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Andrea Gillis and her band

CAMBRIDGE -- As I walked into the Plough and Stars about a month ago I felt slightly ill at ease. The cover was $7, and the space was packed. With little room to move, I worked my way to the front to meet singe...
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Treasure in three Jewels

The Boston Ballet's Jewels was definitely a show that shined through and through. A unique gem, it is composed of three acts, representing three distinct flavors and nationalities in the form of emeralds, ru...
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Oh my Iyeoka

Looking for something inspirational and a bit international? Check out Iyeoka Okoawo. This woman is an artist of an up and coming genre, known only as "poetry slam." It's a genre where poetry is read in a r...
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Excellence as clear as Black and White

Boston Ballet's Black and White will be a hit. I attended the preview show early this week, and although costumes were not used, the dancing and choreography were phenomenal. In the first dance, it was n...
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Interview: Boston Ballet’s Heather Myers

Most little girls dream of becoming the prima ballerina, for Heather Myers, one of the soloists from Boston Ballet's "Black and White," this dream became reality. Although it was not easy, Myers explained ...
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Cirque Le Masque’s Carnivale

Cirque Le Masque, a world-toured, non-animal circus gave an amazing performance on opening night at Emerson College's Cutler Majestic Theatre, in Boston's Theatre District. The 90 minute show ended with a stand...
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Johnny sells shirts, not cupcakes

What started out as a joke among friends has turned into a million-dollar business for Johnny Earle, or "Johnny Cupcakes," now a household name in Massachusetts. Earle began his T-shirt clothing line as a compl...