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BEERGER AT TEN TABLES JAMAICA PLAIN

“Thirsty Thursdays” is a long-standing tradition of trying to start the weekend one day early.  But I have an alternative that won’t leave you hurting come Friday morning. This is where Jamaica Plain’s Ten Tables comes in, helping take the edge off your Mondays with an ingenious (and delicious) special they like to call BEERger.  For a …

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CAVERSHAM PRESS EXHIBITION COMES TO BU

  Boston University’s School of Visual Arts invited South Africa’s Caversham Press for an exhibition, highlighting works from the press’ numerous local and international artists, artists-in-training, writers and educators.  The show is on display until March 27 at the 808 Gallery (808 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston), and is free and open to the public. The work, both sorrowful …

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KISSIN COMES TO BOSTON

Evgeny Kissin, a legend among mere men (and, incidentally, an idol of mine since I began playing (violin) as a boy…), is coming to the BSO next weekend for a concert that combines two monuments of the pianist’s repertoire: Grieg’s Concerto and Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 in e minor. An interesting aside: The Chopin Concerto was one of the …

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Q&A: COURTNEY LEWIS

I could not be more excited for the critically acclaimed Discovery Ensemble’s upcoming program: Three Faces of Romanticism: Music of Wagner, Schreker and Schumann. I recently sat down with the ever-charming Courtney Lewis, Conductor and Founding Music Director, and he dishes about his history, the ensemble, traveling, and the future of classical music in the Americas. …

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THANKSGIVING!

Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Goat Cheese We just recorded our Thanksgiving promo yesterday (get ready, it screams ‘Facts of Life’ holiday-outtake) and I can’t wait for the season! I’ve been perusing Deb of Smitten Kitchen’s recipe box (click the picture for the recipe) – how delicious do those sweet potatoes look? From the chef, …

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