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Literary: Khaled Hosseini

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Khaled Hosseini, the best-selling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, knows he’s led a charmed life compared to what might have been. The 48-year-old native of Afghanistan m  

Music: Passion Pit with Cults

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Passion Pit’s profile has expanded rapidly since forming a few years back, moving from frontman Michael Angelakos’ one-man bedroom project to a major-label five-piece with gigs at massive summer f  

Melvins

May 29 • Taft Theatre

1 Comments · Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Everybody Loves Sausages, the 21st (or so) recording in the Melvins’ improbable 30-year existence, features 13 cover songs that, according to founder/frontdude Buzz Osborne, “will give people a peek into the kind of things that influence us musically.”  
  

Passion Pit with Cults

June 5 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Passion Pit’s jaunty Electro Pop and frontman Michael Angelakos’ perpetually high-pitched vocals belie troubling subject matter that ranges from relatively common stuff like love-life problems and family issues to darker concerns like depression and substance abuse.  

Literary: Sam Avery

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to Texas, has been a controversial proposition. Some believe it will add thousands of jobs and create a needed source of fuel. Others believe it w  

Saxophone Colossus

Colin Stetson’s New History Warfare Vol. 3 features bleakness, hope, Justin Vernon and Metal

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The music Colin Stetson is playing on his current solo tour largely features songs from New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, the just-released final entry in a trilogy of loosely connected albums for Constellation Records.
  

Lit: Ace Atkins

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The late, impressively prolific crime novelist Robert B. Parker’s best-known literary creation was Spenser, a wise-ass Boston detective with a soft spot for Jazz, doughnuts, beer and dogs. Determine  

Music: Colin Stetson

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The music Stetson is playing on his current solo tour largely features songs from New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, the just-released final entry in a trilogy of loosely connected albums   

Music: Lucero with Langhorne Slim and The Law

0 Comments · Thursday, May 2, 2013
Lucero frontman Ben Nichols seems destined to be a Rock & Roll lifer, a guy who revels in playing 200 shows a year for a relatively small but passionate fan base. The Memphis-bred band Nichols lea  

Lucero

May 2 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Lucero frontman Ben Nichols seems destined to be a Rock & Roll lifer, a guy who revels in playing 200 shows a year for a relatively small but passionate fan base.