and company are back.

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Bangin’ Boston Bhangra to Host 10th Annual Competition

Get ready for the 10th annual Boston Bhangra Competition.

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Bring the Noise: Somerville’s Honk! Music Festival Returns

Honk! just may be Boston’s most joyous music festival.

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History’s most bizarre obstetric device gets its own opera.

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Love Unveiled: If You Could Be Mine, by Sara Farizan

With her first novel, Farizan explores the tangled issues of gender and sexuality in Iran.

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Summer of Sartorial Love

A new MFA exhibit shows how hippie garb went haute couture.

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The Stones Were Here

A band, a Massachusetts barn, and a rock stay for the ages.

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Boston Rocks: Boston Calling Music Festival Is Coming

Finally, a major music festival is coming to town.

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‘Beowulf’ Revamped

Starting this month, the A.R.T. puts a modern musical twist on a medieval epic, including a singing Beowulf and a sloppy, beer-drinking Grendel.

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Every Measure a Mitzvah

The Boston Jewish Music Festival, now in its fourth year, will present a mix of the traditional and the new, from Yiddish protest punk to acoustic folk music.

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Junk in Bloom

Linda Huey, “Dark Garden,” 2013. Medium-fire stoneware with glaze, rebar, scrap metal, wire, glue, and wood. (Photo by Sylvia Stagg-Giuliano) When you enter the Lower […]

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Book Review: Cape Ann

Photo by Scott M. Lacey Some readers may approach Ann Leary’s new novel warily, just because she’s the wife of famed Masshole actor Denis Leary—a […]

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Addis Acolytes: Debo Band

The best local band you’ll hear in Boston rock club that doesn’t play rock.

Arts Beat: Shakespeare in War

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