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Bike Film Festival Comes to Boston Nov. 20/21

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local Events by on November 20, 2009 1 Comment
Bike Film Festival Comes to Boston Nov. 20/21

“New Moon,” the latest installment in the “Twilight” series, hits theaters today and, unless you’re in your early teens or a vampire yourself, constantly in search of acceptance and a sense of belonging in this overwhelming human world, you should do everything in your power to avoid this trite, reheated movie. Not to disparage vampires […]

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How Anti-American is Boston?: Palin Book Tour Snubs Hub

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Politics by on November 18, 2009 0 Comments
How Anti-American is Boston?: Palin Book Tour Snubs Hub

I am very upset with Sarah Palin. And it’s not even for the usual stuff—hunting from a helicopter, lying/making up superficial answers to complex political questions, waving at Putin. No, sir, what’s got me so distressed now is that Palin’s book tour in support of her tell-all tome, Going Rogue, (Palin’s originally proposed titles: The […]

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John Krasinski debuts film tonight in Boston

John Krasinski debuts film tonight in Boston

John Krasinski, the Newton raised actor best known for his role as Jim on The Office, is making his directorial debut in the new film, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men. Krasinski will be in town tonight for a showing of the film at Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge, after which he’ll do a Q & […]

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Boston Book Festival Literally Awesome

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Local Events by on October 25, 2009 2 Comments
Boston Book Festival Literally Awesome

Bookworms and word-nerds had plenty of reasons to rejoice yesterday as the Boston Book Festival presented a jam-packed day of forums, signings, and, of course, book sales in Copley Square. The festival, three years in the making according to organizers, brought together a disparate group of authors to talk about writing across virtually every genre. […]

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Artist Bill Flynn’s New Exhibition To Open At Simmons College

Artist Bill Flynn’s New Exhibition To Open At Simmons College

When Bill Flynn graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in the late 1960’s, he didn’t expect that he would end up teaching there years later. But as a distinguished professor at the school, Flynn has continued his acclaimed drawing career while leading today’s young students through the creative process. His newest […]

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New Search Engine Goby Says Enjoy Your Free Time

New Search Engine Goby Says Enjoy Your Free Time

With most of your waking hours spent slaving away at work, it seems like a rare occasion when you actually get to spend daylight hours planning your free time. Luckily, a new Boston company has taken the reigns to help you enjoy your time off.  It’s pretty tough to find someone unfamiliar with mega-search engine […]

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Hollywood Helicopters descend upon Zakim Bridge

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Local News by on October 10, 2009 0 Comments
Hollywood Helicopters descend upon Zakim Bridge

Travelers crossing the Zakim this weekend may want to keep an eye out for the helicopter scheduled to land on the bridge between 3PM and 5PM this Sunday. In a press release issued by the state, Bostonians are warned that commuters should “expect intermittent delays on I-93 North and South on the Leonard P. Zakim […]

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The Ultimate After School Job: Cambridge Community Television’s School Year Production Program

The Ultimate After School Job: Cambridge Community Television’s School Year Production Program

Does the thought of an after school job remind of you of slinging burgers and mopping up messes in aisle 3? Changing dirty diapers for a screaming toddler? Yeah, us too. As heinous as it was, those teenage experiences helped shape our future. Now it’s our turn to encourage Cambridge teens to take hold of […]

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Boston’s South End Welcomes New Business: Around The Corner

Boston’s South End Welcomes New Business: Around The Corner

As chain stores continue to pop up left and right, it’s vital to support the independent businesses that give Boston its truly unique sense of character. Empowered by a passion for her industry and a desire to support Boston’s thriving art community, one Boston woman is looking to take the creative world by storm. A […]

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Disorientation 2009

Disorientation 2009

Boston is no doubt a college town.  And WFNX, the alternative college-centric station, and the Boston Phoenix, the alternative college-centric weekly paper (both owned by the same company) welcomes back the student population every year with their Disorientation concert. While the format, cost and location changes from year to year, a few things remain the […]

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