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Life (and art) among the dead

ongoing until oct 31  Cemeteries: They’re not just for the dead and flesh-eating zombies anymore. If you’re like us, you grew up with more than slight fear of what might lurk amidst the gravestones, and watching George Romero’s "Night of the Living Dead” didn’t help. Neither did camping out in …

Punk Rock Photos and More at ZuZu!

ongoing- Sept. 1  John "E. Coli" Nikolai – one of our favorite punk rock-plus photos – will be staging his last solo art show in the Boston area "if not forever than for years and years and years." Say it ain’t so, John? Or, say, why? We emailed him back …

MFA: Givin’ It Up Free for Fathers Day

Sun. June 21 It's Fathers Day and Dad may be on the golf course or watching golf on TV or the ballgame or usual Dad kinds of things. But maybe Dad would like to experience … art. Stranger things have happened. Especially, when you tell him it's all free and …

Never Say Die

Sun. Jan. 7 All right, we were remiss in getting "Body Worlds 2," the controversial exhibition at the Museum of Science up on the site. That’s because we squeamingly kept sitting on the fence: Is the exposure of the tissue of real dead humans, posed and plastinated for edification or …

Earth Month Over: Earth Still a Good Thing

Sun. Aug. 31   Last call!  … April was  called Earth Month. Ok, I guess that's good. When Earth Day was first created I thought, "Shouldn't every day be earth day?" and now, I guess I'm thinking, "Shouldn't every month be earth month?" But the idea I guess is to hone focus …

Join the Dropkick Murphys at McGreevy’s: Haiti Benefit

Sat. Feb. 13  The Dropkick Murphys,  back from another tour, set to play House of Blues in March – arre the new Aerosmith. Not just in them being a loud 'n' proud internationally known band from Boston , but one which … owns a bar. And doesn't drink. Those with semi-longterm memories, …

Cars and Celebrities and You – At Felt

Sat. May 12  Look nothing is certain in life but: Paris Hilton (in photo) may be  in our midst Saturday May 12! Of course, she may be in jail or drunk somewhere else, too, but there is a possibility she’ll be at Felt to celebrate Bullrun, which we’re told is a …