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  • Fall National Pop Preview: The golden age

    The industry is dead, but the music lives on
    Okay, so the album is dead, the music industry is dead, rock is dead, and the Library of Alexandria you have stored on your C drive has killed 150 years of recorded music culture.
  • Fall Games Preview: Worlds in motion

    Fall video games bust a move
    This November marks the fifth anniversary of Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, and four years since the launch of Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii. Yet there's no Xbox 720, PlayStation 4, or Super Wii anywhere in sight.
  • Fall Local Pop Preview: Changing scene

    The best of the season's local pop and rock
    The best of the season's local pop and rock
  • Fall Film Preview: Seasonal movie disorder

    Fear and loathing on the fall film trail
    Vacations end, the days shorten, the weather turns cold, the world darkens with intimations of decline and death — and yet people still love the fall. Cinephiles do, at any rate.
  • Fall Theater Preview: The event’s the thing

    Fall on Boston boards
    Artistic directors have suddenly morphed into event planners. Both the American Repertory Theater’s Diane Paulus and the Huntington Theatre Company’s Peter DuBois speak of programming not plays but “events.”
  • Fall Art Preview: Heavy construction

    Boston museums take off their hard hats
    Over the past decade, museum building has boomed across the region.
  • Fall Books Preview: Getting booked

     Readings, festivals, and other seasonal literary events
    Two Sedarises, two New Yorker favorites, and a famous neurologist are among the highlights of this fall’s book events.
  • Fall Dance Preview: Kick up your heels!

    Dance around town
    Fall dance starts at the very beginning, which is a very good place to start, with Doug Elkins and Friends’ hilarious send-up of The Sound of Music , and continues straight through to the brink of the holiday season with an authentic Gypsy “Ole!” from a
  • Fall Jazz Preview: Blindfold test

     Trying new flavors in the new season
    A search for this fall’s must-see jazz revealed a lot of overlapping personnel — Jim Hobbs, Allan Chase, Joe Morris, Taylor Ho Bynum. Hey, you wanted to know what’s good , right?
  • Fall Classical Preview: The power of music

     And, we hope, the good health of James Levine
    Here’s my Top 10 list, in chronological order, of some of the season’s most appealing and important classical music events: symphonies, chamber music, operas.

[ 07/22 ]   "Storied Walls: Murals of the Americas"  @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
[ 07/22 ]   "Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West"  @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology