The folk-pop act BOY is a couple of musically curious souls based in Germany who are in the midst of their polite onslaught on the United States for the first time. Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass met years ago at a music camp, and the friendship that prevailed over the years has yielded Mutual Frie ... More >>
Dante Cicchetti, a professor in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development, has been awarded the prestigious Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize and $1 million by the Jacobs Foundation in Switzerland.The award is one of the largest research prizes for child and youth development, and co ... More >>
Bon Iver have been on quite a never-ending trek since they played the Orpheum Theatre back in September. And Justin Vernon and company are definitely a different band now -- at least in terms of public perception and recognition. Long-time supporters won't be surprised that their Grammy-winning mate ... More >>
No doubt uncomfortable with the contrast between her avowed political views and the laws of the land in liberal-minded Switzerland, Michele Bachmann yesterday renounced her Swiss citizenship. In a statement, Bachmann said she renounced her dual citizenship "because I want to make it perfectly clear: ... More >>
There was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>
After revealing just two weeks ago that - what luck! - Dwight Yoakam was to play the Mystic Showroom that weekend, but - goldangit - it was sold the hell out, I hate to again be the bearer of bad news.
Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will be playing the Mystic Showroom this Sunday (2/27 ... More >>
Brother Ali is in our thoughts today, as the Rhymesayers artist tweeted that he was forced to cancel the remainder of his UK dates because of a death in his family. "This weeks shows in London, Bristol and Brighton are canceled. My dad died and I need to fly home for his funeral," Brother Ali wro ... More >>
In the Eighties he was a rising art star on the downtown gallery scene. In the Nineties he was a stalwart of independent exhibition. Today Bill Wormley is sick, broke, and unsure why he should keep painting.