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Thursday, February 04, 2010

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The war over peace

A decade after the 'Boston Miracle,' violent crime has again overtaken parts of the city. Can the miracle makers create a new peace?
In the early infancy of this five-week-old year, Boston has been rocked by four homicides and 10 non-fatal shootings. By the time this goes to print, there may well be more.
By: CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 05, 2010


A painful case
Patricia Highsmith's ultimate mystery
Interview: Patton Oswalt
On staying sharp
Lighting history
The Gardner Museum takes a chance on the new
Play by play: February 5, 2010
Plays from A to Z
Small wonders
Quirks of Literature Dept.
Squiggles and lines
Alonzo King at the ICA, Mark Morris at the Opera House


Skara Grill
Satisfying a Grecian yearning
The Spot Café
To spot the great diner, check out the bread


Big Fat Valentines 2010
Big Fat Whale
Internet Slang
Reality Check
Idiot Box


Review: 44 Inch Chest
Suffocated by chewy, self-congratulatory dialogue
Review: Dear John
Gonads and strife
Review: Edge Of Darkness
Roslindale gets a taste of the old Gibson mania
Review: Frozen
Hell is other ski lifts
Review: The Last Station
Lions in winter: a Tolstoyan feast
Review: When In Rome
... make a hasty retreat


Ape & Undu | Jaw & Order
Trapjaw (2009)
Choir power
Ladysmith Black Mambazo raise their voices

Music Continued

After 40 years, the Residents ditch the script
Photos: Mariah Carey at the Wang Theatre
Mariah Carey, live at the Citi Wang Theatre, January 31, 2010
Photos: Of Montreal at the Paradise, 2010
Of Montreal, live at the Paradise, January 27, 2010
Real talk
Stephin Merritt and Magnetic Fields consider Realism
Stopping time
The BSO, Peter Maxwell Davies, BCMS, BMOP, Mark Morris, and Christian Tetzlaff
The Big Hurt: Everybody hurting
Warning: Scorpions content
V66 revisited
A new film looks fondly back on 'the poor man's MTV'


Acid flashback
Letters to the Boston editor, February 5, 2010
Bay State's top lobbyists
Talking Politics
Cease and desist
Operation Ceasefire brought peace to the streets, and then let it all slip away
Howard Zinn: 1922-2010
In Memoriam of the anti-war warrior
Impeach John Roberts
The Chief Justice lied
Photos: Howard Zinn and memorabilia
Zinn throughout the years and his many talents
Poor reception
Talk radio helped energize Scott Brown's Senate campaign. Will it doom the Democrats in 2010?
The war over peace
A decade after the 'Boston Miracle,' violent crime has again overtaken parts of the city. Can the miracle makers create a new peace?


Bengals and Bulldogs
Cincinnati's back on the sports-crime map. Plus, a Georgia alum fills in the blanks.
Crossword: ''Burns, Baby, Burns''
It's a growth industry.

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