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Thursday, November 04, 2010

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Billy Ruane: Saying goodbye to a whirlwind

A tribute to the man who helped create the scene he loved
Billy Ruane died last week at the age of 52, leaving the Boston music scene in his debt.


From there to Hereville
Barry Deutsch's troll-fighting Orthodox Jewish heroine
Interview: Chris Lehmann
Eying the moneyed class
Photos: From the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum construction
 Scenes from construction site of the new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Photos: GoreFest VIII: Cirque du Slaughté
The musical slasher gore comedy musical returns to ImprovBoston
Review: The Lyric does Dickens
Plus Iraq in the Aftermath
Tedium and enchantment
Frances Stark, Bruce Myren, Rebecca Lieberman, and Megan & Murray McMillan


Bleacher Bar
A touristy sports bar with occasional pop in its bat
A fusion bistro finds its crowd


Photos: Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party
Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party | Machine | October 30, 2010
Rad fatty stonewall
Tipping the scale


Review: Due Date
Phillips, Downey, Galifianakis just barely deliver
Review: For Colored Girls
Tyler Perry turns Ntozake Shange’s “choreopoem” into . . . a Tyler Perry movie.
Review: Four Lions
Why not make a comedy about some bumbling terrorists?
Review: Gerrymandering
Political doc draws an odd line
Review: Megamind
Let’s hear it for celebrity voices and an excess of licensed pop music!
Review: Monsters
Gareth Edwards' low-budget allegory feels familiar
Review: Ne Change Rien
Jeanne Balibar is a formidable talent

Movies Continued

Review: Saw VII 3D
Going out with a whimper
Review: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen
A conventional, bare-bones sister act


Barn Owl | Ancestral Star
Thrill Jockey (2010)
Billy Ruane: Saying goodbye to a whirlwind
A tribute to the man who helped create the scene he loved
How To Dress Well | Love Remains
Lefse Records (2010)
Live: Chucho Valdés and the Afro Cuban Jazz Messengers
 Berklee Performance Center, October 28
Mumford's the word
Organic growth comes quickly for Mumford & Sons
Photos: Frightened Rabbit at the Paradise Rock Club
Frightened Rabbit | Paradise Rock Club | October 29, 2010
The Big Hurt: Deluxe buyer's guide
The word on seasonal box sets


Black and Blue
 Letters to the Boston editor, November 5, 2010
Democrats against Obama
Even before the rout at the polls, Democrats were nervous about their President. The left felt sold out, and moderates were frightened. Now it's payback time.
Reliving the nightmare
Massachusetts escapes, but much of the nation succumbs to the ravages of democracy


Review: Kirby's Epic Yarn
Gaming in Neverland

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