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Going Gray Behind Bars: What to Do With Elderly Prisoners?

Will our prisons soon look more like state-supported nursing homes for convicts?

City Life

Speech! Speech!

Finding the headliner for a college commencement ceremony requires tons of thought — and sometimes cash.

Arts & Entertainment

Eight Must-See Arts and Entertainment Events in May 2012

Matthew Reed Baker’s guide to this month’s events, from the rowdy to the refined.

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The Arts Beat: Spenser, Redux

The iconic fictional detective lives on — despite the odds.

Arts & Entertainment

Persons of Interest: Karmin

This Berklee-trained pop duo is poised for a major breakthrough.

Wellness

Tough Pills to Swallow

A New Jersey health-policy professor asks big questions of Big Pharma.

City Life

The Other One Percent

You don’t need a seven-figure salary to stand out from 99 percent of the populace — all you need is red hair. Here, a few more ways to be 1 in 100.

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Search and Enjoy: A Marathon Scavenger Hunt

Hypnotized by the endless stream of marathoners on April 16? Make it a scavenger hunt.

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Alex Katz, Painter and Patron

The MFA showcases the legendary American artist.

Arts & Entertainment

Culture Curve: April 2012

Matthew Reed Baker’s guide to this month’s events, from the rowdy to the refined.

City Life

The Crimson Letter

Is a Harvard Degree the Biggest Liability in Politics?

Arts & Entertainment

How to Make the Most of the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Click to enlarge the St. Patty’s parade map. (Illustration by Mikey Burton.) Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean we all […]

Arts & Entertainment

March Madness

Here’s your guide to making the most of the day — green beer optional.

Arts & Entertainment

How to Make the Most of the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Click to enlarge the St. Patty’s parade map. (Illustration by Mikey Burton.) Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean we all […]

City Life

Person of Interest: Julie Leven

She’s bringing the sounds of her strings to women’s and homeless shelters.