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Death Grips

June 11 • Taft Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Death Grips is a primal force of nature that seems built to subvert. Entering the world of this experimental Hip Hop trio is akin to being trapped in a demented, all-immersive video game.
  

Film: 48 Hour Film Project Screenings

0 Comments · Monday, June 3, 2013
Recent weeks have confirmed two things: 1) Amanda Bynes has a sketchy handle on reality, and 2) Hollywood movies are creatively bankrupt products in which box office-friendly sequels trump everything   

Music: Melvins

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 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 pe  

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